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Big Data Business Models and Code Halo Strategies with SmartStory's CEO Michael Boerner

While many companies talk about someday implementing strategies that will provide competitive advantages and change the world, SmartStory Technologies is delivering.  They combine the use of big data, POS (point of sale) systems, Code Halos strategies, mobile apps and hyper-personalization to deliver customized short-form videos to mobile devices that are specific to the user's needs, at the right time and on the right device.  This technology will change retail.  Especially when complex products and services are involved.

Digital transformation is about recognizing the impact of innovation in your industry, market and business.  It is about understanding how new technologies will transform your business plans and budget priorities.  It is about being bold enough to act and change direction mid-year, or budget cycle.

In this interview with SmartStory's CEO Michael Boerner, we dig deep into how digital transformations are already changing the way retailers interact and support their customers in completely new and innovative ways that will change the competitive landscape forever.

If you sell complex products and services - I strongly suggest you study this video segment and discuss what you are seeing with your strategy team.  Your industry and market will be impacted. Stay tuned for parts 2 and 3 in this series.

Video Link: http://youtu.be/rLlNmW-VmXw?list=UUGizQCw2Zbs3eTLwp7icoqw



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Kevin Benedict
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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

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Kevin Benedict is an opinionated futurist, Principal Analyst at the Center for Digital Intelligence™, C4DIGI.com, emerging technologies analyst, and digital transformation and business strategy consultant. In the past 8 years he has taught workshops for large enterprises and government agencies in 18 different countries, and is a keynote speaker at conferences worldwide. He spent nearly 5 years working as a Senior Analyst at Cognizant (CTSH), and 2 years serving in Cognizant's Center for the Future of Work where he wrote many reports, hundreds of articles, interviewed technology experts, and produced videos on the future of digital technologies and their impact on industries. He has written articles published in The Guardian, wrote the Forward to SAP Press' book titled "Mobilizing Your Enterprise with SAP", published over 3,000 articles and was featured as thought leader and digital strategist in the Department of Defense's IQT intelligence journal. Kevin lectures and leads workshops, teaches and consults with companies and government agencies around the world to help develop digital transformation and business strategies. Visit his website at C4DIGI.com.