Avoiding Rookie Time-Wasters in Adobe Analytics

As a web analytics tool, Adobe Analytics is a very different animal from Google Analytics. I've learned the hard way that plunging into an Adobe Analytics account for the first time with the expectation that it'll be as easy to master as Google Analytics is hubris. In...

3 Reminders about Innovation from Amazon Go

Amazon has unveiled Amazon Go, a shopping experience that dispenses with cash registers and checkout stations. At Amazon Go stores, shoppers simply take things from the shelves, put them in their bags, and walk out, bypassing checkout lines entirely. The underlying...

Idea #5: Gamify Time Management

I just wasted 15 minutes tweaking the layout of my blog. This damn Internet — aside from being the best thing to happen to society in a generation, it’s a time pit and a concentration killer.

Idea #4: Create a Framework

Figure out a framework for a skill or discipline the way Seth Godin has for marketing and leadership, and Avinash Kaushik has for web analytics, and write a book about it.   This post is part of my 10 ideas a day...

10 Ideas a Day

Today, in the information age, we do a lot of reacting, commenting, liking, posting, sharing and watching. This all cuts into time that we could have spent thinking.