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The Fall Conference Season

I attended four conferences this fall: Web 2.0 Summit, Rafat Ali’s Future of Business Media, Financial Information Management Association (FIMA) in London, and Outsell’s Signature Event, which is done in partnership with Jordan Edmiston, and which just wrapped up in Kiawah.  I generally grade conferences 4 on 4 things: quality […]

By |November 13th, 2007|Events and Conferences, Posts|

Mary Meeker on Web 2.0

Web2summitMorgan Stanley technology guru Mary Meeker was among the notable speakers at the Web 2.0 Summit.

Meeker noted that, after underperforming the S&P 500 in six of the previous seven years, tech stocks […]

Bloomberg on the future of NYC

Economist_conferences Mayor Bloomberg gave a compelling 45 minute speech this morning as the keynote speaker at The Economist’s The future of New York City as the world’s business hub conference at the Essex House.  […]

By |October 3rd, 2007|Events and Conferences, Posts|

Widgets for the Content Industry

(posted by Barry Graubart, Vice President, Product Management)

I had the opportunity to moderate a very interesting panel today at the SIIA Brown Bag, “Think Small: Why Widgets are the Next Big Thing for Content Distribution“.  We had three great panelists:

  • Alex Iskold, Founder & CEO, AdaptiveBlue
  • Steve Touhill, Vice President, Business Development, Clearspring
  • Jeff Yolen, […]

SLA 2007 Photo Album

Sla_2007_booth Sla_2007_party_2 Carol Ann put together a really nice album.  If […]

By |June 12th, 2007|Events and Conferences, Posts|

Thursday’s ContentNext Mixer: Subdued but Successful

Contentnext1 Rafat held another New York mixer Thursday night at the Hilton.  The crowd was much more civilized than the last New York event and on Thursday night you could actually have a conversation.  […]

By |June 11th, 2007|Events and Conferences, Posts|

SLA 2007 Denver

Sla_2007 Honestly, after the great turnout in Baltimore last year for SLA my expectations for the Denver edition last week were modest.  But the conference was truly outstanding for Alacra, in large part […]

By |June 9th, 2007|Events and Conferences, Posts|

SLA is Next Week in Denver – Win A Wii!

Sla_3Wii The Special Libraries Association Annual Conference […]

By |May 31st, 2007|Events and Conferences, Posts|

Alacra @ SCIP

Logo_scip Alacra will be exhibiting at the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals‘ 2007 Annual Conference starting tonight and ending on Wednesday May 3.  The Conference is at the Marriott Marquis in New York.  For […]

By |April 30th, 2007|Events and Conferences, Posts|

Web 2.0 Expo Wrap-Up

In many ways, Web 2.0 Expo was like most other conferences – some of the sessions were very good and some of the sessions were not so good.  But it was extremely well-organized, the format for most of the sessions was excellent and the crowd (it was very crowded) was pumped.  Ignite on Sunday and […]

By |April 19th, 2007|Events and Conferences, Posts|