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 [...]
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.
Ride-sharing firm Uber is edgy and disruptive, I get that. It’s part of the way that Uber positions itself to the market – it’s a hip service, not something stuffy and tired like a regular taxi. In fact, Uber goes to great lengths to underline that it’s not a taxi service.
Award-winning analyst relations training services are now widely available in mainland Europe for the first time, as Destrier Communications partners with KCG, the Knowledge Capital Group.
The traditional press conference is dead. Long live the live blog-optimized press conference! Apple's iPhone 7 event was a masterclass in staging a live-blog optimized event.
It’s important for organizations to treat Brexit as they would any other crisis management situation, where reputations are at stake. We’ve put together a 10-point guide to the communications minefield that lies ahead.
"It's the way I tell 'em," legendary Irish comedian Frank Carson once said. It's good advice that some of the presenters on the Innovate Launchpad at the Smart IoT show in London this week should heed.
Eight steps to deal with your communications crisis: Follow this guide to start cleaning up the mess.