#SMACTalk Episode # 36 – The Value of Live Streaming for B2B

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We’re proudly sponsored by SAP. For the third Friday in a row I joined Brian on Blab to talk some SMAC for the podcast and the community.  I don’t do a lot of live streaming individually but I’ve been taking part in a lot of collaborative sessions on blab lately and was happy to fill a square again. I’ve seen …

#SMACTalk Episode # 35 – Digital Now or Out of Sight

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We’re proudly sponsored by SAP. Highly caffeinated on a Friday afternoon, Brian and I convened on Blab to catch up and discuss digital culture and transformation.  In the spirit of embracing change we have completely migrated both SMACTalk and our #CloudTalk chat from Google Hangouts on Air over to Blab because of its ease of use and versatility. SMACTalk is …

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#SMACTalk Episode # 34 – Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)

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With this episode, we proudly announce our sponsorship by SAP. After establishing that I have no middle name and that growing up with the last name “Newman” during the Seinfeld era was interesting (and considering but discarding a rebrand to “Newman and the Fonz”) Brian and I settled in on Blab.im to record this episode. We’ve recorded episodes via Skype …

#SMACTalk Episode # 33 – What Should Businesses Do When Technology Fails?

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#SMACTalk Episode # 33 – What Should Businesses Do When Technology Fails? Technology often fails when we need it most. What should companies and brands do to be prepared before a technology failure? There are really two areas where technology failures adversely impact business. There’s the public relations (customer facing) side of things and then there’s the technical side (internal …

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#SMACTalk Episode # 32 – Employee Advocacy: You Have a Branding Problem!

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What is employee advocacy? Is it social employees or perhaps employee engagement? And what should brands and companies be doing with employee advocacy? A lot of leaders wonder what employee advocacy is and employees ask themselves, “Who am I advocating for?” Often the response to discussions and events around employee advocacy is fractional compared to other topics like social selling. …

#SMACTalk Episode #31 – Just How Secure Are Our Mobile Devices?

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For this episode, Brian and I partnered up with F-Secure, inventors of software that enables users to keep themselves private while connected to the web via mobile. They reached out via Twitter so I researched the product and the topic, finding it intriguing enough to discuss further. Are people really aware of how secure they are (or are not) on …

Live at #SocialShakeUp15 Tech and Tools Dominate Future of Marketing – #SMACTALK Episode 30

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In this week’s episode of SMACTalk (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud), Brian Fanzo and I discuss the growing importance that tools and technology are playing in the world of marketing. With Brian heading off to Social Shake Up, the annual Social Media Today event in Atlanta, we started pondering the biggest challenges that enterprises and business are having with marketing …

The Impact of Cloud on the Future of Business #SMACtalk Episode 29

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On this week’s episode of SMACTalk, I was live from IBM Amplify 2015 in beautiful San Diego California. It was my first solo episode as my co-host was amazing the crowd on Buffer Chat, but the topic no less was a fun and exciting one as I had the opportunity to interview the Chief Revenue Officer of Exchange Solutions, Bob …

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The Role of Company Culture in Technology Integration Success! #SMACtalk Ep 28

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Brian and Dan attempt to change the current technology discussion from what’s the best technology solutions available to, what technology is my company using today and what solutions best fit in my company culture.  The goal for businesses embracing technology must be around implementing the best tools and solutions to empower our employees to be most productive when solving business …