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Designed with strong technical expertise and high intelligence, it’s not so far-fetched that the robots of the future could outperform human managers
Designed with strong technical expertise and high intelligence, it’s not so far-fetched that the robots of the future could outperform human managers
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If we can have robot managers why do we need human employees, not robot employees?
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The myriad sensors which offer so many opportunities for information collection also gather private data. Can a balance be struck between the two?
The myriad sensors which offer so many opportunities for information collection also gather private data. Can a balance be struck between the two?
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It may sound like science fiction but tech that identifies VIP shoppers could soon be used for customer loyalty schemes
It may sound like science fiction but tech that identifies VIP shoppers could soon be used for customer loyalty schemes
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This cartoon by Tom Fishburne, published a few days ago, is a pretty good reminder of what differentiates influencer marketing from many other kinds of marketing where, in the latter case, ‘big’ tends to be what matters. It seems to me that the term…
It requires you to make a connection yourself. It isn't aligned with automated emails and faux personal messages, and you can't delegate it to the intern
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I also see the gap between sales and marketing reducing with evolving digital technology 
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Chatbots are already evolving from their current embryonic and simple states of speaking at your phone - is building chatbot personality the next stage?
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It’s been a tumultuous few days since polling stations closed at 10pm on Thursday June 23 and the UK awoke on the morning of Friday June 24 to the news that the result of the national referendum on whether this country would remain a member of the…
I say take the reasonable time needed (between now and October). Resist the pressures to rush the filing for a quickie divorce. You do have a plan, right?
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Get set for increased automation and bot use in public relations, says Toby Daniels, founder of Social Media Week, in an interview with PR Week magazine. He says: The most significant thing that will happen in the next 12 to 24 months, particularly for…
Get set for increased automation and bot use in public relations, says Toby Daniels, founder of Social Media Week, in an interview with PR Week magazine. He says: The most significant thing that will happen in the next 12 to 24 months, particularly for PR, is the automation of communication – where bots and chatbots …
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WhatsApp has been getting a bit of stick this past week with news of changes to its terms and privacy policy that will allow the messaging service to share your usage behaviours and other data with Facebook. […] by coordinating more with Facebook, we’ll…
What a kerfuffle! But is it one in a teacup? That depends on your point of view, and how much you trust WhatsApp and Facebook
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ANZ BlueNotes. A formal eminence program can help companies identify and amplify outperformeing staff.
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Artificial intelligence and machine learning are two subjects in which I’ve long had interest, especially as they relate to organizational change, people’s behaviours and communication, and the future of work. This keen interest is a prime reason why I…
Automated creation of news stories, big data in communications, and the role for organizations in softening the social cost of such technological change
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Meet the omni-channel experience that is #Wimbledon 2016

The 2016 tennis championships at Wimbledon started yesterday, June 27, and run until July 10. During these two weeks of intense competition, Wimbledon and the competing players will be names and brands in an event that will not only be on television…
The Wimbledon tennis championships truly are a global digital, social, TV and physical experience, a true omni-channel, created by IBM
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Letters: Europe will be what we make it and Europe can only be built with the intelligence, the help and the might of Britain
European voices: Europe will be what we make it, and Europe can only be built with the intelligence, the help and the might of Britain
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Communicator, blogger and podcaster. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects.
Introduction

In January 2016, I joined IBM as a Senior Business Consultant based in London. I'm part of IBM Social Consulting, a global team located in the UK, USA, Japan and Australia.

I'm an entrepreneurial business communications professional with a curiosity for tech and how people use it (or don't). An early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. A blogger and podcaster. Co-founder of the FIR Podcast Network. Extensive public speaking on communication, digital media, social business and issues related to organizations, people and behaviours.

[ More: http://www.nevillehobson.com/about/ ]

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Online since '89. And here on G+ when it was called Google Buzz :)
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  • In Germany, UK, Hong Kong, India, the World Wide Web
    Formal education in geographies, the really cool stuff online.
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    Senior Business Consultant, 2016 - present
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    Communicator, 2004 - 2015
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    Co-Host, 2004 - 2015
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Developing a content marketing mindset – five skills to master
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It's not enough to start up a content marketing department: these skills and principles must permeate the entire organisation

Google may implement Ultrasonic Password Security for your accounts
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SlickLogin acquired by Google and may implement Ultrasonic Password Security for your accounts.

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The top 10 UK PR blogs from PR software provider Cision UK, using a new ranking methodology. PR blogs are from independents only.

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This is Nokia's Android phone
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Nokia has been building its own Android phone according to multiple sources familiar with the company’s plans. Codenamed Normandy, and known

Episode one of my brand new podcast is now live
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Today the first episode of FIR presents AllThingsIC with Rachel Miller has gone live. Every month I will be bringing you the latest news and

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Talking social internal communication at #smwSMILE
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Social Media Week London starts next week, on Monday September 23. Hosted by Chinwag, the week-long event - part of the global SMW event tak

The Hobson and Holtz Report - Podcast #721: September 16, 2013
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Intro: FIR mobile app for Windows Phone now in the Windows App Store, Michael Procopio interview with Chris Muccio is up, introducing "FIR o

FIR Interview: Chris Muccio, author, 42 Rules for 24-Hour Success on Lin...
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LinkedIn is, arguably, the premier social network for business-to-business (B2B). Over 200 million people have profiles on LinkedIn, but mos

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USA TODAY named Calculator Plus among its "25 Essential Apps", calling it the "handy calculator app that's garnered great user ratings"I'm C

Twitter takes control of its story as it prepares for an IPO
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The days when you heard about a company's plans for a stock market flotation via a newspaper report or a TV or radio news item are now so mu

Disney brings the second-screen experience to the movies
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The advent of mobile devices - especially tablets - has changed people's behaviours in how we access, consume and share information across m

Google makes it easier for people to find and amplify trusted content
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Of two new Google+ features announced yesterday by Google - authorship attribution and embedding posts - the latter caught my imagination st

The Hobson and Holtz Report - Podcast #720: September 9, 2013
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Intro: FIR Interview with Craig Jolley on marketing automation is up, FIR Book Review coming from Michael Procopio and Chris Muccio; we're r

Google+ Launches Embeds, Starts To Highlight WordPress.com And TypePad A...
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Starting today, Google+ users will be able to embed their posts anywhere on the web. The new feature provides its users with the code needed