Business Insights: A Simple Approach To Big Data

In Big Databy Daniel Newman10 Comments

Oh goodness, there are those words again: big data. As a business owner these words are starting to sound like nothing more than a catch phrase, or worse yet a catch all for the world-gone digital. Begging the question, will ignoring the proliferation of big data make it go away? Unfortunately, no. Ignoring this shift will only cause your company …

Cloud Marketplace: An SMB Game Changer #IBMImpact

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For the last 3 years I have been beating the drum of the new buyer’s journey. It isn’t speculation or even an educated guess, rather a trend rooted in hard data. In short, consumers are looking for ways to buy more of what they need with less interaction from sales. In one Forrester study they found that the average consumer …

How Digital Signage Drives Marketing ROI

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For most retailers the idea of digital signage leads to two things: 1) Lots of interest because consumers expect technology as part of their shopping experience. 2) Discomfort due to the struggle to measure the return on investment. For companies selling digital signage, it is about moving a product and service to help our clients meet a need, however with so much growth …

Will Social Media And Business Video Intersect In The Future?

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Perhaps it feels like it is already happening, but technology is slowly but surely taking over our lives. Did you know that more than 90% of smart phone users have their phone within arms reach 24 hours a day? Talk about problems with intimacy, we sleep with our cell phones closer than our mates.  Now that may have something to …

Why Small Brands Need Big Data

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For Business Big And Small, Big Data Is A Big Deal Did you know that 90% of the world’s data was generated in the past 2 years? Moreover, every minute on the internet there are more than 2,000,000 Google searches, 685,000 Facebook updates, 200 million sent emails and 48 hours worth of video uploaded to YouTube.  Not in a day …

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Watson May End Search As We Know It? #IBMPWLC

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Just Google It…Everyone Else Does Right now when we want to know more about something, anything, we Google it; this isn’t an exception, this is the rule. In fact, 74% of the entire population turns to Google to start their information finding efforts. This trend has been on the rise for sometime and as we have become more dependent on …

Betting On Big Data: CMO’s Remain Uncertain #IBMPWLC

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In her opening keynote from IBM Partner World 2014, Ginni Rometty, IBM CEO said in no uncertain terms, “The future winners and losers in business will be decided on how they use information.” A telling statement as to where the “Big Blue” CEO sees the future of business heading. Of the 3 major priorities of the business, which Rometty identified …

The Mobile Marketing Imperative

In Mobilityby Daniel Newman13 Comments

Did you know that 2014 is the year that mobile takes over as the number one place for Internet consumption? If not, it is important that you take note of this because whether your business is e-commerce or merely a consulting firm with a website, the shift to mobile is going to affect the way you market your brand. Whether …

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Big Data Rocks CES And We Didn’t Even Know It!

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Up and down the halls of CES, new and exciting items comprising “The Internet of Things” surround us. Tech geeks everywhere can rejoice as the next wave of tech we need, want and have no use for is brought to Las Vegas for human consumption. If there were one overarching theme for the show it would be that just about …