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Okanagan Marketing Summit 2013: Wednesday, November 20th


Okanagan Marketing Summit 2013 Wednesday, November 20th, 2013, Rotary Centre for the Arts Full Event Information and Tickets Here: Okanagan Marketing Summit Website Additional Contact Information The Okanagan Marketing Summit is being brought to you by Csek Creative. If you have any questions, please email info@csekcreative.com or contact us by phone at 250-862-8010 Additional Event Information The full day summit […]

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Social Media May Finally Have Become Radioactive to Investors…


One would think that this should have happened sooner….but, well, there is a human tradition here…Wikipedia currently lists 342 social media apps, emphasizing up front that their list is not exhaustive. I can think of at least two more local social media startups, one of which has just announced significant new investments. Extraordinary Popular Delusions and The Madness of Crowds, the now legendary book by Charles Mackay, first published in 1841, remains a classic text revered for its insights into social psychology and economic bubbles.

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Online Privacy Policy? What Online Privacy…?


A number of my students have asked me about online privacy. Many of us, not only students, have not spent the necessary time to read and research the privacy policies of the major online social media and e-commerce websites, much less to understand the implications they face with the current state of online privacy.  It […]

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Facebook Won’t Die. It Won’t Own The Web. It Will Just Be Mediocre


Kevin Kelleher has captured the conundrum Facebook finds itself in.  A Catch 22 situation. I and some others I know, have felt this way for some time. The slow motion flash mob, or high velocity Adizes corporate life cycle of Facebook is reaching an obvious tipping point.  I think people are tiring of the constant […]

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Marshall McLuhan Was At Least Half Right


As an undergraduate student of Speech-Communication, I vividly recall learning about Marshall McLuhan, and the day we all watched the short video The Global Village,   a short kaleidoscopic film, and read the very brief pictorial paperback book, “The Medium is the Message,”multiple times.  Both were way ahead of their time.  These were heady times in the […]

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UBC Digital U Competition: We Are Way Overdue To Make Our Mark


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Management In The Brave New World: The Cloud, Big Data And Smart Mobile


This is the first in a series I will be posting on management education and the crucial link with cyber skills and awareness of how the Web works. Profound changes in the World of Information, “the cyber world,”  are dramatically impacting management: the urgent need for management to understand the brave new cyber world, to […]

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Very impressed with HootSuite After Playing Around For A Couple of Hours


Very impressed with HootSuite after playing around for a couple of hours. I like pretty much everything about, most importantly the working business model. No need to say more. http://ow.ly/fyYSt

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Facebook’s False Face Undermines Its Credibility


My LinkedIn post this morning, “Code Literacy: A 21st Century Requirement,” led me to read this article from the New York Times, and to consider just how complex the cyber world has become for all of us. Managing your internal IT environment is becoming a thing of the past, passe’ and utterly inadequate in the […]

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Strategy As Simple Rules


From the Harvard Business Review, October 2012 issue..   http://hbr.org/2001/01/strategy-as-simple-rules/ar/1?conversationId=3309386

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