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A Visual Guide to Slowing Down and Enjoying Every Moment

We’ve discussed why time feels like it’s flying by, and how to slow it down, especially as you get older, but this visual guide puts some of those …

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Graphene and printed electronics could usher in truly discreet wearables

The wearables market is in full swing, with a wide range of fitness trackers and smartwatches now on the market. However, the form factor is still perhaps not ideal, as bulky electronics have to be squeezed in behind a watch face. In the future, this type of issue could be solved by recent …

Now Instagram Is Dominating Twitter In Another Hugely Important Way

Data provided to Business Insider from social media analytics company Socialbakers shows Instagram is not only gaining traction in sheer numbers of users, but posts from the biggest brands on the photo app are receiving almost 50 times more engagement (at the highest level) too. More users and more …

What CMOs Are Saying About The Future Of Their Relationships With Agencies

With Advertising Week about to kick off in New York, today’s Mad Men should become concerned about the state of their industry: The majority of clients, 62%, polled by my marketing consultancy Avidan Strategies admit that they now view agencies as suppliers, and that today’s relationships are no …

Innovation from everywhere

Article<p>Innovation from everywhere Business Trends 2014<p>Eamonn Kelly, Duleesha Kulasooriya, Thomas Jankovich<p>March 31, 2014<p>After centuries of near …

Digital media trends survey

​Digital media consumers across generations are increasingly in the driver’s seat—and their expectations are at an all-time high. Some major shifts …

Graph Analytics 101

I’m intrigued by graph analytics. It’s a wonderful analytic tool to uncover insights about customer, product and device/node relationships buried inside social media, telecommunications, healthcare, and computer networks. I wanted to learn more about graph analytics and explore some specific use …

Facebook Acquires Onavo to Strengthen Global Mobile Strategy

Facebook on Monday confirmed the acquisition of Onavo, a Palo Alto-based startup that makes data-compression software to help minimize data usage on …

Digital marketing strategies, trends, and insights | CMO.com - Adobe

50 Powerful Statistics About Tech Mega Trends Affecting Every Business

There are five mega trends impacting the IT departments of every company: Mobile, Social, Cloud, Apps and Big Data. In this presentation, Vala Afshar reveals ten startling stats for each mega trend.

The Ultimate Customer Experience Infographic

As part of our preparation to celebrate CX Day on October 1st, we created this infographic.<p>Download State of CX infographic (.pdf)<p><b>The bottom line</b>: …

Exploit IT for Strategic Benefit

IT leaders have long embraced the idea that the role of the IT unit, and of enterprise IT systems, is to enable business. However, when we ask CIOs how their “enabling” is going, they consistently respond that sometimes it goes well; sometimes not so much. In the digital economy, as IT becomes ever …

The Future of Data Warehouses in the Age of Big Data

×<p><i>Many companies are saddled with data warehouses that weren’t designed to handle big data, but they can evolve their data warehouses into “analytics warehouses” capable of processing structured and unstructured data.</i><p>Enterprise data warehouses have reached a crossroads. Companies have spent millions …

Social business study: Shifting out of first gear

Shifting Out of First Gear<p>Introduction: An opportunity on the immediate horizon<p>In an interview for this year’s social business report, Gerald Kane, …

CIOs Must Lead Outside of IT

The CIO paradox is a set of contradictions that lies at the heart of IT leadership. Be strategic and operational. Stay secure and boost innovation. Adopt emerging technologies, while weighed down by the past. Many CIOs have buckled under the CIO paradox, while others have managed to be effective …

Adobe Summit 2013 - Bill Briggs - Deloitte Digital

Top 10 Marketing Books of All Time

Essential books for entrepreneurs who really want to understand how and why their customers buy.<p>In previous posts, I've identified the best motivational books of all time and the best sales books of all time. Today, I've selected 10 books about marketing that I believe should be in every business …

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Big data: What's helpful, what's hype

Prev.<p>[Title for Previous Page]<p>Next<p>[Title for Next Page]<p>July 04, 2013<p>VIEW SINGLE PAGE<p>Do you want to know how to use big data to achieve your marketing …

Investing in Big Data

The average adult makes 70 conscious decisions a day, or more than 25,000 a year. Many of those decisions are inconsequential to organizations, but a …

Big Data

The Analytics Advantage

We are pleased to share the results of the recent Analytics Advantage Survey. The survey was conducted using a mix of online questionnaires and …

New Research: You’re Doing Customer Experience Innovation Wrong

“Innovation” has become a buzzword in the customer experience field.<p>In a recent Forrester survey of 100 customer experience professionals, nearly half of respondents said that their executive team’s strategy for customer experience is market differentiation. And an ambitious 13% said that they’ll …

Why content marketing is a "do-over" for social media - Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow} - Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}

Why content marketing is a “do-over” for social media<p>My friend Stanford Smith wrote a thought-provoking article last week, The Difference Between …

How to Compete When IT Is Abundant

“You only gain an edge over rivals by having or doing something that they can’t have or do,” wrote Nicholas Carr ten years ago in his controversial <i>HBR</i> article, “IT Doesn’t Matter.”<p>Carr predicted that an organization’s ability to compete through investing in information technology was about to …