Social Media

Social Media Checkup: Healthcare Industry Growing Stronger

Guest post by Adam Roumm It’s understandable why the healthcare industry has lagged behind in social media adoption. Healthcare organizations operate under an intense regulatory microscope. Executives are trained to resist sharing information with the public, unless they are forced to do so during a crisis. But, times are changing for three reasons: Regulators are […] MORE

August 11, 2014

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The Rise of the Connected Advisor

  Guest post by C. Steven Crosby Due to their central role in client relationships, advisors are at the heart of traditional wealth management models. However, the need for advisors to guide clients through options in an opaque market is increasingly being called into question. As information proliferates and technology expands, potentially disruptive new competitors […] MORE

July 18, 2014

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SMAC: Hype or Reality?

Have you heard the latest technology acronym that is revving up business executives? Vendors claim that SMAC - Social, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud - is the quadruple mix of technological elements that will rescue businesses from potential irrelevancy. If executives fall for the SMAC hype, they could end up smacking themselves in the forehead with […] MORE

June 27, 2012

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Is Social Media Leadership Critical for a CIO?

Do CIOs need to engage and evangelize public social media networks to effectively lead their organizations in social media initiatives? Or is facilitating connection and collaboration among employees and clients enough? Who is most responsible for cultivating a social corporate culture? These are the questions I asked myself after reading the news that only about […] MORE

May 03, 2012

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Social Collaboration: Four Steps to Success

Co-authored with Jeff Auker Enterprise software deployments are complex, customized to each customer and incredibly time consuming. To speed rollouts and improve customer satisfaction, one of the largest software companies in the world had a gutsy idea: let customers, partners and employees communicate about implementations. If connected, they could collaborate to uncover consistencies between installations […] MORE

February 22, 2012

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Time is Running Out for the CIO to Lead on Social Media

Setting my clocks back this weekend for Daylight Savings Time got me thinking about how some CIOs are at risk of getting left behind on social media. The current situation reminds me of what transpired at the dawn of e-Commerce back in the mid-90s. CIOs were dragging their feet on e-Commerce rollouts so the sales and […] MORE

November 07, 2011

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Social Media Monitoring and Analysis

Guest post by Jeff Auker The market for the monitoring and analysis of social media conversations is beginning to hit its stride, so CIOs should expect a growing demand from your marketing colleagues for assistance selecting, installing, and maintaining a social media intelligence tool set. In conversations with CMOs here’s what they say they are […] MORE

February 17, 2011

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7 Great iPad Apps for CIOs

As we head into the weekend, maybe you will be sitting down with a coffee tomorrow morning with your iPad, wondering what to do with it beyond read email and looking at a few websites.  I thought I would share a few ideas for how you can get more out of it, especially focusing on […] MORE

October 08, 2010

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CIO’s Explore Twitter for Business - Webinar Recap

The CIOs of Sony Pictures and Clorox weren’t sold on Twitter at first, as they explained during the webcast yesterday, “CIOs Reveal Why They Tweet”. Ralph Loura, the CIO of Clorox, made a promise to himself that he would stick with it for a month to see what he got out of it. David Buckholtz, […] MORE

September 24, 2010

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5 Things I’ve Learned About Twitter

I started the CIO Twitter Dashboard a year ago today as an experiment to see what IT leaders were doing and saying with Twitter. Since then, it has grown to about 200 strong.  While there are many more IT leaders and experts using Twitter, I have kept this list focused on CIOs or those who […] MORE

June 01, 2010

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