July 20, 2012 | By

Better password security, it’s as easy as 1234

Another day, another security breach. Just last week it was Yahoo!, Formspring and Billabong. By the time this piece posts, three more could happen. Trying to keep track of the number of security breaches is like counting grains of sand on the beach. It’s never ending. Organizations know it’s not if, but when a security …+

July 18, 2012 | By

IO (Information Overload) Stressing you out?

After reading the PR Daily article titled “This is your brain on Social Media” and seeing the too familiar graphic below, I was having a hard time admitting this is my day-to-day life! PR professionals dealing with IO (information overload), take note. The article continues to explain how we are becoming dumber, less satisfied and …+

July 16, 2012 | By

Is Human Interaction a Waste of Energy Consumption?

Last month the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released a report that claimed by utilizing “intelligent efficiency” the US can reduce its power consumption by up to 22%. This created quite the buzz in the green technology space, and rightfully so when you are providing a solution to eliminating more than a fifth …+

July 5, 2012 | By

Defining Social Business – a New Way to Link Employees

I learned a new term today – “social business” – and immediately thought “another social media phrase.” But this term is more related to collaboration across locations and business functions.  As I read more to prep for writing this post, I see that I am not alone and many articles that describe a social business …+

July 2, 2012 | By

One Million Apps – Why Does Yours Rock?

Last week on the fifth anniversary of the iPhone’s launch, the tech industry was both reminiscent of the pre-iPhone world and hopeful for its future. Several @GigaOm writers contributed some thoughtful articles including Ryan Kim in, ‘Because of the iPhone, there is an app for that.’ He detailed the success stories that the iPhone has …+

June 27, 2012 | By

News Business Overdosing on Technology

I recently read an article in Forbes on the advertising industry’s obsession with technology. It really got me thinking about my own personal media consumption and why I sometimes find myself quite annoyed with my favorite news sites. There really is an obsession with technology. Whatever happened to good old-fashioned reporting? Words on paper? At …+

June 25, 2012 | By

Don’t Talk to Me…I’m Social Networking!

Do you ever find you’ve missed an important moment in life because you’re updating your social networks? Mashable  recently came out with an article stating that nearly 40% of Americans spend more time socializing via the internet than in real life and have missed out on special moments due to distractions from social networks. I …+