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The End of Net Neutrality? Or The End of Neutrality Period

While net neutrality must not end, can a brand or company afford its own neutrality around important ethical issues?  Standing for Something Mr Trump is a disruptor. Love him or hate him, he is changing things up. One of the most unexpected and rather unusual outcomes of the nascent Trump presidency has been the obvious dissension…

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Jamie Riddell – Analyzing Your Social Media Astutely with Birdsong (MDE211)

Minter Dialogue with Jamie Riddell This interview is with Jamie Riddell, with whom I caught up at the LikeMinds Event in Bristol. Jamie is co-founder of BirdSong Analytics, the world’s leading pay-as-you-go social media analytics platform. He is an active and well-respected writer, having been published on many important media, including The Drum, The Guardian…

Why the Obamacare site disaster is good for business! Three lessons for business

Ironically, I think that the whole uproar about the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) website, healthcare.gov, could be good for business!  Why?  Because the issue has definitely raised the visibility of the need for senior management to be more knowledgeable about the whole online world -- even the CEO.  This post has no intention of commenting on…

MDE #11: François Pétavy, CEO Of Eyeka – Co-creation & crowdsourcing for brands

I had the chance to meet François Pétavy, a fellow INSEAD alum, who is CEO of Eyeka, a successful French start-up providing a co-creation and crowdsourcing platform for brands around the world.  Eyeka manages a community of over 140,000 creative consumers who participate and co-create with  brands on a wide array of briefs that focus…