I’ve noticed a lot of blogs and articles and general gripes lately about why SXSW Interactive has jumped the shark. It’s fashionable to post emphatically about how there’s no appeal to the massive conference tackling digital and interactive trends each March. This was my sixth visit to SXSW. It has changed dramatically in those six years. […]
It’s that time again! I’ll be heading to South By Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas. It’s the crazy, chaotic and somewhat kooky festival that attracts me each year. There is always something that grabs everyone’s attention but is a flash in the technology pan. QR Codes on t-shirts? Worst idea ever. But there they were, […]
The Chicago Auto Show is now in its 107th year! It’s a showcase of what’s new and what’s next in auto design and development. This means more than just amazing new vehicles, this means learning about how storied industries like this one continue to use the voice of the customer in their product development. Customers […]
I had the opportunity to check out all the shiny new cars at the Chicago Auto Show on the media preview day last week. We’ll have more to share from this later this week, but for now, we wanted to share an observation about innovation. Is innovation so forward-looking you can’t rely on customer feedback? Or should […]
Besides the predictable onslaught of product announcements and amazing trade show booths, many discussions around the needs of future customers took place recently at the Consumer Electronics Show, the behemoth of tech conferences, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Many of the trends emerging, though not terribly surprising, call for a unique kind of marketing strategy. Marketers need to position products and the behavior […]
The following is a Best of 360Connext post. “That’s so interesting!” I hear this over and over when I describe what 360Connext does. In a nutshell, it’s how to better your business. Here’s the gist, just in case you haven’t heard it: We evaluate customer experience for organizations interested in understanding the true experience of […]
It is well documented that it costs much more to gain a new customer than to keep an existing one. Aside from the obvious financial ways her math doesn’t work, the long-term outlook doesn’t add up, either.