Better Than Mailchimp? Try ConvertKit, ActiveCampaign, or Drip [Part 1]

Better Than Mailchimp? Try ConvertKit, ActiveCampaign, or Drip [Part 1]

Don’t get me wrong–I love Mailchimp and I used it for years as my main email provider.  I looked at a lot of packages when I started, things like Constant Contact and AWeber, but nothing beat the simplicity and core features of Mailchimp. And then I outgrew it. Note:  If you’re at the very beginning […]

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Japan: The Land of Rising Automation

Japan: The Land of Rising Automation

  And back to our emerging coverage of Asia/Pacific… where people tend to focus on China, India and Australia. However, the Japanese IT services market is larger than these three markets combined – and is growing. So, let’s have our Asia/Pacific research lead, Andrew Milroy, discuss some of the important – and unique – aspects […]

Why even the Beeb needs sourcing standards

Why even the Beeb needs sourcing standards

When you’re one of the last vestiges of commercial-free television trying to compete in a media world gone mad on digital and traditional advertising, you need to be pretty savvy when it comes to managing the coffers when you’re still reliant on public TV license frees each year to maintain your program quality.  So who […]

Bush League Tactic #1: Hustle Harder

Bush League Tactic #1: Hustle Harder

If you’ve spent any time at all looking for help starting or growing your small business, you will have come across the “Hustle Harder” crowd.  They’re going to tell you they or some other prominent success story got ahead by giving up absolutely everything, becoming a total workaholic, and grinding out 100+ hour work weeks. […]

Podcast - Connected cars, goods, energy, healthcare and future IoT trends

Podcast – Connected cars, goods, energy, healthcare and future IoT trends

I have been a longtime fan of Ken Briodagh’s IoT Time podcast, so when he reached out to ask me to come on his show, I suggested we jointly host a show. He very graciously agreed, and we had a great conversation discussing connected goods, connected transportation, connected agriculture, food production, energy, trends in the Internet of […]

McKinsey: AI, jobs, and workforce automation

McKinsey: AI, jobs, and workforce automation

Machine intelligence will have a profound impact on business and jobs. Learn how artificial intelligence and machine learning will affect your company and what you can do about it.