Author Archives: markdimeglio

When Tech “Experts” Have No Clue

There is little doubt that we live in a culture that glorifies success in all of its forms. Whether on the news, in magazines, and even our IS courses, we constantly hear about the immense wisdoms of the various titans of the technology industry. We hear of Jeff Bezos’ disruptive vision for the future, Mark […]

“Innovation”: Startup Culture’s Favorite (and most dishonest) Buzzword

If you’re anything like me, you absolutely hate buzzwords. They’re everywhere. On social media its impossible to scroll too far without seeing phrases like “sustainability”, “globalization”, “having an impact” flash across the screen. Though all buzzwords originate out of some sort of defined context, they all become devoid of meaning once they are overused enough. […]

Perception vs. Reality

Most of us, if not all of us, have a pretty good understanding of what is expected in a CSOM class. Many courses have relatively similar structures, grading schemes, and workloads. When I initially signed up for Social Media and Digital Business, I framed my expectation around this understanding. Even the course description made the […]