zz webMWC
It's interesting to watch people's reactions when I bring up IBM and "mobile" in the same sentence outside of work. The average person probably still thinks of IBM as being a computer company, a hardware company. The images IBM evokes for them first are probably the logo, then some notion of a compu ...
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How to fix Twitter (and not just Twitter)

Don't worry, this isn't going to be one of those posts. You know... the usual click-bait fodder that content marketers are so fond of: a cursory parroting of the same five to ten tired points that every other content marketer looking for another speaking gig is busy working into their SEO strate ...
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zz webToxic
I have been wondering for some time now why businesses that look great on paper, businesses that are well positioned to continue to thrive for the foreseeable future, fail.Before I go on, understand that I don't have any data to present. There's no white paper coming. I haven't spent the last twenty ...
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Doing Business In The Age of Experience – Part 3

In Part 1 of our Age of Experience series, we talked about the evolution from product design to experience design. In Part 2, we looked at some specific applications of this shift: how innovative companies are looking past product design as the end game, and instead leveraging product ...
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Doing business in the age of experience – Part 2

In Part 1, we started talking about the innovation and design continuum, and the evolution of design thinking. More specifically, we started touching on the evolution of design from designing objects to designing experiences. Today, I want to dive a little bit deeper into that, because it's a ...
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zz 3ds 01b

Doing Business In The Age Of Experience – Part 1

Going into this year's Dassault Systemes 3DExperience Forum in Boston, I thought I was going to hear about new engineering and design innovation, and about new virtualization tools and capabilities open to engineers and surgeons and marketers and designers. Given that Dassault System ...
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zz webJan80137
Dear enraged anti-refugee masses,This letter is in two parts. The first is nice. The second is not.Part 1: The part where I explain things nicely.If you don't know who I am, I am a French expat living in the US. I've been here since 1994, and before that, I studied here for 4 years before g ...
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I was fortunate enough to participate in episode #7 of For Immediate Release this week, Hosted By Shel Holtz. My fellow panelists were Sharon McIntosh, president of And Then Communications (and co-host of the EE Voice podcast on the FIR Podcast Network); and Ike Pigott, communications strate ...
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What My News and Media Ecosystem Looks Like

"Your are what you eat."We've all heard that, and we know that there's a lot of truth to it. Wholesome, healthy foods = healthy bodies. Junk food = unhealthy bodies. Now push past food. Think about everything you consume: news, entertainment, lectures, studies, political discussions, music, movies, ...
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zz TD
I'm not going to waste time telling you about the soul-crushing disappointment that was True Detective's second season. How many hours (and Sunday evenings) did I waste on HBO's incoherent, overly complicated, relentlessly boring rat hole of a season? Nine? Ten? Don't tell me. I don't even want to ...
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