Uncategorized
April 30, 2018

Weathering the Storm

Amid all of the recent uproar of data privacy issues among a number of companies, the outrage did nothing to stop the forward motion of Big Tech. Timing, incentives, and lack of competition all play a part in explaining this unstoppable force. When Facebook and Alphabet (among others) reported their Q1 earnings last week, investors…
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Podcast
April 26, 2018

The Difference: Episode 7 – Glomming Onto Tactics Vs Strategically Attacking Them

Brain Trust Partners’ Co-Founder and CEO, Scott Monty, takes us back to the wild west days of social media and his time with the Ford Motor Company. As someone who has cut through the jungle of building a social media presence for a major corporation, he knows well that simply…
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Trust
April 24, 2018

Our Terms of Service Have Changed

The Facebook / Cambridge Analytica news has brought quite a bit of the unrealized or unspoken of the tech world into national consciousness. Collectively (and individually in some cases), we've been talking about data, privacy, and what we're willing to give up for our beloved free services. But it strikes us that there's an…
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Artificial Intelligence
April 17, 2018

We Don’t Need Smarter Technology

We've certainly learned quite a bit about Facebook over the last few weeks, haven't we? What's becoming increasingly clear with every conversation, every question answered (or skirted), and every discovery is that data privacy and ownership are at the center of things. And those issues remain critical for businesses to address with regard…
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Customer ExperienceLeadershipSecurityTrustUncategorized
April 11, 2018

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

As we write, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is appearing before Congressional committees where he is testifying on Facebook's approach to data and privacy. We read the prepared testimony that Facebook released (spoiler alert!) and caught some of the questioning. You've probably heard the phrase "with great power comes great responsibility." Its origins are uncertain, as…
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PodcastUncategorized
April 10, 2018

The Difference: Episode 6 – Dark Data: Shining a Light onto Your Brand’s Biggest Problem

Today, the co-founder and CEO of a new company, Brain+Trust Insights, Katie Lioy, discusses the ubiquitous issue facing large brands today: dark data. What is it? How do we combat it? And what can we as executives do and say to push through the problem? https://play.radiopublic.com/the-difference-WdQZd5/ep/s1!a8022a0d0fe8aceaa79fecfdf33b74ec197e9d56
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