Weekly Wrap: September Conference Speakers Release
Great Game of Business -
Our COO, Kelly Tetterton, is currently in St. Louis at the Annual Gathering of Games Conference and is presenting Keeping the Love Alive: Ensuring your Game Stays Fresh & Releveant.
Kelly is our internal evangelist for open book management and the great game and her session promises to teach organizations how to keep team members involved after the first bonus is distributed.
Content Marketing World -
In 3 days Content Marketing World kicks off in Cleveland, Ohio. Arguably one of the best events for members of the content marketing industry, CEO Michael Silverman will be presenting on enterprise social collaboration stories.
His presentation will explain the power behind social portals through three case studies: Bloomberg Current, BDO Seidman Alliance, and Follett Software. If your organization is considering investing in an internal social portal, this is a session you won't want to miss.
News You Need:
Google + Non-Profit Donations: Our friends at Google unveiled the curtains this week on One Today, the mobile donation app for Google for Nonprofits. Their mission: One Today is an app that brings together people and nonprofits throught he simple act of giving $1. Take a moment and check out the features of the app. My favorite? Using circles to match your friend's donations.
Higher-Ed Goes Social: ACT Profile is the first free social college and career planning community aimed to help high-school students explore careers, narrow majors, and connect with like minded-peers. ACT Profile borrows elements of existing social platforms in order to engage students and offer them a social portal of value. I'm curious to see how a tool like this could potentially alter the way students look at colleges and universities and aid in the application process.
Acquia Announces Commerce Cloud: Acquia has officially announced the launch of the Commerce Cloud, "the first digital experience platform to truly bring content to commerce." Leveraging the flexibility of Drupal, Acquia's commerce solution is more than a digital shopping exeperience as it strives to build brand fanatics.
That's a wrap!