As a result of this blog post, a good number of you folks have been asking me, over the last couple of days, whether I still see the value of Twitter or not. Frankly, if I had discovered it just about 7 years ago, my answer would have been a resounding ‘No!’ And yet? You … Continue reading Things I Terribly Miss in Twitter
Over the course of the last six months it’s been quite an interesting experience, to say the least, being asked, on a rather frequent basis, why did I leave big corporate life at IBM, specially, with the last round of dream jobs, to instead build my own business into the unknown with that inherent flair … Continue reading The Call to Adventure – On Doing What You Love
My goodness! Can you believe it’s now a bit over 5 months since I left IBM and moved on to my next adventure as a trusted advisor around Social Business and Digital Transformation? Yes, I know, me neither! It’s just gone so fast it’s been a bit of a challenge keeping up with the pace … Continue reading Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off
This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over. The long hiatus of silence is now a thing of the past. The soul-searching period is finished and dealt with. It is, at long last, official and I am now ready to announce it to the world! As you may remember from a previous … Continue reading My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections
After a couple of days back home, unwinding and relaxing a bit from quite a hectic schedule at work, it is that time again for yours truly to be on the road again. Every year, they keep saying that October and November are conference events months, now that the summer holidays are over and it … Continue reading The Joy of Business Travelling
Over the course of the years Hugh MacLeod has always been posting some of the most amazing content available out there on the Internet Blogosphere on various different topics, specially, related to Social Networking. One of the articles that I have enjoyed the most though was one he shared just recently, a couple of weeks back, … Continue reading Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool
Or so they say… I still remember my first day at the company, as if it were yesterday. January 20th 1997. There I was, standing by the main entrance door at the IBM site in Zoetermeer, The Netherlands, wondering whether I made the right decision to enter the IT world or whether I would be … Continue reading IBM at 100 – Once an IBMer, Always an IBMer
Over the course of the last couple of days my social periscope, both inside and outside of the firewall, has been down for most of the time, as I have been fully immersed on the IBM Simplify Jam, jamming away, with still nearly 7 hours to go!, on trying to figure out ways to help untangle IBM’s … Continue reading A Special Day
Remember when people used to claim that blogs are dead and how more and more social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and the like, were taking over our social activities both inside and outside of the firewall? Well, it looks like the trend may be turning around, as I have mentioned elsewhere on the … Continue reading Corporate Blogging Goes Mainstream – Happy Bloggiversary elsua!
It’s that time of the year again, folks! Time to go and celebrate Ada Lovelace Day: “an international day of blogging to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and science". If you have been reading this blog for a while, you would remember how last year I also contributed into this wonderful initiative proposed … Continue reading Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day – ¡Gracias, Mamá!