Tag Archives: collaboration

Supply Chain Perfection: The Motorola Story

MGardiner   June 24, 2015

Organisation Name: Motorola Solutions Industry: Technology Name of contact if available: Greg Brown- Chairman and CEO Web References: twitter.com/motosolutions, motorolasolutions.com, facebook.com/motosolutions, linkedin.com/motosolutions, youtube.com/motosolutions, instagram.com/motosolutions Company Overview: Motorola was started in 1928 by two brothers, Paul and Joseph Galvin. Their first product was a battery eliminator which was a converter that allowed battery powered radios to be charged on household electricity…. Read more »

The Future of Social Media – More like the Future of Business.

michaelaris   March 15, 2015
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Organization Name:  think with Google Name of Contacts: Brian Solis, Altimeter Group – @briansolis @thinkwithgoogle Industry: Digital Marketing Web references:  Think with Google Past, Present, and Future of Social Media Social media has been a tool that has been unknowingly immersed in our everyday interactions from as early as the invention of the early stages of postal services originating in 500 B.C. When… Read more »

Too Little, Too Late? Introducing the Tesco Supplier Network

Alicia Bedard   February 22, 2015
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Organization Name: Tesco Industry: Retail, grocery Name of Contact if Available: N/A Web References: TESCO, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Grocer, Talking Retail Description of How Social Media is Used for Business Performance Founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen, Tesco has grown to become the fifth largest retailer in the world based on revenue. The Britain-based multinational grocery and merchandise retailer… Read more »

Crowdsourcing Success: Threadless Puts Community First

Alicia Bedard   February 15, 2015
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Organization Name: Threadless Industry: Retail, e-commerce Name of Contact if Available: Kyle Geib – Marketing Coordinator, Threadless Web References: Threadless, Inc., Forbes, Wikipedia, Wired Description of How Social Media is Used for Business Performance Crowdsourcing 101 If I said the word crowdsourcing to you in the early 2000s, you’d have no idea what I was talking about and you’d probably look at… Read more »

Multi-Tasking Cosmetics Brand Proves the Power of Social Media Influencers

Cristina Avila   February 15, 2015
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Organization Name: Gerard Cosmetics Industry: Health & Beauty Name of Contact: Jennifer Gerard, President & CEO, Whitening Lightning and Gerard Cosmetics Web References: Gerard Cosmetics, Jaclyn Hill Description of How Social Media is Used for Business Performance: Founded in 2014, Gerard Cosmetics is a luxurious, accessible and endlessly chic beauty brand created in an effort to provide a solution to… Read more »

Airbnb Is More than Just a Company; It’s a Family.

michaelaris   February 1, 2015
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Airbnb Is More than Just a Company; It’s a Family. Organization Name: Airbnb Industry: Social Networking Service Name of contact if available: Brian Chesky, CEO and Founder, Airbnb Nathan Blecharczyk, CTO & Co-Founder, Airbnb Joe Gebbia, CPO & Co-Founder , Airbnb Natalie Harrison, Head of International PR, Airbnb Stewart Butterfield, CEO and Co-Founder, Slack Web references: https://www.airbnb.ca/, https://slack.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/Airbnb, wsj.com,  Company Overview:  What initially began… Read more »

That was Then, This is Now – Social Media Marketing is the way forward for the Project Management Institute

tighed   November 9, 2014
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Organization Name: Project Management Institute Industry: not-for-profit professional membership association Web Reference: www.pmi.org Contact:  PMI, Bruce Branch Board of Directors     The introduction and proliferation of social media has changed the world of marketing and how organizations of every type communicate with and market to consumers. Consumers are no longer passive.  They have voices, they have needs and they… Read more »

Pointing the way to social media collaboration with suppliers

KSurette   October 29, 2014
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Organization Name:  White Point Beach Resort  Industry:  Accommodation / Hospitality / Tourism  Name of contact:  Donna Hatt, Marketing Manager Web references:  White Point Description There’s no denying the important role social media is taking in a business’ interaction with its customers.  Smart businesses are seamlessly integrated social media into their marketing, customer service and purchasing functions.  Social media also has… Read more »

The Cisco Solution: Welcome To The Employees Network

chrgomes   October 23, 2014

Organization Name: Cisco Systems Inc. Industry: Network Equipment Web References: www.cisco.com Description of how social media is used for business performance: Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. At Cisco, customers come first and an integral part of a… Read more »