Last week I joined London based, customer experience marketing agency MRM Meteorite – (who are part of MRM//McCann/ McCann WorldGroup and Interpublic Group) – to help drive their technology line of business, content management specifically and (as this press release details) our partnership with Acquia and their cloud based CMS platform. It was a difficult..
Near where I live in Connecticut there are two local wine stores, in both the staff are friendly, they are as knowledgeable about wine as I need them to be and they both recognize me when I come in. They sell pretty much the same selection of products that easily satisfy my wine preferences, there..
This week I had the pleasure of returning to an old haunt as I was asked to present at Gilbane Boston. I say ‘old haunt’ as I was actually completely blindsided by the fact it was not at the Westin in Copley Place – which, by my reckoning, it had been there since before Vignette..
This week I was at Gilbane Boston and as I gorged on the bountiful smorgasbord of ‘key takeaways’, inspirational quotes and great conversation at this CMS industry love-in – I was disarmed by possibly the quote of my week. As I sought out my buddies Robert Rose and Scott Liewehr for mentioning me and my blog..
According to the latest Social Media Report by Neilsen (respected monitoring/research company) Americans are now spending more time on Facebook than they are on any other website. American internet users spent 53.5 billion minutes on Facebook during May 2011, far higher than the next most visited site – in fact more than the next four..
As you know I have recently joined SDL and I have been delighted to find a new twist on the business of engagement that I write about on this blog, something we call Pervasive Engagement. Ah hah! I can already hear the cynics pursing their lips and maybe clicking on the back button as you..
Late last year, I was on a business trip to do a keynote speech Amsterdam. Over dinner the night before I was asked a really interesting question – ‘Do you know the Dutch?’ Notice the ‘the’ in the question, I was not being asked if I knew the language, but if I knew the people,..
This is a post that I’ve been meaning to write for a while. having seen plenty of examples over the years of web content management replacement projects and a common perception that any problem is a tools problem. Also, I confess having been in sales situations as a vendor that have preyed on the fact that an organization perceived that..
As the holidays approach, my SKY+ hard disk (PVR/Tivo thing) is brimming with movies ready for the onset of quality time with my young family. Perhaps our viewing pleasure as I recuperated from what I anticipate to be a fine lunch could be an old movie that I think will entertain the girls – the..
Recently I’ve been seeing ‘an examination’ shall we say of the term Web Engagement Management and the acronym WEM. There is a suggestion that it’s a figment of the fervid imaginations of software vendor marketing departments possibly in collusion with certain analysts and that dreadful things should be done to it’s proponents. In addition, this..