Category Archives: Case Studies

The Man From Delaware Might Not Be So Aware

Vice President Joe Biden and wife of Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter at the secretary’s swearing-in ceremony.  She said the photo is misleading and the vice president’s behavior was not inappropriate. Ask most admirers and those women who have been … Continue reading

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Social Media Displacing Unions as Teacher Walk-out Spreads to 2 More States

Oklahoma and Kentucky teachers joined their classroom brethren and sisters following West Virginia’s successful school boycott over cuts in pay, benefits, and school funding.  The statewide teachers’ strike that shuttered West Virginia schools for almost two weeks resulted in the … Continue reading

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That dawg won’t hunt

Having actively avoided the social media water cooler prior to this year (aside from an obligatory presence on LinkedIn), I am fascinated by the value proposition of Yammer – the enterprise social media platform acquired by Microsoft in 2012 for … Continue reading

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Rachel Shechtman is Reinventing Retail–One Story at a Time

Rachel Shechtman’s Manhattan store, Story, changes its theme every four to eight weeks. How will digital, AI, and the Internet reconfigure or re-imagine the retail experience?  We already know that Amazon.com has disrupted the traditional retail offline buying experience of … Continue reading

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Social Media Initially Misidentifies London Terrorist–Is There a Lesson Here?

The man social media misidentified as the London terrorist who ran over pedestrians on a London bridge and then stabbed to death a Parliament guard.  This man was actually in prison at the time of the terrorist incident. Now, for … Continue reading

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Crying Clown

As social media is merging into people’s lives, we use social media to post regular pictures of our daily life, post stories of our daily encounters, we have followers, hundreds of it even thousands. The change for nowadays is that … Continue reading

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“Your eyes are more sparkly than a float full of prom queens” – @BenefitBeauty

What brands do you know who help cure your case of the Mondays, and require no purchase to do it? Benefit Cosmetics is one step ahead of the game, firing off dozens of smiles to potential customers everyday. In an era … Continue reading

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