Recently, a friend of mine told me she was ready to become an entrepreneur and start her very own business. She came to me asking for help and advice about getting started. Our conversation reminded me of something very important that I wanted to share with you here on the blog today — don’t confuse your passion for business. Let me explain…
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CALL IT THE era of misinformation. Call it a crisis of trust. If you must, call it fake news. The truth is that in 2018, hot-button news events are immediately weaponized online by interested parties, whether that’s foreign actors trying to undermine democracy, local politicians trying to rally their base, spammers trying to make a quick buck, even trolls in it for the old-fashioned lulz—or all of the above.
There is a certain art (or science, rather) to scheduling your social media updates. Scheduling should go beyond simply using tools to publish updates when you aren’t manually able to. Now you can plan most of your social media marketing months in advance.
Digital transformation and digitization are words constantly on just about every executive’s lips these days. But talking about the new technology and its possibilities and threats is one thing, doing something about it quite another. In an effort to bridge the gap between chat and action, many organizations have begun to appoint chief digital officers. But what does this new brand of executive do all day and how did they come to be chosen for the role? More important, do they make a difference?
Ontario’s former privacy commissioner has resigned from her consulting role at a company that is preparing to build a high-tech community on Toronto’s waterfront, becoming one of many to step away from the project due to concerns about how personal information and data will be managed.