Are CMOs Poised To Take Over Technology Purchasing?

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Today, most tech purchase decisions are still being made in the CIO/CTO suite. There is nothing new about that. With certain initiatives being handed down from leadership, buying and implementation has always been done in the tech department. However, as the debate around CIO-CMO fusion continues, and as data-centric and customer-centric businesses seek to work faster, issues like shadow IT, marketing-led tech, …

How Cloud Enables a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy on the Web

In Cloud by Daniel Newman2 Comments

There has been a lot of talk from the pundits to the hunted (remember Edward Snowden?) about how there really is no longer any privacy on the Internet. However, as much as there is some truth in every lie, this particular thought isn’t entirely true. Perhaps a better way to explain it is: there is no privacy when you are …

Big data may be the ultimate customer experience tool

In Big Data by Daniel Newman1 Comment

For a long time we’ve been having conversations about big data. The digital space has witnessed tens of thousands of talks, some refuting the relevance of big data, calling it the next big hype, while others venerate it as the demigod of the digital world. But last year‘s “Big Data Executive Study” made it official: Big data is mainstream and demands …

How Cloud Partnerships Drive Next Generation Business Solutions #IBMPWLC

In SMACtalk by Daniel Newman1 Comment

In this most recent episode of SMACtalk Live, co-hosts Brian Fanzo and Daniel Newman welcomed in special co-host Jerry Champlin, Co-Founder and CTO of Absolute Performance a global Managed Service Provider (MSP). When we first met Jerry, we weren’t exactly sure how we were going to craft a story for SMACtalk that would be exciting and engaging for our audience. …

Exploring The Future of Real Time Collaboration

In Collaboration by Daniel Newman2 Comments

With the proliferation of cloud, mobile, and social, we are more capable than ever to connect and communicate in real time. However, with so much stimuli coming from so many different applications, connecting in real time isn’t always easy. As the demands for virtual collaboration increase in future, we need to continue to invest in ideas that allow companies and …

Is Today The Day We Stop Talking About Technology?

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Late in 2014 I had the opportunity to visit NYC for an event co-hosted by IBM and Pure Matter. The purpose was to put a diverse group of future-forward thinkers together to discuss the future of work…This is my story, and my take away. Can’t wait to hear your thoughts!  We live our lives online. Ninety-one percent of us wake …

Cloud collaboration and the future of ad hoc real-time communication

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With new technologies and solutions arriving at our doorstep more frequently, there has been a seismic shift in the way we communicate as individuals, businesses, governments, and societies. Today, much of our business communication is built upon the foundation of scheduled meetings and calls. However, we are always connected via text, social, and mobile. When it comes to business, improving …

The Internet of Things and The Race to Singularity

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The term “Internet of Things” (IoT) has become the catch-all for every device on the planet that can interact, react, or contribute to the greater network. From fitness wearables to smart refrigerators, we are gradually integrating our entire lives onto the web and the massive grid of interconnected devices. Today’s apps are tracking our heart health, caloric intake, daily activities, …

The Rise of Cloud in Pop Culture 

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Love it or hate it, but don’t ignore it: I’m talking about the cloud. While the business world has known about the technology for quite some time now, it has become familiar in pop culture only recently, and in a somewhat controversial manner. Following the mass notoriety of the iCloud hack last year, cloud technology is stuck in the headlines …