More than 20,000 companies involved in New Technology Focus on the Silicon Valley A real network between investors, funders, universities and industry Incomes have grown much faster (14%) than the national average (9%) over the past five years.
Focus on the Silicon Valley A lot of new comers:
Here we go! The “digital life quotient” adds some objectivity and measurement to our connectedness with the digital space. There are 25 items on the list…give yourself one point for each item on the list that you’ve used. Don’t worry…you won’t be graded, and the results won’t go to your boss.
Have a blog, or commented on a blog post Have an RSS reader Have an online brokerage account Have a wireless network at home (WiFi) Own a Tivo (DVR) Have a IM account Own a navigation device or GPS unit Digital Life Quotient
Sent a text message Watched an online video in the last 7 days Own an iPod or an MP3 player Loaded photos to an online service Have a PayPal account Purchased a song / album from an online music store Read stories on, or contribute to, news aggregators like Digg or Techmeme Digital Life Quotient
Bought or sold an item on eBay Subscribe to a podcast Have used Google Earth/Maps Have a MySpace or Facebook profile Are on LinkedIn Have been on Second Life Have read/contributed to Wikipedia Digital Life Quotient
Use an open-source web browser Placed a VOIP call (Skype) Have TV On Demand Know what a widget is MULTIPLY YOUR COUNT x 4 = DLQ Digital Life Quotient ?
Conclusion US Classes of MBA students score an average of 80 on this test. 25% of them score 100. These are your future clients, and it’s time you started to consider adapting your services and messages to the way they engage in the world.