|October 20, 2009|
|9:30 am||to||12:30 pm|
Ecropolis will webcast Jim Collins – author of “Good to Great” and his most recent, “Built to Last“ from the Gazelles Fortune Small Business Growth Summit in Dallas, TX.
People, Strategy, Execution, Cash — Jim Collins, the #1 business thought leader of our time, will anchor the Summit with a four hour workshop covering his latest discoveries in studying “gazelles” which were able to both survive and thrive in turbulent times. And his latest research indicates that turbulent times will likely be the norm for the rest of our business lifetime, so you better know how the best have done it in the past. Jim’s ideas will span all four key decisions.
Several hundred viewers are expected to tune into this live event. There will be a live chat session in tandem with the speaker, moderated by, Verne Harnish, CEO of Gazelles, an executive education firm in Ashburn Virginia that provides resources for fast growth companies.
Jim Collins delivered a rich three hours to a conference audience of approximately 500 executives as well as a group of about 100 local business schools students. Ecropolis saw to it that Jim Collins was streamed live to at least 1000 other executives, globally. Ecropolis streamed live using Flash encoder over a platform called Livestream.com. Because of the importance of this event, Ecropolis brought in a satellite internet truck that remained on standby, if the hotel’s bandwidth had faltered we were able to make an immediate, seamless cutover. We received positive reports from the 4 corners of the globe. Thanks to the Livestream.com platform the even was ready for on-demand viewing within an hour of completion. This was of particular importance because we were only allowed to show the archived stream for 24 hours.