The Executive’s Guide to Digital Transformation

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Digital transformation is a popular industry buzzword, but a difficult concept to master as it covers so much ground. More importantly, it’s your responsibility to ensure that your organization remains competitive, and uses digital transformation as a means to grow and innovate.

10 Mobile Apps for Highly Creative People

Duarte Blog

With an increasing number of mobile design options emerging by the day, creative people are finding new and powerful ways to flesh out their visual concepts while on the move. Autodesk introduces their digital sketching software to iOS and Android.

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Digitizing and Widgetizing Our Textbooks

The Communication Blog

The textbook as many of us have known it, it on the way out and the digital/widgetal textbook is in. The Digital/Widgetal Textbook A digital textbook is simply an e-book, a book that can be read on your computer, laptop, tablet, or phone. Except for the fact that it can be accessed electronically, the digital textbook is little different from a print book. Reasons for the Move to Digital/Widgetal There are lots of reasons for the move from print to digital/widgetal.

How else will mobile phones ruin your life?

More than PowerPoint...

Over 80% of American adults now use some kind of mobile phone. The mobile phone frees us from the shackles of planning and commitment. People use their cell phones, excuse me — I mean mobile phones — excuse me, I mean smart phones — for more than calling these days.

How to Start Digitizing Your Supply Chain Management

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To achieve better levels of interactions, increase transparency in between those functions and improve service levels, most businesses are now considering digitization. Just what is digitization in the context of the supply chain management?

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Verizon + AOL = Sad Times For Non-Video/Mobile Content-Providers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Unless content-providers are skilled in online video and mobile, they should be very nervous this evening. Cool is merely the price of entry in digital media.

2015 65

"988" - A Three-Digit Suicide Hotline Could Save Lives

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The FCC reported earlier this week that it has received an overwhelmingly positive response to its study about implementing a three-digit number for a suicide hotline. After all, just about everyone has a mobile phone which is with them at all time.

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Web/Mobile: Research Replaces Opinion

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The mutations in ecommerce have been too abrupt and pervasive for the luxury of using web/digital space for raw opinion.  Time to get serious, again. 

Executive Communication Skills: Tech Habits

Matt Eventoff

Technology has changed how we work and often where we work, as we are now all mobile, and always on. Recently there have been some great articles with lots of terrific points from great sources, including a few I have contributed to in the New York Times , Investor’s Business Daily , Forbes and Entrepreneur , around potential pitfalls to avoid when meshing our new found mobility with face-to-face interaction in the workplace.

"Digital First" Probably Won't Save Metro Newspapers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's despite the proliferation of mobile devices.   So-called "Digital First" at newspapers probably won't be enough to save them.

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11 Tips: When Technology Comes to Work

Matt Eventoff

There are now countless potential pitfalls to avoid when meshing our new found mobility with face-to-face interaction in the workplace. – Many people (myself included) take notes digitally. Technology in the workplace has certainly become a proverbial “double-edged sword.”

Facebook, laggard in mobile ads, likely to get in by March

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The only issue is how long will that take for digital users to do whatever via wireless phones or tablets.   Google, Apple, and Millennial Media have already been selling mobile advertising.  Dmyla - Dreamstime.com.

THE SOCIAL MEDIA MONTHLY: Print publication for web-based/mobile era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 That means it combines the delightful hand-feel of print with current information and insight from thought leaders in web-based/mobile communications.     However, a digital content-provider such as myself got plenty from the read. 

Digital Age, But Oil and Pastel Portraits Still in Demand: Painter Irene Nunn Explains

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" The difference between a hand-painted and digital portrait is in the former's connection to the human touch and the imperfection that entails." Digital photos and online videos are everywhere.  How can demand for oil and pastel portraits survive the digital age?

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Brandon Vezmar - What Was Theatre's Policy on Digital Devices & Other Legal Issues

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Usually, it's explicitly announced that any use of mobile devices is banned. Brandon Vezmar is a national joke, especially on talk radio. H ere is the light-hearted coverage of his legal issue in USA Today. Vezmar is filing a complaint in a Texas Small Claims Court for $17.31.

2017 52

1 in 10 traditional media enterprises will survive & only if they go digital, Clark Gilbert opines

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  At the Local Mobile Advertising Conference, Clark Gilbert predicted that 1 in 10 of current media enterprises will survive and they will only do that if they go digital.    They just aren't absorbing how rapidly digital, especially mobile, is dominating. Hey, well-paid workers and management at THE NEW YORKER and CNN listen up. 

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Jesus Christ as Grassroots Lobbyist - Digital brings us back there

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Had there been digital technology then, he would have been constantly updating his page on Facebook, recruiting for followers on LinkedIn, tweeting, podcasting, downloading videos on YouTube and texting on mobile devices. But his strategies were the same as those of the most influential digitals, e.g. Drudge, Cox, Huffington, and the God's Plenty at Gawker and Politico.    With digital, everyone of us is a lobbyist. 

The Revolution = Use-It-Or-Lose-It Platform for Professional Upward Mobility

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In this digital era, the old-line theatre in the street has migrated to screens.   Meanwhile, the former conservative digital news site Drudge Report keeps upping its influence - and page views. Timing is everything.

2017 52

Hunker Bunker, Digital Naives, Cagey Cookies - Manhattan Old Media Ain't Telling You About

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The second major space in Manhattan is growing larger daily with the digital naives.    Before even hiring me as a writer for print and digital articles about his amazing product, the believer wanted me to sit through a whole product demonstration.    The digital naives are constantly advertising for consulting help on Craigslist.    Metro North commuter line is our mobile office.

2009 40

Understanding Gen Z: Characteristics, Habits, and Differences from Millennials Explained

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Generation Z (or Zoomers for short) is the new cohort of young, digitally-native and hypercognitive folks who already comprise 24.3% They are fully used to living in the digital world dominated by social networks, mobile apps and all sorts of other tech gizmos.

2020 95

Why Customer Centricity Will Win You More Business (in 2020)

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Even if we circle back in time to the pre-digital era, we can still spot how customer-centric culture (aka building things for the customer ) was driving some companies to success and leaving others in the dust. But their customers were already eyeing digital cameras.

2020 73

The New York Times - Role Model For How To Fail, First Gradually, Then More Quickly

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

More than a decade after digital disrupted publishing, The New York Times, reports Dylan Byers in Politico , has decided to accelerate its Digital First initiative. Content-providers, such as Ana Marie Cox, who were awake went to work for all-digitals like Gawker.

2015 65

Ernestine The Operator Replaced by AT&T Superhero Frank

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Now, of course, phones as well as all the other digital whatevers are such a daily necessity that we carry them around.  Twice, Frank at AT&T Mobility, 6000 Mahoning Avenue, Austintown, Ohio, saved my business and about 400 bucks. It's funny to think about it.

2019 52

Permanent Work-at-Home - LinkedIn-Type Networks Will Surge in Influence (and other implications)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those who have done both - did face time in offices and telecommuted - know how much professional mobility and shots at plum assignments can be lost by not being there. For X dollars you can have a digital subscription will go the promos.

2020 56

New York Times Has Lousy Q3

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That was even though digital advertising was up 21%, mostly on mobile. The money is in digital. Digital sites ranging from Yahoo to Gawker have also eliminated journalists. No surprise, the parent of The New York Times reported a lousy Q3.

Vice Media - Its Beef About Google's Advertising Business Could Be Documented in Federal/State Antitrust Lawsuits

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Recently, Vice, along with other digital-first media such as Quartz, had to lay off staff because of the collapse of advertising revenues.  " Such as high profile lawsuit could be the platform for extreme professional upward mobility. "Both the Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust lawsuits against Alphabet's Google - are well into planning for litigation."

2020 40

Verizon Media Group - About 800 to Lose Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, its dream of deriving big-time revenues from digital advertising was just that - a dream.    In the future, Verizon will move more in the direction of mobile and video.  Verizon's ambitious plans for its Media Group didn't pan out.

2019 56

Yes, You Learn Most from Your Clients, Including "In" Writing Style Guides

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A sign of digital times, more and more bookstores don't have that on their shelves.   In some native digital media outlets, citing tabloids might be cool. The advantage of having assignments - versus not having any - is not simply money.

2019 56

[Podcast] eSpeakers, What have you done for me lately? With Joe Heaps

Speaker Launcher

eSpeakers started years ago as a calendar and event management tool but has since evolved as a digital hub for speakers. eSpeakers started years ago as a calendar and event management tool but has since evolved as a digital hub for speakers. 18:06 Mobile layout for eSpeakers and your website…it’s a big deal! Joe Heaps, Chief Marketing Officer for eSpeakers, drops by to talk about some of what’s new and what’s coming soon with eSpeakers.

2017 52

Product Review: Anoto penPresenter

Beyond Bullet Points

If that’s the case, you may want to try Anoto penPresenter , which comes with a digital pen and special paper to help you get started drawing on your presentations. It’s about the size of a quarter, which helps mobile presenters using a laptop.

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NEWSWEEK - We won't be reading it in Barnes & Noble any more, or on supermarket lines

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It will only be available in digital. So   Instead they will likely be on their mobile devices catching headlines and key paragraphs on the small screen. In early 2013, NEWSWEEK won't be in print any more, announces its leader Tina Brown. 

2013 52

Nun's Nice Handwriting - If You Got It, Here's REMOTE Contract Assignment (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was back in the days when the Roman Catholic Church dominated the lives of urban-area immigrants, blue-collars, and upward-mobiles. And in those pre-digital times, handwriting was as important to success as is tech literacy currently. 

2018 52

USA Today - Can it make it financially on its own?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I wonder why I subscribed to the print edition of The Economist since it is delivered on Saturday and everything in it is in the digital edition on Friday. Digital runs cheap. That's how digital media companies started out and that's how they operate.

2014 56

Wersell's Bike Shop, Toledo, OH - Building a Biking Infrastructure(one fix-it course, at a time)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That includes courses on fixing bikes, special events for bikers to travel and socialize, a mobile van which comes to where bikers get stuck, and complimentary updates on developments in everything from styling to technology. Climate change. The high cost of maintaining a car.

2019 52

Books Sold Online: Testimonials don't help

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It takes plenty more than that static measure in this era of folks orbiting on the web and mobile at such high speed.   And not only digitally

Harvey - Our Retirement Plans Might Have Just Changed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With Katrina such a distant memory in digital time, there has been chatter among us about spending our golden years or at least the semi-retirement ones along the Gulf Coast.   Tentatively, I had mapped out journeying to Mobile, Alabama, during the Christmas holiday season.

2017 52

How to Boost Productivity using the Pomodoro Technique®

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Digital devices have helped us master one art in particular more than all others, procrastination! Many analysts are now arguing the strain on productivity that digital devices are causing. Your Digital Notifications Don’t Make Sense Anymore.

Networking - It's Now Done Via Page Views, Likes, Links, Shares, Comments, Retweets, Guest Posts, LinkedIn Endorsements

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The country club and golf course have gone digital. The statistics or metrics are the bottom line for whatever on the Internet, both for web and mobile. If we are adept at digital, we have ride the volatility with ease and grace.

2015 61

How to Play a PowerPoint Slideshow on TV

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There are many ways by which you can connect your computer or mobile device to a TV for presenting your slides. Connect Your Laptop or Mobile Device Using an HDMI Cable. However, there are different mobile devices (e.g. Depending upon your TV model or the supported digital box you might be using, you can play a video slideshow by converting your PowerPoint presentation to a video format supported by your TV.

2016 60

Sponsored Content - 4 Best Practices

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" It differs from editorial in that you pay for this "placement" in media - print, digital, video and audio. In the early 1980s, Herb Schmertz delivered Mobil's messaging about energy through paid opinion-editorials in influential newspapers.

2015 65

Harvard Business Review managed to pull off rebrand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The new one has a combination of print and digital, including being an easy read on mobile. For a while, the Harvard Business Review seemed to be as relevant in business as the three-piece suit.

2016 56

What is an Innovation Strategy and Why Your Company Needs One?

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Incumbent financial institutions are losing customers to fully digital banks and other FinTechs. An innovative problem solution for a consumer: a bank decided to add biometric authentication to their mobile app to improve customer account security.

2020 52

My one (really obvious) tip that can make you amazing at reading body language…

More than PowerPoint...

Instead, we’re using our faces and bodies to communicate to another world – a digital world. The digital world is much (much) less urgent. . His face, 4 meters or so from mine, was buried in a mobile device. You’re a bit psychic. You may not know this.