Tag Archives: Communication

Reclaiming conversation: the power of talk in a digital age by Sherry Turkle

Overview: Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity–and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground. We live in a technological universe in which we are always communicating. And yet we have sacrificed conversation for mere connection. Preeminent author and researcher Sherry Turkle …
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Technology Fast 500 List 2015

StartApp heads this year’s edition of Deloitte’s list of the Technology Fast 500.  Scopely and Corvus Energy follow up in second and third place, respectively. The Technology Fast 500 is an annual ranking program for companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy tech industries that select awardees based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2011 to 2014. For …
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Industrialized and Ready for Digital Transformation

Digital transformation of banking is powered by the remarkable development of digital technology and convergent evolution of information, communication, computing and connectivity technologies. Customers of financial services increasingly embed digital technologies into their everyday life, creating new demands and expectations for banks. The subject of this study, led by Prof. Robert W. Gregory and Synpulse …
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The 2013 Web Index

The World Wide Web Foundation has just published “The 2013 Web Index.”, the world’s first measure of the Web’s contribution to social, economic and political development in 81 countries. Sweden tops the annual Web Index country rankings for 2013 followed by Norway, United Kingdom, United States of America and New Zealand. The Philippines has emerged …
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Contagious: why things catch on by Jonah Berger. (London : Simon & Schuster, 2013)

Overview What makes things popular? If you said advertising, think again. People don’t listen to advertisements, they listen to their peers. But why do people talk about certain products and ideas more than others? Why are some stories and rumors more infectious? And what makes online content go viral? Wharton marketing professor Jonah Berger has …
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Technology Fast 500 List 2012

Telsa Motors heads this year’s edition of Deloitte’s list of the Technology Fast 500.  Palo Alto Networks and Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. follow up in second and third place, respectively. The Deloitte’s 2012 Technology Fast 500 is an annual ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.  The award winners for 2012 were …
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Technology Fast 500 List 2010

Hughes Communications, Inc. heads this years edition of Deloitte’s list of the Technology Fast 500.  Affymax, Inc. and Insulet Corporation follow up in second and third place, respectively. The ranking recognizes the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in North America. Companies were selected based on the rate of fiscal year …
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