#Socialnomics 2014: A lot happened in five years

A popular video in corporate presentations, seminars, webinars and other events aimed at educating business people about social media is Social Media Revolution, published in 2009 by author Erik Qualman to support his best-selling book, Socialnomics. Since 2009, the video has been updated a few times to take into account how social media is evolving […]

Putting wearable tech in the business context

A quick search on Google for the term “wearable technology” will produce some 162,000 results, about what you might expect for two very broad key words on such a topic. The focus of course is very much a consumer one, where there is plenty to find about products like Google Glass, fitness bands, smartwatches, wearable […]

The big idea from Sprinklr

Less than three months after its acquisition of social business pioneer Dachis Group, social media SaaS vendor Sprinklr launches the next stage in its drive to bring greater integrated ‘social at scale’ ability to large enterprises with the introduction of paid social media to its modular infrastructure software platform. In its announcement today, Sprinklr says […]

Don’t let your #heartbleed over web security

One word that’s been all over the web this past week is ‘Heartbleed.” Together with a highly-visible image, it has been the focus of much commentary and opinion, some of it contradictory, some of it confusing. Heartbleed is a major security vulnerability on the internet, one that I’ve seen described as “11 on a a […]

Igloo Software joins FIR as our latest sponsor

Please join us in welcoming Igloo Software as the latest FIR Podcast Network sponsor. Igloo, which offers a web-based platform for collaborating at work, will join Ragan Communications and CustomScoop as sponsors of The Hobson and Holtz Report. Through the Igloo platform, employees can share files, get (and share) answers, solve problems, locate information and […]