Corporate Blogging is Dead, Long live Content Marketing!

I am not certain that Google will maintain Google alerts for very much longer. It seems, to put it in Forbes’s words, that it is broken. There is another cool innovation from the olden times which is still working though, I mean Google web trends. I still find it very interesting to see how things […]

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Google Plus Engagement Leaves Big Data Experts Nonplussed

Today’s selection … Is this piece in Adweek about Gigya’s insights regarding Google+ and the fact that, although it is said to be the second biggest social network in terms of users, engagement on Google’s social platform is still low and even at its lowest. I have been very critical of Google’s efforts to mimic […]

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How Digital is changing the Media (Jonathan Taplin)

The media is being revolutionised by digital media Is the media world being reinvented by digital media? That sort of question has definitely escaped the realm of geeks in order to be debated by media experts themselves. So when I was invited by HAVAS‘ Dominique Delport to attend a conference with Jonathan Taplin, I couldn’t […]

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Big Data: Back to Basics

Today’s selection is… Belgian expert Pierre Nicolas Schwab’s piece on Big Data based on his past assignments with companies trying to launch such initiatives.  When I discovered Pierre Nicolas’s prose,  I must admit that I felt better for discovering that the issue of “small data” is ubiquitous. According to him there are 3 common mistakes […]

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Digital transformation: reinventing retail banking (1)

The retail banking market is being completely reconfigured . New players are entering the market and new expectations are awaited. Hence, retail banks need to change the way they operate in order to adapt to this transforming market, and maintain their ability to grow. Digital transformation is at the core of this challenge, let us […]

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What Eli Khamarov teaches us about truth and the Internet

Eli Khamarov is a very smart person. Wherever you go on the Internet, you’re bound to find at least one of his quotes. One day I needed one to stress the need to always face the unexpected. A few clicks later, here pops up our friend Eli and one of the quotation websites had even […]

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Low impact of digital suggests acceleration of pace of change in future

It is customary to say that we are living very innovative times, that the changes we are going through are huge, and that our economy is fast-paced and innovative. When asked for evidence, technology pundits will always come up with the same answer: Internet and Smartphones are ubiquitous. While there is no denying the fact […]

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Social Business, maturity and the driver’s seat

As we are making preparations for our 2015 State of Social Business in France report with Hootsuite and Adetem (to be published in late August), I came across Ed Terpening’s Altimeter group report today. I am relaying this report per below. Here are a few findings together with my comments: Scaling is no longer an […]

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The Digital Bank of the Future is Already Here

Multichannel is buzzword de rigueur. Only outdone by Omnichannel. Today’s curation has taken me to a new post I wrote for Marketforce on their 2020 Customer Experience Portal.   Don’t Talk About the Multichannel Bank of the Future – It’s Already Here | 20:20 Customer Experience Network The Financial Services industry has spent much of […]

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Computer Thefts: A Serious Problem In Need Of A Solution

Today’s selection is… This piece on the lifehacker site about the author was able to find his stolen laptop in no time using a piece of software called Prey. A few years ago I interviewed the founder of a Israeli-US company named Sticknfind and Jimmy Buchheim, the interviewee, was so positive about his product I had […]

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