Digital technology has brought unprecedented change across all business sectors, and very few organisations can claim to be unaffected by the information age (e.g. via internet, mobile, social channels). However, this does not always translate to a need for that cause-all/cure-all catchphrase of technology or digital transformation.
One of the most influential writers and bloggers on the Internet is Seth Godin. My personal favourites from his books are Purple Cow and Meatball Sundae. Always challenging, and invariably right, he has been documenting the revolution that the Internet has brought to marketing. He is also a person who…
2012 was the year of Social Media and 2013 will carry on that trend. Social interaction is almost expected from businesses that have a presence on Social Media. Most of us know how to send a tweet and post a status on Facebook but there is more to it than…
'First they ignore you. Then they ridicule you. Then they fight you. And then you win.' That’s one of my all-time favourite Mahatma Gandhi quotes. [But it doesn't displace the No 1: When asked what he thought about Western civilisation, Gandhi replied "I think it would be a good idea"].
Ask any business owner about their attitude to IT support and you’re likely to get a long and involved answer. While they can see that having internal IT support is a good thing for the business, there can also be a substantial impact on the bottom line.
As we enter 2013, we are now seeing a rapid development in all industries, especially technology. We are seeing new social networks coming out of the woodworks and old ones failing to keep up with the present.
The great interweb was in an almighty furore over Instagram's changes in terms and conditions (thank you NY Times) which allow them to use new user content for advertising (and possibly, licensing) and which they tried to pass off as a way to fight content spam.
From the demise of the network provider to the rise in influence of ‘social signals’ and open source solutions, technology expert Ruth Cheesley, founder of Virya Technologies reveals her top predictions for how technology will influence businesses in 2013.
Yesterday I spent some time thinking about how advances in transportation technologies affected the very fabric of village and town society, and about how advances in communications and computing technologies are helping us recreate the village structures we had lost.