BUDGET 2013: Should the NBN escape budget scrutiny? No it should not. The fact...– BUDGET 2013: Should the NBN escape budget scrutiny? | Business Spectator
The missing link in paywall plans | Business... →
I think there is a lack of debate because it reflects the whole lack of debate and interest in the oligopolies that we’ve allowed to dominate every sector. We Australians are completely lame when it comes to competition - or the lack of it - because we’ve had so little for so long and think that it is the norm, and also because most lack ambition anyway. None of our oligopolies would...
Australian consumers consider Facebook to be their number one choice for...– Are Traditional Call Centres Doomed?
Linux Today - HP's $Billion Journey to the Cloud...
See on Scoop.it - Cloud Mobile Social Big-Data Datamation: Cloud computing is a big business already for HP (@TheCloudNetwork » HP’s $Billion Journey to the Cloud [VIDEO]: Datamation: Cloud computing is a… See on linuxtoday.com
Mapping the customer experience with customer...
See on Scoop.it - Cloud Mobile Social Big-Data Do you know what your organization looks like from your customer’s perspective? Walter Adamson’s insight: Big deck to take in slowly! See on fr.slideshare.net
Businesses Take a Cautious Approach to Disclosures...
See on Scoop.it - Predictive Analysis This earnings season, some prominent companies are taking advantage of the S.E.C.’s new rules that allow the use of social media to disclose financial information, though others are proceeding slowly. Walter Adamson’s insight: In Austalia the ASX also requires social media monitoring and has issued a recent Compliance Note in this respect, which I...
The PC Industry's Powerful New Weapon Against...
See on Scoop.it - Cloud Mobile Social Big-Data eWeek The PC Industry’s Powerful New Weapon Against Tablets Is About To Be … Seeking Alpha The whole PC industry has been under siege due to the consumer shift from PC/laptops to smartphones and tablets. See on seekingalpha.com
Robert Scoble - Google+ - Why Google Glass isn't a...
See on Scoop.it - Cloud Mobile Social Big-Data Why Google Glass isn’t a Segway +Mike Butcher, of Techcrunch, just wrote on a comment over on Facebook that Google Glass is the next Segway. He was… (RT @PeterVogel: Google Glass may be big in education, perhaps the ultimate for BYOD. See on plus.google.com
From USB to Ubiquitous Computing
kenekaplan: See on Scoop.it – Intel Free Press Ajay Bhatt, the co-inventor of USB, is working to reinvent the PC. “We said let’s make a ubiquitous plug on a computer so that any device that’s plugged in just starts working. See on www.intelfreepress.com View Post This is a big deal, I think, given that after taking control of the architecture of the PC with the PCI bus the promotion and...
When the SBR regime was first designed, Treasury expected it to benefit...– Businesses shun Australian Government SBR reporting software
Is the perfect “social” business video? One of the most common...– Is the perfect “social” business video? - Walter Adamson
Why Google Is Investing in Deep Learning | MIT...
See on Scoop.it - Cloud Mobile Social Big-Data Walter Adamson’s insight: Wow. Only Google and Apple have this resource in the entire world. Image what that can lead to. Microsoft has similar core technology skills but having near to zero market share in mobile means that they are not able to leverage their technology. See on technologyreview.com
I agree with the point of this article and it contains good advice as far as...– Social-Media Analytics Offer New Insight on Risk
More businesses than ever will begin using social media to identify quickly...– Social-Media Analytics Offer New Insight on Risk
In order to execute Brand Breadth, in a social strategy, the customer base...– How social media enables brand resilience
Learning to Manage Brand Reputation Risk -...
See on Scoop.it - Auditing Social Media Ask any gathering of PR & Comms folk if they’d like to go back to the simpler days of just the fax machine and you are sure to get a strong show of hands up. So Walter Adamson’s insight: Social media puts PR folk, and Internal Audit, in a constant state of alert over corporate slip-ups spreading like wild-fire. Not only that but it is also...
Data Science at Tumblr
mortardata: Scott Haylon Our second NYC Data Science Meetup featured Tumblr data scientist Adam Laiacano, who discussed the analytics stack at Tumblr and the tools he and his team use to organize and analyze data. Here are the video and slides from Adam’s talk, which cover Tumblr’s use of Scribe, Hive & Pig, Hue, and Vowpal Wabbit: Read More Good slide show.
Twitter bios from marketing managers which #fail
Bio: Marketing manager at XXX. This is my personal account and is not endorsed by XXX nor does it constitute any official communication of XXX. What’s your impression when you read this from a marketing manager at a firm selling social business software? Mine is - this person / company doesn’t get it, not credible.
The rise of independent power production by individuals and companies as...– The Ten Ways Solar Energy will Destroy the Electricity Network Operators and The Poor - Walter Adamson
We are entering the third phase of social marketing, which is collaborative....– Jure Klepic: The Age of Collaborative Marketing Has Arrived
What is keeping the CIO up at nights? Ken Owens, Cloud CTO, at Savvis, put it...– What is keeping the CIO up at nights? | ZDNet
Selecting strategic partners cannot be done with... →
My comment: Nice videos and I agree and disagree. I agree with your process, but not with your headline - it would better say “Selecting strategic partners cannot be done by an RFP *alone*. You’re right that firms mostly do not properly think through the difference between operational suppliers, effectiveness suppliers and transformational (strategic) suppliers. And the contractual...
We at Rackspace believe an open cloud takes us all further. That’s why we...– What Netflix Could Do For Cloud Computing - Cloud-computing -
Netflix has been on the cutting edge of cloud innovation right from the...– What Netflix Could Do For Cloud Computing - Cloud-computing -
Without a well-crafted and compelling purpose, most social media initiatives...– Gartner says majority of social collaboration initiatives fail | Northern Voices Online
When social tools go viral - Yammer, social media,... →
My comment: Nicely written article, as usual. I don’t dispute the majority of the content but I do dispute the implication of parts of it and those parts are typified by the byline “When social tools go viral”. Although the thought of the rise of the employee-driven social network has a nice egalitarian ring to it, the fact is that 90% of such efforts do not go viral, they fail -...
The rise of collaborative consumption →
ibmsocialbiz: Check out these 3 examples: Product or service sharing. Car-sharing services, like Zipcar and fashion rental companies like Bag, Borrow & Steal allow you to rent everything from ball gowns to designer bags without the commitment of ownership. Use it when you need it and give it back. Redistribution. Craigslist, eBay and Freecycle are the big players in this space where the...
Onetime Solar Billionaire Shi Zhengrong Suffers...
See on Scoop.it - General Services Shi Zhengrong, founder of solar giant Suntech Power and once one of China’s richest people, saw a big part of his empire collapse into bankruptcy on Thursday amid financial pressures and internal conflicts. See on forbes.com
To get social, you need to be social. We can’t force executives to all of a...– Altimeter Report: 66% of Companies Cannot Link Social To Business Goals
Why do we want to ask what our audience thinks? We don’t care what they think....– Why Steve Jobs Never Listened to His Customers | Help Scout
Cyprus Bail-out: how fully Twitter dominated traditional research shops. If you...– Twitter Beats The Sell-Side After Cyprus Bailout - Business Insider
Buy a tweet $13,500 from Khloe Kardashian
I love these new business models build on social you can ask Khloe Kardashian to accept $13,000 per tweet to advertise to her 8,076,263
followers. That's a nice little earner for the TV Star: Entrepreneur, model and reality TV star.
And business people still think Twitter is a game for kids with nothing better to do!
By technology, I don’t mean “digital”, a stupid wishy washy categorisation that...– Startup Australia | LinkedIn That’s the problem, “digital” in Australia has become a government catch-all phrase for groups with nothing in common except that they use the Internet.
The need of the hour is to achieve total alignment of all go-to-market tactics....– The Five Laws of REAL Social ROI | CustomerThink
Once a company designs how it will engage with customers, it needs the...– We’re all marketers now - McKinsey Quarterly - Marketing & Sales - Strategy
The changing marketing environment also elevates to board agendas items that...– Engaging boards on the future of marketing - McKinsey Quarterly - Governance - Boards
How is Apple so anti-social yet so successful?
Apple is probably the most successful and innovative company on earth over the past decade, and it’s extremely closed and secretive. What’s up with that?
Business leaders are struggling to keep up in a rapidly evolving digital world,...– Walter Adamson Profile | LinkedIn
McDonald’s creates a choose-your-own adventure-like campaign and delivers...– Social media marketing and fries: How McDonald’s monitors social chatter for brand success
Dominant social manifestations. McRae argues that the cultural, behavioural and...– How should CIOs engineer the new social enterprise | Inside Analysis
Social media should be used to further leverage one’s employer value proposition...– Social Media’s Impact on your Brand - Business Review Canada
Bringing the Social Media #Revolution to Health... →
On the 18th of October, the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media announced the publication of “Bringing the Social Media #Revolution to Health Care” (Mayo Clinic) – for those involved in the health care vertical and with social media responsibilities you owe it to yourself to get this book. More than 20 individual contributors made this book possible, with the heavy editorial lifting being...
Although there are many benefits to using platforms that have a business...– Tackling social media challenges
McDonald’s uses social analytics to reach real-time marketing goals. Wion noted...– Social media marketing and fries: How McDonald’s monitors social chatter for brand success
don’t look for Google to provide a platform for...
If you are actively using Feedburner, I think it’s time to start taking full possession of your feeds again (which isn’t easy). RSS may still be the plumbing that makes a lot of applications tick, but don’t look for Google to provide a platform for RSS much longer.
There are many reasons for keeping these “influence scores” high and for...– Can Klout and Kred scores be “gamed” ? (inc. some tips on how to do just that). -