Monthly Archives: May 2009

Interview on the global and Middle East economy

Prominent Arabic region magazine Trends did a special issue to accompany the MegaTrends conference where I delivered a keynote last week, incorporating interviews with the three major speakers: Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman, His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon al-Nahyan, chairman of the Abu Dhabi Tourist Authority, and myself. My interview is in the document

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston coming soon!

While our annual Enterprise 2.0 Executive Forum is the biggest Enterprise 2.0 event in Australasia and Asia, the global landmark event for Enterprise 2.0 is definitely the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston, coming up on June 22-25. As I am a blogger partner of the conference, you can get a 30% discount by registering through

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Landslide in front of my house!

Yesterday evening water got cut off to our house, and then the electricity went out. There were sounds of roadwork outside, so I presumed that as had happened before they were digging up pipes in the road and hadn’t bothered to let us know. In the morning my wife Victoria got up and then rushed

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Notes from Conversation with Juliette Powell

Last night we had a conversation with Juliette Powell in Sydney. A small group of local digerati gathered for an informal conversation on social networks, taking advantage of Juliette being in Australia for the first time as she tours the world promoting her new book 33 Million People in the Room. Below are the unedited

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A purveyor of Social Media-Web 2.0-Geek porn

@webtechman just posted this: For connoisseurs of geek porn who haven’t seen it before, click on the image below for my full Twitter background, comprised of four of our more well-known frameworks, or go to the full pdfs of the frameworks here: Web 2.0 Framework, Extinction Timeline, Trend Blend 2007, and Future of Media Strategic

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The state of the UAE and Gulf economies

Continuing my live blogging of the MegaTrends conference before my keynote this afternoon, there are two sessions on the economy: a presentation from the Ministry of the Economy, and a panel of the chief economists of leading banks. The UAE Minister for the Economy couldn’t make it, so the Director-General of the Ministry presented his

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Below are my slides for my keynote at the MegaTrends conference at Abu Dhabi. As for all my presentations, note that these slides are designed to accompany my speech and not to be viewed on their own, though may still be useful to people who didn’t attend. Keynote: Profiting from Accelerating Change – MegaTrends Abu

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The MegaTrends of Technology, Business, and Society

In preparing for my keynote at the MegaTrends conference in Abu Dhabi this afternoon I have distilled my thinking into a new visual representation. To gain insights the future we need to understand the intersection of three domains: Technology, Business, and Society. In each of these domains we can distill one driving force that brings

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The biggest highlight of the MegaTrends conference for me (other than my own keynote ) is the presentation by Paul Krugman, who won the Nobel prize for economics last year, on the state of the global economy. I have a lot of respect for his outlook. Live notes from his speech: The volume of world

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Live blogging the MegaTrends conference

I’m at the MegaTrends conference in Abu Dhabi where I will be giving my keynote this afternoon. I’ll be live blogging the morning sessions. The conference was opened by His Excellency Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, a member of the Al Nahyan Abu Dhabi royal family, and chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority and several

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Keynote in Abu Dhabi: The future of the Gulf region

Next Monday I do the closing keynote at the MegaTrends conference in Abu Dhabi. The opening keynote will be by Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman, while I will close speaking on ‘Profiting from Accelerating Change in a Downturn’. While I will be speaking from a global perspective, I will also be addressing some of the

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Keynote: Transforming Aged Care with Technology

Tomorrow morning I am doing the second day opening keynote at ITAC09 – Information Technology in Aged Care conference. Here is my presentation – as always these are intended to accompany my speech, not as stand-alone slides. Keynote: Transforming Aged Care with Technology View more presentations from rossdawson. I hope to write some more on

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