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.

Over the weekend of April 11th and 12th, IBM partnered with NASA on their International Space Apps Challenge. Over 12,000 attendees participated in the 48-hour hackathon in 133 cities around the world creating apps to solve some of the most challenging issues we face here on earth, in space, around robotics and as human beings.   […]

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Yes, the students have done it!  This is an Internet of Things Foosball Table designed by Fabian Eitel and Marcel Seibold.  In this picture, they are the 2 gentlemen playing against me !! This table with sensors throughout does the following:  It tweets the scores. It rates the probability of the winning team (my team […]

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IBM’s Global Entrepreneur Program for Cloud: Focus in Germany

April 22, 2015

IBM has a long and deep commitment to the entrepreneurial community. IBM works with more than 400 leading venture capital firms in 30 countries to get an early-look into new technologies and upcoming entrepreneurs.  Through the IBM Global Entrepreneur Program, IBM already works with 6,000 startups worldwide, mentoring them to help them grow with free […]

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5 quotes from German Authors — Celebrating my time here!

April 21, 2015

I love quotes and have been sharing some of my favorites.   Since I am in 3 cities in Germany this week, I thought I’d look up some favorites from German Authors. 1.  Aller Anfang ist schwer    “All beginnings are hard.” So true!   Anything that you start is always hard!     Transformations are particularly difficult but the […]

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Growth Hacks for Startups!

April 20, 2015

Small is beautiful !  Listening to your clients!  Just some of the essentials ways to grow with some cool hacks!!Filed under: entrepreneur, IBM, social marketing, social media, start up, startup Tagged: growth hacks, IBM, lean start-up, start-ups, startup

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Amsterdam Opens FIRST Innovation Space for developers and entrepreneurs! IBM, StartupHouse and more!

April 16, 2015

We are proud to announce our first IBM Innovation Space in the vibrant Amsterdam StartupHouse community!  Full Story With this announcement,  we are confirming our deep commit to entrepreneurs and developers looking to push disruption and accelerate innovation!! With over 600 participants, 3X what expected, B.Amsterdam was completely Sold Out! In collaboration with Startupbootcamp,  and […]

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Top 5 Quotes to inspire and challenge you to innovate

April 15, 2015

I love quotes and wanted to share my fav 5 for this week! 1.  Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.  But it is wisdom that knows not to put a tomato into a fruit salad.  Informs Conference         2.  In GOD we trust.   All others bring data. 3.  Don’t […]

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NASA Apps Rock This World and OuterSpace!!!

April 14, 2015

Filed under: IBM, Social Business, social marketing, social media Tagged: bluemix, IBM, nasa, social networking, space apps

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Predictive Cloud Computing is REAL! Franz Edelman Award Finalist – team IBM!

April 13, 2015

Filed under: analytics, IBM, INFORMS, Marketing 2.0, Marketing 2.0, Social Business, social marketing, social media, Web 2.0 Tagged: analytics, Franz Edelman, french Open, IBM, INFORMS

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Astronaut Cady Coleman dishes on NASA Space Apps, STEM and Innovation

April 13, 2015

I had such a great weekend in NYC meeting all the great Hackers on the Bluemix platform.   You will see a set of videos around participants from 15 years old to 70 years old, as well as a ton of folks driving innovation into the local communities. Today, we have Astronaut Cady Coleman, an amazing […]

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