unlocking linked in

Unlocking LinkedIn

LinkedIn – the dirt LinkedIn secrets behind-the-scenes… Unlike Facebook, LinkedIn reveals a great deal of business information for their users, and about their users. We all know that both these sites are collecting information about us but LinkedIn offers more insights than Facebook does. The average, or below average, user of LinkedIn likely thinks that LinkedIn… Continue Reading…

movie marker reads facebook #friendsday

Facebook has just used personalized video – now do you get it?

Recently Facebook launched a friendsday video campaign –  ‪#‎friendsday‬. This an example of what I’ve been saying regarding personalized video templates. Here’s how it works: take a video template (likely an After Effects video) and separate the static assets i.e. the assets that don’t change from the assets that DO change. Once Facebook has the… Continue Reading…

The Big Digital Short

A crash is coming to the current state of business, just as certain as the crash of 2008. If it keeps on raining, the levee’s gonna break… Continue Reading…

Connecting the dots with Marc Stoiber

Every once in a while I write posts about people who “get it”. People who are heading in the right business direction: people like Liz Ryan; people like Anthony Howard; and people like Marc Stoiber. These people are hitting the nail on the head! They get business: where it is, and, where it is going…. Continue Reading…

Bloody Canadian flag being sucked down a digital vortex.

Digital Canada a bloody business!

“If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don’t have to manage them” – Jack Welch Unfortunately for information technology professionals working in Canada, Canadian businesses exploit antiquated Canadian labour laws regarding technology professionals. I look forward to… Continue Reading…

The creation of Adam. Michelangelo.

Silo Connectors

Definition: silo connectors are people within an organization who have deep knowledge and experience in two or more areas of expertise, and use this knowledge to “connect” or “bridge” these areas and synergize them. In many ways they are like a really good translator who not only speaks both languages but also has lived in… Continue Reading…