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8 Trend Predictions for SxSWi 2014 [Infographic]

Posted by Kevin Planovsky on September 24th, 2013 at 5:52 am

For the past two years, all three of us Vert founders have ventured into the interactive carnivàle that is Austin, Texas in early March… I came, I saw, I drank, I tweeted, I Uber'd (is that a verb yet?), and I left wondering if I would come back for the hat trick in 2014. The early consensus was NO! – we’re going badgeless! But after a stellar year of client work, I had no other choice but to amass an epic panel lineup to try to get on the bill (and score a free badge). More on that in a few weeks...
You see, this is the first year I have participated in the PanelPicker, both as a contributor and a voter. Needless to say, there is a lot of stuff people throw into the big 10-gallon SxSW programming hat. As I was perusing the other submissions a few weeks ago, I noticed some interesting keyword trends... A few searches later, and with some creative help from our pals over at The Visualab,  we came up with the below infographic showcasing the number of times each of these keywords showed up in the interactive session submissions.
In short – it is pretty clear... Read more

#SXSW Interactive 2012 Recap: A Noob’s View

Posted by Kent Lewis on March 18th, 2012 at 11:33 pm

As a first-time South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) attendee, I thought it would be helpful to provide a newbie’s perspective on the mad-cap annual conference in Austin. I attended 3 of the 5 days, which gave me a fairly good perspective. Has SXSW jumped the shark? Read on...