Design – Dictatorship vs. Democracy

December 2nd, 2008

In this video: The difference between design by democracy and design by dictatorship. While you must listen others input and advice at the end of the day one person needs to make the call when it comes to designing a logo. The more you let the decision be driven by a committee and appease everyone the less chance you have of achieving a strong mark to build your identity off of.

The end of defining ‘Services 2.0′ on this blog

December 1st, 2008

In this video: I discuss why I’m no longer going to try and define Services 2.0. I will continue talking about how you should be delivering services to business. However, I’m dropping the ’2.0′ moniker.

Provide Transparency into your services value

July 3rd, 2008

In this video: I discuss a characteristic of Services 2.0 – allowing your customers to see the true value of the service you are providing to their company. It forces you to deliver value, encourages you to improve your offering and empowers your customers to be a smarter consumer of your goods.

Services 2.0

June 26th, 2008

In this video:

Everyone is talking about Web 2.0. I think that there is also Services 2.0. Business to business services delivered with web 2.0 technology, people, and process. Aggregating many small customers (under 5 person offices) and filling gaps in their business processes with transactional services provided as they need them. Here is a link to the blog post I refer to in the video evergance blog.

Websites help you aggregate all of your….well, your web sites

June 18th, 2008

In this video:

Lots of web sites are coming out to help people aggregate all the sites they go to. and are discussed. Web 2.0

Transparity in the Lead Generation Space

June 18th, 2008

In this video:

Companies are working to become to plumbing of the Lead Generation Industry, while also helping purchasers understand the true value of the leads and publishers they buy them from. Will people ever buy options on leads?

Hope Springs Eternal Part II

April 1st, 2008

In this video:

I’m going to post more about business, technology and my observations on the ever changing landscape.

The Cubs will win the world series.

Hope Springs Eternal

April 2nd, 2007

The season opener for the Chicago Cubs is today on the road. Home open is at Wrigley a week from today. There is always such optimism with Cubs opening day.

Below is a home video I came across today of the 1929 World Series at Wrigley Field. It features the Philadelphia A’s playing our beloved Chicago Cubs.

Here is to hoping Wrigley might host October baseball in 2007.

Time Person of the Year – YOU!

December 21st, 2006

Time has decided that the Person of the Year is YOU. I could not agree more!

Time Person of the Year - YOU

The talking heads on the FOX’s, CNN’s, and MSNBC’s of the world are saying that this is a joke and devalues the Time tradition of naming Person of the Year (it was Man of the Year till 1999). I’ve heard them say that it is a cop out. “How could EVERYONE be Person of the Year?”

Well, I think that Time is spot on. 2006 is the year that people realized that playing field has been leveled. No longer do you need a record contract to have a hit song. No longer do you need to be on Saturday Night Live to have you 4 minute comedy series seen by millions each week. No longer is the video footage on war what has approved for our sensitive eys. These things are all controlled by you. You create the media and you decide what to watch.

I say that Time hit the nail right on the head. We are all witnessing the transfer of power that is taking place in the Information Age. And that power is being transfered to you.

Maybe the talking heads on the FOX’s of the world are concerned and that is why they are calling it a joke.

Pretend you are Bono? Not a great idea for suits.

December 9th, 2006

Bank of America and MBNA merged. Two corporate guys decided that they should write and perform a take off of U2′s ‘One’ to celebrate.

I love that they take it so seriously…

I love that they get a standing ovation at the end of it…

I love that someone leaked it so all of us could enjoy!!