Monthly Archives: January 2012

Musician payback to rude cellphone user

Where consumer decisions start

IBM recently rolled out a customer intelligence appliance (optimized for price and analytics) for retailers struggling with merging its large to big data. Interesting to me for three reasons: 1) creating an appliance for retailers of many sizes shows a big commitment to a hardware/software/consulting mix in the space; 2) IBM’s attempt to jazz it […]

The future belongs to the curious

The Future Belongs to the Curious from Skillshare on Vimeo.

Where People Decide

From Clickz piece commenting on year end predictions, some unsurprising but potent stats: 90 percent of people rely on personal recommendations from friends 84 percent of people are online doing research before making a purchase decision 77 percent of all content around brands is being shared by the user, not the brand 95 percent of […]