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Big Data = Big Improvements for Military Sensors

The proliferation of increasingly capable sensors presents a threat and an opportunity to Defence & Intelligence organizations. Commercial Big Data technology can offer significant improvements in dealing with the ever-increasing volume, velocity and...

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Social Business for Defence: Customer Viewpoint

In my blog post series (see below for links to each chapter) I described how defence organisations can use Social Media technologies to help them transform. It was my great pleasure to facilitate two breakout sessions at IBM SPADE 2012 last week in Berlin to...

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Social Media in Defence – So What?

Over the last several weeks I have outlined the potential that Social Media technologies offer to a military customer in transforming their business to cope with today’s mission needs and budgetary constraints. I will now complete the series by outlining how...

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Social Business for Defence: How?

In this - the penultimate in my blog post series - I give an overview of what we are doing to help our customers transform into a Social Business.    We have an integrated set of consultancy and enablement services (shown in Figure 7) as a structured...

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Social Business for Defence – The LIVE Debate!

If you have been following this blog series , you may be interested in attending our SPADE Conference in Berlin on the 7-8th of November.  This gives a unique opportunity to participate in an interactive breakout session on Social Business for the...

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Social Business for Defence: A Cure for Internal Amnesia

Following my previous post  Social Business for Defence: Combating External Ignorance  (with a short pause for a restful holiday!) I now consider how Social Business can be used INTERNALLY to help a Defence Organisation leverage knowledge...

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Social Business for Defence – Combating External Ignorance

Following my previous post  Social Business for Defence: What?   I now explain the benefits of using Social Media technologies for  EXTERNAL  facing purposes.    Let's consider this in two parts - Gather Intelligence & Positive...

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Social Business for Defence: What?

Following my previou...

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Social Business for Defence – Why Bother?

Note that this post follows on from my recent blog entitled " Social Business for Defence - A Cure for Internal Amnesia & External Ignorance?"    Defence & Intelligence Organisations are facin...

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Social Business for Defence: A Cure for Internal Amnesia & External Ignorance?

Defence and Intelligence organizations are transforming to face unpredictable, asymmetric threats whilst embracing coalition operations all within tough budgetary constraints.    Social Media offers a way to combat internal amnesia, providing a way to...

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4 Rules to Change Government

 I'm at the NASCIO Mid Year Conference and just heard Bryan Sivak, Chief Innovation Officer for the State of Maryland speak.   Part of his job, as his bio explains,  "is to look across the breadth of Maryland bureaucracy to identify...

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