In digital media disruptions, I pick the most impactful media stories for enterprise marketers and publishers. This time around: Facebook ditches human editors for algorithms, but can it ditch bias? Google plans to punish opt-in pop-overs, and new/tricky/invasive tracking tools. And: the pros and cons of daily blogging.
Your resident curator has a bone to pick with Flipboard. Specifically, its lack of clarity on what drives curation value. Seems a good time for a Friday Roast, complete with never-before-seen backchannel emails.
Gawker.com is officially dead. The litigation that caused its demise is disturbing. The rationalizations from Gawker.com are infuriating. That's fodder for a Friday rant, with enterprise readers in mind.
Getting drafted into "startup advisor" made me rethink my startup lessons, and how they might apply to other companies - and teams with attitude. Here's the tips that stood the test of time.
Modern application performance management (APM) software focuses most on digital and mobile apps but must also measure business performance on the back-end
The demise of Spreecast provokes a debate on the state of today's webinars. The short answer: webinars stink. At best, they fail as must-see events. A deeper look shows the logic in today's perfunctory webinars. Plus: a chance for great online events waiting to be seized.
My recent forays into augmented reality got me thinking - how should we factor these new technologies into UX design? Jeff Piazza of Behavior Design has some answers. Here's what he told me about the readiness of VR, AR, and 360 video, and what he's learning from current projects.
MyDx is a startup on a mission: give consumers portable abilities to test chemicals and toxins in their air, water, and food. Here's a look behind their plans, and the obstacles that lie ahead.
The push to cloud services has already hit software-defined networks. But Kurt Marko sees wireless LANS as another cloud proof point. Using Ruckus Wireless as a use case, Kurt explains why the last vestiges of IT infrastructure are already moving to the cloud.
Cutting across traditional product boundaries in between CRM and ERP, fast-growing quote-to-cash vendor Apttus believes it's carving out a unique space
My enterprise security podcast with Mike Janke of Silent Circle vacillated between practical tips, encryption debate absurdities, and how his prior career as a Navy Seal affected his view of risk. Here's the best moments - including Janke's four enterprise security pain points.
Oron Gill Haus of Capital One came to MongoDB World to present on Hygieia, an open source DevOps dashboard built on MongoDB. Behind that dashboard lies an ambition to change the customer banking experience - no small feat. Prior to his keynote, Haus shared his team's story with me.
The B2B content game is pretty darn hard - but it's also the best way to earn attention while building buyer trust. These principles provide two ways forward into content authority.