What's funny to you or I may not be to anyone else.Case in point - SpecSavers' press ad in the UK today over the Korean flag mixup at #London2012.I can see the humour certainly. But I wonder how the Koreas might especially with both flags portrayed together like that. Pretty sensitive issues for both, especially North Korea. Embedded LinkSpecsavers ad seizes on Korea flag fiasco | Advertising news | CampaignSpecsavers ad seizes on Korea flag fiasco. Campaign, first for … [Read more...] about Humour’s a funny thing
According to Dilbert. Love the humour, which reminds me of a workplace culture I experienced a previous life or two ago.No trust at all. Mind you, employee behaviours didn't help. And leadership was dysfunctional, at best.All a virtuous circle, though - management didn't trust employees; employees cared little about their work because management didn't trust them, didn't seem to care about them... How different it all could have been.How's your workplace? Familiar sounding or an … [Read more...] about The definition of management
+McKinsey & Company has a good assessment of social media in their quarterly journal article "Demystifying social media."The chart you see here shows a visual representation of key points in the article. It's good and something I would guess will make its way into the PowerPoint decks of anyone doing a presentation to the C-Suite.But I pray its title doesn't catch on as a snappy descriptor for what social media is: "Social media enables targeted marketing responses at individual … [Read more...] about Bingo!
Humour aside, a "bad tablet and an even worse phone"? In my experience, an excellent tablet but probably not good as a phone. Much depends on what you want to use such a device for.I have a Dell Streak (the original 5-incher) and I'm testing a Samsung Galaxy Note, about the same size as a Streak. Both devices are definitely not for primary use as a phone - you feel a real prat with one of these stuck to your ear - but neat as a tool for interacting with people on Twitter and social networks, … [Read more...] about Dilbert’s unique take on the mini-tablet market
I first posted this video satire about the Blackberry (and Apple) smartphone by comedians Harry Enfield and Ronnie Corbett last December. In light of the continuing serious downtime issues with RIM's Blackberry network, affecting users worldwide, it seems exceptionally apt to take another look. (If you don't see the video embedded above, watch it at YouTube.) On a serious note, though, this ongoing outage presents Blackberry maker RIM with an alarming loss of reputation, never mind considering … [Read more...] about My Blackberry is (still) not working