Intelligence Articles

Power Law of Participation

Social software brings groups together to discover and create value. The problem is, users only have so much time for social software.

MySpace To Show SimplyHired Listings

Fox Interactive Media has invested $3.5 million in job search site SimplyHired.com and will display its job listings in the MySpace classifieds section.

Collective Intelligence: Is Your Website Tapping it?

Collective intelligence will be a key competitive advantage in the 21st Century. Never before has there been a better medium to tap the collective intelligence than the Web.

Business Intelligence : Accelerate Your Business Performance

Business intelligence is the process of gathering information from the business. The gathered business information is transformed into knowledge using business intelligence.

Tired: Web 2.0; New Hotness: Classifieds 2.0

Newspaper veterans attending a talk by Oodle.com CEO Craig Donato at a Las Vegas conference learned they’d best get onboard with online advertising ASAP.

Its Not Spying, Its Business Intelligence

A new subscription service for marketers allows subscribers to keep an ear to the blogosphere and other social media realms with automatic keyword updates. Similar to Google News Alerts, PubSub struck a deal with business intelligence company Cymfony to deliver the latest buzz.

Business Intelligence Solutions for the Retail Industry
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Traditionally, the retail industry has lagged behind other industries in adopting new technologies, and this holds true in its acceptance of BI technology.

RSS Market Intelligence And Lead Generation

This panel at the Syndicate Conference addressed how RSS can be used to generate leads, customers, and eventually, money.

I Don’t Believe The Search Numbers…

A whole bunch of people at work today asked me if I had seen a recent posting on the Google Blog News Channel: What Search Engines Do Search Engine Companies Use?

Searching with Artificial Intelligence

The Accoona Corporation has launched a new search engine. The company’s Web-Search Platform, www.Accoona.com, features a breakthrough Artificial Intelligence powered search engine.

You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know: Defining Business Intelligence

Business intelligence solutions narrow the ever widening gap between the amount of data gathered and the methods of being able to understand that data.

Corporate Executives and IT Managers Aggravated by BI Complexity

A new survey, sponsored by Unisys reveals that corporate executives and IT managers are growing increasingly aggravated by the complexity of business intelligence (BI) solutions intended to streamline their business decision-making processes.

The Benefits of EQ Coaching for Mid-Level Executives and Professionals

The majority of CEOs, executives and professionals are left-brained — analytical, linear, and focused. They are good with numbers, and in communication tend to listen to the actual word spoken, word-by-word, missing the nuances, the expressions, the tone of voice, i.e., the “other” 90% of verbal communication.

A CEO with Emotional Intelligence

Herb Kelleher was on my recent Southwest Airlines flight from San Antonio to Dallas – of all things! As you know, he was the president of Southwest, the man who made it a success. Then he resigned, I think he must be about 70, and is now Chairman of the Board. Whatever his title, he still considers himself “Southwest Airlines” and so will you if you ever meet him.

Team Learning and Emotional Intelligence

Studies show introducing an EQ program at your business affects the bottom line positively (http://www.eiconsortium.org ). People learn to: – Make better decisions – Communicate and work together more effectively – Develop tolerance and appreciation for multiculture and diversity – Manage constructive discontent – Cope better and experience less stress – Manage themselves and others better – Become more productive and change-proficient – Increase leadership skills – Accommodate to both introverts and extraverts – Become aware of mimetic changes – Reach others with communication and learning styles different than their own – Use solution-focused problem-solving, not emotion-focused

How Do You Know What Your EQ (Emotional Intelligence) Is?

If you’ve been reading about Emotional Intelligence, the Catch-22 has probably occurred to you: Since EQ begins with self-awareness, the people who have the worst EQ are also going to be the worst at assessing their own.

Artificial Intelligence … what have we learned through natural ignorance?

During the late ’80s and early ’90s, I had the opportunity to work with expert systems in real-time production environments. I found artificial intelligence, or AI, to be thoroughly intriguing. I even went so far as to write an expert system package, under Microsoft Windows, called WindExS.

How Do You Score on the Marketing Emotional Intelligence Test

Remember that email rounding the Internet recently: “If we could shrink the Earth’s population to a village of 100 people, this is what it would look like: There would be 57 Asians, 21 Europeans, 14 North and South Americans, and 8 Africans. Seventy people would be non-white; 30 white. Seventy would be non-Christian; 30 Christian ….”

Corporate Ethics, Intentionality & Emotional Intelligence

My granddaughter is 5. Last time she smacked her little brother and I had words with her, she said, “I didn’t mean to hit him.” A preposterous statement since I’d seen her walk over, pick up a book and whack him with it. But then she’s only 5.

An Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Program for Your Employees Can Lower Your Chances of Being Sued & Lower the Settlement If You Are

Bullying, mobbing and hostile workplace are not currently illegal in the US. However according to The Workplace Bullying and Trauma Institute (WBTI), the first legislation on bullying went to the California legislature (AB 1582) in February of this year.

Emotional Intelligence and Feeling Good

Two emotions, or ways of feeling, are especially troublesome to most of us – anger management and depression. Depression appears to be epidemic now, globally, and without going into the etiology (the causes), or pinpointing definitions or degrees of severity (they vary; there are many) lets just say it’s one way of feeling really bad.