Digital 007

Snapchat Over 40

By |December 17th, 2016|

Introduction
They say that 3 times is a charm and it has taken me 3 times to get on Snapchat and use it on a regular basis.   I found at 45 it was very challenging to start using Snapchat.
Why Snapchat?
I am  definitely driven by the fact that 60% of people from 13-34 in the USA use Snapchat

I Was Called A Troll Today

By |December 17th, 2016|

I was called a troll today (not the first time) …
They complained to #Twitter for me being a troll …

I never considered myself a troll but I will tell you this much.

Being offended by someone doesn’t make you a victim nor them a troll.

This started because I was censored in a Facebook group and I called the

Values and Communication Drive Transformation

By |December 17th, 2016|

I was having coffee with a friend today and we were discussing our experiences with being responsible for managing a CRM system in one or more companies during our professional careers.

Our combined experience spanned a vast array of responsibilities from vendor selection, implementation of systems, implementation of business processes, data migration, training, stakeholder management and

A Watershed Moment For Microsoft

By |December 17th, 2016|

Something has happened – A Watershed Moment
A simple but major shifted in the paradigm on understanding how systems should work for workers.

#Microsoft has something simple  and amazing and the potential in my mind seems boundless

This something is the first real push to simplify how data into “futuristic actionable insights” and have available for end users

Social Media, Diversity and Inclusion

By |December 15th, 2016|

We need #diversity to thrive and I wrote an article back in July long before the election cycle called: Facebook the hammer that destroys democracy
Algorithm Driven An Echo Chamber That We All Live In Today
Seemed quite a drastic title at the time but not anymore and I feel like banging my hand of the table again

The RedBull of Machine Driven Intelligence

By |June 24th, 2016|

Machine Driven Intelligence

I had the privilege to speak at an event held by Yieldify  in London last week about the future of personalization and #social commerce.  There can be no doubt that the next wave of technology will drive efficiencies across organizations driven by HUGE data pools , machine learning and intelligence.   My key

Depression: Do Snakes Know When They Shed Their Skin?

By |May 28th, 2016|

This is a very different type of blog post because instead of writing it by hand I decided that I would dictate with voice and only edit my grammar mistakes that I make to these spoken words. I will speak about things that have happened in the recent past, about things that have changed me

Data – The Invisible Man At The Table

By |February 27th, 2016|

Is Big Data just a hype word? Is digital transformation a dream scenario that is impossible to reach?
In my discussions with both experts in the field and individuals working at companies trying to implement digital strategies, one thing remains clear. Very few people understand in a practical term how to implement a long term, measurable,

Think Ecosystems Not Products – The Future is Now

By |December 12th, 2015|

I can remember sitting at work, a few years ago at a former employee that made cutting edge marketing technology when it hit me: “We are a Silo.”  There is nothing wrong in making great products that meet the needs of customers however have you ever looked the marketing technology lumascape for 2015 with almost 2000 different products

Twitter Tools #1: Twitter Counter

By |December 4th, 2015|

Twitter Tools #1:  Twitter Counter
Everybody has a routine and everyone has tools that they use. I have tested many twitter tools in hopes to find some that make my experience better and make me more efficient. I would suggest that if you have thought about tools or have used various tools please continue and remember:
Let