Telecom giant Verizon is expected to announce on Tuesday that it plans to spend $100 million on clean power projects, including installing solar panels and fuel cells at 19 locations to help power its buildings and network infrastructure.
By Jonathan Vehar As the saying goes, “To make an omelet, you gotta break some eggs.” But there’s a whole lot more to it than that, right? Without the right tools, skills and mindset, you won’t achieve your larger goal of creating delicious food.
Electric Imp, the startup trying to build hardware that makes it easy to turn any idea into a connected device, has signed a deal to provide its hardware and cloud services to companies participating in a GE-led hardware challenge.
As sequestration loomed, contractors cut training, boosted profits.
Project management: This year’s data suggests government contractors are struggling to align people, processes and #tools for managing projects, with only 14% of surveyed firms indicating that half of their projects are on or under budget. #insight
At Work: Finding a file can be elusive USA TODAY More than 4 out of 5 knowledge employees say they waste time every day editing, tracking, sharing or finding the correct version of a file, according to a survey from Perforce Software and Harris...
Here’s my take on three steps to generating successful social content from and for your community of customers, partners and influencers:
Discover. Use a mixture of listening tools like NetBase and Twitalyzer to conduct audience research (it usually takes more than one tool to get all you need). Always start by learning a) what is being talked about, b) who the most influential voices are, and c) where their virtual water coolers are found. You’ll learn the keywords of the conversation you want to join before you jump in, helping your message resonate with real customer pain points. Create a scoring mechanism to prioritize the influencers who are most valuable to you. Then, find ways to engage in conversations with them.Empower. The real task is to get your internal experts (product management, designers, etc.) to talk to customers and influencers about how products are designed to solve business problems. It can be hard to get your experts to be on the front lines of communication.Publish: Here’s something that IS in the realm of marketing’s role in social media marketing—finding ways to highlight the most engaging content on your channels. You can link to popular blogs or discussions in your hosted community, or via Facebook posts, or tweets/retweets or LinkedIn comments. Feature links to your most popular blogs in your next monthly newsletter.
Vox Media has very quickly become a huge force in online media. The owner of websites like SB Nation and the Verge is seeking to create a whole new generation of premium properties online as a way to attract big advertisers.
TED Talks In this deceptively casual talk, Charles Leadbeater weaves a tight argument that innovation isn't just for professionals anymore. Passionate amateurs, using new tools, are creating products and paradigms that companies can't.
TechCrunch Google Releases Glass Mirror API Developer Guides, Details Best Practices TechCrunch ... the developer's website (and Google has launched a set of icons developers can use on their sites for this, too).
BitTorrent, the content sharing and distribution network with 170 million monthly active users and 85 petabytes of content, continues to roll out more tools for artists and consumers to turn to the service for all their music, video and reading...
Proven tracking software that helps you find, lock and recover your device when stolen or missing. For Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone, iPad & Android. (RT @nottspolice: Have you got tracking software such as Prey on your laptop or computer?
Turn collaborative spirit into support for BN, says Chin The Borneo Post MIRI: Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Datuk Seri Peter Chin Fah Kui hopes the collaborative spirit and unity among the 1Malaysia Community could be translated...
Business 2 Community Choosing the Right Content Marketing Technology: 14 Critical Questions Business 2 Community As such, your marketing software should enable you to cut IT out of the equation, to a certain degree.
Boost for getting business online The International News Magazine The seminar will focus on the most useful online collaboration tools and applications for small-to-medium businesses – a group that employs a significant proportion of the city's...