Its death was inevitable, and had been predicted by many, for years. But in the end, the tech trade show monster CeBIT just had to die. CeBIT peaked in the years 2000 and 2001. It pulled in some 830,000 visitors in 2001 – but [...]
Never underestimate the power of the press. The last two weeks have been straight from hell for Facebook's crisis communication team - with billions of dollars wiped from the company's market value following the Cambridge Analytica crisis. Nevertheless, they are doing a great job [...]
To kick off 2018, we’re introducing Destrier AR, a new dedicated practice focused on analyst relations, in response to growing vendor recognition of the influence wielded on deals by industry analysts.
It’s sometimes hugely tempting, but technology firms should be cautious of the growing trend of "glamalyst relations": glamming-up presentations submitted to analyst firms in the hope of simply dazzling the audience.
Although consumer devices like Fitbit and smartwatches have grabbed a lot of the attention, the real story when it comes to wearable technology over the last two years has been in specialized areas, like healthcare.
Q: What’s worse than making an announcement on a new “global strategic alliance”? A: Running a joint analyst briefing - where two companies get together to share their enthusiasm with hard-bitten industry analysts.
Your angry tweets have become meaningless. There's an increasing tendency to immediately roast brands on social media, no matter how trivial your issue. Just stop it now.
From a reputation management perspective, it’s time to take IT security seriously – before it puts you out of business: The implications of a WannaCry ransomware infection.
In the end, the price for United Airlines of losing its reputation came down to the cost of four seats on a flight from Chicago to Louisville, KY – a round trip that usually costs less than $400 in coach. As you’ve probably already [...]
A guiding principle of credible communication – especially in crisis management – is to stay on message. This also applies on Twitter, as a German regional police force realized over the weekend.