Does Your Company Have Energy Intelligence?

The Copenhagen Climate Summit has come and gone. World leaders have returned to their respective countries with their pressing priorities. You would think the low rumble of the Summit has gone dormant again, but look behind you. Consumers are not only thinking green, but beginning to take

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Networking Your Social Media

Social media is still fairly new and understanding how to connect the various social media tools is not easy. Yet, that’s where the power lies, especially when it comes to dynamic content like blog posts. I’m often asked how to get more exposure leveraging social media, so

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Content Relevance Boosts B2B Vendor Success

I came across some research done by IDG spread across two different posts that was pretty interesting. They interviewed over 100 information technology buyers about their content preferences from vendors. IDG noted there has been a 60% increase in content assets over the past five years. The

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BI Solutions for Sustainability Exist-But Can You Find Them?

I’m very pleased to see another business intelligence software company has added an offering for corporate sustainability reporting. On December 15, 2009, SAP/Business Objects announced their comprehensive sustainability solution, joining both Actuate and SAS. Corporate sustainability is increasingly becoming an integral function of the business and reporting

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Growth is Not Always Optional

Yes, my posts have been sparse these last 6 months, I admit. The carousel of life threw me off, and when I tried to jump back off it threw me off again, whirling so fast it took a while to catch up and jump back on. Only,

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DecisionStats Interview

Just a quick one to provide you the link to my interview with Ajay Ohri from DecisionStats. In the interview I talk about trends in the business intelligence space, how marketing for BI is evolving, and a teeny bit about corporate sustainability (one of my personal interests).

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An Example of Creating Customer Passion

This week I had the opportunity to attend the 2009 Tableau Customer Conference. Tableau is a business intelligence company which is my niche and they specialize in visual analysis and data visualization. I struck a deal with them to do some conference blogging in return for a press

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If We Can’t Laugh at Ourselves…

Marketers today are spending a lot of energy trying to do more with less. We’re running around, trying to keep the sales staff happy, trying to create content that stands above the crowd, trying to measure title effectiveness with split testing, trying to prove our ROI to

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