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Social Media and Higher Education Survey Findings from 2014

I ran across a mention of the 2014 Annual Survey of Social Media in Advancement by CASE, Huron Education, and mStoner, as published in the print version of University Business.  The report covers the responses to the annual survey, a overview of the goals by institutions, and barriers to success. The top line findings are…

Go Digital: Adapt or Die!

A study by MIT Sloan Management Review and Capgemini Consulting finds that companies now face a digital imperative: adopt new technologies effectively or face competitive obsolescence. While there is consensus on the importance of adopting digital technology, most employees find the process complex and slow. Many say their leaders lack urgency and fail to share a vision…

Quantified Disruption

The various weight loss companies like Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig are all feeling new competitive pressures.  The mobile, social, and data trends for consumers are all pointing to a new wave of disruption.  Social networks provide the reinforcement while your smartphone and gadgets like the Jawbone Up, Fitbit, or any of the forthcoming smartwatches…