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S.M.A.C. Talk - Social Media, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud the podcast launched in 2014 and over those 4 years hosts Daniel Newman and Brian Fanzo have covered topics that included Big Data, Digital Transformation, Social Selling, Data Center Migration, Millennial Marketing, Digital Marketing, live streaming video, customer experience and everything else impacting today's technology world.

SMACtalk became much more than just a podcast as every episode is live streamed via Facebook Live and Periscope while also going live to technology events such as Mobile World Congress, IBM developer conference, CES, SXSW, HP Discovery, SAP Sapphire and other technology events.  Past sponsors of the podcast include IBM, SAP, SAP Store, Avnet, Adobe and currently Cisco.  

Hosted by Brian Fanzo @iSocialFanz and Daniel Newman @DanielNewmanUV

If you want to have SMACtalk live at your event like Dan and Brian did at Superbowl 50, HP Discover, SAP Sapphire


Jan 23, 2018

SMACtalk launched December 18th, 2014 as an anti-niche video podcast show where hosts Brian Fanzo & Daniel Newman shared their thoughts and interviewed experts on the massive technology trends: Social Media, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud computing.


Fast-forward to Jan 2018 for episode 100 and so much has changed...

May 18, 2016

In This Episode

Sometimes buzzwords are unavoidable. In this episode Brian and Daniel exchange views on the role of big data analytics in better business decision making. Not discrediting having the right mindset, the magic of gut feel, or the importance of context - the data we have available to us today gives us the...

May 13, 2016

In This Episode

On the day of the Tesla Model 3 “launch” Brian and Daniel sat down and discussed the pros and cons of owning a smart car. Just one week later Tesla reported that reservations for the Model 3 totalled over 325,000, which corresponds to about $14 billion in implied future sales, making it the single...

Sep 1, 2015


We’re proudly sponsored by SAP.

For the third Friday in a row I joined Brian on Blab to talk some SMAC for the podcast and the community.  I don’t do a lot of live streaming individually but I’ve been taking part in a lot of collaborative sessions on blab lately and was happy to fill a square again.

Jul 23, 2015

Technology often fails when we need it most.  What should companies and brands do to be prepared before a technology failure?

There are really two areas where technology failures adversely impact business.  There’s the public relations (customer facing) side of things and then there’s the technical side (internal...