New Media on Ulitzer
A recent study run by online business networking service www.MeettheBoss.com
shows that executives are spending an extra 11 hours a month online sharing
their professional experiences and learning from their peers.
The survey asked its executive users what direct value they gained from
spending time running blogs, writing tweets and connecting with other
executives on sites such as LinkedIn, Xing, MeettheBoss, Ryze, Facebook,
Ulitzer and Twitter.
The answers revealed that executives proficient with online activities are
spending an average of 11 hours more per month online than this time last
year – and over 90% of respondents said they felt their time online was
‘very valuable’ to their daily role.
Professionals are rushing to the Web for immediate answers to their most
pressing questions. “I find online business networking very useful,” says
In an interview for MeettheBoss.com, Spiegel was asked about the impact of
President Obama’s stated aim of increased access to ‘generic’ medicines
on the pharmaceutical industry.
“Fixing the healthcare system in America is a very complex issue and I am
not an expert on all aspects,” says Spiegel, “the collaboration that has
existed to date between academia, government, the pharmaceutical industry and
the bio tech industry has been extremely productive … we’re very
concerned that changes to the healthcare system and its reimbursement could
easily shift this delicate balance that ... (more)
John Funnel on Ulitzer
Earlier this year one of my staff attended a SYS-CON event and returned to
the office a different person. Revitalised and motivated.
I asked her what happened at the event to warrant such a transformation? What
was her secret? Was it the New York Shopping experience? A business Romance
or was it Devine intervention?
She simply advised me to ‘check out Ulitzer. – Everyone who is anyone is
She was not the first to introduce me to the innovation. Many of my peers had
gone through such noticeable changes, It was like a weight had been lifted
from the... (more)
Leading names within the telecoms industry met last week in Latin America to
discuss the future of the Cloud, and its effects for the continent.
Representatives from Cablevision - Federico Juarez Valdez, CIO, Telefonica
Media Networks SA - Pedro Luis Planas, CTO LA, Grupo GTD - Cristian
Eyzaguirre, CIO, Telefonica Media Networks Latin America - Javier Izquierdo,
COO and COFETEL (Federal Telecommunications Commission) - Rodrigo Gutierrez
Sandez, CIO - General Coordinator of Organisation and IT among others met in
Mexico to discuss the advantages of moving to the cloud and how best ... (more)
For generations the Finance profession has been deemed to be the most boring
of things - mere ‘bean-counters' valuing, counting and confirming
quantities throughout the world of commerce.
If this remains your perception of your role then you are in danger of being
passed to the realms of extinction!
No longer can we continue with this age old adage of our profession, we must
all migrate to the 21stCentury and ensure we accept our new role within
business. That of accountants embracing change and adding value through their
role - ‘growing beans instead of counting them'.
We all n... (more)