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Newsletter Archive: 2014
Don't let an Internet blackhole swallow your network.
The Internet is a galaxy of information and opportunity, but beware of numerous black holes that suck your bandwidth and expose your network to the cyber threats.

Date: 2014-11-19
Digital Transformation is About Empathy First and Technology Second
Every day, there's seemingly yet another disruptive trend that emerges out of nowhere which affects consumer behavior and the future of everything along with it. Many of you already follow some of the most notable trends disrupting markets today and I know you're devising new strategies as a result in order to compete in these ever shifting markets.

Date: 2014-11-18
Avoid those Internet black holes with GFI WebMonitor
The Internet is a galaxy of information and opportunity, but beware of numerous black holes. The Internet is a time sink, ‘encouraging’ users to check their personal email or spend long periods on social media sites like Facebook or Twitter while at work.

Date: 2014-11-10
How many of your users are sucking the life out of your bandwidth?
Streaming audio and video sites are bandwidth-hungry and can cause network bottlenecks, primarily when special news or events are transmitted live or shared online. High-profile sports, newsworthy events, or viral videos watched by several employees simultaneously during working hours create severe strain on company bandwidth.

Date: 2014-10-29 h
Is "Privacy and Security" Really Dead?
86% of internet users have tried to use the internet in ways to minimize the visibility of their digital footprints. 55% of internet users have taken steps to hide from specific people or organizations. - Pew Research

Date: 2014-10-14
Manage risk without compromising freedom with GFI WebMonitor
If you want to give your staff the freedom of the ‘net’ yet continue to protect your network as best as you can, GFI WebMonitor is the solution.

Date: 2014-10-13
Social, mobile, cloud and big data: knowledge as a product
As your organization starts rolling out initiatives on the big IT trends of social, mobile, cloud, and big data, employees often get caught in the eye of the storm. Seeing how complex it is to actually realize the vision that looked so great in PowerPoint, they may get discouraged and wonder why everybody is doing that. Aren't things okay the way they used to be?

Date: 2014-09-09
The Disconnect in Connecting the Workplace
Technology is indeed connecting us in ways that improve communication, discovery and connectivity. The world is becoming a much smaller place as a result. Chances are that you are connected in one network or another to people in at least 12 other countries. Although social networking and smartphones are relatively new as a staple in the everyday life of adults and kids, how we as consumers use these networks and devices is outpacing how we as employees use technology in the workplace. Over time, how we make decisions as consumers, what we come to expect from the companies that we do business with, and simply how we want to work with them is shifting the balance of power away from today's business models to the connected masses.

Date: 2014-08-12
Every Company is a Cloud Company: The Relationship Between Technology and the Future of Business
My guest on this episode of Revolution is NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson. For running one of the leading companies in the cloud business software game, Nelson is among the more grounded and sincere technology executives I've sat down with in quite a while.

Date: 2014-07-17
The Benefits of Building, Joining or Growing a Mastermind Group
Anyone who has read Napoleon Hill's often cited business classic, Think and Grow Rich will be familiar with the business use of something called a Mastermind Group. Hill's book recounts how many successful business people rely on a small, tight-knit group of advisors to help them build their businesses.

Date: 2014-06-17
Matching Marketing Technology to Business Strategy: A Starting Framework
As you may know, I'm working with Scott Brinker of Chief Martech blog fame and Third Door Media on the MarTech marketing technology conference set for August 19-20 in Boston.*

Date: 2014-05-13
6 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Google+
Here’s one of my favorite current hobbies: I sit down with potential clients, throw out a reference to Google+ and pause for the inevitable response – that “it’s never going to take off” or “we don’t believe in it.”

Date: 2014-03-11
Creating a Boundaryless Organization
The first and most important truth any leader must understand is that the human beings who work inside every kind of organization possess unlimited potential. They have the ability to solve any problem and the adaptability to respond to unforeseen circumstances. It may be the most overworked truism in the business world, but employees are indeed the most valuable resource and asset that any company has.

Date: 2014-02-18
4 Marketing Tech Trends To Watch in 2014
I’m not a big fan of year-end summaries and forecasts, mostly because I produce summaries and forecasts all year round. But I pulled together a few thoughts last week in response to a request, only to discover I had misunderstood what was wanted. Rather than let my precious wisdom go to waste*, I’ll share below what I think will be most important marketing technology trends of 2014.

Date: 2014-01-07
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