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 their shoulders, that they now had a true portal to vent out their
I was instantly intrigued by such recommendations. People, just like me, were
using Ulitzer everywhere. So what had I been fighting against all this time?
What was I avoiding?
Eventually I succumbed to the in... (more)
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 pe... (more)
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It was nearly a year ago that President Barack Obama exhorted listeners
during a weekly radio talk to "discover great opportunity in the midst of
great crisis." And in an exclusive interview for MeetTheBoss.TV Gary
Greenwald, Chief Innovation Officer for Citi Finance shares his experiences
in taking Obama’s advice through the company’s core businesses.
Citi, which has ceded a 27 per cent stake to the US government in return for
repeated bail-outs, has continued to invest during the crisis, developing
areas ... (more)
During the interview recorded earlier this year Hsieh divulges innovations he
has made to Zappos to grow the business from nearly no sales in 1999 to over
$1Billion in gross merchandise sales in 2008. Hseih states ‘The number one
driver of that growth has been through repeat customers and word of mouth.’
He also shares his secrets to improving company culture through recruitment
and to his Marketing Strategies. ‘Most of the money that we would of spent
on paid advertising we put into the customer experience......Any costs that
we put into investing in the customer experience ends... (more)
“No longer is it adequate just to get a computer science degree and focus
on the technical aspects of the job.” says Albert Hitchcock, Global CIO,
Vodafone in an exclusive TV interview for MeettheBoss.com
Albert Hitchcock took charge of the technology information services
organization at Vodafone Group plc (LON: VOD) in August 2007, following some
14 years with Nortel and took time out of his busy schedule to share his
thoughts on the future of IT function for MeettheBoss.com.
In today’s super-competitive marketplace, he feels many companies and many
technology professionals are ... (more)