Cloud 3.0

Viewed From The Clouds
A New Column By Howard Oliver, CEO, What If What Next,, Senior Associate, Cloud Ventures

Yes, ‘Cloud Linked Data’ is yet another entry for your Cloud Computing buzzword bingo set, but it does highlight a real sweet spot for Cloud-focused technology investments.

‘Web 3.0′ is the term often used to refer to the vision of the Semantic Web, the next main phase of web evolution we’re moving into following the social media 2.0 explosion, and it’s likely Cloud Computing platforms will be used for running this type of software.

For more on Web3.0, consider this primer:


About Howard Oliver
The founder and CEO of What If What Next, Howard Oliver ( for more than 20 years has been an entrepreneur, writer, thought leader, PR Guru, business development strategist, technology evangelist, manager and consultant for numerous service, industrial and high technology companies. Howard provides leadership in the application of Agile and Lean project management methodologies for technology enabled social media marketing and PR campaigns that deliver revenue, customer and alliance engagement, and media buzz. Clients in technology and other industries recognize him as a driven, highly creative and disciplined thinker. He also created the WebVoyaging® brand, a market engagement methodology that optimizes the deployment of cloud based, best-in-class marketing automation solutions. The WebVoyaging® process is inspired by the great visionaries who conceived of and built history’s great sailing vessels, which helped establish trade routes and created huge wealth. An accomplished business educator, Howard has recently created the WebVoyaging® Master Class, a training program for organizations interested in implementing Lean marketing automation solutions. Howard holds an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University. Howard is an avid sailor and collector of books.

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