Michael Specht

A blog from Australia looking at technology, management, Human Resources (HR) and recruitment.

Entries Tagged as 'Wikis'

Google Wave and the Enterprise

June 9th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Productivity, Technology, Wikis ·

With a fair bit of fanfare on May 28th Google pre-released a brand new tool/suite/ concept/framework for collaboration called Google Wave. I am not going to cover all the technical details, you can see them over at http://wave.google.com. But you do need to understand that Google Wave is actually three things all in one package. […]

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Social Recruiting and an experiment

February 2nd, 2009 · 10 Comments · Recruitment, Technology, Wikis ·

Last week I was meeting with Riges Younan and Jeremy Samuel from 2Vouch to discuss Riges’s presentation for Australiasian Talent Conference in Auckland, topic being “The Evolution of Social Recruiting”. To develop the presentation Riges wanted feedback from the recruiting community on their thoughts, ideas and case studies. To quote Riges: I need your help to shape, contribute and […]

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Do you have a Knol?

July 25th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Communication, Enterprise 2.0, Knowledge Management, Wikis ·

A Knol is a unit of knowledge, well according to Google that is. Their new information source has been moved into public Beta. Basically Knol is sort of like Wikipedia but each entry is authored by a single individual who has complete editorial control. Google provides the following outline in the help: So what subjects […]

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Slide show available online

September 12th, 2007 · 4 Comments · Blogging, HR Management, New Media, RSS, Social Networks, Wikis ·

I have put the slides from last night’s presentation online at SlideShare, they can be viewed via http://www.slideshare.net/mspecht/intro-for-hr-on-blogs-web-20/, only issue is you miss out on my fantastic commentary. A couple of points The cartoons are all Hugh Macleod’s of gapingvoid fame To review the buzz words you need to view the CommonCraft Show videos To […]

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Gen Y in the Workforce

May 16th, 2007 · 4 Comments · Blogging, HR Management, Recruitment, Social Networks, Wikis ·

I was surprised to see Shannon Seery Gude mentioned in the local IT press, CIO Magazine’s May issue, not surprised that she has been quoted in a magazine, but more that our IT press found her, kudos to the CIO Mag guys! The May issue covered a very topical area on Gen Y in the […]

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