How CMOs and CIOs can work together →
ibmsocialbiz: With new tools from IBM CMOs can become more responsive to changing business conditions without waiting for IT to implement requests. Marketers can now: Post rich media assets like images, videos, podcasts on the web, engaging with a variety of content to capture attention and drive further awareness/interest. Change content on the fly without having to engage IT. That will save...
The Era of Socialization for Thought Leadership
The Era of Socialization for Thought Leadership by Geoffrey Colon Category: thought leadership, B2B, social media, emerging technology, innovation The famed author Alvin Toffler wrote in his 1970 bestselling book Future Shock that humans are not psychologically prepared for the pace of change. He coined a term for this phenomenon and named it “accelerative thrust.” He noted that not only was...
We must do away with the absolutely specious notion that everybody has to earn a...– The original futurist Richard Buckminster Fuller (via thepneuma)
If you’re not failing every now and then it’s a sign you’re not doing anything...– Woody Allen (via feelingintencity)
"All eight billion will have some level of... →
The future is 40 years… nasdaq: Fast Company’s “8 Ways The World Will Change In 2052” is an interesting glimpse into our potential future, 40 years from now. Take a look.
There is one clear lesson from Digg’s sale: the technology that powered a...– The Big Digg Lesson: A Social Network Is Worth Precisely as Much as Its Community (via courtenaybird)
Citing figures released by GLF, the Swedish recording industry association,...– Streaming: 89% of Digital Music Sales in Sweden (Mashable) Well, that’s it. It was all about innovation of both business model and technology. The key to the rise of piracy in the beginning primarily was about convenience, methinks. Ease of access - and equal access to otherwise hard to get back...
What if we all realized that social networks are a societal good (at least as...– Derek Powazek - What If Social Networks Just Aren’t Profitable? (via thisistheverge)
You know, one big difference in thinking about education and the whole discourse...– What’s So Great About Schools in Finland? | MindShift (via infoneer-pulse)
65% agreed with the statement: By 2020, most people will have embraced and...– Pew Internet: New report: The Future of Money in a Mobile Age Related articles “The decade to 2020 is set to be our Detox Decade, in which we are forced to abandon unsustainable…” (futuristgerd.com)
The rise of the online-only brand marks a new generation of e-commerce. For...– Death to Retail: The Rise of the Online-Only Brand - The Next Web (via culturelabagency)
70% of big company CEOs have no presence on social networks.– CEOs Afraid Of Going Social Are Doing Shareholders A Massive Disservice - Forbes (via ibmsocialbiz)
IBM Research: A new era of computing: cognitive... →
smarterplanet: Cognitive systems: A new era of computing Over the past few decades, Moore’s Law, processor speed and hardware scalability have been the driving factors enabling IT innovation and improved systems performance. But the von Nuemann architecture—which established the basic structure for the way components of a computing system interact—has remained largely unchanged since the 1940s....
poptech: Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back, a new book by PopTech Executive Director Andrew Zolli, is available today! After three years of work, Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back, which PopTech Executive Director and Curator Andrew Zolli co-authored with Ann Marie Healy, was published today by Free Press. The book explores a new framework for understanding change: resilience — why some...
Enthusiastically Inefficient: Why the Classic...
Excerpts from the upcoming book… Chapter 3: Efficiency is Job #1 Recently after reading about 15 companies that provide concessions to drive innovation I was reminded why companies using outdated hiring models and lack of perks are the next to be disrupted from the business landscape. Even with a weak economy, younger workers are more likely to jump from job to job in order to find the...