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Rick Mans
Works at Hoffmann-La Roche
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In ~2 years, summon should work anywhere connected by land & not blocked by borders, eg you’re in LA and the car is in NY — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 10, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Self driving cars are not enough anymore, or at least that…
In ~2 years, summon should work anywhere connected by land & not blocked by borders, eg you’re in LA and the car is in NY — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 10, 2016 Self driving cars are not enough anymore, or...
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Content Blocking was released in iOS9 and was presented by Apple as the following: Use the Content Blocking extension point to give Safari a block list describing the content that you want to block while your users are browsing the web. Which means…
Content Blocking is a blessing in disguise, it creates the burning platform for change for publishers.
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Focusing on conversions is always easier said than done. There are so many to focus on, so how do you pick the ones that are really important for you. One approach I use is to bucket conversion in four types (and of course as the good consultant I am, I…
Focusing on conversions is always easier said than done. There are so many to focus on, so how do you pick the ones that are really important for you. One approach I use is to bucket conversion in four types (and of course as...
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Navigation is a skill that involves the determination of position and direction. However as easy the navigation in your car might be to determine your position and your direction, as difficult is the navigation on most websites.
Navigation is a skill that involves the determination of position and direction. However as easy the navigation in your car might be to determine your position and your direction, as difficult is the navigation on most websit...
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Why are customers reluctant to complete long forms with their details despite offering them discounts, but don’t blink an eye about sharing their whole life on Facebook? What advantage does Facebook have over your company? The answer is fairly simple:…
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Products need to have a soul today, they need to have a story. Otherwise these products are just commodities. Easy to reproduce, to fake and low in value. The story is the thing that sets them apart, though what is often more important is the story on the…
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In the slums of the future, virtual reality junkies satisfy their violent impulses in online entertainment. An expert player discovers that the line between games and reality is starting to fade away. When technology is an abstraction or becomes more…
In the slums of the future, virtual reality junkies satisfy their violent impulses in online entertainment. An expert player discovers that the line between games and reality is starting to fade away. When technology is an abstraction or becomes more hidden than...
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Getting people to embrace digital, whether these are your customers or your employees is a very difficult thing to do. At least when you focus on continuous movements. It is easy to get someone to move once, just nudge them. However do you want to nudge…
Choose your goals wisely. Do you want to be busy, or do you want to get things done? If you choose the wrong goals you'll just be busy all the time.
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Responsive Design: There is more in Life than just Screen size to respond to

What we learn often with Responsive Web Design that it is all about the view port. However that is just one of the many contexts to respond to. Of course we need to make sure that content is fitting the window you use to view. Though there is more in life…
What we learn often with Responsive Web Design that it is all about the view port. However that is just one of the many contexts to respond to. Of course we need to make sure that content is fitting the window you use to view...
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Choices are one of the most difficult things you can give to your users (also read this, 14 year old though still relevant, article from Joel Spolsky). What is sometimes even more impactful is not just the option of choice, but the default of the choice.…
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There is big chance when you are reading this that you either are still on holiday, or that your holiday has just ended. Most likely, if you a decent amount of colleagues, you will find a couple of emails (or more) in your inbox. Though what to do about…
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In several countries McDonald’s is adding self-service modules (big touch screens) to it restaurants. Of course self-service isn’t spectaculair and new, there are complete chains of self-service restaurants on the globe. However it is interesting how…
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Digital Marketing Director
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  • Hoffmann-La Roche
    Digital Marketing Director, 2016 - present
  • Capgemini
    Social Media Lead, present
  • DHL
    2003 - 2007
  • eMagin
    1998 - 2003
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Rick is on a day to day basis working on social media (strategy) cases for several (Fortune 500) clients. He lives and loves social media, helping people and enterprises in using social media in a way that adds value for them. He also gives guest lectures at several universities to make students aware of the impact social media will have on their life in general and on enterprises in particular in the near and not so near future. Is he a geek? Well… yes. A geek with a social life though. Even one with a wife and a young son, who’s first English words were ‘Social media’.
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  • Haagse Hogeschool
    Management Economics and Law, 1998 - 2002
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