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The Art of Email Writing

  A constant complaint we hear around the office is that emails we receive (and sometimes send) are poorly written or unclear.  According to "How to Write a Perfect Email", when writing an email that warrants a reply, there are four key components to get a quick and valid response:   1. Brevity- [...continue reading]

Content is Dead, Community is King? The Promises and Risks of Social Networking in the Information Industry

My colleague Jesse Mandell took detailed notes on the recent SIIA panel on Brown Bag Lunch: Content is Dead, Community is King? The Promises and Risks of Social Networking in the Information Industry". You can view the web broadcast at no charge here. Panelists: Leslie Forde, VP [...continue reading]

Indian Gold Market Overview

A Bullish Slant from this Key Market We recently listened to a conference call with a preeminent expert in the Indian gold market, and several of the points raised during the call merit the attention of commodity-oriented investors. Short term macro issues like the weakness of the dollar or global [...continue reading]

Web 2.0/Enterprise 2.0 in the Financial Services Industry

Matt Nelson of Tower Group was kind enough to give me permission to post his thoughtful slides on "Web 2.0/Enterprise 2.0 in the Financial Services Industry", from the recent New York Financial Markets World conference on "Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 in Capital Markets."  Christopher Rollyson [...continue reading]

The Promises and Risks of Social Networking in the Information Industry, Oct. 31

I'm happy to be participating at a Software and Information Industry Association lunch /webcast on October 31 in midtown New York, on "The Promises and Risks of Social Networking in the Information Industry". The event is on "how your enterprise can profit from social networking: in promotion and [...continue reading]

More on Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 in Capital Markets

Christopher Rollyson took some very detailed notes on the recent New York conference on "Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 in Capital Markets." They're worth reviewing. [...continue reading]

Web 2.0 / Enterprise 2.0 in the Capital Markets Industry

I have attached below some notes from last Monday's Financial Markets World conference on Web 2.0 / Enterprise 2.0 in the Capital Markets Industry , at Bayard's, New York.   My own talk was on "How to Source Deals with Web 2.0 Technologies". It was focused on how private equity [...continue reading]

How Law Firms Can Increase Their Billings with Web 2.0 Technologies

I finally had a chance to upload slides prepared by my partner Scott Lichtman on how law firms can use Web 2.0 technologies to increase their billings. Download. Scott delivered this presentation as a talk some months ago. [...continue reading]

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