Oh webby world what are we weaving? When Google/Amazon/Experian merge into one company will SKYNET have been created? Or is Google working to become self-aware all by itself, with the help of each and every one of us users? I am sorry... I have already been assimilated.
Bottom Line: Get your Google + profile page in order, and start building your Google+ network. You'll thank me later.
We've got resources all over the planet with various expertise. The problem is no longer the collaboration software, or systems. There are fewer barriers today to creating a new global AND virtual marketing agency. What's lacking is the connections, the trust network, the brainpower to figure out how to wire up the systems from end-to-end and start doing business.
So I'm not saying you have to start using Google+ and Google Hangouts today, but why would you want to give me such a head start? Sure, you're going to hear things like, "Yeah, but nobody's on GooglePlus." Or, "I don't want another Facebook." And the lovey-dovey ads that Google is putting out will lead you right down that path. But make no mistake, the power behind Google Hangouts is in the collaboration.
Well, the unboxing of my new Google Drive is complete. I'll put some finishing touches down when I have some time with the drive. Let's see how it stacks up against Dropbox. And what the implications are for the future of MSFT OFFICE.