Takeaways from eTail West Day 2

The prevalent theme in the early discussions on day 2 of eTail West was multi-channel strategy.  Seems like a no-brainer that you need to operate as ONE company. However, based on the questions from the attendees, you can see that challenges *and* opportunities exist within organizations for how to allocate revenue and control channel rivalry. Another repeated message was “get Read More …

Takeaways from eTail West Day 1

I have the opportunity and privilege to attend the eTail West conference in Palm Springs this week. This is a large industry conference for Internet retailers that provides tactical and strategic studies, networking, and salesengagements. To knowledge share with others at the event and the community at large I’m providing a few of the highlights from my notes today.  In Read More …

Secure your identity with password storage software from PassPack

I finally forced myself to sit down and come up with a better management plan for password management this past week. As online identity theft grows, it’s becoming more common place for media and bloggers to write about security best practices, password protection, and other topics related to online identity. Unfortunately,  password management is one of those topics that people Read More …

Learnings and Takeaways from Product Camp Atlanta 2010

I attended Product Camp Atlanta last weekend hosted at the Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center. It was my first product camp, so the only knowledge of format and content I had going in was from the description on the web site. The topics of the conference focused on product management and marketing which are the two primary areas of Read More …

2 examples of business learning maturation in our culture

Two events on my schedule this week revealed to me a maturation of business learning in our culture. It’s pretty exciting for me to see these transformations, and I know they’ll continue to evolve in the future. The first event was high school orientation for my daughter. She’s a rising freshman and we were invited into the local high school Read More …