Archive | October, 2007

Sexy Social Media Revolutions Emerging – Forrester Consumer Internet Conference 2007

There were a few critical points in Charlene Li’s speech and then Christie Hefner’s speech that I want to get to. But before I do an overview of Charlene’s speech. New term POST People Objectives Strategy Technology (notice how this is listed last? Charlene pointed out that this is on purpose! In other words don’t […]

Read full story Comments { 5 }

HR Technology Conference : Lehman Brothers Leverages Recruiting Beyond Talent Acquisition

Heather Redderson, VP, Global Talent Technologies, Lehman Brothers Derek Mercer, CEO, Vurv Technologies When I saw this description I knew I had to attend this session… The HR systems at Lehman Brothers, the fourth-largest investment bank in the world, have traditionally been siloed, probably just like yours. But, competing with Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Chicago’s 2016 Olympic Dream Takes Dagger From Disorganized Marathon

Apparently the City of Chicago can’t even execute the simple task of providing water, amazingly Chicago’s most abundant resource from Lake Michigan, to a group of marathon runners. I’m both terribly saddened and civicly embarrassed by this event, yet almost nobody seems to see a need for significant change in Chicago government leadership to people […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

eComXpo is October 9,10,11, 2007

Chicagoland’s very own eComXpo is October 9,10,11, 2007. You can join the fun and learning from anywhere in the world though! eComXpo is the premier virtual Internet Marketing conference that is FREE to attend. I’ve also had the honor of speaking there previously. It’s a great resource for learning Internet marketing concepts and networking. Register […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

SMXLOMO Denver – Day 2 – Show Me the Money!!!

Moderator: Greg Sterling, Founding Principal, Sterling Market Intelligence Marketing Speakers: Ian White, CEO, Urban Mapping Shawn Riegsecker, Chairman & CEO, Centro Justin Sanger, CEO, LocalLaunch Alfred Chow, Head, Yellowbook Justin Sanger, Local Launch I can’t help but get caught up in some of the hype. “Context galactic scale” – thanks Google. He then said, “Talking […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

SMXLOMO – Day 2 – Introducing the Mobile Search Engines

Moderator: Gary Price, Director of Online Information Resources,, Marketing Speakers: Omar Tawakol, Chief Advertising Officer, Medio Matthew Snyder, Header of Business Development, Nokia Brendan Benzing, Vice President Mobile Search and Marketing, InfoSpace Matt Tengler, Senior Product Manager, JumpTap Gary Price,, (awesome resource his full presentation) Omar Tawakol, Medio Mobile is […]

Read full story Comments { 2 }

Nokia Nokia Nokia

So Nokia won the NAVTEQ derby – assuming there is not hostile takeover counter bid. This is one of my favorite acquisitions of 2007. Why? Quite simply, it’s a highly strategic move that I don’t think many will appreciate the importance of for quite some time. The comments at Techcrunch are not only positive – […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }