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Ask Five Questions Before You Innovate

by Jennifer Polk  |  October 27, 2017

Digital marketers find themselves at the front lines of innovation for a variety of reasons. The rise of digital marketing positioned marketing leaders who embraced digital as change agents. Then,...

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Did Keynes Forecast Bitcoin?

by Andrew White  |  October 13, 2017

Well no, he didn't.  But he did suggest a new currency that could leverage such innovation. During the planning of the the Bretton Woods conference in 1944, John Maynard Keynes...

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Whither Apple's iCloud?

by Andrew White  |  October 10, 2017

I saw this article (Apple's exec in charge of back-end technology for iCloud has left) and in reading it I observed that Apple is paying its competitors for cloud infrastructure services. ...

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The Economist this week: On Start-ups, disruption, and the cost of a new ideas

by Andrew White  |  October 9, 2017

  There were some interesting articles in this week's Economist (Sept 30-Oct 6) that warranted special attention. Entrepreneurship in America: Gazelles in the heartland. The article first sets the stage...

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The Promise and Practice of Cloud

by Andrew White  |  September 26, 2017

I have a few thoughts to share with you ahead of our Symposium season that continues in Orlando next week.  If you like the idea below, or if you disagree...

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Why CMO Don't Want to be the CEO

by Jennifer Polk  |  September 21, 2017

“If everything is important, then nothing is.”              Patrick Lencioni The scope of nearly every role, not just marketing, is expanding in all different directions. Even the janitor is tasked with...

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The Digital Economy is Making us Worse Off. Apparently.

by Andrew White  |  September 15, 2017

I was caught in a three way mind-meld this morning.  I was just writing an email to a work colleague about a book I just came across.  More than a...

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Balance Strategic Vision and Tactical Execution

by Jennifer Polk  |  September 7, 2017

Successful CMOs understand the need to be well-rounded, delivering and demonstrating both strategic vision and tactical execution. Marketing leaders who focus too much of one or not enough of the...

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2 x Life Science Hype Cycles

by Michael Shanler  |  July 29, 2017

While the spring rains drenched the northeastern U.S. and parts of Europe, Jeff, Steve, and I were hard at work authoring, arranging, writing, reviewing,  re-reviewing, re-re-reviewing our content.  After countless...

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A CIO’s 24 Hours of Le Mans

by Michael Shanler  |  June 28, 2017

CIOs are competing in an endurance race.  Winning requires carefully orchestrated activities that rely on technology, team work, precision driving, and a bit of luck.   As in racing, the victorious...

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