March is when folks start thinking about home repairs and tackling the tasks left undone over the cold months. Offer some home, auto, motorcycle, and boat maintenance tips to get people started off on the right foot. We suggest a variety of events and links for social media themes this month.
As if those of us residing in the Boston area don't have enough problems with public transportation, we now have the bizarre case of MBTA "motorperson" Thomas Lucey. Around midnight on October 30, 2016 - right around Halloween - he was beaten while his trolley was stopped at the Cedar Grove station in Dorchester. The assailant wore a "Michael Myers" mask, which is actually pretty terrifying.
If you're still grappling with how to effectively market to Millennials, make room on your marketing calendar for the next wave. Gen-Z - if that's what we'll eventually call them - is the generation that comes after the Millennials, and so far, nobody agrees on much that defines them.
Are you ready to work side by side with robots? Meet SpotMini, a Boston Dynamics robot that beats many humans in the courtesy department. Watch how it helps out its colleague robot by rushing over to open a door to let it pass. Robots are collaborating now - can you say as much for your work team?
With all the advancements in robotics and automation, what's going to happen to the workers? Are we all going to be displaced? Not all of us, but a recent report shows that as much as 50 percent of the work we do today could be automated. There will be new opportunities, but will we be ready for them?