Tag Archives: marketing

What is it that you do?

I’m asked this question surprisingly often, “Alan, what is it that you do?” My stock answer is, “I wander the world helping people.” Which generally results in a wry smile from those who know me; else a questioning or annoyed look from someone who was expecting a straightforward answer to a straightforward question. When I […]

Start-ups to Watch: Blue Butterfly with TapToWiFi

Last week I had an interesting chat with the founders of Blue Butterfly, Andy King and Jack Wall.  Blue Butterfly has created an interesting new service for businesses and their customers that uses NFC (Near Field Communications), QR (Quick Response) codes, and any other widely adopted machine readable technology that pops up in the future.  […]

Broadband World Forum Summary

The Broadband World Forum is the main telecommunication industry’s event for broadband, drawing thousands of attendees from more than 100 operator companies and all the top broadband vendors.  Keynotes at the event came from industry leaders such as Hans Vestberg, CEO Ericsson, Jean-Phillip Vanot, SVP of Innovation and Marketing for Orange, and Mika Vehviläinen, COO […]