A pictorial guide to my Business portable Samsung Galaxy S4 office

As I am preparing for the Gartner symposium in Barcelona, due to take place on November 11 – 14, having been kindly invited by Samsung to join a team of bloggers, it seemed only natural that I would write up a little story about how I am using my brand-new Samsung Galaxy S4 as a […]

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Gartner’s Vision Of The Future Of Mobility; Should Users Be Afraid?

The opening session I attended this morning at the Gartner symposium was entitled “by 2017 your smartphone will be smarter than you”. The speakers were Martin Reynolds and Carolina Milanesi from Gartner and the moderator was Charles Arthur from the Guardian. As a matter-of-fact, the discussion ended up being far more interesting than the title […]

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“Social Media is evolving into Social Mass Media” – Hootsuite video

A few days ago, I received an e-mail message from Canadian ISV Hootsuite telling me that my video was  online. Then I was swamped with a flurry of tweets and mentions about some of the insights I had delivered in that video. I am very grateful to Hootsuite for shooting such a beautiful testimonial and […]

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Ballmer “everywhere I go I see paper and pencils; there is still room for innovation” #ebg

I attended an EBG (Electronic Business Group, an influential French e-business Think-Tank) conference on Nov 8 in Paris, at which Steve Ballmer was speaking. It has taken a while to process my notes but here they are at last, sometimes answering my questions about the future of Microsoft, sometimes not. However, undoubtedly, Ballmer has managed […]

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5 Marketing Websites you shouldn’t miss

Today’s specials are … The agile designers website:a great place for Web designers, developers and anyone interested in finding design stuff for one’s website. The site boasts 1302 resources but I haven’t checked the number. Ads of the World and this amazingly beautiful and arty “heaven and hell” Samsonite Ad   Pure genius: this LinkedIn […]

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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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