Friday, October 3, 2014
I was asked the question recently, “Mike, based on your 40+ years of experience in technologies, as a business manager, what are the common technology security issues that I should be concerned about?”
Well, I am not going to dive into the architecture of data centers, computing platform data leakage, and perimeter defense strategies, but as a business manager I suggested the following security...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
By day, I write about ancillary revenue opportunities. By night, I ask for cheaper rent. It’s all a bit confusing.
But so, too, is the concept of resident friendly ancillary revenue. And according to Steve Lefkovits, Joshua Tree Conference Group Principal, learning to leverage ancillary revenue without incurring resident ire is key to any successful revenue management program.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
I’m gonna be honest—I’m not a big fan of FaceTime. The thing is, I don’t really want people seeing my face when I’m speaking to them on the phone.
Look, it’s not like I’m making horrible, rude or disinterested faces as the person on the other end of the phone speaks. Rather, it’s that I may not be aware that I’m making horrible, rude or disinterested faces.
You get the difference.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Mobile marketing is very different from what it was even a year or two ago thanks to the number of devices on the market, their capabilities, and, most importantly, the way people are using them. Today, a website that’s optimized for mobile is just the tip of the iceberg. And even with a mobile website, there’s a good chance you’re losing business from mobile customers without even realizing it....