I spent Friday afternoon last week at LIKE Ideas 2013 where the topic of discussion was Big Data. I’m quite sceptical of the current hype – any current hype usually – and Dom Pollard flashing up Gartner’s hype curve with Big Data approaching the first peak indicates that it’s worth thinking carefully before being seduced. Origins and examples “Big data” has emerged as a topic … Continue reading LIKE Ideas 2013: Big Data
Useful new short film from Red Sky Vision featuring Neville Hobson, David Ferrabee and Richard Dennison, among others: “There is disconnect between how immersed and digitally connected employees are outside of the workplace, and how their internal communications are being delivered. On the ground, employees are still posting printed communications on the water cooler when they can be engaged, led and informed via the latest … Continue reading Video: Social Media @ Work
The publicity for last night’s London Area Communicators’ Group October Meetup was intriguing: based around social networking, it would take place in Clerkenwell Theatre and feature a group of actors. Unsurprisingly given such novelty, it filled up quickly. Arriving early after an energising stroll up from the Thames, I was greeted warmly at the door and asked to complete a profile which I taped up … Continue reading “Carry On Up The Network” – Best Network Event Ever?