Now is the coolest

This is just the coolest time waster I’ve seen in a long time.  It’s part of Sprint’s new ad campaign for their Now Network.  Every one of these little widgets is interactive. Blogged with the Flock Browser Tags: SprintNowNetwork

Spiraling US Debt

This will make you nuts.   Click on the image to get the latest figures (they just keep spinning). Blogged with the Flock Browser Tags: USDebt, Financial Meltdown

Run Notes: James Andrew, BCG speaks to SAMA

These are my run notes from an address by James Andrew, Sr. Partner, MD BCG, Head of Global Innovation Practice, to the 2009 SAMA annual meeting. [amtap book:isbn=1422103137] I learned about strategic accounts from an early age.  My father sold grease and oil for forty years.  I remember my introduction to big accounts and how … [Read more…]

Run Notes: Anne Mulcahy, Xerox CEO Speaks to SAMA

These are my run notes from an address by Anne Mulcahy, CEO Xerox, to the annual meeting of the Strategic Accounts Management Organization in Hollywood, Florida. I want to begin, I know there are lots of you who are good Xerox customers, and we want to thank you.  We take that very seriously. My message … [Read more…]

From BAI: Charlie Scharf talks to Tom Brown

These are my run notes from a conversation between Charlie Scharf of JP Morgan Chase and Tom Brown of bankstocks.com at the BAI Mavericks in Banking Conference. Charlie Scharf: Head of Retail Financial Services at JP Morgan Chase Tom: Talk about when you came into Bank Ones’ retail and then Chase . . . what … [Read more…]

From BAI: Doug Lebda from Tree.com

These are run notes from a conversation with Doug Lebda, Chairman and CEO of lendingtree.com and Tom Brown of Bankstocks.com from BAI’s Mavericks in Banking Conference. Tom: Start by talking about the founding through IPO Doug I’m not a banker.  I came at it from the standpoint of a frustrated consumer. I was attriting.  The … [Read more…]

On Technology Tar Pits

A colleague referred me to Neal Ford’s elegant blog on technology.  Here’s a brilliant quote from a series he’s written on the trials and travails of SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) . Don’t worry if you don’t know what that is. What I’m concerned about in this post is the overall landscape, which is another way … [Read more…]