Career Advancement Core Conversation at SxSW

Back in a post last August, I asked you, my blog readers and twitter followers, to vote for my SxSW proposal: “Forging your Ideal Career”. And you listened! Today I’m very happy to announce that I will be speaking at the 2010 South By Southwest Interactive Festival. As I mentioned back in the blog post,[…]

Google Does The Open Brand

Resource’s Love Triangle = Google Friend Connect Sign-in (OpenId) = consumer Friends (OAuth) = community Apps (OpenSocial) = brands The consumer and the community exist, and there is some infrastructure available to support what they wish to accomplish. OpenId and OAuth are examples of how we are aware of user needs for data portability as[…]

Web2.0 activities — and by whom?

There was recently a post on ReadWriteWeb that referred to an article on Museum2.0, “How Much Time Does Web 2.0 Take?“. Lately I’ve posted a few times on the classification of user online behavior that was based on the individual’s motivation. In several cases, we examine users online behaviour and accordingly assign them to a[…]

Fanfic, Schroedinger’s Cat and Anaïs Nin

It turns out that the Groundswell Social Profile quiz I blogged about earlier wasn’t an official Forrester creation. Rather, it was created by a fan – and you can read the official Forrester take on this on their blog. This raised an issue I read about earlier this week on ReadWriteWeb: Content is Becoming a[…]


We at Resource have been educated in the concepts pertaining to The Open Brand for months now. One of the premises in the book is that there are four different types of “iCitizens”, divided based on their motivations behind their online activities. We’d done some internal activities involving self-assigning ourselves to one group or another,[…]