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Social Media Compliance: Navigating the Regulations of Business Communications

By Dick Weisinger

In March 2012,Gene Morphis, at the time CFO of the women’s clothing retailer Francesca’s, broadcast on his personal Twitter account the tweet: “Board meeting. Good numbers=Happy Board” to his 238 Twitter followers.  His gaffe was that the tweet was sent

Smart Government: Driven by Social, Mobile, Cloud and Information

By Dick Weisinger

Social, Mobile, Cloud and Information are transforming all parts of industry and society.  Gartner says that these four technologies will also have a transformative effect on governments worldwide, driving innovation that they’re calling ‘Smart Government’. At a recent conference in

Third Platform Nexus: IT Shifts Towards Platforms Based on New Converging Technologies

By Dick Weisinger

Technology is changing the way business is done and people work.   Mobile computing, social media, cloud computing, big data,and the Internet of Things (IoT) are each having huge impacts on people’s lives, and collectively, these technologies are reforming much

Social Media: Email still Dwarfs Social Tools in Marketing Effectiveness

By Dick Weisinger

It’s not time just yet to write off email as a key marketing tool in favor of newer social media options.  A recent study by management consultants McKinsey & Company found that email is actually 40 times more effective in generating

Big Data: Personalizing the User Experience with Anticipatory Systems

By Dick Weisinger

Increasingly companies are creating Big Data sets to analyze and scan for insights.  But while most companies are collecting a lot more data than they previously were capable, there are a few companies, like internet giants Facebook and Google, which