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The Marketing Automation Problem

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Front End or Back End?

There is a problem with Marketing Automation. Content marketing has won the day. We are all creating enough content to drown in daily. And along comes "Inbound Marketing" or "marketing automation" with a "rub this lamp" promise. 

No magic genie is jumping out of that lamp. 

Marketing Automation's Dark Side
I have a friend trying to wrestle the marketing automation pig to the ground. What she doesn't know is the day that tool comes in here is a partial list of the demands that are currently at X and will immediately go to 5x:

 

Email Marketing
List maintenance and CANNED SPAM regulations

Email design


Landing page design

Landing page optimization 

A/B testing 

Creation of Key Performance Indicators (how you know it is working)

Monitoring and tracking of KPIs

Deep dives when KPIs are out of whack (and they will be)

Content marketing principles

Content marketing analysis (what content to create and why)

Creation of personas and segments (to feed the drips)


Developing and testing offers.
Offer performance by segment and persona. 

Offer profitability short and long term.

 

Conversion Optimization

Conversion testing (green or red button, here or there, this text or that).
Conversion analysis (what is converting and why) 

 

And on and on

 
No Silver Bullet & No Time Savings

Do NOT purchase a marketing automation tool thinking your workload or demands will go DOWN. That may be true in year 2 or 3, but year one will be HELLISH as you layer on learning a counter-intuitive tool on top of all of those Internet marketing demands outlined above. 

Where Do You Need The Help? Front or Back 

If you already know what content to create and in what cadence and for what segments and personas then you need a back end nurturing tool. Your front in traffic generation is good to go. Now you just need to know how to keep your traffic generation engine tuned to your conversion engine. 

If, on the other hand, you have NO IDEA what keywords matter, what a persona or a segment is then you need a FRONT END tool. My favorite front-end tool is HubSpot combined with Bronto to manage the email marketing. Bronto is better than ANY inbound marketing email tool, a true easy to drive Ferrari. 

 

My favorite backend tool would be either Marketo or Eloqua. Both are great lead nurturing tools especially if you have Sales Force as your CRM and a WordPress content engine. 

One Last Thought
If you error then error on the side of the front end because you can ALWAYS make money if you add resources to the front end. No front end = no leads to nurture, so bringing in a back end system when you don't have a front end and the new system just STARVES. 

How do you know if you are good to go on the front end? If you have segments defined with personas and are already firing and testing email marketing THEN you are ready for a back end system. If you don't know your keywords from a hole in the wall then you need a front-end system. 

REMEMBER - ERROR on the side of the front end because if you are good and become great at front-end content marketing your efforts to improve generate profits.

 

If you don't have a well mapped front end then no back end tool will help your content marketing (they aren't designed to search keywords, group personas and create segments since most assume those sets are known "inputs" into their systems. 

Some tools may claim equal facility at front and back end. Don't believe it. Those are very distinct sets of Internet marketing skills and tasks such as:

Front End
Mapping Keywords to competition and efficiency.
Creating personas and segments.

Understanding Unique Value Propositions mapped to personas.

Testing offers (headlines, design, time limit, offer itself).

Testing different kinds of content (video, eBook, white paper, email, newsletters, SlideShare, infographics, personalized email, calls, etc.).

 

Back End
Landing Page optimization.

Lead nurturing (drip campaigns, web visits, etc) and scoring.

Follow up systems (drips, calls, events, conferences).

Connect conversion to front end traffic generation (increase efficiency). 


These roles aren't as clean as these list make it sound, but you get the idea. If you have a good sense of your keys and customers then your biggest opportunity is to tune the funnel connecting traffic generation to conversion. If you don't have a robust content engine then start improving your font end. 

 

 

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Facebook always wins: Data shows publishers are buying far more Facebook traffic - Digiday

Facebook always wins: Data shows publishers are buying far more Facebook traffic - Digiday | BI Revolution | Scoop.it
Even with publishers grousing about Facebook's shortcomings as a source of revenue and organic traffic, publishers are putting a lot more resources into dark posts, according to Keywee data.
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This report showing publishers buying more Facebook traffic isn't a huge surprise since FB is pushing us in that direction. What is surprising is the apparent efficacy of the spend. 

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The Blockchain BI Disruption Is Coming - Curagami

The Blockchain BI Disruption Is Coming - Curagami | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

Blockchains Are Bigger than Bitcoin

Blockchains, those distributed, networked, verified and shared transactions, are going to eclipse Bitcoin and blow up how we do business online. Once you know what I know and we all know everything about everyone, a point we are headed toward anyway, imagine what predictive analytics and the Internet of Things can do for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. 

This Curagami post knocks down common blockchain objections such as no central authority and not redeemable as "absurd" given the major almost-depression-like pain we suffered in 2008. After such a calamity can anyone claim centralized control is a good thing. 

Despite our efforts to decentralize "too big to fail" banks, they've gotten bigger. Here's an idea. Let's stop doing the same thing and expecting a different result. Blockchains promise to disrupt banks, healthcare and just every everything as we share on Curagami: http://www.curagami.com/the-blockchain-disruption/ 

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Money is already dead man walking and blockchains promise to kill it the rest of the way - and that's a good thing as we share in this Curagami post. 

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How Predictive Analytics Rocks Big Data Eric Siegel Video 

Eric Siegel is an expert in predictive analytics and data mining and a former computer science professor at Columbia University, where he won th
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Good video on how big data and predictive analytics should and will live harmoniously together. 

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Chatbots are Coming - Free Chatbots for Biz Ebook via Inbenta  

Chatbots are Coming - Free Chatbots for Biz Ebook via Inbenta   | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

Chatbots Are Coming
Chatbots, code that mimics conversation using artificial intelligence, is going to a website near you. Can you afford to NOT be on the Chatbot train? Answer: No, so download this free Chatbot guide from Inbenta.com. 

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Chatbots and keychains are what's next. 

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3 Tips for Successful Content Marketing in the Age of Google RankBrain

3 Tips for Successful Content Marketing in the Age of Google RankBrain | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

Content & RankBrain

What we have here is a failure to communicate. Cool Hand Luke's famous quote applies to SEO and content marketing in the age of a semi-autonomous almost sentient ranking algorithm as this excellent INC post shares. 

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Top Five Trending Content on Flipboard - Curagami

Top Five Trending Content on Flipboard - Curagami | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

Flipboard's Analytics
We're loving Flipboard. There isn't an easier to use more device agnostic tool we know of to curate content. Earlier we wrote about combining @Scoopit and Flipboard ( http://www.curagami.com/scooping-flipboard-marketing-tools-mashup/ ).

This post shares five trending topics from our Curagami Flipboard feed: https://flipboard.com/@curagami/curagami-ros0t46qy

Concerns over holiday app security, how algorithms are changing marketing, 7 great apps for designers, and Permanent Banksy shares 4 marketing tips from the most elusive artist:
http://www.curagami.com/top-five-trending-content-flipboard/ .

 

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7 Content Marketing Tools You Need To Be Successful

7 Content Marketing Tools You Need To Be Successful | BI Revolution | Scoop.it
These content marketing tools will help you automate and improve the performance of your content marketing strategy.
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5 Amazing Ways To Engage Your Audience with Data Storytelling

5 Amazing Ways To Engage Your Audience with Data Storytelling | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

Data is a sizzling hot topic these days. Marketers are learning how to use the right information to drive leads and close sales in record time.

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Telling Stories with Data
We're big believers in feedback loops. Feedback loops help create online community. When you customers know how many other "like them" members of your "tribe" like the same things, review the things your customers are thinking about buying, and love what you make you find the 1% Sherpas needed to carry your message and create Friends of Friends marketing. 

 

Data without a story is something only an accountant could love. Data with a story and a few charts, graphis and infographics and anyone can understand, join and help. 

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AI Is Transforming Google Search. The Rest of the Web Is Next

AI Is Transforming Google Search. The Rest of the Web Is Next | BI Revolution | Scoop.it
As Google's head of artificial intelligence takes charge of search, deep learning is already changing the way Googling works.
Via Lockall, Andreas Christodoulou
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Read our post on seo life after RankBrain: http://www.curagami.com/google-rankbrain-scorched-earth/

Rankbrian = Google's AI engine. 

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José Gil de Sagredo's curator insight, March 25, 2016 7:33 AM

Read our post on seo life after RankBrain: http://www.curagami.com/google-rankbrain-scorched-earth/

Rankbrian = Google's AI engine. 

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Google Rankbrain: Scorched Earth? - Curagami

Google Rankbrain: Scorched Earth? - Curagami | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

2 + 2 = Zebra
When we are trying to explain the unexplainable crazy digital marketing business we use a dada-like math and art analogy. Two plus Two equal Zebra speaks to the surreal nature of what we do, the clash of art, science, reason, understanding, serendipity and random BUMMERS and joy every SEO knows and doesn't know. 

We're riffing Larry Kim's great RankBrain Judgement Day post for SearchEngine Watch. We only understood parts of Kim's brilliant post, but all the right ducks are in the right rows. Kim's post feels like the future of seo's math even if we only understand it half as well as that differential calculus class that kicked our butt in college.

 

Why is Rankbrain, Kim's post and the future of SEO important?

2 + 2 = Zebra :). Marty  

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The Marketing Plan Illusion is a Myth of Sisyphus

The Marketing Plan Illusion is a Myth of Sisyphus | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

Plans Won't Save You
Plans aren't the problem, but planning is as we explain on Linkedin and in our Answer a marketing question a day on Quora (https://www.quora.com/profile/Martin-Smith-153/rss).Marketing plans ain't what they used to be and we're glad. 

The desire for plans is a fantasy built on an illusion. The fantasy is that YOU can plan and the illusion is that plans matter. They don't but, as we shared in our post, we like a good SWOT as much as the next guy :). Marty 

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Pentagon Launches the Feds’ First ‘Bug Bounty’ for Hackers

Pentagon Launches the Feds’ First ‘Bug Bounty’ for Hackers | BI Revolution | Scoop.it
The DoD's "Hack the Pentagon" program could signal a new approach for defending the federal government's networks.
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Scoopit vs Wordpress: And The Winner Is... via Curagmai

Scoopit vs Wordpress: And The Winner Is... via Curagmai | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

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Scoop.it Crushes
Wordpress
The @Scoop.it team has done an amazing job. Their content curation tool anticipates what is going to happen next beautifully as a stat we found by accident proves. 

How does Scoop.it compare to Wordpress?

We wrote and Scooped a post on the 5 Reasons We Are Leaving Wordpress ( http://sco.lt/590bYn ) earlier. As we shared that post in our Web Design Revolution Scoop.it feed ( http://sco.lt/5Hy5Q1 ) we wondered  how the tools would compare. 


As we noted in our post the comparison isn't straight up. We've used Scoop.it longer, but we've put more time into Wordpress  since 2014 (by far). So differences in usage may be moot, but results sure are not.

Results speak to many things including the "lean marketing" and critical role content curation plays in our marketing future as @Guillaume Decugis and the Scoop.it team preach. The biggest win is in the TIME to RESULT ratio. Scoop.it is a snowball rolling down hill now. 

Momentum and good friends such as @massimo facchinetti, @malek , @Ana Cristina Pratas @Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com and @John van den Brink (to name only a few) mean what any content marketer needs most - a supportive tribe of advocates - we have...on Scoop.it. Not so much on Wordpress. 

How does Scoop.it compare on our 5 Reasons We're Leaving Wordpress?

* Spam - Had some in the beginning, but @Marc Rougier Guillaume and the team CRUSHED spam now threatening to choke WP. 

* Unrealized Promise - Scoop.it under promised and over delivered vs. Wordpress

* Bad SEO - Our first feed, Content Revolution (http://www.scoop.it/t/curation-revolution ) has fallen to #6 after owning #1 on Curation Revolution for years.  I'm to blame here. since I put so much time into Wordpress (who knew :).

* Crap Overload - Scoop.it is BUILT to filter the web's CRAP into effective content curation with tools such as their keyword based spider and community suggestions. Scoop.it FILTERS CRAP into meaningful content with ROI attached.  


* Multi-platform Content Curation - That phrase describes Scoop.it's mission so they CRUSH WP here too. 

No matter how you cut the stats, content curation beats blogging and Scoop.it crushes Wordpress (period, full stop).  

http://sco.lt/590bYn

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malek's curator insight, February 26, 2016 4:42 PM

When stats confirm anecdotal evidence:

Good job @Martin (Marty) Smith , you nailed it, I had the same Scoop-it-first, feeling, and here you come with numbers and case for Scoop.it.  It's all about shared interests (what you rightly called, tribe of advocates) and friendly platform. Thank you for mention

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The Need To Change our THINKING From Narrow To Broad, Inclusive, and Rich via New Metrics  

The Need To Change our THINKING From Narrow To Broad, Inclusive, and Rich via New Metrics   | BI Revolution | Scoop.it
Rather than narrow our definition of impact, we should use metrics to explore richness and diversity of outcomes.

Via Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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Agree, the web is complex. We need metrics that help sort the wheat from the chaff. 

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In Search of a Better Marketing Dashboard via Search Engine Journal 

In Search of a Better Marketing Dashboard via Search Engine Journal  | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

The Mythical Silver Bullet Dashboard
We aren't big believers in silver bullets. The web is too complex and fast for a single solution. The only time that matters online is NOW. 

That said, understanding what is happening now can prove TOUGH. If you've ever tried to tease out Google Analytics patterns you know just how tough. Can a dashboard help you know what is important faster? Maybe. 

The web creates one central problem - noise to signal ratio. Hidden inside the noise is a pattern, a signal, you need to convert better, to campaign better, to increase engagement and lower costs. Finding that needle can prove daunting. 

Needlessly daunting since half the reason we work so hard to understand is our marketing tools suck. They suck so bad we created a company, Curagami, to create new ones. Then we learned just how hard this road, the road to understanding, can become. 

Will this new dashboard make a difference? Cut the hype in half and there does appear to be something in there, something buried in its own stack of hay. 

Martin (Marty) Smith's insight:

We don't believe in silver bullets. The web moves too fast. This new dashboard suffers from some of the same "clouding" problems we are all too familiar with, but there's more of it (lol). 

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When AI Can Paint A Rembrandt, What Comes Next for Creatives?1

When AI Can Paint A Rembrandt, What Comes Next for Creatives?1 | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

AI & Creativity
Looking at the continuous media coverage surrounding campaigns using virtual reality or augmented reality – and more recently artificial intelligence (AI), in conjunction with the rapid growth and evolution of programmatic advertising as an offering, you’d be forgiven for thinking the marketing and communications industry is a leader in terms of adopting and leveraging new technology.

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This post does make one think about how "human" tasks will change once automated by AI and robots. 

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Revenge of the Nerds - At AI Bot Startups, Cool Kids Rule

Revenge of the Nerds - At AI Bot Startups, Cool Kids Rule | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

Revenge of the Nerds
Yeah what else is new. AI rules startups and cool kids rule AI. Course it helps if you know a little math too. What Jeff Bezos started - the algorithmic nature of selling - is eating the world as this TechCrunch post shares. 

Martin (Marty) Smith's insight:

Cool kids and algorithms are eating the world...what else is new? 

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Think Different - The Gravity of Digital Marketing - Curagami

Think Different - The Gravity of Digital Marketing - Curagami | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

Clutter of Digital Marketing

Added a postscript to our Curagami post entitled The Gravity of Digital marketing. Somehow I stumbled over a very cool chart from the "Opte Project" showing the web's density 2003 versus 2010. 

If there is a better graphic to show how digital marketing's job is about cutting through clutter I don't know it. Join the conversation and share your wild west digital marketing experiences: http://www.curagami.com/digital-marketing-gravity/ 

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Branding In A Revolution

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Branding in a Revolution
Clearly, the rules of Branding have changed and then quickly changed again. Branding in a revolution where nothing old or familiar works well requires disruption, asynchronous thinking, and meshing. 

This post creates a collision between Bynder's Branding Trends 2016 Report and David Edelman's great Branding In A Digital Age article for the Harvard Business Review. 

https://lnkd.in/eXFhTfd  

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Apple R&D Reveals a Pivot Is Coming, Will We Care? 

Apple R&D Reveals a Pivot Is Coming, Will We Care?  | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

People are focusing on the wrong thing when analyzing Apple's path forward in the face of slowing iPhone sales. 



Via Philippe J DEWOST
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Apple Pivot, Will We Care
Agree. Apple is looking for another disruption not looking to milk iPhone / iPad sales. And this is an understatement:

"I suspect most of this has been due to the fact that Apple does not draw attention to its product pipeline and long-term strategy, choosing instead to embrace secrecy and mystery. "

Open vs. Closed
The bigger question, for us, is the OPEN vs. CLOSED question. Apple hasn't made friends in the developer community. Sure we bend, scrape, plead and cry to have apps accepted, but the taste left with us is sour and painful. 

Android is trying to tighten standards having played, "Come One, Come All" a tad too loudly, but Apple is fickle and a pain. Yes it is good to be KING, but no one is KING of anything lasting that doesn't also inspire loyalty, trust and love. 

Most of the developers I know, even the ones who are rich thanks to Apple's app store, don't look forward to wrestling with Apple again. Some have achieved "trusted" status now, but they remember the blood and tears it took to get there. 

So note to Google, never tighten to the point where your tightening feels or seems capricious and mean. Apple has seemed capricious and mean to several developer friends who requested to remain nameless. Were they scared Apple might make a horrible process even harder? You bet. 

Apple is testimony to the power of "insanely great". NO ONE jumps through the seemingly arbitrary hoops Apple is known for unless "insanely great" is attached. I'm a huge Apple fan and have been since buying the Apple II back in the day. 

Lately I've caught myself wondering if the OVER (what I gain by being an Apple supporter) is worth the UNDER (what it takes to remain loyal). That is a conversation NO BRAND wants their customers to begin EVER since all the negative things leaving brings follows. 

The watch left me cold. I rarely wear watches anymore, but when I do I want something from MoMA and their tiny phone on your wrist looked more Dick Tracy than cool watch (to me). I'm wearing a watch to dinner tonight and it won't be an Apple Watch. 

My updated AIR is nothing but a pain. It doesn't fit my hands, the keyword is impossible to tune, and the screen too small. I never use it preferring my old Air (from 6 years ago). I love my iMac with the huge screen (what I'm writing on now), but it too was a failure. 

We tried moving my 83-year-old father over to the big Mac screen but accessibility features were a torture and he is a Windows guy and will remain one. My Macbook I like, but it is getting long in the tooth and clunky. My iPad Pro I LOVE and that is taking the place of the new AIR (that I hate) and my MacBook. 

Long diatribe, but I share my journey as a note of growing Apple frustration. My new EXPENSIVE Air was a disaster I should have sent back, but I kept thinking it was me. I don't think that way anymore and that can't be good for Apple. 

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Drowning by Numbers ; Apple might be surprising us again by opening entirely new product / service categories and they have the resources for doing so.

Juan Ortega's curator insight, May 20, 2016 4:34 AM
Historia de Apple con número de unidades vendidas de cada producto
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How to Measure Social Media Using Google Analytics Reports: Social Media Examiner

How to Measure Social Media Using Google Analytics Reports: Social Media Examiner | BI Revolution | Scoop.it

Cool Use of Google Analytics Reports
Do you want to see how social media impacts your business? Discover four ways to use Google Analytics to measure the impact of your social media marketing. @

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Great blow by blow of a creative way to use Google Analytics Reports. Too Good. 

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An 'empathy machine'? How virtual reality could affect storytelling

An 'empathy machine'? How virtual reality could affect storytelling | BI Revolution | Scoop.it
The documentary is being reinvented for virtual reality, but what challenges does this pose to content creators?

Via Dr. Karen Dietz, Os Ishmael
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Marty Note
Great points by Os

Os Note

Here's a fascinating article about the problems with virtual reality storytelling and empathy.

 

Virtual Reality (VR) is all the rage and very popular at SXSW. We know storytelling is a powerhouse for building our empathy muscles. But what is the impact of VR on empathy?

 

Turns out, it's not what you think. 

 

The aim of VR is to encourage a human connection and understanding between those wearing a headset and the characters in the story.

 

Problems around empathy rise when certain stories simply generate a feeling of helplessness in the participant that leads to greater detachment -- not greater human connection.

 

I love what one of those interviewed for the article says near the end: "But the empathy idea presents another problem for me – the notion that the world's problems arise from a scarcity of feeling rather than from issues of power, inequality and exploitation of people and planetary resources." Hear hear.

 

There are more details and insights to read in this long-very-long post, and it will make you go, "huh".

 

What do you think about VR, empathy, and this storytelling trend?

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Educational Peaks's curator insight, March 24, 2016 6:28 AM

Marty Note
Great points by Os

Os Note

Here's a fascinating article about the problems with virtual reality storytelling and empathy.

 

Virtual Reality (VR) is all the rage and very popular at SXSW. We know storytelling is a powerhouse for building our empathy muscles. But what is the impact of VR on empathy?

 

Turns out, it's not what you think. 

 

The aim of VR is to encourage a human connection and understanding between those wearing a headset and the characters in the story.

 

Problems around empathy rise when certain stories simply generate a feeling of helplessness in the participant that leads to greater detachment -- not greater human connection.

 

I love what one of those interviewed for the article says near the end: "But the empathy idea presents another problem for me – the notion that the world's problems arise from a scarcity of feeling rather than from issues of power, inequality and exploitation of people and planetary resources." Hear hear.

 

There are more details and insights to read in this long-very-long post, and it will make you go, "huh".

 

What do you think about VR, empathy, and this storytelling trend?

Stephania Savva, Ph.D's curator insight, March 24, 2016 6:33 AM

Marty Note
Great points by Os

Os Note

Here's a fascinating article about the problems with virtual reality storytelling and empathy.

 

Virtual Reality (VR) is all the rage and very popular at SXSW. We know storytelling is a powerhouse for building our empathy muscles. But what is the impact of VR on empathy?

 

Turns out, it's not what you think. 

 

The aim of VR is to encourage a human connection and understanding between those wearing a headset and the characters in the story.

 

Problems around empathy rise when certain stories simply generate a feeling of helplessness in the participant that leads to greater detachment -- not greater human connection.

 

I love what one of those interviewed for the article says near the end: "But the empathy idea presents another problem for me – the notion that the world's problems arise from a scarcity of feeling rather than from issues of power, inequality and exploitation of people and planetary resources." Hear hear.

 

There are more details and insights to read in this long-very-long post, and it will make you go, "huh".

 

What do you think about VR, empathy, and this storytelling trend?

Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, March 26, 2016 8:20 AM

Marty Note
Great points by Os

Os Note

Here's a fascinating article about the problems with virtual reality storytelling and empathy.

 

Virtual Reality (VR) is all the rage and very popular at SXSW. We know storytelling is a powerhouse for building our empathy muscles. But what is the impact of VR on empathy?

 

Turns out, it's not what you think. 

 

The aim of VR is to encourage a human connection and understanding between those wearing a headset and the characters in the story.

 

Problems around empathy rise when certain stories simply generate a feeling of helplessness in the participant that leads to greater detachment -- not greater human connection.

 

I love what one of those interviewed for the article says near the end: "But the empathy idea presents another problem for me – the notion that the world's problems arise from a scarcity of feeling rather than from issues of power, inequality and exploitation of people and planetary resources." Hear hear.

 

There are more details and insights to read in this long-very-long post, and it will make you go, "huh".

 

What do you think about VR, empathy, and this storytelling trend?

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Best Content Marketers Infographic via Curagami

Best Content Marketers Infographic via Curagami | BI Revolution | Scoop.it
Best Content Marketers is a great quesiton we answer in a different way focusing on best day-to-day content marketers from Scoopit, Gplus & Medium.
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massimo facchinetti's curator insight, March 20, 2016 2:21 AM

Curagami mentioned me !!! Thank you 

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Is the business intelligence dashboard dead?

Is the business intelligence dashboard dead? | BI Revolution | Scoop.it
What’s the difference between a company that uses big data like a grown-up and one that is still in the playpen? Collect it, store it, crunch it, display i
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Great post about how BIG DATA is eating the world. 

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michel verstrepen's curator insight, March 12, 2016 12:06 PM

Great post about how BIG DATA is eating the world. 

Jean-Pierre Blanger's curator insight, March 13, 2016 10:49 AM

Great post about how BIG DATA is eating the world. 

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Inside The First Museum Retrospective Of A Video Game Designer

Inside The First Museum Retrospective Of A Video Game Designer | BI Revolution | Scoop.it
Video games have been part of the art world for yearsbut a solo museum retrospective of a designer is a first.
Martin (Marty) Smith's insight:
Won't be the last.
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