Introduction To Digital Liquidity


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Introduction To Digital Liquidity

  1. 1. Introduction to Digital Liquidity Created by Nicholas McGill Presented By:
  2. 2. Digital Liquidity Defined <ul><li>1. In Layman’s Terms: How easy it is for electronic information to change in format and platform without losing functionality or value. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Abstractly, it is a form of digital kung fu. Digital Liquidity is a universal principle/quality that consumers and businesses can pursue and use to become more aware and disciplined. As a result, those aware of the importance of digital liquidity make better purchasing decisions, develop better services and applications and preserve ownership and freedom of their information across digital realms. </li></ul><ul><li>3. As a product, a Digitally Liquid Product is a Scalable, platform-independent product/solution that uses true, modern, web, format standards and synchronizes between on and offline aspects. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Characteristics & Implications What is a Digitally Liquid Product?
  4. 4. Characteristics & Implications <ul><li>Scalable, platform independent product that synchronizes between on and offline aspects. </li></ul><ul><li>Scalability implies how dependent the solution is on hardware and supporting software to deploy it on different platforms and formats. </li></ul><ul><li>Platform Independent implies mobile & cross platform solutions ( Mac/Win/Lin/Web), that are Locally synchronized with a web presence (on and offline). </li></ul>
  5. 5. Characteristics & Implications <ul><li>Using true modern web standard formats for information (preserving options to ensure ). </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership and Control- if information is brought to web or platform in an unprotected format or made unintentionally freely available, value is decreased and greatly affects digital liquidity. </li></ul><ul><li>True standards means no single company holds the keys to the format ( implying often open source and other global hardware/industry wide standards). </li></ul>
  6. 6. Examples of Digitally Liquid Products <ul><li>Applications </li></ul><ul><li>-Evernote, Dropbox, Twitter, Mozy, Digsby </li></ul><ul><li>Concepts </li></ul><ul><li>-Cloud Computing, netbook, Open Document Formats/Open Source Solutions. </li></ul><ul><li>Products </li></ul><ul><li>-Eee PC, Google Gears, USB Flash Drives, SSD, etc. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Deploying Digital Liquidity That’s neat and all, but how do I use it?
  8. 8. Product Development & Design <ul><li>-Creating with a digitally liquid mindset ensures that you are developing applications, products and services that people want, need and truly value. </li></ul><ul><li>-Ensures that you will answer the platform or workflow pain statement by offering a digitally liquid solution. </li></ul><ul><li>-Digitally Liquid Products offer start to finish to distribution solutions. Simply by being digitally liquid, the solution ensures that information can go from a local client to the whole team or world if need be. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Consumers & Small Business <ul><li>Digital Liquidity is a very important quality to look for when choosing a modern digital products and/or service to use and buy. </li></ul><ul><li>Those who understand the characteristics and implications of digital liquidity will make wiser decisions across the board, have more efficient business practices and lead more productive lives than those who do not. </li></ul>
  10. 10. For More Information <ul><li>For more help making your business/product digitally liquid or to arrange a workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Follow The Digital Liquidity Project: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Nicholas McGill </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>(650)-265-7985 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>