December 1-2,2008. Ramat Gan, Israel. The World Summit of Cloud Computing IGT Annual Event & Exhibition. This year the IGT Annual event IGT2008 will focus on Cloud Computing, and its impact on the enterprise IT, the next generation data center, SaaS and Utility Computing. Speakers from cloudera, Amazon, eBay, Yahoo, Forrester, DataLine, Microsoft, Reservoir,... Continue »
People are always asking for background information on why and how they should blog. While there is great information out there on the web, I thought I’d put together a resource here that I can refer people to when they ask. This post will be updated regularly so keep checking back.
Why Start a Blog and 25 Tips to Make it Work, Conversation... Continue »
Have you ever wanted to follow what’s being said about a certain topic around the internet? Well, it’s not as hard as you think. Monitoring tools are the primary way to track buzz about a given topic online. For someone conducting an online social media marketing campaign this is especially true. To properly promote something, you have to continuously... Continue »
Yesterday I was privileged to give a presentation at the first Marcshoret conference in Jerusalem for marketing professionals. I wasn’t able to attend the whole event, but from what I could see Paula Stern and her crew at Writepoint did an excellent job putting a high-level, professional event together. You can see the program here if you’re... Continue »
November 3, 2008. Tel Aviv, Israel. Beta Goes Public @ The Barbie. Beta, Israel’s hi-tech rock band, launches its Public Beta tour with a performance at the Barbie club. The performance includes original songs, “upgraded” cover versions of rock hits from the 70s and 80s, and some comedy sketches all based on the Israeli hi-tech culture. More... Continue »
I know that I may be a bit late to the party, but it took the purchase of my new iPod Touch to make me understand that as a person involved in developing for the web, I could no longer ignore the significance of the mobile web.
Because mobile really is the new web.
1000 mobiles via flickr from Gaetan Lee's photostream
The Internet is about full-time... Continue »
People are always asking us about Paypal and how it works in Israel with the Shekel. So, I went back to the announcement on the PayPal blog, New PayPal Currencies: Mexican Peso and Israeli Shekel. After reading over comments from Moshe, Fabio, Roi, Roberto, Yeong-Ping Koh and the like, I learned more from the comments section than from the post itself.... Continue »
CNN Money maintains a section of their site for displaying 20 Great Employers for New Grads. Their first pick: Lehman Brothers.
Oops. I think new grads are going to have to look elsewhere to find great employers. I think a lot of people may have to look elsewhere to find great employers.
Of course this affects Israel, as it does the rest of the world. The... Continue »
Digital Eve is a global organization for business women, with about 20 branches around the world. Most of the branches are in the US and Canada, and only three are international: Japan, the UK, and…you guessed it: Israel.
The Israeli chapter of Digital Eve consists of a very active and professional email list with about 1500 subscribers. People use... Continue »
I’ve been working on a new venture aimed at helping non-profits develop their knowledge and skills in the social media field. My partner in this venture, Lisa Barkan from Digital Shtick (www.digitalshtick.com), has extensive marketing experience in the non-profit world. The venture, called amuta 2.0 (http://amuta20.com), will be launching on August... Continue »