IDG Debuts "Agenda 15" Event

If you're 45 or older you probably remember Agenda, the multi-day symposium hosted by then-InfoWorld EIC (and now successful VC) Stewart Alsop. After a years-long hiatus, Agenda has re-emerged as an "all-new business leadership conference focused on transforming business for the digital world," produced by IDG Enterprise.

VentureBeat's Shopping List

Expect big improvements at VentureBeat in the wake of a $2.6 million funding round announced last week. Newly bankrolled: a VP-level hire to oversee VentureBeat events and another senior hire to build out VentureBeat Insight, the paid content operation briefly named "VB Intel" until a certain chip maker objected.

The Economist's 'Lean Back': Think Slides and Video

Change is afoot at the Economist Group's Lean Back blog, says editor Mercedes Cardona. The big news: she won't be accepting contributed content for a while. "We have built such a backlog that we're going to pull back a bit for the summer," Mercedes says.

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Profile: Rebecca Borison, Business Insider

Now's the time to get to know Rebecca Borison. She graduated only 14 months ago from the University of Pennsylvania and now is a front-line tech reporter at Business Insider. She rewrites competitors' articles from time to time, but also uncovers stories of her own and does it well.

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