Curated content for content, computing, and digital experience professionsals

Month: October 2018

Gilbane Advisor 10-25-18 — flat world, infrastructure app cycle, digital archives

Internet, social, device growth flat in U.S.

Certainly not news to suppliers of these technologies and services, and unsurprising to others. But this is just the kind of trend that is so obvious the reach of the repercussions can easily be overlooked. Any business that, even indirectly, depends on these products for growth, needs to assess how the saturation effects their product and market strategies. Read More

Internet, social, device use
The myth of the infrastructure phase

A common narrative in the Web 3.0 community is that we are in an infrastructure phase and the right thing to be working on right now is building out that infrastructure… in fact, the history of new technologies shows that apps beget infrastructure, not the other way around. Read More

The battle for the home

We don’t usually include articles behind paywalls in this newsletter, but Ben Thompson often publishes free articles, and this free product / business / competitive overview Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Apple home products is an excellent read. It is also an example of high quality content marketing for a subscription-funded publication. Read More

Challenges in using blockchains to build trust in digital archiving

Public digital archives seem like a critical, and relatively straightforward, application for blockchains. Open Data Institute researchers have been investigating, and share their findings so far, and next steps. The author is a technical researcher but this is a very readable post suitable for anyone interested in digital archiving or potential blockchain applications. Read More

Mark your calendar: Gilbane’s DX conference

Gilbane’s Digital Experience conference focuses on DX strategies, technologies, and practices for marketing and the workplace.

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The Gilbane Advisor curates content for content, computing, and digital experience professionals. We focus on strategic technologies. We publish more or less twice a month except for August and December. See all issues

Hey, Digital Experience Experts!

Don’t miss the opportunity to speak at our Digital Experience Conference in Washington DC in April.

We’ll be covering the same content management and digital experience technologies, strategies, and practices for marketing and the workplace we have at our previous conferences, including their alignment and integration.

We are especially interested in hearing from organizations that have implemented or are planning on adopting, new technologies or practices in support of digital experience strategies or digital transformation initiatives.

See our Call for Speakers for information about the conference tracks, instructions for submitting speaking proposals, and a link to the proposal form.

Note the official deadline for proposals is October 12, however we will be extending it a week or so. If you are interested in speaking but need a little more time or have questions about potential topics, please contact me directly at frank@gilbane.com.

Submit your speaking proposal!
 

Conference: April 29–30, 2019
Workshops: May 1

Renaissance Washington DC Downtown

Co-located with the CRM Evolution, SpeechTek, and Smart Customer Service conferences