Posts Tagged ‘The Future’

The Great Conjunction: What the e-Rewards and Microsoft Acquisitions Mean

Posted by Leonard MurphyWednesday, May 11, 2011, 8:11 am 1 Comment
One of my favorite movies as a kid (well, really it still is!) is the classic Jim Henson fantasy "The Dark Crystal". Filled with pseudo-mystical profundities of various sorts, one central element was the race to have certain players in the drama in place before the stars aligned in the "Great Conjunction", when magical things would happen. Well, we're seeing our own version of the Great Conjunction occur now, exemplified by the e-Rewards acquisition of Conversition Strategies and the Microsoft purchase of Skype.
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Looking Back & Looking Ahead

Posted by Leonard MurphyWednesday, December 29, 2010, 13:28 pm 3 Comments


Yes, it’s that time of year folks! As we stand at the cusp of a new year it’s customary to pretend we’re Janus as we look back at the previous 12 months and look ahead to the future! This year …

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