Trust & “In the Loop” John Wilson, Folio Partners “ Backing Great Ideas with Money & Management”
Who am I <ul><li>Male, married, 2 kids,  38yrs </li></ul><ul><li>Partner at Private Equity Firm </li></ul><ul><li>Career s...
Agenda <ul><li>Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Online Services v the “Enterprise” </li></ul><ul><li>“ In the Loop” </li></ul>
Trust <ul><li>Who will you share your details with? </li></ul><ul><li>Who will you transact with? </li></ul><ul><li>Who wi...
Online services v the Enterprise
State of play for online services <ul><li>Online service for this purpose means </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivered via the in...
Why have online services failed in the corporate market <ul><li>Fear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reliability </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Opportunity <ul><li>Gartner blah blah blah …… Big opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits offered to the corporates </li></...
SO? <ul><li>“ What” or “Who” will provide the tipping point? </li></ul>
“ In the Loop”
“ In the Loop” <ul><li>Who do we trust </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friends </li></ul></ul><ul>...
What is “In the Loop”? <ul><li>In the Loop exists as a  concept  and aims to provides a mechanism to discover new things, ...
“ In the Loop” Me My “Circle of Trust”
In the Loop <ul><li>Examples of potential applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OPML feeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linked ...
My questions <ul><li>Can it be done? </li></ul><ul><li>What does it need to work? </li></ul>
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My Presentation at Barcamp London 2006 about hte issues with online apps and "In the Loop", which is an idea I'm seek to collaborate with some developers on to build.

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In the Loop

  1. 1. Trust & “In the Loop” John Wilson, Folio Partners “ Backing Great Ideas with Money & Management”
  2. 2. Who am I <ul><li>Male, married, 2 kids, 38yrs </li></ul><ul><li>Partner at Private Equity Firm </li></ul><ul><li>Career spent in capital markets </li></ul><ul><li>Harmonise tech & business </li></ul><ul><li>Passion is finding problems for solutions </li></ul><ul><li>www.greatapps.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Online Services v the “Enterprise” </li></ul><ul><li>“ In the Loop” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Trust <ul><li>Who will you share your details with? </li></ul><ul><li>Who will you transact with? </li></ul><ul><li>Who will you trust your personal data to? </li></ul><ul><li>Whose recommendations do you believe? </li></ul><ul><li>Will you still love me tomorrow? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Online services v the Enterprise
  6. 6. State of play for online services <ul><li>Online service for this purpose means </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivered via the internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By third party </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any solution or service </li></ul></ul><ul><li>General acceptance it will be mainstream for business and consumers at some point in the future </li></ul><ul><li>BUT Online services have made limited impact in the corporate world to date </li></ul><ul><li>Main take-up has been SMEs and consumer </li></ul><ul><li>Some renegade take-up in corporates e.g. Salesforce </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why have online services failed in the corporate market <ul><li>Fear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reliability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connectivity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provider </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accountability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Service provider </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Decision maker [bleeding edge] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Control over service provider </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interoperability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Lock in” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Priority </li></ul>
  8. 8. Opportunity <ul><li>Gartner blah blah blah …… Big opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits offered to the corporates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>People, Licences, hardware, space </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service features & upgrades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessibility & Disaster Recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to specialists </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Services can be niche [“Long Tail”!!] </li></ul>
  9. 9. SO? <ul><li>“ What” or “Who” will provide the tipping point? </li></ul>
  10. 10. “ In the Loop”
  11. 11. “ In the Loop” <ul><li>Who do we trust </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colleagues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Brands” [companies & people] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Venture Capitalists </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recommendations from these people carry most weight, to varying degrees of reliance </li></ul>
  12. 12. What is “In the Loop”? <ul><li>In the Loop exists as a concept and aims to provides a mechanism to discover new things, passively recommended by those we trust </li></ul><ul><li>It utilises collective intelligence to identify commonalities amongst our “circle of trust” </li></ul>
  13. 13. “ In the Loop” Me My “Circle of Trust”
  14. 14. In the Loop <ul><li>Examples of potential applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OPML feeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linked in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking events [mashup, london geek, web Wednesday, beermat, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Toptable restaurants + Pubs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Websites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>……… . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Could operate on a disclosed or undisclosed basis </li></ul>
  15. 15. My questions <ul><li>Can it be done? </li></ul><ul><li>What does it need to work? </li></ul>

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