As summer the season winds down, the fall conference season kicks in full force. It is my second day back from Black Rock City, Nevada where over 65,000 desert dwellers indulged in creative workshops, admiring and climbing giant sculptures, riding art cars of different sizes and shapes, dancing, hopping and dub-stepping to non-stop music and other interactive and engaging activities and events. Out in the radical environment of unpredictable dust storms, scorching heat, scarce water supply and zero connectivity these engaging desert events are welcome forces of stimulation. It was a radically different experience yet incredible.
I was recently invited to speak about mobile content delivery at the Intelligent Content Conference on May 8-9 in San Francisco. If you’re there, I invite you to come check out my panel from 11:30AM — 12:15PM! My talk will be focused on ‘Cracking Mobile Content’, where I’ll (hopefully!) illustrate how healthcare organizations can learn from real world use-cases and apply best practices for getting content into the hands of their mobile workforce. Register for a full complimentary conference pass and receive a Showcase Basic Edition license.
With over 200,000 businesses using Box.com, including most of the Fortune 500, it was love-at-first-build at Taptera. We had good reason to choose Box for developing our Showcase app—Box offers the best platform to build and deliver the finest mobile content and collaboration apps for the enterprise.
Big data. It's the term on the tip of every C-level executive's tongue, and you can't flip through an issue ofForbes or CIO without seeing at least one story mentioning the impact it is going to have across every industry. Recently, Kimberly Collins, a vice president at Gartner Research, predicted that big data will be the next major "disruptive technology" to affect the way businesses interact with customers, and advised chief information officers to start thinking about how to integrate it with CRM systems now if they want to reap the long-term strategic benefits.
Event organizers are saying goodbye to paper mailers, programs and pamphlets and hello to the digital age. There is no denying we live in a mobile, social and local world and this doesn’t change just because we’re spending a few days at a conference or industry event.