Insights on the future of tech from Qualcomm’s Dr Paul E Jacobs

Funny this week that driving home from a startup event at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View I should stumble on to an NPR broadcast from the very same location, but this time featuring an interview with the very

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Google+ Explained for Business

I recently was asked to talk about how Google+ can be leveraged for business as part of the social media enablement we’re providing for our business division. It got me thinking as to where the real value lies in Google+.

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What are the key topics submitted by IBMers for SXSW?

So, voting for SXSW 2014 speaker sessions opened today. This is where you, the audience, has the opportunity to vote on upcoming sessions for the popular Austin, TX event which famously helped bring Twitter and Foursquare (ok, and a bunch

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Porter Gale on power of relationships at #SMBEB

Porter Gale knows a thing or two about building relationships, having been VP of Marketing for Virgin America amongst other things. As Porter explained at a recent Social Media Breakfast, in her book ‘Your Net worth is your Network” she

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What exactly is going on in enterprise mobility right now?

That’s a question I’m hoping to have answered at IBM Impact which kicks off today. There’ll be some smart folks around who have been chipping away at the mobile coalface, meeting customers and designing solutions, well-placed to describe what’s happening

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Our journeys part


Earlier this week my world shuddered with the passing of my daughter Micaela. Today we gathered as a community to bid her farewell and celebrate her l life. I had the opportunity to share what Micaela meant to us in

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SJSU sees strong results from bringing MOOCs into the classroom

San Jose State University (SJSU) this week announced that it will become a hub in Cal State system for introduction of third-party online education (often referred to as Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs) into existing courses. This follows the

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The roots of social business (short animated presentation)

How do social networks effect the way in which we conduct business? I’ve had the opportunity to discuss this question with industry experts, academics and (thankfully) students over the last year or so. I’ve boiled the results down into this

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