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#FredinChina: Alibaba Wins the Chinese New Year

Fred Raillard | Posted 02.12.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

This week Alibaba, the Chinese giant e-commerce company, is the brand which has been the most talked about in China. A few years ago Alibaba launched a big e-commerce festival on the 11th of November called 11.11, which is the Chinese equivalent to Black Friday in the US.

Retail Chatter #11

June Haynes | Posted 02.11.2016 | Style
June Haynes

Will luxury travel experiences be competing with luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Tiffany's and Hermes? Or is this a trend in fashion like a pair of bell-bottom jeans?

Creating a Marketing Strategy or Managing It -- What's More Important?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Scott MacFarland

"Thinking" in the introductory phase is really like a pre-implementation phase of a marketing strategy. This is a critical phase because it is the basis for how you move forward

How to Transform Your Website Into a Marketing Powerhouse for a Mobile World

Ernesto Sosa | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Ernesto Sosa

In today's digital age billions of dollars in spending decisions are influenced by websites, but... most business websites are not ready for a mobile world yet, nor have been designed with ROI in mind.

Love Me Digital: How Brands Can Build Lasting Relationships In The Age Of Ad Blocking

Advertising Week | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Alexander Jutkowitz Head to your local drug store this time of year and you'll see armies of smiling teddy bears, a vast array of familiar heart-s...

The Paper Chase

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.02.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As an old newspaperman living in a digital age, I am often asked if print will survive. My answer is yes, and for a very important reason: You can't wrap fish in a website. Besides, what are you supposed to do, housebreak your dog on an iPad?

Career Experts Share Their Tips For Graduates In The Digital Sector

Sofia Katsali | Posted 01.29.2016 | College
Sofia Katsali

I decided to round up three online industry heavy-hitters to give you expert advice on what tips they have for you as you're looking to break into the business. I spoke with some of the hardest working professionals in the digital industry and here's the career advice they wanted to share with you.

Digital, IoT, Mobile and Gen-Z - Shaping A New Norm For Higher-Ed?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 01.25.2016 | Education
Scott MacFarland

Photo Credit: (CC0) License Technology, the crazy speed of innovation adoption and behavioral trends of our times are fascinating things...

Musings From DLD 2016

Lucy Cooper | Posted 01.21.2016 | Technology
Lucy Cooper

It's all about your environment and the specific, desired experience you have within it. [Attendees taking a break] Whether customer, product or a...

The Death of the Digital Marketing Career

Advertising Week | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Dan Bernard, Vice President, Financial Services "If you want a career at the cutting edge, go digital. Learn search. Learn site. Learn social." Th...

Why Single-Tasking Is the New Multitasking

Andrew Merle | Posted 01.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

Giving our attention only to the task at hand enables us to accomplish more while feeling less anxious and less scatterbrained. Digital interruptions are more prevalent and persistent than ever before.

The Secret Ingredient to Sustainable Success

Therese Rowley, Ph.D. | Posted 01.10.2016 | Business
Therese Rowley, Ph.D.

So here it is: is a multi-digital platform that supports an open, global, online community, working together and sharing resources, expertise and enthusiasm.

CES 2016: Predictions for the Future of Television

Megan Anderle | Posted 01.08.2016 | Technology
Megan Anderle

What's really changing in terms of how we're consuming media, and where are we headed?

Digital Trends for 2016

Barry Whyte | Posted 12.31.2015 | Technology
Barry Whyte

Lists: I love them. Especially at this time of year. So here is one of the many lists I've written in anticipation of 2016. This one is for when a client asks me, "what's going to happen in digital?". Steal liberally!

What Is Your 2016 Playbook for Growth?

Amy Radin | Posted 12.30.2015 | Business
Amy Radin

CEOs entering 2016 convinced they can succeed by doubling down on what worked in the past may be reading from the wrong playbook.

Ada Lovelace

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 12.16.2015 | Technology
Jasmina Tesanovic

Who is Ada? Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, is no longer who she once was, 200 years ago. Time changes all famous people, especially cult...

How Specialty Retailers Can Grow Faster Using Digital Platforms

Matt Douglas | Posted 12.11.2015 | Business
Matt Douglas

When employed correctly, digital can greatly increase customer engagement, brand loyalty and sales. I believe most specialty retailers do not fully realize how digital platforms can help them grow very fast on all of the financial metrics that matter.

Boomers vs. Millennials -- The New Star Wars

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
Lauren DeLisa

Competition is part of the American way. Who's better, who's tougher, who smarter, and...who's got more money. We may think about such competition on an individual or corporate level but now it seems to be deepening even on the age demographic level.

The Battle For The Digital Corner Office, #CDO

Richie Etwaru | Posted 12.10.2015 | Technology
Richie Etwaru

Article written in partnership with Roger Beynon. Whether they are spooked by the specter of "digital disruption" or just afraid that the bandwago...

Images of Beauty: The Pretty Series

Rai Mensah | Posted 12.04.2015 | Black Voices
Rai Mensah

The Pretty series curated by Antonia Opiah of Un-Ruly and sponsored by Hairfinity, explores concepts and varied experiences of beauty by women of color across the world in an effortless and artistically inspiring way.

Digital Leader, Then Convergence Leader

Pancho González | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Pancho González

We all know that the creative industry has been changing drastically the last ten years, especially in the advertising market where media and entertai...

Mama Tried: Cartooning Motherhood

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 11.19.2015 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

Mama Tried is fun and funny - it's part memoir, part commentary, and of course part comic strip. The cartoons are what make this book so relatable and at the same time funny in way that only parents will understand (double points for twins and multiples).

From Now On, I Won't Sit On Panels With No Women

Guy Mamou-Mani | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business
Guy Mamou-Mani

My decision -- or I should say "our" decision -- should not surprise anyone. By now, women should have their rightful place in society, especially in the digital world.

Young & Entrepreneurial: How This Student Entrepreneur Started 4 Businesses & Partnered with the FIFA World Cup

David Ongchoco | Posted 11.16.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Having recently graduated from college last May, Daniel has gone on to work on GlassU fulltime, focusing on building national and international partnerships.

Why Personal Data Is Big Business for Criminals

Professor Mark Skilton | Posted 10.23.2015 | Crime
Professor Mark Skilton

Yet another massive data break example, the TalkTalk data breach of "significant and sustained proportions" as quoted from the CEO Chief Executive Dido Harding, is cold comfort for customers, but what lessons must we keep learning?