Tag: Tom Williams
You know the problem with social media? It can take you down the rabbit hole. So, why do we shuffle and re-shuffle our work and why do we keep an eye on the social media channels?
Because you never know when lightening may strike.
Lightening struck for me recently. I happened to be checking my twitter stream…for the 1,000th time, and I saw a tweet from a colleague of mine, Nick Seguin, cofounder of DynamIt to Jeremiah Owyang, Partner at Altimeter Group about Jeremiah being in Columbus. I immediately scanned Jeremiah’s latest tweets and saw he had indeed come to Columbus for about 24 hours for a client meeting.
Nick and I both reached out to Jeremiah via Twitter’s Direct … Read More »
Today’s Friday Video Blog is about the macro economic difference between Big Companies and Small Business. Don’t take this the wrong way. I have nothing against Big Companies – I worked in three multi-billion / multi-national corporations before starting InnoGage. It’s just that many times the Big dogs forget how important the small businesses are.
Welcome to my Friday video blog. Today’s topic is innovation in Corporate America and why we don’t see much of it in many companies. I believe that the future of the United States depends heavily on whether or not our companies continue to innovate.
Oh, and I brush my teeth at the end of the video!
I also came across this great post by I, Cringely – on Technology. Although the focus is not innovation, it is on job creation. According to this post, startups systematically create jobs and new ideas while large corporations systematically kill jobs. Very interesting perspective with an interesting parallel to my video. I highly suggest you give it a read!
I was honored to be recently spotlighted by the eduWEB Conference. The eduWEB conference is an “annual, internationally recognized event for the higher education community, attracting those who are involved in online strategy, marketing and technology”
I had the privilege of speaking at the conference this past summer in Chicago. It was at this innovative conference where the InnoGage team joined up with the great folks at Jadu to pioneer a new kind of sponsorship. Instead of just running a table, we sponsored the social media for the event. We hired social media consultants who were on the run during the entire conference shooting high quality images and video which were loaded to eduWEB branded Flickr and YouTube pages. We also ran a live video feed off the … Read More »
I was recently interviewed by Ben Blanquera, blogger for Columbus Tech Life. Not only is the blog a great write-up but I am very excited about what Ben is doing to spur growth and innovation in the IT and Social Media community in central Ohio.
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