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Month: October, 2013

Social Business is Dead! Long Live What’s Next! – Chris Heuer

Social Business is Dead! Long Live What’s Next! – Chris Heuer

Guest post by Chris Heuer, CEO, Alynd (@chrisheuer) When I heard Marc Benioff was giving up on pursuit of “Social Enterprise” as the focus of Salesforce’s marketing, I  remarked to my Deloitte colleagues that “Social Business has won the day.” I felt vindicated after being an early proponent advocating for organizations to become Social Businesses, believing that IBM’s marketing might would be the catalyst to consolidate the movement around this language and meaning. Six months after leaving Deloitte to start…

Hollywood’s The Wrap Takes The Covers Off of Twitter IPO with Brian Solis

  The Wrap’s Brent Lang called Brian Solis to examine the various scenarios Twitter executives should consider for a successful IPO. Here are some of his thoughts from the article, “How Twitter Can Avoid Facebook’s IPO Nightmare.” “What you have is a wary Wall Street that still has a memory of the dotcom bust fresh in its mind,” Brian Solis, a digital analyst at the research and advisory firm Altimeter Group, said. “There is certainly a perception that a quarter…

Brian Solis Sits Down with Peter Guber to Talk About the Future of Business

Peter Guber joins Brian Solis for a special edition of his popular Web series Revolution. Peter shares his experience in taking traditional business models and modernizing them for the connected economy. Peter also explores the differences in competing for the present versus competing for the future. About Peter Guber: – Chairman and CEO of the multimedia Mandalay Entertainment Group – Past president of Sony Pictures – Producer of popular motion pictures including Batman, Rain Man, The Color Purple, just to…

Peter Guber on Competing for the Future…Now

Peter Guber on Competing for the Future…Now

Peter Guber is one of the most successful yet grounded business leaders I have a pleasure of calling a friend. There are many sides to Peter and chances are you may know him from one of his many distinguished ventures, – Chairman and CEO of the multimedia Mandalay Entertainment Group – Past president of Sony Pictures – Producer of popular motion pictures including Batman, Rain Man, The Color Purple, just to name a few – Co-owner of the Los Angeles…

Brian Solis Publishes His Thoughts on The New Customer Revolution in Influencia, a French Magazine on Innovation

Brian Solis Publishes His Thoughts on The New Customer Revolution in Influencia, a French Magazine on Innovation

Brian Solis has contributed his latest article to Influencia, one of France’s leading magazines on innovation. In this article, he explores the end of business as usual and how to harness the power of connected consumerism. It starts with change, but it takes a change agent. Le peuple est le premier acteur du changement ! Les médias sociaux ont posé les fondations d’une révolution, celle de la façon dont les gens apprennent, communiquent et se connectent entre eux. Aucune marche…

24 Doodles that Visualize This Year’s Pivot Conference Agenda

I’m looking forward to seeing you at next week’s Pivot Conference in New York. We published our formal agenda here. Our friends at doodle.ly though, decided to re-imagine the concept of what an agenda could be by visualizing portions of it as doodles! I hope you love them as much as I do… Click here to see the original gallery. More about our speakers here. I’ve created a story arc around the importance of integrated experiences and digital transformation. We’ve…

3M Features Brian Solis at Innovation ThinkTANK

3M Features Brian Solis at Innovation ThinkTANK

3M invited Brian Solis to keynote the company’s inaugural Innovation ThinkTANK event in St. Paul, MN. Solis challenged strategists and executives for leading brands in attendance to embrace Creative Destruction to create a culture of innovation where disruption isn’t something that you do or that happens to you, it’s the result of competing for the future…today. More here.

AlwaysOn Ranks Brian Solis as a 2013 Power Player in Technology Business Media

AlwaysOn Ranks Brian Solis as a 2013 Power Player in Technology Business Media

AlwaysOn announced the first annual Power Players in Technology Business Media list, honoring the technology journalists who are keeping the Global Silicon Valley connected and informed. Brian Solis was included in this list for his work across multiple publications, LinkedIn Influencer‘s program and also for his award-winning blog, BrianSolis.com. Introducing the 2013 Power Players in Technology Business Media Byron Acohido Technology Reporter USA Today Kiran Aditham Editor Mediabistro Erin Ailworth Business Reporter Boston Globe Mickey Alam Kahn Editor in Chief…

NPR Invites Brian Solis to Discuss Twitter IPO On Air

Twitter gave potential investors the first peek at its financials as the company heads toward its initial public offering. Twitter plans to raise $1 billion in its IPO and will trade under the ticker symbol TWTR. While Twitter has quickly transformed the way people communicate and comment on events, it has yet to establish itself as a business. NPR’s Steve Henn interviewed Brian Solis to discuss Twitter’s S-1 filing and what lies ahead for the company as it makes the…

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