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AR comes before PR – just look in the dictionary #analystrelations @gartner

You’re an innovative and growing software vendor, I get that. You’ve got a fab new product that’s going drive dramatic benefits for enterprise customers, I get that.You’ve even got a blog to push out great customer stories now and then, I get that too. But how do you accelerate growth without piling on expensive sales … Continue reading

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TUCON 2013 – great list of speakers but not all slides and talk… interviews too,but how far will they go?

New format, big risk, monster rewards Rather than go with the tried ( tired ) format of getting a client to present a hours worth of Powerpoint slides to a lifeless audience, we thought we’d go for a slightly higher risk interview format.  I interviewed a client on stage with my questions and those submitted … Continue reading

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When sailing gets in the way of work; time to retire @oracleopenworld @americascup @Benioff

It should have been beautifully coordinated.  The plan was as follows: Oracle TeamUSA are  victorious and hold onto the Cup with the last race no later that 21st Sept OralceOpenWorld starts on 22nd with Larry Ellison keynote holding the Cup aloft What has actually happened is the racing has dragged onto today – 25th Sept. … Continue reading

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Gartner “Engage to Succeed” and improv for business. FREE eBook #gartnerpcc

At the Gartner Portals, Collaboration and Content Summit the theme is “Engage to Succeed”.  And at the end of second day they have Neil Mullarkey, a professional improviser, talking about improv as a mechanism to engage people. Improv for business So as a short preview on improv for the business.  There is 1 principle and … Continue reading

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Red Bull Youth America’s Cup – press briefing streamed @RBYAC

Expectations are high for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. Spectators want to see exciting racing. Sailors want to see exciting racing. In a recent article called “The REAL America’s Cup” it was suggested that this was the perfect supporting act for the America’s Cup Final. But this is 10 AC45′s fleet racing rather than … Continue reading