Hi, I'm Sandy Carter and welcome to my web site.


Here you can find links to my books, blog, biography and many ongoing projects in the world of Social Business and beyond. These are exciting times for Social Media and Social Business as well as in both my personal and professional life. This is also the place I will be posting news about speaking engagements and newest publications.


Please read and enjoy. Sandy.

Big shout out to Verint, our IBM Big Data & Analytics App Throwdown winner at IBM Insight! Their innovative cloud-based software and services offering captures, analyzes and correlates customer interactions, behaviors and journeys across all channels, so anyone can gain a single view of the customer experience, pinpoint areas of opportunity and deficiency and develop […]

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A partnership has just been announced  between IBM and Twitter! This alliance brings together Twitter data together with IBM cloud-based analytics, customer engagement platforms, and consulting services. The collaboration will focus on IBM analytics services on the cloud, a new set of applications providing data-intensive capabilities for the enterprise, and  specialized enterprise consulting. Entrepreneurs and […]

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Here’s one way to win a SmartCamp event: create a pattern for IBM PureApplication System!

October 28, 2014

That’s how Jelastic differentiated themselves from the competition at SmartCamp Moscow! A true MSP in the making, Jelastic has already committed itself to taking full advantage of their IBM partnership! So what is it that their software solution does? Their Platform-as-Infrastructure solution combines the flexibility of IaaS and the ease of use of PaaS within […]

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Happy Halloween! The Mask of Mobile !

October 27, 2014

Happy Halloween!!! Have fun with Mobile!Filed under: IBM, Marketing 2.0, mobile, Social Business, social marketing, social media, Web 2.0 Tagged: halloween, IBM, mobile, social business

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My Top 10 “Facts” of Big Data and Analytics from IBMInsight Today!

October 26, 2014

There was an exciting start to IBM’s Insight conference in Las Vegas starting first with our Outstanding Partners !!!   And did you know that this is the LARGEST Big Data conference in the world! As Bob Picciano said “Data is the WHAT; Cloud is the HOW, and Engagement is the WHY” Here’s are just some […]

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Big Data and Analytics doesn’t have to be Scary!!! Learn more!

October 26, 2014

Here’s a non frightening way to learn about Big Data and Analytics!   Hear from IDC analysts in a webcast as they share insight from the whitepaper they authored, “The Big Opportunity for IBM Business Partners in Big Data and Analytics.” https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=registration.jsp&eventid=811716&sessionid=1&key=F6900898D2A03342B852882FA8B0BF81&sourcepage=register And, just as a teaser, here’s a sneak preview about the IDC findings: Projected […]

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Big Data helps to Alleviate Diabetes with companies like diabetizer

October 26, 2014

My brother has Diabetes.   He has had it since it was young so I grew up with this disease in my family. But a  cure for diabetes could be imminent after scientists discovered how to make huge quantities of insulin-producing cells, in a breakthrough hailed as significant as antibiotics. Harvard University has, for the first […]

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Digital tip of the week – How to write a perfect LinkedIn summary

October 24, 2014

The summary section on your LinkedIn profile is your presentation letter to the world and the way you can encourage people to read on. Simplicity is key to have a good summary that will reflect and summarize the rest of your profile. Here are some recommendations: It should be detailed, but concise. But try to […]

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Digital tip of the week – How to Import your email contacts as connections in LinkedIn

October 24, 2014

Digital tip of the week  – How to Import your email contacts as connections in LinkedIn You can connect with most people you’ve done business through your email. LinkedIn allows you to search through your email contacts to find anyone who might have slipped your mind or works in a different industry now. To import […]

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Introducing the new Big Data and Analytics Days!!!

October 22, 2014

Filed under: analytics, BIG Data, IBM Tagged: analytics, big data, bluemix, cloud, IBM, social business

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