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proud to be a member of the team +Andrew Barickman +Kathy Brown  +mark roden  Brad Balassaitis at +PSC Group LLC 
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 06, 2015 -- PSC Group LLC, a provider of business and IT consulting, is pleased to announce that five of their consultants have been named 2015 IBM ICS Champions.
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The Platinum sponsor always gets a highlight during the OGS - remember Blackberry with the Playbook? Sometimes this was a partner in a panel (oh dear) or something else. And even the Blackberry Playbook 'ad' had a 'visit us at booth xxx' on the screen. Maybe the lack of technical content is what made the Actiance part ring out more directly for you. Not sure. 
I always considered the annual IBM lovefest in Orlando in January as "Lotusphere" but after last week it is pretty clear it IBM Connect ain't no Lotusphere. The OGS (The Bad): Who are you talking to? Short Version: I...
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+John Head "...you may feel..." is not putting words in your mouth.  John, reading comprehension.  Please.

Sounds like we agree on the subtlety thing.

PSC is actually one of the most honorable companies I've ever seen in this business.  I mean that 100%.  I was only using it as the example because I know, they, and by that, I assumed you, actually bear sponsorship costs.  Frankly, if you had stood up there and said "...visit us at booth whatever..." that would have been way less offensive simply because of you and your peeps' community involvement.  For me there is a bit of a rolling scale there.
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Honored to be a 2014 IBM Champion!

Getting the email this morning that I was accepted as an 2014 IBM Champion. It is both an honor and a challenge. Being an IBM Champion is about representing the IBM Collaboration Services in the wild as best as you can. Thanks for those that nominated me.
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Are you making these social media mistakes?

Social Media for business isn't exactly easy. There really is an art form to creating a presence on social networks that works for a business instead of against a business. And it's made more complicated by the fact that every business and how they use social media needs to be unique. You can't just replicate what other businesses are doing.

And yet many do, and many make a lot of other mistakes. +Jeremy Smith has focused on 5 mistakes that businesses are making every day, that are really hurting their ability to effectively leverage social media. Can you guess what some of them are?

Find out more: http://www.thesocialmediahat.com/blog/5-social-media-mistakes-businesses-are-making-11182013 

Would you agree that most social media mistakes boil down to these five issues?

#SocialMedia   #SocialMediaMarketing   #Business  

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The Anatomy of a Ripple.

Let's see where this post goes. In a week we'll publish a #googleripples  of this post with your Name or Company Page in it.  Google wallops #facebookinsights  for a deep analytical view of your items and where they go.   #toocool  
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news is relative - but I don't think you can turn it off. you can't live in a bubble that the world is shiney and perfect. But you can filter what you do see and read
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Thanks for the comment. I do agree, which is why I haven't turned it all off. I'm just trying to balance it with the positive as well, because I do think there is more good than there is bad out there. It is hard to remember that when watching the news.
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I was honored to be asked to speak at The Sales Association Midwest 2013 conference in November. The event was focused on sales best practices, tools, and techniques for sales organizations and individuals. It was a great experience for me - especially since it was a brand new audience and community. Looking forward to giving this presentation more in 2014!  Click through to my blog for the presentation.
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Use QR Codes to Drive Social Media Engagement

If you have or are considering doing any print marketing for your business, QR Codes can be extraordinarily powerful. You can allow recipients of your postcards to easily get to a landing page or specific product or special, making it as easy as possible for them to find out more or complete an order.

Have you ever considered though how powerful it might be to send someone to your Facebook Page or Google+ Business Page? To a specific post even?

The possibilities and uses are endless.

If you've never considered it, this article will give you a little better overview.

#Business   #Marketing   #QRCodeMarketing #SocialMedia  

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If you've put most of your marketing efforts in digital media but ignored direct mail, you're skipping a method of gaining exposure for your business that's still effective.
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The section of the IBM Connect 2014 session "AD214: What's Next? Application Modernization Roadmap for Socializing IBM Notes and Domino" that is my section has been posted to Youtube via Social Business User Group. Check it out here
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Business Development, Rainmaking, Networking, Connecting, Proposals, Presentations, Public Speaking, Microsoft OOXML, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft .NET, Microsoft Office, IBM Notes, IBM Domino, IBM Connections, IBM Sametime, IBM Quickr, IBM Domino.Doc, IBM SmartCloud, OpenOffice,org, Open Source Foundations, Sales Planning, Sales Strategy, Application Modernization
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    Director of Enterprise Collaboration, 2000 - present
  • Synergistics, Inc.
  • Boom Vang Consulting
  • Artron Products
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Rainmaker, PSC Group, Lives in Chicago IL, Frequent Traveler. Bleeds illini. Foodie, Bespoke & Cufflink addict, Metalhead. Gamer.
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John David Head is a Chicago-based technology consultant and developer. He currently works full-time with PSC Group LLC, where he has served in positions of increasing authority, and currently as Director of Enterprise Collaboration, since 2000. Throughout his career he has focused on the development and implementation of enterprise collaboration solutions. At PSC he served as the architect and team leader for many of the enTouch Frameworks which are PSC-proprietary, ready-to-use business templates. For this, and other work he has been recognized with IBM Lotus and IBM Beacon awards and is a regularly-featured speaker at Lotusphere and other IBM and Microsoft technology conferences and user groups.
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  • University of Illinios - Champaign/Urbana
    Computer Science, 2002
  • College of DuPage
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  • University of New Mexico
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