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A New Facebook Exec with a Lot to Live up to

Facebook announced on Friday that former Google-ite David Fischer, would be joining their team. Though Fischer is leaving a company that is known for moving fast, he was the Vice President of Global Online Sales & Operations, he will not see any slowing of pace with his new position.

April 6, 2010 by Dave Greenfield

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Mobile Trading

For the person who is always on the go, but also cares to grow his or her financial wealth, your portfolio can now go with you.For the TDAmeritrade customers in the audience, there is an application- not put out by the company itself, but a partner company- that provides that necessary mobility.

March 23, 2010 by Dave Greenfield

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Twitter at CTIA Wireless

Tomorrow kicks off the annual CTIA Wireless Conference to be held, this year, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Together the minds of the wireless world will meet, discuss and show all that has improved in the industry over the twelve months since their last get-together.

March 23, 2010 by Dave Greenfield

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Parenting without Facebook

As a parent to two teenagers and a pre-teen, the question to Facebook or not to Facebook has reared its ugly head.  Too Facebook was starting to win out, but thanks to a new feature I can comfortably change my tune.

March 18, 2010 by Dave Greenfield

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MySpace: Going, Going, Going…?

At the end of the first quarter of last year, the news for Myspace spelled what seemed to be sure disaster.  The company came in a whopped $400,000 behind their estimated target in 2008 and couldn't seem to budge from the plateau of 75 million users, whereas competitors- namelyFacebook- grew exponentially.

March 17, 2010 by Dave Greenfield

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Mobile Networks for Neighbors

Ok, so flipping through the SXSW news from the past day and a half, one cannot help but see Twitter in nearly every headline.   But, what I didn't see- at least not until I delved much deeper into the heap of headlines- was information on the new social networking iPhone App, which is arguably more noteworthy that Twitter being everywhere (I'm sorry, @anywhere.

March 16, 2010 by Dave Greenfield

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Three Tricks to Innovation Management

Many of the technologists that I speak with like the concept of social media, but stumble when it comes to cost justification. Innovation is a hard one to put a dollar sign on and social media certainly suffers from those ills.

March 16, 2010 by Dave Greenfield

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Open Source Collaboration: The Right Solution in a Tight Economy?

The end of the first quarter of 2010 is approaching and still the economy is not showing any great signs of improvement.  So, as we all continue to wear our belts tight, white-knuckle our pennies, and make efforts to cut (make that a buzz, please) costs, we must consider alternatives to the new, "must-have," and fairly expensive technologies that have entered the business world.

March 16, 2010 by Dave Greenfield

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