Cyber Security: A Real Risk for Meetings Commented on: 31 weeks ago (January 27, 2015)

4. Secure your WiFi
I've been advocating this for quite some time now. Simply putting a password on your network, even if it's 1234 or the name of your event, and even if it's plastered on...

Commentary: Year of the Backlash Commented on: 36 weeks ago (December 19, 2014)

Perhaps a backlash against the backlash? Sometimes it's amazing to me how fast we turn on things. I try to keep in mind this Louis CK bit: Everything is amazing, and nobody's happy....

Marriott Offers Free Wi-Fi at 3,800 Hotels Commented on: 43 weeks ago (October 31, 2014)

Now that's a marketing campaign I can get behind!

Beware the Autocorrect, Meetings Edition Commented on: 44 weeks ago (October 28, 2014)

On topic- it's also incredible how dependent we get on spell check and auto correct. Most graphics and video applications don't have those features, so it's amazing how many spelling errors get...

Marriott Hotels Looking to Transport Guests—Virtually Commented on: 49 weeks ago (September 22, 2014)

While the Futuretech possibilities of this kind of thing are fun to think about, this seems to me to be a complete waste of money for Marriott. How much did they spend on this, and what's the...

To Recline or Not to Recline—Is that Really the Question? Commented on: 1 year ago (September 2, 2014)

Now is the redeye of our discontent
Made glorious snoozing by this slight Recline;
And all the pains in the low'rd of my back
In the thin cushion of the seatback burried

Challenge to Big Chain CEOs: Be First With Free Wi-Fi Commented on: 1 year ago (September 2, 2014)

...Slow clap... We need to call this out, and keep calling it out. Internet infrastructure is _just_ infrastructure, just like plumbing or a new swimming pool. It's high time we treated it as...

Forswearing Foursquare (and Why You Should Care) Commented on: 1 year ago (July 16, 2014)

Right there with you Sue. Not sure why they felt the need to split the program, but I'm definitely not getting as much fun out of the two as I did the one. Hopefully see you at WEC, and we might...

Are the Techies Out to Take Your Job? Commented on: 1 year ago (March 6, 2014)

I like your stuff, Alison, but the headline's a little inflammatory. Companies would be stupid not to look for new hires that are ahead of the curve on advancing technology.

There's no...

Samuel J. Smith on How to Create a Hybrid Event Commented on: 1 year ago (November 22, 2013)

Great article, Sue! We need to get the word out that hybrid events don't have to be scary- they're getting easier than ever to do, and when done properly, can actually boost your attendance!

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