Today and Monday this week, we had a couple of constructive meetings with the City of Mannheim to discuss the further use of the Twitter account @Mannheim. The discussions were conducted on a basis of cooperation and with the goal of aligning the respective interests.
Both sides have come to the conclusion that an out-of-court settlement is currently favorable and a lawsuit should be avoided. Read More
This afternoon, Mark Zondler (owner of twitter.com/mannheim) and Joerg Blumenthal (chief officer at Mannheim City) met in the city hall for negotiations. A solution is sought.
We will keep you posted.
I was amazed by your comments, tweets, and suggestions. All your comments reassured me that I reacted appropriately by making this public, as opposed to giving in and signing the letter. If I had signed that letter, I fear that it would let the larger organizations and government bodies think they can bully the little guy around. Read More
When you first signed up for a social media account, such as Twitter or Facebook, you probably thought it would be a cool way to keep in contact with friends, classmates, colleagues, etc. But did you ever imagine that it would result in you getting sued? Neither did we, yet this is the position that the co-Founder of Mikogo now finds himself in. Read More
Effective communication is the key to successful business. Although face-to-face communication can appear fast and straightforward, in many cases, it is simply impossible due to distance. Thus, people travel for their business meetings. According to the statistics published by the UK Department for Transport, commuting and business trips constitute 19% of all trips made in 2008; and of all miles driven by car, almost 40% were composed of commuter and business travel. While business travel facilitates communication, it carries with it the substantial expense of both time and money.
Luckily, advances in technology have brought new possibilities. And desktop sharing software is one of these. Read More