In the week that the Kindle Fire was announced, we also saw a lot of buzz about automation and good reads regarding what is and isn’t working in social business.
- Amazon releases the Fire - Andrew McAfee reflects on what the Fire means for tablets, the Cloud, and Apple.
- What Marketing Automation needs - as marketing tools get “smarter”, they also become less “personal”. Brian Solis tackles the challenge and lays out what marketing tools and systems need to do.
- Automation meets cross-channel marketing - smarter tools intersect with more ways to reach people. What this means for strategy and tools.
- Gamification and dashboard are bad - nice-looking dashboards and gamification (as a means for promoting engagement) are in. But should they?