July 26, 2012 | By

The 2012 Socialympics

It’s clear from watching just the U.S. Olympic trials these past weeks that social media will have a strong presence in the 2012 Olympics in London.  I read an article in the New York Times, “Social Media Is the Message for Olympics,” that states that this year’s games will be the first social media Olympics.  …+

July 25, 2012 | By

A picture is worth 1,000 words, but what’s video worth?

In today’s mass media consumption, consumers want more, more and more. When the digital age debuted and digital photographs became a staple to stories, photographers and others adapted to the new technology with ease. Instead of laboriously slaving in a chemical darkroom, photojournalists could now work with their editors on a computer screen, allowing them …+

July 24, 2012 | By

Life Becoming Sunnier in the Debate over Cloud Computing in the Enterprise

There are many jokes that fall into the “funny because it’s true” category regarding the tension between what management want and what the CIO and IT staff can provide.  I’ll refrain from sharing any here, but suffice it to say that when it comes to cloud computing, the jokes represent the situation in which business …+

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 …+