These are incomplete notes, I’ll link to others that have notes, I’m getting pulled into different meetings and can’t devote as much time as I would want, thanks.
Is your enterprise ready for Rich Media? Lynda Brown provides the IX conference a curtain raising speech, she provides a fantastic overview of how social media is impacting the enterprise. I like her point that ther are many identities being mashed into one.
What is rich media? It’s Responsive, Interactive, Content that Helps. Brilliant!
Mike Downey of Adobe gave a great presentation with an overview to Rich internet applications. He addressed the need for web-based and client based web applications, the future will be a hybrid type of model. Ebay and Adobe are working together to make a desktop version of Ebay. Mike also showed the rich functionality of Scrapblog
Douglas Merrill of Google on Enterprise 2.0
Douglas Merrill of Google is here to talk about Enterprise 2.0: Consumer Applications on the Corporate Desktop. He gave the Google mission: organize all the world’s information.
-75% – 80% of IT budgets are spent maintaining old systems –trying to breathe will yield little innovation.
-Professional services often cost three times the cost of enterprise software.
-There’s no economy of scale when ERP software is highly customized
-Innovation is drive by consumer applications
-Very few 404 pages are ever found from Google results
-Talks about Google checkout, being a safe and secure application