Skip the Surface Book—At Least for Now
December 15, 2015 at 6:19 pm

I got the Microsoft Surface Book (not the Surface tablet) two weeks ago, and it’s going back to Microsoft this week. It’s an expensive laptop that has great potential, but it’s not worth the extra money. Here are my thoughts. The potential is there: Beautiful and stylish Powerful Excellent tablet functionality with a great Bluetooth…

Scary Stuff: Innovate or Die
November 20, 2015 at 6:36 pm

What are you going to do in 2016 that is going to make you even more relevant in 2017? What are you going to do to create the customer experience needed to ensure that you can compete and flourish long term? Are you going to curse the online challengers who are driving you crazy? Or,…

Go Mobile or Go Home
April 8, 2014

I am, without a doubt, the most mobile CIO in the USA. Name one other CIO that is so committed to mobile that immerses themselves all the way to the point of staying in a mobile home.

Apparel with Live Moving Animation is Here, and It's Pretty Cool
October 21, 2013

Bloomberg Businessweek recently reported on a new apparel company animating T-shirts by cutting holes in the artwork, then placing smartphones or tablets behind the opening and configuring them so an animation would play. Is this a technology you could apply to your apparel marketing?

Online Meeting & Video Conferencing Software
April 17, 2013

Online meetings are great. I love being able to see someone's face and the demonstration or presentation. I love video conferencing too. I now DREAD conference calls even more because I can't see the body language or hear as well as I can on a video conference.

Wooden laptop skins
April 9, 2010

We're just wrapping up our April issue in PM-editorial land, so office busyness is still pretty intense, but I have a few minutes of down time, so I thought I'd pop in and write up a little mini-blog for an interesting product idea that I saw on yesterday.