Posts Tagged: fast

Four Ways Your Organization Can #Unplug

This post originally appeared in Ragan’s PR Daily. One of the world’s most connected men, Baratunde Thurston, recently took a month-long digital detox, chronicled in the July/August issue of Fast Company. Thurston had grown increasingly exhausted with trying to keep up with all the Tweets, photos, status updates, check-ins, chats, and texts. He realized his… Read more »

Start Your Community With Role Models, Not Influencers

I just finished reading this article in last month’s Fast Company where the CEO of Pinterest, Ben Silbermann, discusses how Pinterest got started, where it’s at today, and what its future may hold. In it, they highlight some of the ways in which Pinterest defied best practices when they first started – they didn’t include… Read more »

Washington Technology Fast 50 Reinforces Need for Small Business Innovators

For many smaller companies servicing the government market, it can be easy to get lost in the shuffle sometimes. The Washington Technology Fast 50 has changed all of this by focusing on the top small business innovators. This year’s Fast 50 list is unique because many new players made the cut, reinforcing that government is… Read more »

CB2: Social Alerting With Influence

I’ve been going about alerting all wrong. I consider myself to be somewhat of an expert in the crisis alerting space, having built or deployed SMS, FM and satellite text and video notification systems in the past. I’ve also been fairly vocal on how their inherent limitations of cost, public adoption rate, and lack of… Read more »