Emerging Online Social Communities and Emergency Services in a Connected World

The following was a ‘joke’ abstract I wrote on Facebook (yes I know – get a life), and was inspired by a Queensland Police Service Media posting in relation to a specific incident. When you are writing a paper I always finds it helps to write the abstract first – at least to clarify the …

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Feedback from Facebook, MySpace, YouTube & Flickr

Today I received feedback from the presentation I gave back in October 2008 (!) on the presentation ‘Facebook, MySpace, YouTube & Flickr – managing and leveraging the business impact of social networking sites’. Again going for that whole transparency thing. Feedback was very good – technical content rating was a 4 (Very Good) and presentation …

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Season’s greetings from Micheal Axelsen & applied insight pty ltd

Click here for a full screen version of the eCard. Just for you, I’ve created my very own Australian-themed Christmas card this year, complete with the Kingswood I had in 1992.  We’d gone on a trip to Northern New South Wales, mis-read a Refidex, and what can I say – apparently Kingswoods aren’t four-wheel drives, …

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Can employers tell us what we can do in our private, online social networking, lives?

If your employer tells you to ‘stop doing that, you’ll go blind’ online, do you have to stop doing it?  Short answer:  yes, with a but.  As I specialise in long answers though – see below.  Caveat – I’m not a lawyer.  This probably misses a ton of stuff cos I’ve shortened it from the …

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IT Audit Methodologies

Isn’t it interesting?  Well, maybe not quite as much as, say, online social networking, but my PhD requires an investigation into the impact that the adoption of IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) means for IT audit processes within Australian firms.  I naturally assumed that ‘IT audit processes’ would be, you know, focused on those IT …

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