WHY IPG PAID $2.3B CASH FOR ACXIOM

X Published in Forbes Yesterday New Tools? New Rules!  Why Ethical Data Will Win The DAY X 1. IPG just paid $2.3 billion CASH for Acxiom. WHY? 2. The EU just passed significant personal privacy data regulations, GDPR. Billions of $ worth of fines might be levied against major American tech companies. Why? 3.  Late last … Continue reading

Jack Ma 2 Minutes & 42 Seconds … Amazing!

Ma defines entrepreneur and entrepreneurship – he is able, like few others, to see change, respond to it and exploit the opportunity. So here is Jack Ma, a man who failed his college entrance exams – 3 times,  in full academic regalia while receiving an honorary PhD – not only discussing global social responsibility and … Continue reading

I’m so real, I have to tell you I’m fake!

I’m so real … I have to tell you I’m Fake! Watch the Google demonstration in Click Two below … shortly after the demonstration …  ‘Google announced it will take steps to ensure that humans are not fooled when they get called by software bots that can convincingly mimic the human voice.’ Click Here for the full story! … Continue reading

Change Eluding Advertising’s ‘Mad Men’

‘December, 2017 was the 50th Anniversary of Leo’s famous speech about taking his name off the door.

Columbus, Ohio …from rust belt to Digital Winner

What? Amazon has invested over $1 billion in the Columbus Ohio region since around 2014…distribution centers and a major analytics facility. That’s nice … but what else did Columbus get? Columbus becomes 2nd biggest city in the mid-west!   Since the 2010 census, Columbus (city limits only) has grown 9.3 percent, from 787,033 residents in 2010 … Continue reading

Amazon Go is not your Mother’s brick and mortar grocery store…anymore

For all those who thought Amazon was going to build a traditional brick and mortar store of any kind … WRONG!

Amazing Amazon Bots

For distribution and logistics, the question has always been the same:’How do we develop the most efficient optimization strategy for distribution warehouse workers to locate, select and ship products?’

Amazon reimagined the same question : ‘What if the most efficient optimization strategy was for products to come to the warehouse workers?’

Chasing the Customer … A Week of Drucker

Extended Hours

My last post was November 6, 2011. Took some time off to have a heart attack. They said it was a ‘widow maker’, but I am still here thanks to a quick reaction to the symptoms and outstanding medical care at Baptist and St. Vincent’s Hospitals here in Jacksonville, Fl. Plus a wife who has … Continue reading