Monthly Archives: November 2011

Social CRM

Most large organisations have a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) strategy supported by one of the established CRM platforms like Microsoft CRM or Salesforce CRM The big challenge is how to integrate your CRM system with the rapidly evolving Social Media … Continue reading

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Postal RFID – Innovations

RFID INNOVATIONS AND APPLICATIONS IN THE POSTAL SECTOR The UPU Advanced Electronics User Group held a Workshop in Berne on 1st November entitled “RFID Innovations and Applications in the Postal Sector” The Director General of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), … Continue reading

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Changing who can see your Linkedin Connections

 The “default” on Linkedin is that all the Connections that you have are visible to your other Connections.  As an open networker I believe that this is an “excellent” default position as it really helps you grow your network. However, where … Continue reading

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Social Media needs Mass Collaboration

Anthony Bradley, a group vice president at Gartner, and co-author of The Social Organisation suggests that collaborative working on a “massive” scale “within” and “between” companies will be needed to fully exploit the new Social Media tools. http://goo.gl/ueKv5

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NFC enabled Supermarket Shelving

A brand new “Checkout” process is being pioneered by ShelfX in the US. Use your NFC enabled Smartphone to select your groceries and pay for them using NFC payment. No checkout desks or cashiers required. Smart Shelves were first trialled … Continue reading

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We need to develop a “Knowledge” Economy

The Work Foundation has produced a really exciting document  http://goo.gl/qxfN8  explaining how the UK could drive itself out of recession by developing a knowledge based economy.  I have heard Will Hutton speak on the subject with great eloquence. Rather than … Continue reading

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New HBN Committee elected

The Huntingdonshire Business Network (HBN) elected Mervyn Foster as Chairman and a new Management Committee for 2011-2012 at its AGM last week. Mervyn is a previous Chairman of HBN and is a well respected advocate for local businesses in Huntingdonshire. He has … Continue reading

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