Woodworking Jigs and Software Robots

Forrester Research recently released a report on the emergent field of robotic process automation (RPA) – software bots you train to recognize recurrent activities in your everyday apps and websites so they can perform those activities automatically. According to Forrester, by 2021 there will be more than four million robots doing administrative and sales-related tasks.

The Future That’s Already Here

So many startling advances are being made today in machine learning, cloud computing, robotics, autonomous vehicles and virtual reality, that it’s easy to overlook biology.

Customer Communities and Lead Gen

How can you optimize the relationship between customer communities and lead gen?

What is There to Market?

Regardless of what vertical market you serve, if you make any kind of physical product, your industry is about to be disrupted by automated manufacturing.

The Ten Million Dollar Hashtag

Observations on how the #ALSIceWaterChallenge increased donations to ALS research by more than $10-million in just one week.

Social Recruiting is Shifting the Definition of Career

Social networks are now helping redefine what it means to create a career, and to advance and innovate in a career.

The Me in Social Media

Most social business tools are too focused on people’s activities, and not enough on a me-centric view that mirrors real human behavior.

Facebook Ecosystem: Marketing, Mobile & My That’s A Lot of Photos

Three interesting data points from last Friday’s TechCrunch Facebook Ecosystem Conference in Redwood City: Advertisers want analytics, mobile is brutal, and pictures are priceless.

The Awesome Value of Community

More than just a shared concern, a community is a shared identity, and joining a community redefines the possibility of who you are.