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USA TODAY Features Excerpt from Brian Solis’ New Book, What’s the Future of Business

USA TODAY featured a full excerpt from Brian Solis’ new book, WTF. The piece discusses how businesses should embrace disruptive technology as catalyst for change, not the reason for it. He believes that the customer journey is still evolving. But, how businesses react and ultimately lead the enhancement of relationships is not solely determined by technology though. To truly get closer to customers takes a culture of customer-centricity, empowerment and innovation. Read the excerpt here.

Venture Beat Features Q&A with Brian Solis

Venture Beat Features Q&A with Brian Solis

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…

Following SXSW, Shaq and Solis Hold Court Again on Revolution and at the Shaq Summit in Los Angeles

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. (AP Photo/Statesman.com, Deborah Cannon) (The Verge)

Entourage’s Adrian Grenier and Brian Solis Explore the Future of Music on Revolution

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….

New Report from Altimeter’s Brian Solis and Charlene Li Reveals Startling Gap Between “Social Media” and a “Social Business”

“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.” The report also provides readers with prescriptive recommendations…

CNET Asks Brian Solis Why Teens are Tiring of Facebook

(Credit: James Martin/CNET) 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… The under-13, tween crowd, including one CNET editor’s daughter, technically isn’t allowed to use the application, as dictated by the terms of service and a federal restriction (though the law is changing…

Brian Solis and Shaquille O’Neal take to the court for SXSW 2013 interview

Brian Solis and Shaquille O’Neal take to the court for SXSW 2013 interview

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. The event, “Shaq Goes Social: The Big Interview,” is slated for Monday March 11 from 12:30 pm -1:30 pm. One of the biggest personalities in the sports world, Shaquille has more than 3,000,000 likes…

LinkedIn Names Brian Solis as an Official Influencer

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. The hand-selected Influencer panel includes business moguls, politicians, Internet bloggers, self-help gurus and entrepreneurs. Solis joins…

Oracle and Brian Solis to host webcast on “Digital Darwinism”

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. The webcast will be…

Seven Ways for Marketers to Respond to Big Data from Brian Solis

Seven Ways for Marketers to Respond to Big Data from Brian Solis

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…

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