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IBM Business Agility ( feature (@IBMBizAgility)

If data security frustrates you, you’re not alone! With mobile device usage and cloud adaptation on the rise, people are accessing more and more data on the fly.  And with so much sensitive information dispersed and accessed across the internet, security has never been a more critical subject. I was quoted on the subject in a recent article title Protecting Data Through BPM, authored on by my friend Pierre DeBois, Founder of Zimana, a consulting company that specializes in digital marketing.

December 15th, 2011 – Business Agility

Feature quote for Business Agility at 

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Posted by Renee Schmidt



Concur is a cloud based technology for receipts scanning and organizaing that makes life a bit more simple!

In technology, a lot of the time, success will be based on an individual’s or a company’s ability to recognize the wide applicability of a very basic overarching concept. The less complex and complicated the idea, the more probability there is that it can be executed exquisitely.  More often than not, this simplistic approach will find itself harnessing existent pieces of software, programming code and technology but the key is in using these gifts in order to come up with something creative and moreover; useful.

By first identifying some sort of lack, gap, inefficiency or opportunity for improvement in the surrounding society; the “cure”, so to speak, for this deficiency will come to fruition much more naturally and wholesomely.


Concur is the archetype of this business model.

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WABC Radio live ( with The SBA (@The_SBA)

This past Saturday, I had the unique opportunity to discuss Cloud Computing on the radio!  It was on the Small Business Authority Hour on WABC Radio in New York. This week’s program was 100% focused on cloud computing (a subject I know quite a bit about :)).  Cloud Computing is viewed as the most important trend for business owners over the course of the next five years.

June 4th, 2011 – WABC Radio – 4:00PM Segment

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12HoursOfTech (, part of NY Internet Week (@12hoursoftech)
This Wednesday, 8 June 2011 I’ll be speaking at’s 12HoursOfTech, part of NY Internet Week.  I will be sharing the stage with Rackspace CTO, John Engates as we discuss: No Servers and No Software –What Is Cloud Computing and How To Leverage It For Your Business. We will be talking about Cloud Computing across the country and about Cloud Desktop Providers NYC. The event will be held at Microsoft’s offices in Midtown, Manhattan from 9:30 – 5:30, followed by a reception which is open to all..
June 8th, 2011 – 12HoursOfTech

Key Speaker on Cloud Computing with Rackspace CTO at

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  1. Bunnies and Technology: warm and fuzzies! Gets real good at 3:06 [TheLuxurySpot]
  2. Explosion of growth in mobile app downloads and app stores (talking into the BILLIONS) [TechCrunch]
  3. What Music the Top Tech Entrepreneurs are Boogieing to [Mashable]
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

  1. Nothing is impossible… how do I know? Because (and Audrey Hepburn) told me so.  And I happen to think the ladies over at TLS know a thing or two about a thing or two.  
  2. iPad 2 not charging when you plug it in via USB?  It’s happened to me!  And everyone else, apparently: read about it here via
  3. If you enjoyed today’s Spring Cleaning post mentioning the importance of Data Backup, check out this story about Avoiding Idetity Theft  on Don’t become a statistic!  
  4. I briefly mentioned AAPL’s earnings in yesterday’s post on the iPhone 5 launch for Fall 2011. Mashable recaps Apple’s fiscal details here: In other words, AAPL is rolling in dough
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