Making Things Happen, Ten Hacks
Once you build momentum, the outcomes take care of themselves.
Why on Earth Would You Still Bother with Blogging?
Seriously, aren't there quick grunt-like posts you can do on Twitter?
Schedule all your links to post automagically. Scan titles and headlines, hit a "like" and you're done. Finito. And in real time. That was easy!Except for they are your breadcrumbs, your digital legacy... [more]
45 Quotes on Innovation and Execution
Innovation is not just about coming up with new ideas -- we do have a fair number in circulation. Execution can be innovative, we see it all the time.
Yet, many consider innovation sexy and execution... well, it is work isn't it?
Scale, Where it Gets Interesting
Technology adoption has accelerated the blend of online, at home, and
on the go. All industries are being affected to varying degrees.
We are starting to see big waves.
Companies that Have Managed the Convergence of IT and Marketing Well
In researching how the convergence between CIO and CMO roles is good for business, I came across quote a few startling statistics, like the one represented in this graph. A new survey of 550 marketing execs conducted by the CMO Council found that only 10 percent of marketers put a priority on improving collaboration with their IT departments this year. 
To refer back to the five themes on the future of social, and particularly dealing with data and operational execution, the collaboration of IT and marketing, or the emergence of a bridge organization around analytics and intelligence has become a necessity -- and an asset.
What Customers Want
A couple of days ago, I outlined the five themes on the future of social.
It's no secret that although we are seeing a Renaissance in the products arena -- wearable technology, 3D printers, all kinds of sustainable materials, ways of building, modes of transport like bicycles, etc. -- we are squarely in a service economy. And more specifically, in the promise economy.
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