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Analytics: Key part of Social Business Center of Excellence

 So you want to build out a robust social media analytics program for your company, eh? This process should be very similar to the approach you took in building out your digital analytics program. Follow the same trail to the summit. Like...

CloudGate

Mashable’s Ben Parr called it Cloudgate to report what happened when Amazon’s Elastic Could Computer (EC2) went down withdrawal some vital websites in a dust, such as FourSquare, Quora, Wildfire, and more. we consider this held everybody...

Another List of 2012 Predictions – Deloitte Tech Trends

Deloitte just came out with the their top Tech Trends for 2012. You can download it at their site. Below is the list along with a little commentary: Social Business: No surprise here. Everyone loves that term. But I do like the fact that...

Intangible Loss of Outsourced Innovation

Last Sunday’s New York Times front page (22Jan12)  features “How U.S. Lost Out on iPhone Work” about a detriment of American jobs overseas and a implications for a center class.  I’ve been meditative about a 2nd, 3rd order effects...
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Big Data DNA !!

Recently, a client told me that Big Data is an overused term. Unfortunately, it is also a relatively new area for marketers. A few years ago, bloggers started emphasizing the importance for CMOs to hire marketer who know technology, and now,...
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Driving Toward Sustainability

Two milestones occurred recently.  First, the world passed the one billion car mark — more than one billion vehicles drive on the roads today.  That’s a lot of cars, but it’s only the beginning because consumers in newly-advancing countries...
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Trends in Retail Pointing to Innovations in Services

One of the areas in which rampant innovation is beginning to point toward fundamental shifts in the norms of social behavior is the retail space. Long the domain of the intersection between desire and the physical display and response to that...
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Innovation in 3D: Ice Dream #DSCC11

Forty years ago, Georges Mougin got an idea: solve water shortages in drought-ridden countries by towing an iceberg over the sea to them. Floating icebergs are pure drinking water, but they slowly melt into seawater.  Why not harvest them before...
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3D Modeling at Scale – From Aircraft to Embroidery #DSCC11

In the space of three brief presentations at the Dassault Systèmes Customer Conference – Innovation in Life, I experienced the broad reach of the possibilities opened up to innovators as they seek to bring their ideas to market. It’s not...
The Two Second Advantage

Can Predictive Technology Solve Crowdsourcing?

This week I’m participating in the Post-2-Post virtual book tour for The Two-Second Advantage: How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future — Just Enough, by Vivek Ranadive and Kevin Maney. I originally intended to post my review on my own...