Today we sit down and talk to the artist know for his amazing hyper-realistic photography Von Wong himself, Ben Wong. We talk about his big e-waste project with Dell. We talk storytelling, how to go viral, his journey from engineer to cutting edge and in-demand artist.
EP 122 | If you are not a marketer or work with marketing folks, you are probably not aware of the importance of authenticity to marketing and brand. Companies are constantly challenged with finding ways to connect in a genuine and meaningful way. Some brands, like Nike and Apple have mastered the art of authenticity when it comes to representing their brands. The marketing landscape is evolving more now and quicker than it ever has before, and the customers are getting smarter and more aware of the products around them.
EP 115 | For more than 68 years the Dallas Morning News has called 508 Young Street its home. Now they make the move to the Old Dallas Central Library at the opposite end of downtown Dallas. They leave behind the 325,000 square feet space near Union Station to reorganize in the refurbished and modernized 90,000 square feet space connected to the newly refurbished Statler Hotel. A new history and legend starts here.
Ep 112 | In this episode we cover the basics of Blockchain and give the listener several analogies for the technology and applying it to real-world business cases. We also talk about Ethereum and the advantages of the popular technology. This is a good place to start on your Blockchain journey as well as good place to pick up so repeatable and useful nuggets to help in our Blockchain discussions.
EPISODE 110 | Chief Digital Officer, Mirza Chughtai @mkchughtai and I discuss the implications of Blockchain disrupting customer experience across all industries. We also talk about the fundamental disconnect in many organizations trying to take on digital transformation in their companies and trying to adapt to the new digital world. Most companies are still hiding behind their operational inefficiencies and they are not changing their baseline operations to create and support a new digital identity that aligns to their value propositions.
EPISODE 109 | This weeks episode we take a look back at the Disruption signals and Transformation opportunities that occurred at Blockbuster in the years before their bankruptcy and final closer of their stores. Dustin Engel who was the Manager of Online Marketing and Business Development during the pivotal years of 2004 and 2005. The blog this week summarizes the discussion and catalogs the three key takeaways from the discussion on the podcast.
EPISODE 108 | This idea of digital DNA. What is this that thing that certain people have that enables them to be successful in this world of transformation? Is this DNA an innate skill or learned through experience? How is natural ability or skill, experience and digital DNA linked and were are they different. Can you really develop digital DNA or are you born with it?
EPISODE 105 | Jason Grochowski Client Strategy Principle and I talk about the Digital Customer Experience in the modern age. We even take a stab at a look back on customer experience over the last 100 years. Mass Production turned to Mass Marketing. The online customer experience was born and the psychology of marketing continues to get more complicated.
EPISODE 103 | 50% of the fortune 500 business leaders believe that their current business model will be obsolete in three years. How is your business strategy taking digital transformation in consideration. On this episode I sit down with William Oellerman and talk about the phenomenon of digital transformation and wether it is real or not.