Whenever I hear the word “consumer,” a term unavoidable in marketing, a part of me winces. The label is counterproductive and misguided, suggesting hubris by putting corporate interests over customer concerns.
Despite its uncertain future, the annual CES is always the year's first taste of the new technologies that will define it.
Pedro Barbosa's insight:
News From CES Some Tech Trends for this next year, segmented by type. Mobile continues to be the mastertrend, as on "Speculations and Trends" was said already back in 2009 : "2013 will be the year of full mobile connectivity mainstream"
"Networking is a prime form of 21stcentury learning. The world is much smaller thanks to technology. Learning is transforming into a globally collaborative enterprise. Take for example scientists; professional networks allow the scientific community to share discoveries much faster.
Just this month, a tech news article showcased how Harvard scientists are considering that “sharing discoveries is more efficient and honorable than patenting them.” This idea embodies the true spirit of a successful professional learning network: collaboration for its own sake."
As we begin a new year, BBC Future has compiled 40 intriguing predictions made by scientists, politicians, journalists, bloggers and other assorted pundits in recent years about the shape of the world from 2013 to 2150.
They range from the serious to the fanciful, from the exciting to the petrifying.
And to get a gauge on how likely they are to happen, we asked the special bets department at British betting firm Ladbrokes to give us their odds on each prediction coming true.
Social Media Marketing Takes Flight in 2013 Marketing turns upside down. As you are planning for 2013, your business will find itself facing questions concerning the social impact of your business and brand.
we're subject to cognitive biases, those annoying glitches in our thinking that cause us to make questionable decisions and reach erroneous conclusions. Here are a dozen of the most common and pernicious cognitive biases that you need to know about.
Does competitive intelligence have to tell a story using the hero format; and who is the hero? A good analyst knows that most presentations should do more than just provide facts: they should provide insights, make recommendations, be strategic and analytical. But can a business presentation tell a true story?
I have only come across a handful of brilliant leaders and managers in my working career.
The ingredient these people shared was, they were intrinsically drawn to “doing the right thing”. The “right thing” for these leaders and managers wasn’t always popular. The act of choosing for them was sometimes personally agonising, but they still made those decisions.
When questioned, many leaders and managers know what “doing the right thing” is, but quite often, mysteriously, they just don’t make that decision. Thus, opportunities are lost, credibility is questioned and results are lower than expected.
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