Trendspotting 2013

2012 is gone and there are plenty of entertaining and profound retrospectives from Google’s Zeitgeist 2012 to your very own Facebook year in review. But it is much more interesting to look ahead and anticipate where the market will go based on the trajectory established in late 2012.  Therefore we have performed some deep textual … Continue reading Trendspotting 2013

Oracle’s Summer of Social

For each of the last 3 months database behemoth Oracle has been on a Social Media acquisition spree.  In May, they acquired Vitrue.  Then in June it was Collective Intellect.  Now in July it is Involver. The General Presentation [PDF Warning] is worth a look. The big question is whether this represents 1) a real … Continue reading Oracle’s Summer of Social