Social Media in the Enterprise

26 01 2014

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The challenges for large organizations to be social at global scale are nothing like those facing small and medium businesses. Join us as we chat with Jeremy Epstein, VP of Marketing at Sprinklr (www.sprinklr.com), which provides the Social Relationship Infrastructure for some of the world’s largest, most social brands including Microsoft, Intel, Dell, Cisco, Virgin America, Hearst Digital, 800 Flowers, among nearly 400 others.

Prior to joining Sprinklr in February 2012, Jeremy was the Founder/CEO of Never Stop Marketing, an international consulting firm which served F50 clients such as Johnson & Johnson and Microsoft. Jeremy served as the lead instructor for Microsoft’s global Digital and Social Marketing training programs. He has spoken in 17 different countries and worked in Frankfurt and Tokyo. Jeremy has a B.A. in History and a double minor in Economics & German from Johns Hopkins University and studied International Relations and Marketing in Germany and Japan.

Week In Review


  1. Military Vet Opens 3D Printing Store in Washington Heights
  2. Bitcoin gold rush hits New York City
  3. NY schools test ‘panic button’ app in wake of Sandy Hook
  4. Apple to fix ‘black/white screen of death’ bug that hits some iPhones
  5. Glyph Headset Surges Past $250K Kickstarter Goal In Hours
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CES 2014 Las Vegas

19 01 2014

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Week In Review


  1. Brokers and owners take to cyberspace for tenants
  2. New York City school officials release social media guidelines
  3. IBM picks new Manhattan building as Watson division HQ
  4. What Secrets Your Phone Is Sharing About You
  5. Net Neutrality Rules Struck Down




Generation C’s Influence on Business

12 01 2014

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Generation C – who they are, their impact on business – is today’s topic; and one that has resonated with many of our guest’s clients and colleagues in recent speaking engagements.

Phoebe Carson is President and CEO of VM Associates. She is a senior executive that has worked throughout her career to develop and implement technology-based products and services. Her focus has, and continues to be, helping organizations and users use technology tools to enhance operations, and fully realize the potential of their investment. She has led initiatives that transformed operations in real estate, financial services, and medical benefit enrollments, among other industries, for companies such as Planning Research Corp (now Litton), Freddie Mac, and Ebix. Ms. Carson holds a MBA from the University of Maryland, and a BA from Vassar College; she serves on several Boards.

Week In Review


  1. The MTA Plans to Turn New Yorkers’ Smartphones into Subway Passes
  2. BOND New York will accept payment in Bitcoin
  3. Intel renames its McAfee security brand
  4. IBM to invest $1 billion to create new business unit for Watson
  5. Samsung Plans Galaxy S5 by April as Eye Scanner Studied




What is the Deep Web, and why is Washington scared?

5 01 2014

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IMI Tech Talk covers the “Deep Web” and why Washington, other governments, and some businesses are scared of it. Learn about what the Deep Web is, how it’s accessed, what can be found there, and why politicians are scrambling to keep up. Separate fact from fiction over things like the Silk Road, Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, and how the Deep Web is used by advocates of voluntaryism and free speech as well.

Thomas J. Quinlan has 13 years professional experience with technology, with extensive experience in network and application security, electronic discovery, and digital forensics. He has held positions at several technology companies, in charge of network and application security for some of the internet’s largest on-line applications, as well as leadership of large scale eDiscovery projects, and digital forensic investigations . He is certified in Computer Security (CISSP), Computer Forensics (EnCE), as well as Malware Reverse Engineering (GREM). He also serves as a member of the Editorial Advisory Panel for Linux Journal.

Week In Review


  1. New site gives weekly data on NYC 911 responses
  2. Verizon CEO says NY wireless problems are nearly fixed
  3. Professor says online conversations are damaging how we speak to each other in real life
  4. White House task urges steps to rein in scope of NSA eavesdropping activities
  5. Amazon Teams With Companies in China for Cloud Service