Customer – Supplier Engagement Framework for the 20’s

In writing up this post, mainly for use in a presentation later today, i’ve just noticed that it’s been ten years since I last wrote about this framework. Time flies, but the fundamentals of this model seem to remain the same; albeit i’ve now updated the model a bit with the better visual/ process tools […]

How CustomerTech Can Improve Product/ Service Reviews

This post writes up my take on a discussion on the VRM List, that initially asked the question ‘can reviews be made portable so that they can appear in more than one place?’. The short answer is we believe yes, there is at least one way to do that, using JLINC, and quite possibly other […]

It’s Time to Start Talking About Co-managed Data

As we reach the end of another decade, I’ve been reflecting on the changes over the last ten years in my areas of interest – customer management as my day job, and personal data management for individuals as my hobby horse. For the former I’d say it’s been a very poor decade indeed; the latter […]

Filling in the Empty Space – The Personal Data Store

I said here that at present there are very few genuine VRM tools available right for use right now, and that the main reason for that is that the underlying plumbing is not yet in place at any kind of scale. By ‘plumbing’, I mean that ‘personal data stores’ and all that they imply are […]

Sales Process… meet Buying Process; and why context trumps segmentation

I’ve been doing some thinking in advance of getting stuck into the development of open standards for User Driven and Volunteered Personal Information. That work is being done here if you are interested in joining in. I’ve been thinking mainly about how best to explain what happens to buying processes and sales processes when volunteered […]

Who Said Privacy Was Dead…..?

BT decides against deploying Phorm behavioural tracking. The mobile phone directory Connectivity/ 118800 shut down by pressure from individuals who did not want their details scraped and published. Facebook found to be in breach of Canadian Privacy law. So, what have Phorm, Connectivity and Facebook got in common? Referring back to the Personal Data Eco-system […]