Merritt Group Blog

After the Splash: Why AI Went from the Next Big Thing to Headline Fatigue

When you look back at the last few decades  of tech media coverage, there are some standout topics that have sustained long interest cycles -- the rise of the internet, the advent of mobile apps, cloud — and most recently, artificial intelligence (AI).

AI has been a lightning rod for media coverage over the past four years, but according to a research report conducted by Merritt Group’s tech PR experts, the volume of AI coverage began to level out beginning in 2017.

Topics: public relations artificial intelligence ai machine learning technology

RSA Wrap-Up: What Drove the Conversation at RSA 2018?

We made it through another fantastic 2018 RSA Conference week, where 50,000 security professionals, vendors and reporters from around the world gathered to catch up on the latest in technology and information security. If you’re anything like us, you’ve been reading up on the buzz that came out of RSA this year. But what were the hottest discussion areas resulting from this year’s conference?

Topics: RSA Security technology

6 Ways to Network with IoT Influencers at MWC Like a Champ

In 2015, Mobile World Congress attracted more than 94,000 attendees and 2,199 exhibitors. That’s a lot of tapas and a lot of industry noise concentrated in Barcelona for one exciting week of mobile madness.

Topics: technology IoT

D.C. Women: Innovators of Tech

This past week, I had the opportunity to listen and engage with thought leaders, mentors and mentees at a Women in Tech event at D.C.’s General Assembly. Upon walking into the suite, I was immediately in awe of the aesthetically-pleasing office, where chalkboard walls lined the entire space with inspirational quotes, presidents of the past and present and D.C. scenery.

Topics: technology DC Women in Technology

3 Great Health Apps for Summer

The summer months are finally upon us! With all the activity this time of year brings, it can be hard to put your health first, but lucky for you, technology is here to help. Whether you are a total tech novice or a full-blown guru, downloading an app that can help keep your health on track this summer is just a few taps away.

Topics: technology

When Every Company’s a Tech Company - Understanding ‘Softwarization’

Question of the day: What does Reese’s have to do with technology?

Topics: technology