Archive for October 2011

The Purpose-Driven Show Rolls On

We had another successful event in San Francisco featuring John Seely Brown as part of the OpenText Purpose-Driven Speaker Series. Brown is a visiting scholar at USC and the independent co-chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge. During the talk he shared his thoughts and research on intrinsic motivation, incentive systems, learning organizations, organizational…

Read More

What Can We Learn From RIM?

By now just about everyone knows about RIM’s little mishap last week with Blackberry email. Outages like these can hurt the reputation of any company, but for a tech company I think it’s much worse, especially for a company like RIM that is all about connectivity. Just to pile on a little more, it’s even…

Read More

Portland AMA — Some helpful resources

Thanks to all of the Portland AMA members who attended the luncheon on Tuesday at Bridgeport Brewing Company. If you were there , you know that Megan McKenzie provided a number of example of about how companies are using social media – both good and bad.  The key take away for me is the importance…

Read More

Portland AMA talk slide deck

Here’s the slide deck from the talk Megan Mckenzie delivered at the Portland AMA’s monthly lunch meeting today. We had a great time meeting many of the smart marketing folks from around the Portland area and look forward to hooking up with you again at future events. Stop social media madness from McKenzie Worldwide  

Read More