Innovation / Mobile / Technology

Innovating with Google

Not too long ago, I attended the Google CIO conference which held in Lagos Nigeria. I was invited as one of five panelist to discuss the adoption of Google Apps in our organizations and answer questions from the audience on all things Google. At this conference over 2000 CIOs from many of the largest businesses …

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Innovation

Understanding Innovation.

Why does innovation seem so hard?

Globalization and the rapid advancement of technology are changing how business is being done the world over, Nigeria not being an exception.
Nigerian companies are increasingly needing to dig deep to stay competitive in a world where our biggest competitors are half way across the world, sometimes, the biggest global players …

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Mobile / Social Media

How The Social Marketing Space is Shaping

Google recently snapped up Wildfire, a company dedicated to social media marketing.

From the outside it’s quite easy to predict or assume what Google is up to.

The future of the internet is no doubt “social” so Google is just “preparing” and “shaping” the space to be a dominant player.

While before now Wildfire provided social marketing opportunities …

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Mobile / Social Media / Technology

Google and the Enterprise Social Business Space.

Really, I continue to wonder what Google is waiting for. The enterprise social business space is pretty much virgin and a sure winner for a company the likes of Google. Google needs to extend Gmail beyond what we currently have.  Sure we have very solid companies already operating very well in this space, like Jive …

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Social Media / Technology

Twitter Extends the Television

It’s official !!! Twitter has just activated the Television, making it one of the most social “new media” platforms out there now and am not joking.

It’s actually quite safe to consider Television as new media. Am not talking about the new range of smart televisions with installable apps either, am talking good old-fashioned television. If …

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Mobile / Social Media / Technology

Nigeria : Advertising as we know it.

In 500 BC, Confucius inadvertently predicted the future of advertising when he said “Tell me and I’ll forget, show me and I’ll remember, involve me and I’ll understand”.

This is the basis of the future of advertising.

Advertising as we know it is changing . The new buzz word on everyone’s lips is “Digital”. Agencies and brands …

Mobile / Technology

SoftBank’s Geiger Counter Phone is True Innovation

I am sitting here watching CNN right now and the new phone by SoftBank is being talked about.

Surprisingly this is my first time of even hearing about the company but you can rest assure, I won’t be forgetting the name anytime soon.

Apparently they have built the very first radiation detecting smartphone capable of detecting radiation …

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Social Media

What is a Social Business ?

When do we say a business has become social ?

Social Business is all about engagement, it’s about the Internet, it’s about technology and it’s about collaborations.

It’s about people, it’s about processes and it’s about platforms. For a business to be truly social, all 3 Ps must be directly affected.

The idea of a Social Business …