You can’t expect to scale your business if your employees exist in separate silos and aren’t connected across the entire organization. Join our next #SMTlive webinar to learn from our expert panel. 

technology

April 04, 2015
The year was 1996. I had just signed up for Hotmail – a free email service. I had recently been introduced to email – something I rarely used, but was increasingly relying on it, especially to communicate with friends who were far away. But Hotmail was amazing. It was free.
Rich communication
March 25, 2015
While going viral may be the Holy Grail of social media marketing, it’s also elusive and unpredictable. This is a race that’s won by more tortoises than hares—slow, steady, persistent progress. Your technology firm needs to be in the social media race for the long run. That requires a game plan that’s achievable and, above all, avoids social media burnout.
March 19, 2015
“Go big or go home” is the mantra that drives the current ad-tech gold rush. It refers to the prize that awaits ventures capable of scaling their audiences — the faster the better — guaranteeing huge ad budgets in the rapid shift from traditional to digital media. But, as in every other gold rush, a few “unicorn” successes don’t guarantee a sustainable ad-tech industry.
February 20, 2015
In addition to questions about the barriers to digital engagement and transformation , I’m also often asked what I think are the primary components of organizational success in the Digital Era. Building on the ideas in Becoming a Digital Organization: A Three-Phase Journey , I’ve developed a digital transformation framework that leverages a bricks and mortar metaphor
February 09, 2015
As part of a new body of research, a number of tech firms (along with firms from six other industries) were surveyed about their top business challenges and marketing priorities for 2015. The results are intended to offer insight into the best approaches for driving success in the coming year.
February 04, 2015
The overall personal computing market has been somewhat volatile. Given the current market outlook, that's unlikely to change in the foreseeable future.
February 03, 2015
We are addicted to our technological devices, we use them every day with friends, at work and even take them to bed with us. What many of us don't know is that our reactions to technology are largely engineered. This article shows you what these mechanisms are and what we can do about it.
January 11, 2015
The spectrum of possibilities for device applications within the Internet of Things (IoT) may be limited more by our own imagination than any other factor. As an example, consider the variety of demonstrations for small drone aircraft technology at the International CES 2015 this past week in Las Vegas.
December 12, 2014
Are effective online monopolies (Google has 90% of the European search market for example) a good or bad thing? Obviously in the real world monopolies are viewed with suspicion, particularly when a dominant position is then used to raise prices, unfairly squeeze competitors and generally provide a poor deal to customers. But a monopoly on its own is not enough for regulators to step in.
December 11, 2014
There are two basic groups of Internet of Things use cases. One is centered around enterprises and entrepreneurs looking to invent new IoT products or services, and the other focused on those looking to optimize their operations. And the truth is that many of our clients, the businesses who stand to gain or lose the most based on their IoT strategy, represent both roles. They are inventors, and they are operators as well.

Pages