Haystack Articles

IBM’s Enterprise Social Networking Offerings

Big Blue has announced that they are working on a new product called “Lotus Connections,” which is targeted for a late 2007 release. From the IHT:

The Soylent Web

In his post, “The Next Web Is The Human Web,” Scoble writes:

Haystack – Social Network For ContentNext Mixer

We got a call last Tuesday. Nearly 500 people were showing up in New York for the ContentNext Mixer in seven days (that’s today, for those of you keeping score at home). And Rafat, Staci and the rest of the team needed a social network (that would be Haystack) to enable those attending to connect before, during and after the event.

Conversation w/ Eric Mattson At MarketingMonger

Eric Mattson of MarketingMonger is on a mission to have 1,000 conversations with marketers, and to present them all as podcasts.

Haystack Updates – May 17, 2006

Some news, hot off the presses on the Haystack front.

Customer Managed Relationships

Seth writes: “It might be more than just semantics. Disney Destinations Marketing has a new department: Customer Managed Relationships. Here’s the quote from them that Tim shared with me, “CMR is our version of CRM – just a slight nuance regarding our philosophy that our guests invite us into their lives and ultimately manage our presence/relationship with them.”

Haystack Updates

A bunch of news on the Haystack front. In addition to moving to a new infrastructure provider, have put in a load of new capabilities.

Bill Brantley Groks Haystack

Bill Brantley writes:

Advertisings Answer to Finding a Needle in a Haystack

Over the past five years, we’ve seen radical transformation and growth of the Internet. With this growth however, came a number of pain points felt by both the consumer and advertiser, namely their mutual inability to successfully find one another online.