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Stories by Mike Elgan

Why 'experiental' marketing will be a massive IT challenge

Marketing is all about experiences now; to succeed it will need the two-letter technologies: AR, VR and A.I. And to scale it will need smartphones, selfies, live-streaming and social media.

Written by Mike Elgan22 July 17 20:28

Why total bans on remote work don't remotely work

Companies seem to be moving in different directions when it comes to remote workers. Some have embraced the practice. Others have banned it. But there is a middle ground.

Written by Mike Elgan24 June 17 20:21

Get ready for the coming business travel crisis

Companies face two impending risks to corporate data: a potential mobile device ban on air flights and the ongoing possibility that data could be exposed during border crossings.

Written by Mike Elgan27 May 17 20:40

Google, A.I. and the rise of the super-sensor

This week's demo of Google Lens showcases to what's really coming: The rise of the all-purpose super-sensor fueled by software-based A.I.

Written by Mike Elgan20 May 17 21:00

Why smart stores don't check out

Amazon, Starbucks and Apple want you to walk into their stores, pick up your items, then walk right out. But there's a problem.

Written by Mike Elgan08 April 17 21:00

The laptop is dead

Here's Mike Elgan's open-and-shut case on why the venerable laptop is on its way out.

Written by Mike Elgan01 April 17 22:00

Note to self: Stop taking notes!

Artificial intelligence makes scribbling or typing notes and reminders obsolete. Talk and the notes just happen.

Written by Mike Elgan25 Feb. 17 23:00