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1.4 Case Study: The Cost of Poor Communication – Technical Writing Essentials
How much does it cost? #Technical #writing bloopers cost millions of dollars and even led to firm failures... #communication #software #manufacturing
technical  writing  documentation  communication  gaffe  snafu  cost  example  csr19  software  manufacturing 
july 2019 by csrollyson
Dove sorry for racially insensitive Facebook ad
Suggests a pattern of bias against women of color @dove
race  color  snafu  trust  attitude  women  Q4  2017  beauty  cosmetics  soap  advertising 
october 2017 by csrollyson
A New Wireless Hack Can Unlock 100 Million Volkswagens | WIRED
Oops! Millions #VW #Skoda #Audi vehicles worldwide exposed
To keyless entry, theft #connected #car
automotive  security  hack  Q3  2016  vw  key  theft  audi  skoda  global  radio  iot  smart  connected  car  snafu  2csra  2ghcj  2cdo  2execguide 
august 2016 by csrollyson
Idea Killers
Famous quotes dismissing disruptive technologies that became transformational
hightech  adoption  quote  snafu  executive  professor  history 
august 2016 by csrollyson
DAS DEAD BRAND
[commented] Riffs on @VW #dieselgate and its impact on the brand
vw  scandal  pointofview  brand  snafu  2016  diesel  software  engineering  emission  cheat  Speculation  csrblogcomment  2sbs  trust  executivesochap  cco  2cdo  cmo  2snr 
april 2016 by csrollyson
Biggest Blunders to Learn From in 2016 Part 2: Amazon's Anytime Employee Feedback Tool
How transparency backfired at #Amazon: Blowback & analysis of #employee feedback tool in 2015
amazon  employee  feedback  q3  2015  snafu  culture  exposé  engagement  sochap 
january 2016 by csrollyson
Gap Tinder marketing campaign backfires - Business Insider
#Gap thrown off #Tinder for creating fake profiles in #SocialMedia marketing campaign
teen  social  network  gap  tinder  media  campaign  Q1  2015  snafu  marketing  negative 
february 2015 by csrollyson
98,000 Hacked Snapchat Photos and Videos Posted Online
Snapchat app, Snapsaved, lets users save snaps, w/o informing anyone; it got hacked
privacy  snapchat  application  hack  q4  2014  snafu  Platform  negative 
october 2014 by csrollyson
Social Media Fail | Social Media Today
USEFUL reminder: #SocialMedia #travel joke fail + post-mortem #fb
social  media  example  humor  joke  airport  travel  facebook  snafu  fail  india  airline  policy  postmortem  2csrollyson  negative 
march 2014 by csrollyson
GM Exec Takes a Stand on Facebook, Then Disappears - Corporate Intelligence - WSJ
WSJ's story on GM exec's Facebook snafu: he defends GM's performance on FB, then deactivates his account. Mentoring gap? #fb
facebook  GM  executive  defense  market  share  q4  2013  loss  bankruptcy  snafu  social  media  business  risk  wsj  2csra  2csrollyson  2cdo  negative 
november 2013 by csrollyson
Big Data Still Needs a Human Touch | Innovation Insights | Wired.com
[comment] #BigData #healthcare example of the machine running amok - & how can we prevent it
big  data  analytics  healthcare  example  snafu  q4  2013  pointofview  csrblogcomment  value  proposition  cdo  digital  Algorithm 
october 2013 by csrollyson
Burger King’s Big Hack Attack: How to Respond to Anything Fast | LinkedIn
GOODpractice: Brief outline of how to benefit to social media "crises" by planning
fastfood  q1  2013  anonymous  hack  social  media  snafu  howto  crisis  response  negative 
february 2013 by csrollyson
Amazon's DRM drama: Whose Kindle is it anyway? | Cringely - InfoWorld
Pause 4 thought: Amazon Kindle permission fail; danger of "The Cloud" #fb
cloud  book  amazon  snafu  norway  customer  kindle  ebook  drm  failure  2csrollyson 
october 2012 by csrollyson
A Trans-Atlantic Trip Turns Kafkaesque - NYTimes.com
Transatlantic air travel nightmare reflects decaying airline equipment, business processes
airline  nightmare  paris  london  Newyorkcity  q3  2012  travel  snafu  union  employee  heathrow 
october 2012 by csrollyson
Facebook Has A Problem With No Solution - Business Insider
#Facebook #Trust gap has users assuming FB published privacy messages in Timeline #fb
Facebook  trust  q3  2012  timeline  privacy  snafu  user  data  2csrollyson 
september 2012 by csrollyson
San Diego fireworks fiasco blamed on overzealous computer backup - latimes.com
Wow! details of how San Diego's fireworks shot *all at once* due to computer error [+good link] #fb
fireworks  usa  computer  software  backup  error  snafu  california  sandiego  2012  2csrollyson 
july 2012 by csrollyson
Tech support or extortion? You be the judge | Cringely - InfoWorld
Tech support company outed for using FUD/scare sales tactics; how to rekindle trust
trust  technology  support  client  customer  service  exposé  gaffe  snafu  india  sourcing  WhiteLabel  humor  2sbs 
march 2012 by csrollyson
The 10 dumbest tech moves of 2011 | Cringely - InfoWorld
Effervescent mix of 2011 tech exec/strategy blunders w generous twist of sarcasm #gin4themill #fb
web  2.0  journalism  tech  crunch  aol  facebook  executive  gaffe  snafu  humor  satire  2011  strategy  hightech  2csrollyson  backlash 
december 2011 by csrollyson
Business Insider
Outrageous treatment of paying airline customer due to mis-seating obese man
Airlines  obesity  story  customer  Service  Snafu  negative 
november 2011 by csrollyson
Bank Of America Just Had The Ultimate Social Media Fail
Prank produced fake Bank of America Google+ Page with very unflattering messaging, suggests BofA was snoozing #fb
social  media  business  prank  snafu  exposé  bank  america  q4  2011  google  plus  government  bailout  ows  2snr  satire  irony  news  Platform  negative  google+ 
november 2011 by csrollyson
The 10 dumbest tech moves of 2010 | Adventures in IT - InfoWorld
Classic Cringely spoofs tech CEO & gov't 2010 gaffes. Some good chuckles, check 'em out! #fb
humor  hightech  government  2010  gaffe  snafu  list  2csrollyson  google  apple  microsoft  CIA 
december 2010 by csrollyson
Politicians Caught in the Web in Past Images - NYTimes.com
Several examples of photos of candidates' youthful indiscretions Thx @jdclasica #fb
facebook  social  media  snafu  scandal  politics  2010  congress  president  candidate  election  gaffe  culture  usa  society  2fb  backlash  negative 
november 2010 by csrollyson
CNN fires veteran editor for Mideast over Tweet
Tweet causes firing of 20yr CNN veteran: unfort. But good 4 learning
twitter  employment  snafu  gaffe  middleeast  politics  negative 
july 2010 by csrollyson
Fate of top U.S. Afghan commander in doubt
Another instance of clumsy confusion: soldiers are in war that public can't understand, hence pr is unreal attempt to reconcile
afghanistan  obama  crisis  war  general  executive  snafu  q2  2010  publicrelations  military  command  2ghcj 
june 2010 by csrollyson
Google
Oops! Google collects reams of private info around the world, seemingly by mistake: vacuums #fb
google  snafu  global  gps  map  legal  france  connecticut  humor  2snr 
june 2010 by csrollyson
Are We All Asking to Be Robbed?
A dark side of broadcasting yr location h/t @mrsgooding #in
lbs  web3.0  snafu  humor  2csrollyson  crime  Foursquare  Geosocial 
february 2010 by csrollyson
Jim Wheat
Using 20th century methods in the 21st century
21st  century  resume  executive  retail  employment  snafu  career 
january 2010 by csrollyson
30 ways to lose your job on twitter | ResumeBear Blog
Hysterical what sm peeps say on Twitter; what part of "public" don't you understand? ,^)
twitter  2tw  humor  employment  Jobsearch  snafu  negative 
august 2009 by csrollyson

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