Michael Kerr

Writer • Storyteller • Strategist

Michael Kerr is an award-winning writer living in Portland, Oregon. He has published thousands of articles and blog posts for dozens of publications including Forbes, Fortune, VentureBeat, Portland Business Journal and many other books, magazines, websites and anthologies.

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Ghostwriting and Thought Leadership

The collaboration hub: The Rosetta Stone for enterprise
Way back in 1799, a French soldier in Napoleon's army in Egypt stumbled upon what would eventually become one of the most important discoveries of all time. The Rosetta Stone is...
Collaboration Hub Replaces Costly, Outdated Government Systems - GovLoop
Tech According to Gallup, 21 percent of U.S. adults cite dissatisfaction with Government as the top problem facing the nation today. That's more than double the percentage who...
5 AI trends changing the workplace
By now you've heard that Artificial Intelligence is poised to either destroy civilization as we know it or miraculously solve all of society's problems. If you're a fan of films...
Solving for industry-level collaboration in automotive
For the car business, the road ahead will be winding, rocky and fraught with obstacles - much as it has always been. But with new challenges such as a globally-dispersed supply...
Recalibrating Your Business to Win the Digital Transformation Race
Add to favorites Business as usual is over. Today, the explosion of technology choices means that your company is battling for the attention of digitally-adept customers against...
Do Collaboration Apps Make Employees Less Productive?
Remember when siloed email was the biggest problem enterprise collaboration tools tried to solve? That seems almost quaint in the face of the current onslaught of team messaging...
How to Unlock the Power of the Workgraph
The top-down hierarchical organizational structure that dominated 20th century business no longer works. In the information age, value is created by
Here's a reality check for AI in the enterprise
When Slack introduced its new Enterprise Grid product in January, it pledged to bring "much of the same day-to-day Slack experience that users have come to know and love" to...
Building an Event Community: Telling Your Brand's Story with Technology
Since our prehistoric ancestors first scrawled images of animals on cave walls more than 40,000 years ago, storytelling has been the preeminent way for human beings to convey...
Empowering the clinician around the EHR
John Steinbeck once said, "Anything that just costs money is cheap." That time-tested adage has never been more true-especially when it's applied to the modern US healthcare...
Is this the end of internal email? (Hoorah!)
Now relatively old fashioned, emails are increasingly considered to be time consuming, stressful and an obstacle to productivity. Social networks and other collaborative tools...
Knowledge Really is Power: Search and the Intelligent Workplace
The old saying, "It's not what you know, it's who you know that matters" is in desperate need of a 21st-century makeover. In today's digital workplace, a more appropriate adage...

Technology and Business

SungardASVoice: Your Online Reputation Management: Ignoring Customer Reviews Won't Make Them Go Away
Explore ways to manage your online reputation management to get more positive reviews, silence negative ones and even turn serial complainers into loyal cheerleaders.
SungardASVoice: Startups On a Shoestring: 5 Successful Tech Companies That Were Started For Under...
These enterprising founders prove you don't need a ton of money to begin building your technology empire. Start with loads of talent and a great idea, throw in some grit and...
4 Online Tools to Make Your Sales Easier
NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT OF ANY KIND, OR INSURANCE QUOTE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE, PAYMENT, OR QUOTE WILL NOT IMPROVE THE CHANCES OF WINNING. Entrants have the...
SungardASVoice: 3D Printing Fuels New Industrial Revolution
While manufacturing jobs have been migrating overseas for decades, there's been a revival of DIY and craft culture here at home. As Americans become increasingly nostalgic for...
5 Great Ideas to Help Secure Your Website
NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT OF ANY KIND, OR INSURANCE QUOTE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE, PAYMENT, OR QUOTE WILL NOT IMPROVE THE CHANCES OF WINNING. Entrants have the...
SungardASVoice: 4 Technology Trends That Will Save Your Life
A digital uprising in medicine has meant unprecedented changes to the U.S. healthcare system in recent years. With hastily-scrawled prescriptions and handwritten patient charts...
SungardASVoice: An Unexpected Source of Innovation: How 3 Unique Businesses Are Using Information...
Although she is a 20-something, Lucy Stonehill is hardly the picture of the awkward, bespectacled technology entrepreneur hunched over a keyboard. In fact, Stonehill, 27, admits...
2013 HR Leadership Awards
Social Media: Stop Marketing and Start Engaging
For entrepreneurs young and old, social media is a powerful engagement tool. Here are some social media strategies to reach existing and new customers.
6 Tips for Coming Up With Your Million-Dollar Business Idea
When I was a kid, I knew exactly what I wanted to be when I grew up. I was going to be the next Boris Vallejo! (You know, the famous fantasy and sci-fi artist who always painted...
2012 Most Admired Businesses
Dr. Colin A. Banas Discusses Trends, Dashboarding and Patient Outcomes - Insight ON
Healthcare is rapidly changing and, while it's still the EMTs, nurses and physicians who save lives, IT is affecting patient outcomes in ways unimaginable just a few years ago....
Increase Sales with Social Media
Social media is big. How big? Facebook alone has 1.28 billion active monthly users as of March 2014. Turning just a tiny fraction of those eyeballs into sales would be like...
The 4 Biggest Business Mistakes of All Time (and What You Can Learn From Them)
When I was starting out in business I was naïve. Strike that-I was clueless. In fact, I knew less than nothing about running a business, and I didn't even know that. Back then,...
2013 Women of Influence

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