Venture Beat’s Christina Farr sat down with Brian Solis to discuss his new book, WTF, digital anthropology, and the rise of Generation C.
Following is an excerpt from the article…
Brian Solis has a habit of being in the right place at the right time.
During the late 1990s, Solis attended all the right events, voraciously blogged, and snapped thousands of photos of Silicon Valley’s newly-minted technology elite. He quickly became one of the original “super connectors,” acting as a bridge between tech and digital media influencers around the world.
Following their keynote appearance on stage at SXSW 2013 in Austin, Brian Solis and Shaq took the court again to shoot an episode of Revolution. The duo discussed Shaq’s endeavors as an entrepreneur and self-described geek. Just a short while later, Shaq invited Brian Solis to join him to share his insights on the future of business with his team of sponsors, producers and business colleagues.
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While at SXSW in Austin 2013, Brian Solis spent some time with Adrian Grenier to talk about his new music incubator, The WRECKROOM for an episode of Revolution. The idea is not unlike tech incubators planting seeds of innovation around the world. WRECKROOM is a collaborative space built in Grenier’s home in Brooklyn. Artists are encouraged to come by, write and collaborate. And for those artists that get the attention of the team, recording and distribution could be a possibility.
“The Evolution of Social Business: Six Stages of Social Media Transformation” outlines six distinct stages as companies mature in social
New research from Altimeter Group’s Charlene Li and Brian Solis explores the range of social media maturity in businesses today. The report, The Evolution of Social Business: Six Stages of Social Media Transformation, uncovers a distinct gap between organizations that execute social media strategies and those that are truly a “social business.”
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CNET’s Jennifer Van Grove believes that Facebook has become a social network that’s often too complicated, too risky, and, above all, too overrun by parents to give teens the type of digital freedom they crave.
Following are some of Solis’ thoughts in Van Grove’s article…
In one of the most anticipated events of South by Southwest Interactive, four-time NBA champion and popular NBA analyst Shaquille O’Neal (@Shaq) will join best selling author Brian Solis on stage for a one-on-one interview. The two will explore social media, startups, and all things hoops.
Brian Solis has been named to LinkedIn’s new list of Influencers joining the likes of President Barack Obama, CEO Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, T. Boone Pickens among only 400 others. The new program offers the 175 million users of the professional networking site the chance to follow the musings and expert advice from a panel of universally-recognized thought leaders and industry-specific movers and shakers.
Webcast “Digital Darwinism: How Brands Can Survive the Rapid Evolution of Society and Technology” will stream live Thursday, December 13 at 10 a.m. PT/1 pm ET
Author, analyst, and futurist Brian Solis will be discussing the future of business and the importance of adapting to emergent trends in a webcast titled, “Digital Darwinism: How Brands Can Survive the Rapid Evolution of Society and Technology.” The webcast is part of Oracle’s Social Business Thought Leaders Webcast Series.
John Balla of sas attended Brian Solis’ keynote during the 2012 NCDM Conference presented by the Direct Marketing Association. Here’s his excellent recap of the presentation…
Apparently the “big” in “big data” is only going to get bigger. And it turns out that organizations have not prioritized big data as much as they perhaps should because too many of them aren’t effectively leveraging customer data across channels. Both of those are positions held by the Altimeter Group’s Brian Solis, and he backs them up convincingly with both primary and secondary research, distilled here into seven ways for marketers to respond to big data.
Brian Solis, award-winning author and principal at Altimeter Group, is scheduled to speak on December 6 at LeWeb in Paris. LeWeb is Europe’s biggest tech conference, running from December 4-6. This year’s theme centers around hyperconnectivity and “The Internet of Things.”
Solis’ session, “The Human API and the Internet of Things” is scheduled for December 6 at 11:20 am.
Brian Solis is principal at Altimeter Group, a research firm focused on disruptive technology. A digital analyst, anthropologist, and futurist, Solis has studied and influenced the effects of emerging technology on business, marketing, and culture. Solis is also globally recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders and published authors in new media. His new book, What's the Future of Business (WTF), explores the landscape of connected consumerism and how business and customer relationships unfold and flourish in four distinct moments of truth. His previous book, The End of Business as Usual, explores the emergence of Generation-C, a new generation of customers and employees and how businesses must adapt to reach them. Prior to End of Business, Solis released Engage, which is regarded as the industry reference guide for businesses to market, sell and service in the social web.