South By Southwest Interactive News

Friday, Feb 26, 2016

John Hagel on Disruption and Emerging Business Opportunities [Interview]

Written by Megan Collyer

As co-chairman of Deloitte LLP Center for the Edge, John Hagel helps business leaders anticipate big shifts and to turn mounting performance pressure into opportunities for value creation. With nearly thirty years of experience as a management consultant, author, speaker and entrepreneur, John joins the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival as...

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

Being Happy at SXSW with Gretchen Rubin [Interview]

Written by Hugh Forrest

Author of "The Happiness Project" and "Better than Before", Gretchen Rubin has emerged as one of the Internet generation’s most prominent voices for self-help and self-improvement. The strength of her voice comes not only from its clarity of tone — it also comes from its sheer volume. Above and beyond...

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

SXSWedu Closing Program Open to SXSW Registrants

Written by Jessica MacCall

Looking for high-quality content to attend after you pick up your badge on Thursday, March 10? Join SXSWedu for the Closing Program, featuring a series of talks addressing the ongoing redesign of learning to be more learner focused. With: Paul Reville, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Todd Rose, Center for...

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

Session Preview: Get the Message! The Rise of Conversational UI

Written by Megan Collyer

Before becoming an analyst at Union Square Ventures, moderator Jonathan Libov was a UI/UX-oriented Product Manager for several years, publishing few apps of my his own in the App Store. He’s written about the “Futures of Text,” a topic that synthesized a number of trends as they were just becoming...