Welcome!

SAP Authors: Trevor Parsons, Yeshim Deniz, Hovhannes Avoyan, Liz McMillan, Mat Mathews

News Feed Item

Dachis Group Announces the Launch of Social Business Summit 2013

Thought Leaders, Social Marketers, and Social Business Practitioners From the World's Biggest Brands Come Together to Discuss Social Business and Data-Driven Social Marketing, Share Best Practices, and Network in a Series of Worldwide Events

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 12/20/12 -- Dachis Group, a leading data-driven social marketing solutions firm, today announced the schedule for the fourth annual Social Business Summit 2013 global series, taking place in seven cities across four continents throughout 2013.

Oracle will be the exclusive sponsor of Dachis Group's Social Business Summit 2013.

The Social Business Summit 2013 global series will take place in Tokyo on February 6th, Austin on March 7th, Shanghai on April 11th, Mumbai on May 23rd, London on June 20th, Sao Paulo on July 25th, and New York on September 19th.

Over the years, Dachis Group's Social Business Summit series has become the "must attend" event for anyone interested in data-driven social marketing and social business. The series has grown significantly, expanding from one summit in 2009 to seven summits in 2013, engaging thousands of industry practitioners, senior executives, and thought leaders. Social Business Summit 2013 is a global invitation-only series that explores the most progressive ideas in data-driven social marketing and social business, fosters an ongoing dialog among participants, and engages social business and social marketing practitioners in real-time at day-long events around the globe.

"As companies have moved beyond evangelism and adoption of social in their business processes, it is incredibly exciting to meet with peers, colleagues, customers, global marketers, and world-renowned thought leaders to share ideas, exchange information, and push the boundaries of social business," said Jeffrey Dachis, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Dachis Group. "This coming year's focus on data-driven social marketing optimization will further provide global marketers with a platform to hone in on the real world benefits of being a social business."

"We are thrilled to be the exclusive sponsor of Dachis Group's Social Business Summit 2013 series," said Oracle Senior Vice President Reggie Bradford. "Given the impressive history of the Social Business Summit series, we look forward to working with Dachis Group to help spread the word on the real-life impact social has on businesses."

Speakers from past Summits include Jeremiah Owyang from Altimeter Group, Adriana Knackfuss from The Coca-Cola Company, David Armano from Edelman Digital, Nilofer Merchant from EPAX, Bonin Bough from Kraft Foods, Melissa Lavigne-Delville from NBC Universal, Tiffany LaBanca from News Corporation, JP Rangaswami from Salesforce.com, and many more.

To watch Summit videos, for more information on how to request an invitation, to submit a speaker request, or to request email updates, please visit SocialBusinessSummit.com

Follow @DachisGroup and #SBS2013 on Twitter for more information.

About Dachis Group
Dachis Group is a leader in data-driven social marketing solutions. Utilizing a proprietary big data analytics platform, Dachis Group helps the world's largest brands optimize their social marketing and engage@scale with their customers.

Every day, Dachis Group's big data social analytics platform monitors over 10 billion social behaviors and 50 million+ social signals in real-time. Dachis Group delivers powerful insights by tracking, monitoring and helping manage conversations and content across 30,000 brands, 100 million social accounts, and an aggregate audience of 5.2 billion followers, fans, subscribers and contributors from 233 countries across dozens of the largest social platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, Google+, Pinterest, Renren, Twitpic, Foursquare, and MySpace, as well as blogs, wikis, forums, BBS, message boards, websites, and thousands of other sources on the open social web.

Dachis Group offers powerful social marketing software solutions that help the world's leading brands optimize the data, benchmarking, and insights of our big data social analytics platform along with the design, development, management, and measurement of social marketing programs to maximize their investments and engage@scale.

The company serves many of the world's leading brand marketers including Disney, Estée Lauder, US Cellular, Hewlett Packard, Kodak, Nestlé, and Nokia.

Dachis Group Social Marketing Optimization Software Solutions

Campaign Performance Monitor - Social campaigns are a part of daily life for brand managers, as they try to scale their engagement across thousands or millions of audience members. But how do you know if they're working? Dachis Group's Campaign Performance Monitor helps you understand the business impact of campaigns by correlating social programs to business outcomes.

Social Performance Monitor - As the indispensable core of every social marketer's arsenal and built on top of Dachis Group's "big data" social analytics platform, Dachis Group's Social Performance Monitor is a powerful brand-based social performance measurement, insights, and optimization solution for measuring social media's impact on brand performance.

Advocate Insight - The world's largest and most powerful brands have large numbers of people that are passionate about those brands. How do you identify them? Dachis Group's Advocate Insight offers advanced advocate identification and management features and the ability to isolate advocates based on geography, brand, platform, and affinity to specific social accounts of the brand. Advocate Insight also offers analytic tools for analyzing the advocate's impact and the tracking of the brand's engagement with advocates.

Employee Insight - Employee advocates are an untapped social business resource for most of the world's largest and most powerful brands. Dachis Group's Employee Insight offers advanced employee advocate identification and management features including a configurable online portal to mobilize employees with workflows and messaging to accelerate participation and echo and amplify the brand's social effort.

Social Business Index - Dachis Group develops and maintains the Social Business Index, providing ongoing real-time ranking, analysis, and benchmarking of social business performance for over 25,000 companies and over 30,000 brands tracking their conversations and activity across a social business graph of 100 million social accounts and 233 countries.

To help brands or their agencies drive success, along with its software, Dachis Group offers a set of packaged or managed solutions to help deliver ongoing reporting, provide benchmarking, analysis and insights, or simply get things started. Dachis Group also delivers custom solutions to ensure a social marketer's success in driving a meaningful return on social marketing investments.

To provide ongoing support to customers that want to engage@scale, Dachis Group hosts an ongoing series of annual Social Business Summits around the globe, exploring the most current ideas in social business thought leadership, fostering ongoing dialog among participants, and engaging other social business practitioners in real-time, in-person, day-long events. Dachis Group also operates and manages the Social Business Council, the largest peer-to-peer knowledge-sharing community for social marketers and social business practitioners to share ideas, best practices, and learnings from a community.

Dachis Group is hiring the best people to join the world's most advanced big data social analytics team, or to work on the most sophisticated data-driven social marketing solutions. Review job opportunities at http://www.dachisgroup.com/careers/ and contact [email protected] to introduce yourself.

Trademarks
Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates.

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Contacts
Lara Hendrickson
Dachis Group
(512) 275-7825

Ken Bruno
The Morris + King Company
Email Contact
(212) 561-7459

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Software AG helps organizations transform into Digital Enterprises, so they can differentiate from competitors and better engage customers, partners and employees. Using the Software AG Suite, companies can close the gap between business and IT to create digital systems of differentiation that drive front-line agility. We offer four on-ramps to the Digital Enterprise: alignment through collaborative process analysis; transformation through portfolio management; agility through process automation and integration; and visibility through intelligent business operations and big data.
There will be 50 billion Internet connected devices by 2020. Today, every manufacturer has a propriety protocol and an app. How do we securely integrate these "things" into our lives and businesses in a way that we can easily control and manage? Even better, how do we integrate these "things" so that they control and manage each other so our lives become more convenient or our businesses become more profitable and/or safe? We have heard that the best interface is no interface. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Co-Founder & CTO at Octoblu, Inc., will discuss how these devices generate enough data to learn our behaviors and simplify/improve our lives. What if we could connect everything to everything? I'm not only talking about connecting things to things but also systems, cloud services, and people. Add in a little machine learning and artificial intelligence and now we have something interesting...
Last week, while in San Francisco, I used the Uber app and service four times. All four experiences were great, although one of the drivers stopped for 30 seconds and then left as I was walking up to the car. He must have realized I was a blogger. None the less, the next car was just a minute away and I suffered no pain. In this article, my colleague, Ved Sen, Global Head, Advisory Services Social, Mobile and Sensors at Cognizant shares his experiences and insights.
We are reaching the end of the beginning with WebRTC and real systems using this technology have begun to appear. One challenge that faces every WebRTC deployment (in some form or another) is identity management. For example, if you have an existing service – possibly built on a variety of different PaaS/SaaS offerings – and you want to add real-time communications you are faced with a challenge relating to user management, authentication, authorization, and validation. Service providers will want to use their existing identities, but these will have credentials already that are (hopefully) irreversibly encoded. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Peter Dunkley, Technical Director at Acision, will look at how this identity problem can be solved and discuss ways to use existing web identities for real-time communication.
Can call centers hang up the phones for good? Intuitive Solutions did. WebRTC enabled this contact center provider to eliminate antiquated telephony and desktop phone infrastructure with a pure web-based solution, allowing them to expand beyond brick-and-mortar confines to a home-based agent model. It also ensured scalability and better service for customers, including MUY! Companies, one of the country's largest franchise restaurant companies with 232 Pizza Hut locations. This is one example of WebRTC adoption today, but the potential is limitless when powered by IoT. Attendees will learn real-world benefits of WebRTC and explore future possibilities, as WebRTC and IoT intersect to improve customer service.
From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring, the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportunities for real time calls and messaging. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Ivelin Ivanov, CEO and Co-Founder of Telestax, will share some of the new revenue sources that IoT created for Restcomm – the open source telephony platform from Telestax. Ivelin Ivanov is a technology entrepreneur who founded Mobicents, an Open Source VoIP Platform, to help create, deploy, and manage applications integrating voice, video and data. He is the co-founder of TeleStax, an Open Source Cloud Communications company that helps the shift from legacy IN/SS7 telco networks to IP-based cloud comms. An early investor in multiple start-ups, he still finds time to code for his companies and contribute to open source projects.
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to create new business models as significant as those that were inspired by the Internet and the smartphone 20 and 10 years ago. What business, social and practical implications will this phenomenon bring? That's the subject of "Monetizing the Internet of Things: Perspectives from the Front Lines," an e-book released today and available free of charge from Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management.
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges.
There’s Big Data, then there’s really Big Data from the Internet of Things. IoT is evolving to include many data possibilities like new types of event, log and network data. The volumes are enormous, generating tens of billions of logs per day, which raise data challenges. Early IoT deployments are relying heavily on both the cloud and managed service providers to navigate these challenges. In her session at 6th Big Data Expo®, Hannah Smalltree, Director at Treasure Data, to discuss how IoT, Big Data and deployments are processing massive data volumes from wearables, utilities and other machines.
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices – computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors – connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be!
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Erik Lagerway, Co-founder of Hookflash, will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone and voice services to the modern P2P RTC era of OTT cloud assisted services.
While great strides have been made relative to the video aspects of remote collaboration, audio technology has basically stagnated. Typically all audio is mixed to a single monaural stream and emanates from a single point, such as a speakerphone or a speaker associated with a video monitor. This leads to confusion and lack of understanding among participants especially regarding who is actually speaking. Spatial teleconferencing introduces the concept of acoustic spatial separation between conference participants in three dimensional space. This has been shown to significantly improve comprehension and conference efficiency.
The Internet of Things is tied together with a thin strand that is known as time. Coincidentally, at the core of nearly all data analytics is a timestamp. When working with time series data there are a few core principles that everyone should consider, especially across datasets where time is the common boundary. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR Technologies, will discuss single-value, geo-spatial, and log time series data. By focusing on enterprise applications and the data center, he will use OpenTSDB as an example to explain some of these concepts including when to use different storage models.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Gridstore™, the leader in software-defined storage (SDS) purpose-built for Windows Servers and Hyper-V, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Gridstore™ is the leader in software-defined storage purpose built for virtualization that is designed to accelerate applications in virtualized environments. Using its patented Server-Side Virtual Controller™ Technology (SVCT) to eliminate the I/O blender effect and accelerate applications Gridstore delivers vmOptimized™ Storage that self-optimizes to each application or VM across both virtual and physical environments. Leveraging a grid architecture, Gridstore delivers the first end-to-end storage QoS to ensure the most important App or VM performance is never compromised. The storage grid, that uses Gridstore’s performance optimized nodes or capacity optimized nodes, starts with as few a...
The Transparent Cloud-computing Consortium (abbreviation: T-Cloud Consortium) will conduct research activities into changes in the computing model as a result of collaboration between "device" and "cloud" and the creation of new value and markets through organic data processing High speed and high quality networks, and dramatic improvements in computer processing capabilities, have greatly changed the nature of applications and made the storing and processing of data on the network commonplace. These technological reforms have not only changed computers and smartphones, but are also changing the data processing model for all information devices. In particular, in the area known as M2M (Machine-To-Machine), there are great expectations that information with a new type of value can be produced using a variety of devices and sensors saving/sharing data via the network and through large-scale cloud-type data processing. This consortium believes that attaching a huge number of devic...
Innodisk is a service-driven provider of industrial embedded flash and DRAM storage products and technologies, with a focus on the enterprise, industrial, aerospace, and defense industries. Innodisk is dedicated to serving their customers and business partners. Quality is vitally important when it comes to industrial embedded flash and DRAM storage products. That’s why Innodisk manufactures all of their products in their own purpose-built memory production facility. In fact, they designed and built their production center to maximize manufacturing efficiency and guarantee the highest quality of our products.
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. Over the summer Gartner released its much anticipated annual Hype Cycle report and the big news is that Internet of Things has now replaced Big Data as the most hyped technology. Indeed, we're hearing more and more about this fascinating new technological paradigm. Every other IT news item seems to be about IoT and its implications on the future of digital business.
Can call centers hang up the phones for good? Intuitive Solutions did. WebRTC enabled this contact center provider to eliminate antiquated telephony and desktop phone infrastructure with a pure web-based solution, allowing them to expand beyond brick-and-mortar confines to a home-based agent model. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here
BSQUARE is a global leader of embedded software solutions. We enable smart connected systems at the device level and beyond that millions use every day and provide actionable data solutions for the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. We empower our world-class customers with our products, services and solutions to achieve innovation and success. For more information, visit www.bsquare.com.
With the iCloud scandal seemingly in its past, Apple announced new iPhones, updates to iPad and MacBook as well as news on OSX Yosemite. Although consumers will have to wait to get their hands on some of that new stuff, what they can get is the latest release of iOS 8 that Apple made available for most in-market iPhones and iPads. Originally announced at WWDC (Apple’s annual developers conference) in June, iOS 8 seems to spearhead Apple’s newfound focus upon greater integration of their products into everyday tasks, cross-platform mobility and self-monitoring. Before you update your device, here is a look at some of the new features and things you may want to consider from a mobile security perspective.