Category Archives: Communication

Branding – Making it Effective

It always amazes me at the somewhat common sense things that are shared through an intellectual prism courtesy of TED. Founded 29 years ago, TED has been spreading worthy ideas through its annual TED conferences, regional TEDx conferences and other … Continue reading

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The Power of Crowdsourcing – More than Problem Solving

Yes, without a doubt, crowdsourcing has successfully solved countless organizational problems that likely may not have been solved through traditional research and design/development processes. Traditional thinking required specialized problem solvers working in small teams to analyze, develop corrective actions, implement … Continue reading

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Growth and Power of Blogs

Jorn Barger, father of the term weblog and subsequently blog, initialized the transition from Usenet discussion board or newsgroup environments to personalized websites that allowed for free expression and self-disclosure by an individualized writer. Over the past decade and a … Continue reading

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Do Not Fear Big Data

Big Data: the high volume, high velocity and high-variety information assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of information processing for enhanced insight and decision making (Gartner). What is Big Data? Do you know? Do you read these simple seven letters … Continue reading

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What Has Happened to Our Newspapers? – 6630

(Blog posts with a four number identifier after the title reflect the course number that this blog was written for. Over the next 10 weeks an increasing number of posts will have a number at the end as both courses … Continue reading

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Journalism’s Evolving Landscape

Journalism, the basic act of providing content to an interested public, is evolving. Traditionally viewed as a practice performed by members of an institutional organization, journalism is beginning to encompass many more individuals than those simply under the employment of … Continue reading

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My Morning Rundown.

Every morning a number of e-mails hit my inbox. Purposefully setup as a means to get the intellectual juices going for the day, these e-mails provide my first interaction with the happenings of the late evening and early morning. Ranging … Continue reading

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