I follow the Maker Movement as a consumer, analyst and also as a maker. What is the maker movement? It a manifestation of the DIY (Do It Yourself) or DIWO (Do It With Others) culture where everyday people design, build and/or market something that they want or need on their own rather than buying something off the shelf.
Businesses today are met with unique challenges and opportunities that necessitate pause. For years, management models were developed to optimize the pursuit of business objectives.
Change is in the air. With disruptive technologies hitting businesses from the outside in and the inside out, how companies invest in technology and ultimately how people use it to get work done is under significant re-evaluation.
You don’t know s#!t from Shinola. Ever heard that saying before? This World War II era colloquialism caused a movement to revive the American watchmaking industry and with it bring to Detroit yet another chapter in its storied history in manufacturing.
Don’t let complacency undermine your company’s hyperconnected present and future. Pervasive technology fundamentally changes how people communicate, discover and connect.
Today, I’m proud to announce the release of Altimeter Group’s second report on Digital Transformation.
For the record, the image above attributes the quote, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” I know these aren’t the words of Darwin as a result of research that went into my book, The End of Business as Usual in which I introduce the concept of Digital Darwinism (the evolution of society and technology vs.
There’s a lot of talk about the future of work… Technology is indeed connecting us in ways that improve communication, discovery and connectivity.
LinkedIn and Altimeter Group published a joint report on the value of corporate social media and its role in customer and employee engagement.
Marcia W. DiStaso and Denise Sevick Bortree recently published university-level textbook to address an important topic by the same name, The Ethical Practice of Social Media in Public Relations.
How teens use social media and why it matters to you. Generation Z = (Today’s Teens, Preteens and Children) If you want a glimpse of the future of technology and its impact on society, study how younger generations interact with one another today.
Silicon Valley is more than a place, it’s a movement. While many debate where the “next” Silicon Valley will gain prominence, the point that many onlookers miss is that innovation is at the heart of the crusade.
App: Yo. User: Yo App: Yo User: Yo, sup? App: Yo User: Yo, you for real? App: Yo User: Yo, I’m out. A new app that lets you send “yo” to friends is real and its initial $1 million investment is also real.
People first. That’s where this discussion begins. My guest on this episode of Revolution is NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson.
Guest post by Gib Bassett (@gibbassett), Global Program Director, Consumer Goods, Teradata Business disruption sometimes happens very quickly, almost too fast to react.
10 quotes by Brian Solis on the Future of Business from Prezly Every now and then, I receive a nice surprise that gives me pause.
Have you ever noticed that your Facebook News Feed is the digital equivalent to “It’s a Wonderful Life?
Why Generation-C requires empathy and personalization not marketing… In 2012, I spoke at a conference in Amsterdam focused on big data and intelligence to help businesses keep pace with the new generation of connected customers.
Guest post by Andrew Jones (@andrewjns), analyst at Altimeter Group covering Social Media and Customer Experience Modern marketing is about more than just informing prospects and customers about products, but building relationships with them.
Last year, my Altimeter Group colleague Charlene Li and I published a series of research reports on the state and evolution of social business.