MBA632 Lecture, Morehead State University

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Slide deck from a guest lecture I did for MBA632 at Morehead State University. Use http://linkbun.ch links to see the specific pages I went over for the screenshare.

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MBA632 Lecture, Morehead State University

  1. 1. Be Productive. Brad J Ward Guest Lecture - CIS 632 http://bradjward.com 1
  2. 2. The Future of ‘Free’ Chris Anderson - Author of The Long Tail “Free! Why $0.00 Is the Future of Business” 2
  3. 3. The Future of ‘Free’ “The rise of quot;freeconomicsquot; is being driven by the underlying technologies that power the Web. Just as Moore's law dictates that a unit of processing power halves in price every 18 months, the price of bandwidth and storage is dropping even faster. Which is to say, the trend lines that determine the cost of doing business online all point the same way: to zero.” - Chris Anderson 3
  4. 4. Book Suggestions The Big Moo - The Group of 33- Seth Godin The Long Tail - Chris Anderson Small is the New Big - Seth Godin Meatball Sundae - Seth Godin Groundswell - Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff Join the Conversation - Joseph Jaffe Here Comes Everybody - Clay Shirky Find these links at http://linkbun.ch/hh0 4
  5. 5. Tonight’s Discussion Productivity Tools on the Web (http://linkbun.ch/hh2) Productivity Tools on your Desktop (http://linkbun.ch/hh5) 5
  6. 6. Productivity Tools on the Web Online Collaboration Tools increase efficiency http://bubbl.us - Online Brainstorming http://doodle.ch - Online Meeting Scheduling http://docs.google.com - Great collaboration tool http://acrobat.com - More collaboration goodness 6
  7. 7. Productivity Tools on the Web Online Collaboration Tools increase efficiency http://rememberthemilk.com - Online task collaboration http://twiddla.com - Collaborate with browser layover http://dimdim.com - Set up free web-based meetings 7
  8. 8. Productivity Tools on the Desktop Require an Install, but well worth it. http://xobni.com - Regain control of your Outlook inbox http://skype.com - Free calls to any other user in the world http://oovoo.com - Free video conferencing w/ up to 6 people. 8
  9. 9. Productivity Tools on the Desktop Require an Install, but well worth it. http://getdropbox.com - Looks like a folder, acts like a folder... it IS a folder! Free online storage/sharing http://launchy.net - Work quicker, get Launchy. 9
  10. 10. Dig in. 10
  11. 11. The tool of all tools http://del.icio.us Install Firefox on computers you use (http://getfirefox.com) Get the plugin (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/ addon/3615) Use this to keep track of your work, favorite sites, resources 11
  12. 12. Be Resourceful. Use http://del.icio.us to find sites to match what you need to do Try a search for ‘web collaboration tools’ or ‘web productivity meeting’ Tell me your problem, and I likely can find a Web 2.0/free site to help you solve it. 12
  13. 13. Questions? Comments? Email: bradjward@gmail.com Web: http://bradjward.com Blog: http://squaredpeg.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/bradjward LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/bradjward 13

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