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Uncommon Sense: Riding the Disruption Wave

All established companies must address a key challenge: How to find the next disruptive innovation while reacting to the disruptive innovations of others. To use the language of this year's TIBCO conference, how can one “ride the disruption wave”? Mitch Barns explores three things he's found...

Uncommon Sense: How Do You Measure Reputation?

Today, a company’s reputation is increasingly recognized as a business asset that is central to maintaining and growing business value. Despite this recognition, however, corporate competencies around reputation measurement often lag. So “How do you measure corporate reputation?”

Uncommon Sense: Making Measurement Work for Programmatic Ad Buying

The ad industry has always been consumed with the latest trends. This should be no surprise, given that marketers and their agencies spend the better part of their days trying to create them. But nothing in advertising has generated more buzz in recent months than programmatic buying. Buying ad...

Millennials: Dispelling the Myths

Millennials are playing an increasingly critical role in an economy continuing its long slow mend. They are no longer Generation Next, but rather Generation Now. Which makes now the time that a number of myths need to be dispelled, or at least qualified, lest they upend company strategies and...

Getting Ready for Taiwan’s ‘Generation Z’

Companies in the U.S. are very much focused on the “aging out” of the Baby Boomer generation, and what it means for their business. From my perch in Taiwan, it seems as if the main focus in the U.S. is on the difference between Baby Boomers and Millennials. Here in Taiwan, many are taking a