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Renewables: Give the Customers What They Want

by Carla Curtsinger

I have little first-hand experience with live protests. Newsreel and movies from the 60’s have given me a sense of the chaos and excitement. But only after the 2016 US presidential election did I encounter demonstrations in person. In my city. On my street. The noise, the power, the people. With renewable energy taking a ...

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Digital banking – are we all singing from the same hymn sheet?

by Sasha Qadri

At a recent financial services summit, I asked several senior banking executives how they defined digital banking. And the responses were varied, although they all had a common theme: customer centricity. Some talked about embarking on a different customer journey. Some said it’s about really starting to think customer not channel, others mentioned complementing existing ...

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Moore’s law of losers

by Adam Burns

You may not want to put all your eggs in one basket, but in business backing the big transformation bet is the only way to win says author, speaker and advisor Geoffrey Moore. Last month, Meet the Boss worked with Dell EMC and acclaimed author and advisor Geoffrey Moore on a three-day event for leadership ...

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Healthcare technology: drowning in buzzword soup

by Ben Thompson

Cloud. Big Data. IoT. Wearables. Automation. Transformation. Disruption. AI. Whichever industry you work in, it’s hard to avoid today’s technology buzzwords. And that’s especially true in healthcare, with 3D bioprinting, nanomedicine, smart machines and a raft of other emerging technologies all gaining significant media airspace in recent months. Indeed, with new developments seemingly hitting the market on a daily ...

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Machine Learning vs Artificial Intelligence

by Tim Cassidy

At our recent GDS CMO Data Insight Summit in Sarasota, where marketing insiders were talking shop about data analysis and the latest cool gadgets, buzz words like Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) were tossed about. But wait!! Amazon Echo is considered Machine Learning? Not Artificial Intelligence? Aren’t the two concepts interchangeable? Turns out they’re not ...

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Millenials Make Their Mark in Health and Safety

by Shawna Ryan

It’s not uncommon when asking executives in most any industry what they find to be the most exciting changes in their field to hear the answer “Technology” in uniform chorus. But what about the demographic age group that is perceived to be the force driving that exciting change? Yes, I’m talking about Millenials! We weren’t ...

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Experts, events, in-store demos – that’s retailtainment!

by Carla Curtsinger

I recently moved to Chicago, and my sister and her husband are coming to visit for the first time. Since they are both beer aficionados, I want to take them to an amazing brewpub during their stay. But an extensive menu of draft and canned craft beers on its own isn’t enough anymore. Heck, there ...

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What’s making you fat: stress in the workplace

by Carla Curtsinger

Remember the 40-hour work week?  The eight-hour work day? I miss those guys. Sadly the digital workplace, along with its many conveniences, has also ushered in one big inconvenience: the endless work day. “Stress is the new fat,” said Jan Bruce, CEO and Founder of MeQuilibrium. “Today we eat too much. We work too much. ...

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Marriott International’s George Corbin Delivers Content as a Service, Sans Silver Platter

by Adam Burns

A 2017 PageFair report notes security is the number one reason consumers use ad blockers. CMO Insight Summit Keynote George Corbin, Senior Vice President of Digital at Marriott International, says relevancy—or lack thereof—is the real reason ads are being brushed aside. Corbin points a finger at an unprecedented level of content saturation, which has consequentially ...

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Digital transformation can destroy the siloed business

by Adam Burns

Perhaps more than any other business decision, digital transformation is a team game. It may also be your best opportunity to finally break the business bottleneck: siloes. To make a success of digital transformation, you need every key player in from the start (and to use the cooked breakfast analogy, I mean pig in, not ...

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