Browsing All posts tagged under »LinkedIn«

Is IACCM’s new socially interactive website a sign of an emerging threat to public social networks like LinkedIn and Facebook . . . Maybe!

January 19, 2011


We took the best from social network sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn and incorporated these features into the new socially interactive IACCM website . . . So commented Bob Emery, the General Manager, Marketing and Development for the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management “IACCM” during his Webinar tour of the exciting new […]

The Zycus Forum: Could better intelligence have prevented the massive recall woes of the once revered Toyota Supply Chain?

May 18, 2010


The following is the member transcript from a current Zycus Forum Exchange discussion regarding the question “Could better intelligence have prevented the massive recall woes of the once revered Toyota Supply Chain?” Use the following link to join in on, or to simply follow the discussion: Zycus Spend Intelligence Resource Group.  (Note: if you are […]

Does Ning CEO Rosenthal Announcement Mark the Beginning of the End of Our Social Networking Free Ride?

April 17, 2010


so I’ve come here to give you a hand and lead you into the promised land so… come on and take a free ride [free ride!] Lyrics from the song Free Ride by Edgar Winter Group Denise, a member of my Facebook community shared a link earlier today regarding a major announcement from Ning’s new […]

Pew Survey indicates that blogging has lost its lustre, but do you agree?

February 25, 2010


Earlier this week I received an e-mail from a fellow host on the Blog Talk Radio Network in which the link to a February 21st article in the Music Industry News Network titled “Social Media and Young Adults” was included. The article made reference to “Two Pew Internet Project surveys,” that revealed a noticeable “decline […]

What are the three biggest challenges suppliers face in their efforts to win government business?

February 23, 2010


Being well into the 7-Part “Seven Steps to Success: Jump Start Government Contract Series” with expert author Judy Bradt on the PI Window on Business Show on Blog Talk Radio, the launch of the Public Sector Suppliers Forum on LinkedIn and of course the Essential Connections Blog, we seem to have touched on a hot […]

Strategic Sourcing: Emerging Practices & Supplier Discovery and Visibility Groups Launched

October 11, 2009


Social networking has redefined how we interact and do business. Nowhere has this been more evident than in the way associations and information sources are attempting to transform themselves into real-time, globally connected intelligence providers. It is an important step as professionals are looking for a collaborative forum that extends beyond the mere provision of […]

Patrick Quirk Appointed CEO of Emptoris (My Preliminary Reaction)

October 1, 2009


Oracle has acquired GoldenGate, a leading provider of real-time data integration solutions. GoldenGate’s best-in-class solutions enable real-time data integration and management by capturing and delivering updates of critical information as the changes occur and providing continuous synchronized data across heterogeneous environments. Companies are expected to gain improved business intelligence across the enterprise, with more accurate […]

The Perfect Networker and the Southwest Effect

September 30, 2009


Like you, I receive many invitations to join what seems like an endless number of social networks. Despite the various networks to which I can claim membership, the three primary communities to which I belong are Ecademy, LinkedIn and Facebook. Based on the age demographics – Facebook is geared to the twenty-something crowd, while LinkedIn […]

If You Are New to LinkedIn Then this is a Segment You Will Not Want to Miss!

August 26, 2009


In today’s interview with bestselling author of 27 books Patrice-Anne Rutledge we discussed in depth her newest project that hit the shelves today in major bookstores throughout the US and Canada. Titled “Sams Teach Yourself LinkedIn in 10 Minutes,” Patrice’s book is the ultimate primer, guide and quite frankly quintessential resource to get you up […]

The Gathering Storm (What is Behind LinkedIn Policy Regarding Member Usage?)

July 30, 2009


I would have to say that my July 28th interview with Neal Schaffer (including the lead-up to the actual broadcast) was equal parts interesting, thought provoking and to a certain degree surreal. While the segment answered as many questions as it created, based on the flurry of calls, e-mails and yes even responses to my […]