Delta and LinkedIn Join Forces to Create Innovation Class

Posted by John H. Heinrichs

Apr 16

Delta and LinkedIn Join Forces to Create Innovation Class

It is a known fact that business people spend a lot of time flying for business.  First class is often call “business class.”  However, there’s a new section of seating on select Delta flights called the Innovation Class and it will likely attract many business people. The innovation class is a mentoring program at 35,000 feet in the air. The first Delta innovation class flight was taken by Eric Migicovsky, who is the creator of Pebble Smartwatch. He understood that sometimes your schedule can become overwhelming and you have very little free time. In fact, he created the Pebble smartwatch to save time so he could see what was happening on his phone without taking it out of his pocket. Migicovsky loves to talk to people and share his perspectives. Migicovsky met with James Patton to discuss their love of technology. Had they met in person, they probably would have spoke for no more than five minutes but because they were sitting in innovation class, they had three hours to discuss. This is a corporate social media match made in the sky.

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Topic Categories: social media, Twitter, LinkedIn

An Interview with Eric Payne Jr.

Posted by Firas Ezzeddine

Oct 9


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Topic Categories: social media, Twitter

Twitter Analysis: Using Social Network Analysis

Posted by Audrey Austin

Sep 26

Twitter Analysis

While I have a Twitter account (@sereue), I rarely ever tweet.  I use it primarily to follow celebrities, favorite organizations, and local news.  Knowing this, I wasn’t certain how interesting my Twitter network would be, or how connected my ‘friends’ were.  

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Topic Categories: NodeXL, Twitter

Analytics for Twitter: Comedians of Twitter

Posted by Jacob Hunter

Apr 20


Several years ago, a friend of mine tried to convince me to use Twitter by claiming that the service was mostly populated by comedians sharing jokes and trying to “one-up” one another. As a listener to a number of comedy podcasts and having recently attended Gilda’s LaughFest in Grand Rapids, Michigan last March, I thought I’d use Twitter Analytics to examine how comedians use Twitter and what Twitter Analytics can tell us about why they use do so.

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Topic Categories: social media, Twitter, Analytics for Twitter, Excel, PowerPivot

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