Archive for April, 2009

Information technology in the spotlight

Monday, April 27th, 2009

President Obama gets it. He is young enough to want to fully utilize all new, innovative technology as it constantly changes. He is visionary enough to see how that innovation can be harnessed to advance America by making our government more transparent, creating jobs , expanding access to ...

Be approachable: Gain more customers

Friday, April 24th, 2009

Over this past weekend, I had a great opportunity to learn from an emerging master. I was at a small conference and Scott, the Nametag Guy, was there to teach us about approachability. In case you don’t know about Scott, he is just a regular guy that has ...

Increase your value with a traditional web site

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

I gave it a try and I have to say I was not impressed. I kept hearing how Twitter was all the rave for word of mouth and social networking marketers so I gave it a one week trial run to see what kind of buzz I could ...

Provide quality products and service on your road to No.1

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Here is an old concept, dusted off and made new again by Nintendo. Asked when the price was going to drop for the popular game console Wii, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata explained, "It is more effective to work on how to become No. 1 on the wish list.” ...

Redundancy is a good thing

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

April 1 came and went without too much ado from the threat of the Conficker worm. According to Forbes, the viral threat was really a boon to the security industry as it gave the industry a higher profile and encouraged subscribers and purchasers to spend extra money to beef ...