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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?

Learning to Live in a Hyper-Connected World

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 10.21.2015 | Technology
Suren Ramasubbu

One may argue that video chatting and such applications are virtual face-to-face meetings and can convey the silent language. Such arguments do not hold water in that most (ab)used form of digital communication is text messaging.

Aspiring Female Entrepreneurs: Never Say Never

Lindsey Nefesh-Clarke | Posted 10.22.2015 | Impact
Lindsey Nefesh-Clarke

The courage and resourcefulness of these girls and women help me put things in perspective. They remind me why I set out on my own entrepreneurial (ad)venture. They humble yet embolden me: "Courage is not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it."

Advocating ICT Education and Digital Skills: An EU Perspective

Daria Catalui | Posted 10.16.2015 | Education
Daria Catalui

I am an enthusiastic advocate for the development of e-skills for education. Through my work and my free time I read, discuss, test and deploy initiatives that promise progress in ICT education and the use of ICT as enabler for multi-disciplinary work.

50 Important Customer Experience Stats for Business Leaders

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.15.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Customer experience is the last source of sustainable differentiation and the new competitive battleground. -- Tiffani Bova, Gartner Vice President a...

Language Powers Digital

David Sable | Posted 10.12.2015 | Business
David Sable

What comes first? Once was digital. Then gamification. Now mobile. Maybe next wearable. But what does any of that really mean? Is not the ultim...

7 Ways To Better Digitally Market Your Brand

Erin McKelle | Posted 10.07.2015 | Business
Erin McKelle

Here's the thing that no one wants you to know; digital marketing is common sense. While it of course involves technicalities and confusing jargon, as does any field, the methodologies and techniques involved come from using logic and reason to approach any given strategy.

Why I Broke Up With My Smartphone Today

David Wygant | Posted 10.07.2015 | Los Angeles
David Wygant

Wherever we go, whenever we're waiting anywhere, we're constantly looking at our phones. Whether it's checking out some narcissistic comment on Facebook, or somebody's selfie on Instagram.

Video: A Secret Weapon For Marketing Teams?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Video, which has been around for quite a long time, has continued to change with the times. It's not just that linear went non-linear; that was decades ago. It's not just about convergence with the Internet either. It's about today's customer; what they want to watch, when they want to watch it and how they want to watch as well.

This Paper Trail Is Causing a $1 Trillion Drag on US Businesses

Rene Lacerte | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Rene Lacerte

All good things must come to an end -- especially those that aren't very good in the first place. Few decisions could have such a widely felt impact on our economy as getting rid of checks, which have been burdening businesses with excessive costs for decades. It's time to bid them farewell.

Leading in a World of Disruption

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Don't wait for your future to unfold randomly, only to end up in a place you don't want to be. Instead, identify the certainties that await you, pinpoint the looming disruptions, and go outside your industry to devise tomorrow's solutions today.

Digital Advertising's Pivot Point

Advertising Week | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
Advertising Week

By John Snyder, Grapeshot CEO  As the ad industry gathers here in New York City for its annual Advertising Week festivities, I couldn't help but ref...

Outsource or In-House: How to Break Into New Markets

Fred Schebesta | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Fred Schebesta

It takes determination, informed planning and time to successfully break into a new market. No matter which sector you operate in, you will face hurdles such as limited market knowledge, a lack of a local track record and perhaps unfamiliarity with cultural practices and sensitivities.

The Digital President

GVH Live | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics
GVH Live

Even before he took office, the president recognized the political value of social media tools. His 2008 election team is often credited as waging the first digitally-focused campaign, using Twitter, Facebook and even their own original platform to get voters excited about the candidate.


Austin Schneider | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Austin Schneider

I reflected on countless situations where I was making up obstacles in my head. It is time to get to doing. He left us with this: "I don't know what the question is. But I know the answer is yes."

How to Think About Modi's Visit to Silicon Valley

Priya Satia | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics
Priya Satia

The Indian community of Silicon Valley is preparing to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with open arms next week, in a route stop that has outshined the PM's ultimate U.S. destination -- his meeting with President Obama.

What I Learned From My Digital Detox | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kelly Saiz I'm willing to bet that wherever you are right now, there are at least two or more screens in the same room with you. First, you're pro...

Stefanie Posavec: Material Data (VIDEO) | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts

Since graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2004, with an MA in Communication Design, Posavec shifted her focus from book design and text visualization towards a more immersive and experiential dimension.

MOJO: The Mobile Journalism Handbook

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.31.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's finally available, to demonstrate how we can all become MOJOs, with a cautionary note that it's not just technical skills that count, but a good basis in journalism. The "it" is the long-awaited MOJO: The Mobile Journalism Handbook (How to Make Broadcast Videos With an iPhone or iPad).

The Reinvention of Telling the Truth

Russell C. Smith | Posted 08.20.2015 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

In everyday communications, we prefer that someone tell us the truth. But why has it become so difficult in the digital age?

Straight Outta Compton: A Private Q&A From Which Everyone Can Learn

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 08.13.2015 | DC
Lauren DeLisa

Straight Outta Compton, which documents the rise and ensuing events of the legendary rap group N.W.A. is not only being lauded for the well-crafted film, but also the manner in which the promotional campaign tactics have taken a life of its own.