Office Jotter is the personal blog of Roger Whitehead, which he has been running since 2002. Roger gives broad coverage in it of computing and managerial topics. As the sub-title says, it offers "Tasty morsels on running the electronic business".
Deeper examination of product and supplier matters appears mainly in Roger's publications for Bloor, such as in his coverage of enterprise search and collaborative software (aka groupware).
And it's goodbye from him
I'm sorry to tell you that I am discontinuing this blog. Indeed, I am giving up computer industry watching altogether. 30-plus years is long enough. I'm seeing the same topics, concerns, hopes and mistakes come around for the third or fourth time...
Roger Whitehead, Office Futures | 19th June '12
Gabriel on SEO - 2
If your ecommerce site depends on Google for profit, your business will hurt in the next two years. What Google's been doing to SEOs As I detailed in my last article, Google is steadily undermining the ROI on SEO, so that more people buy AdWords...
Roger Whitehead, Office Futures | 30th May '12
Three more new offerings - Waze, Worksy and Wunderkit
Here are outline details of a further three new/newish services that have caught my eye recently. 1. Waze is a free satnav (satellite navigation) service for mobile ‘phones equipped to receive GPS (global positioning satellite) data. As with a car...
Roger Whitehead, Office Futures | 28th May '12
Three new offerings - Revisu, Rizzoma and Trello
Here are outline details of three new/newish services that have caught my eye recently. 1. Revisu is a SaaS-based collaboration tool for those who don’t have or wish to invest in a full-function enterprise network system. One of its co-founders...
Roger Whitehead, Office Futures | 21st May '12
Gabriel on SEO - 1
Gabriel Goldenberg is an expert on search engine optimisation (SEO). He has kindly agreed to let me reproduce in Office Jotter some of his writings on the topic. This is the first of them. You can read about Gabriel’s services at his Web site, SEO...
Roger Whitehead, Office Futures | 4th May '12
Defining social business
The CustomerThink Web site is a discussion zone for people to debate matters of current business concern. It also publishes people’s blogs and articles. A recent posting was from Joshua Paul of Socious, a supplier of social networking software....
Roger Whitehead, Office Futures | 19th April '12
Working with a wiki - Part 2 of 2
In Part 1, I described what I wanted from a note-taking tool and how TiddlyWiki (TW) fits my needs. Here, I talk about how I have set it up, how I use it and some points to consider. Choosing a version TW is open source software, offered under the...
Roger Whitehead, Office Futures | 11th April '12
Working with a wiki - Part 1 of 2
In November 2011, I reported on some of the software I use to manage the inflow of information from the Internet. The article, “Some free tools for informavores”, looked at distilling information and organising it pending action. For me, that...
Roger Whitehead, Office Futures | 22nd March '12
LibreOffice gets Intel's backing
Intel Corporation has become a member of the advisory board for The Document Foundation (TDF), the body behind the LibreOffice project. A TDF announcement on 23 February 2012 gave some details. Intel joins Google, Red Hat, SUSE (these days part of...
Roger Whitehead, Office Futures | 28th February '12
Question restated - What is the problem that social networking is there to solve?
Responses elsewhere suggest I wasn't specific enough originally. These questions apply to the enterprise social networking system that your organisation has or is intending to create. Has anybody asked what the problem is? Have you asked? Has anyone...
Roger Whitehead, Office Futures | 22nd February '12
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