Intelligent intranets, fact or fiction?

The semantic web is just around the corner, but are we paying enough attention to intellectual capital vested in our intranets and internal networks? For many organisations ‘sentient intranets’ may be a more valuable near term prospect than Big Data or the semantic web. Arguably, organisations have vested considerable intellectual capital in intranets that has […]

Empty brands:

What happens when your brand has no social, ethical or environmental foundations? Do brands that are simply economic or perhaps more superficial enjoy long term success? Answer: yes. At least they did.   Focus on real values As marketing, brand building and public relations become more sophisticated¬†there are always opportunities to promote style over content, […]

Smarter customer experiences

Surely customer experience is about building trust longer term, a more fulfilling value exchange, not just a series of sales transactions enabled by smart digital technologies.                       As digital and social become pervasive we will not need to talk about them as separate strategies, channels […]