Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

The top story of Day 2 of SES Toronto 2010 was the keynote conversation by Mike Grehan, Global VP Content for SES, Search Engine Watch and ClickZ, with Maile Ohye, Senior Developer Programs Engineer for Google….

The top story from SES Toronto 2010 was the “kick-ass keynote” by Peter Morville, the President of Semantic Studios and author of Search Patterns….

The top story on Day 3 of SES New York 2010 was the morning keynote by Yusuf Mehdi, Senior Vice President of the Online Audience Business for Bing. Check out the story by Sharon Pian Chan in the Seattle Times entitled, “Microsoft adds Foursquare to Bing Maps.”…

One of the top stories from Day 2 of SES New York 2010 was the morning keynote by Avinash Kaushik. Just as he did at SES London 2010, Kaushik provided a “wake up call” entitled, “Be Awesome: Ideas for Approaching Search Analytics Differently.”…

I’ve been out talking to journalists and bloggers about SES New York 2010, which gets underway the week of March 22nd. One of the questions that I’m frequently asked is: “What will be the top stories at the event?”…

If you don’t count the weather, the top story on Day 3 of SES Chicago 2009 was the morning keynote by Dan Siroker, the co-founder of Spreadly, who led the web analytics team for the Barack Obama presidential campaign and served as a senior member of the larger new media team. Prior to that, Siroker was a product manager for Google Chrome and Google AdWords. For a summary, read “Using Social Media For Political Campaigns” by Mike Sachoff and Abby Johnson of WebProNews. Or, read “Keynote: Dan Siroker Obama Transition Team & CarrotSticks from SES Chicago ’09″ by by Barry…

About 2,100 people are attending SES Chicago 2009, up from last year. The top story on Day 2 was the morning keynote by Peter Morville, author of Search Patterns. Morville is widely recognized as a father of information architecture. He’s authored the best-selling books, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web and Ambient Findability, and has consulted with such organizations as AT&T, Harvard, IBM, Microsoft, the National Cancer Institute, Vodafone, and Yahoo!. He blogs at findability.org. Morville is president of Semantic Studios, a leading information architecture and user experience consultancy. He is a co-founder and past president of the Information…

The top story at SES Chicago 2009 on Day 1 was a no-brainer. It was the opening keynote by Jeff Jarvis, author of What Would Google Do? For a summary, read “SES Chicago 2009 Opening Keynote with Jeff Jarvis” by Susan Esparza of The Bruce Clay Blog. As she reported, Jarvis said there’s been a fundamental shift in the economy. Newspapers still operate in the old “content economy,” but now we’re in the new “link economy”. You only need one copy of anything now. It’s the links to it that bring it value. Content gains value when it gains links….