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The Workflow App Favored By Designers At Airbnb, Dollar Shave Club, And Snapchat

Lingo not only helps keep designers’ assets organized, it makes syncing them across teams as easy as joining a Slack channel.<p>It’s sometimes hard to remember that iTunes once solved a real problem, given what a bloated mess it has become. Digital music was taking off, and so people had folders upon …

Adobe Doubles Down on Marketing Analytics

Adobe (adbe) is following up a record quarter with an ambitious data-sharing initiative being introduced on Tuesday at its annual customer conference.<p>…

The complete guide to transforming your desk into a peaceful, productive place to work

Some say a messy desk is a sign of creativity. Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg—all notorious champions of workplace disarray—might agree.<p>More often than not, however, a messy desk is just messy.<p>Unless you’re already a creative genius, having a helter-skelter work space is likely to …

Productivity

When Innovative Design Works Against You

New research suggests that with certain companies, consumers prefer predictability over innovation—even if the product is worse.<p>If you have an iPhone, look at it, then pick it up. Depending on the model, you might notice something unusual: The phone has a white, plasticky appearance, but the heft …

Why Creative People Are Rarely Seen as Leaders

We are in love with the word <i>Eureka</i>, and for a good reason. Creativity is magic: it’s the ability to create something out of nothing, to make …

Co.Design | Where business and design collide

Fast CompanyWhy Managing Your Career Is So ImportantBonin Bough, host of CNBC's "Cleveland Hustles," shares some advice on achieving success through proper planning.<p>Fast CompanyWhat do the top three grossing movies of 2017 have in common? They’re all led by women<p>Fast CompanyMinimum wage increases …

The Joy of Innovation

by Robert F Brands<p>What We Can Learn from the Story of Serial Innovator and Entrepreneur Joy Mangano<p>Producer David O. Russell’s most recent movie, …

Joy (Movie)

Go On, Say Yes, And…

Bio<p>Jeanine Spence is a user experience strategist who uses design thinking methods to help companies uncover customer value opportunities that lead …

Is Samsung Looking At Social Media Innovation To Boost Its Mobile Phone Revenues?

Samsung Electronics recently announced that it will showcase three previously secret projects at this year’s South by Southwest festival. All three are from C-Lab, the innovation program the company operates to help its employees to nurture their own creative business ideas. The first is <i>Waffl</i>e, an …

Mobile

Israeli professor whose technology can diagnose cancer by sensing breath earns int'l honors

“Precisely because I am not a doctor, I was able to conceive such a unique development – an inexpensive and noninvasive system for diagnosing …

Netflix Says These Are the Best Smart TVs

In a world where you don’t really need to have a TV to watch TV, Netflix is getting into the business of recommending TVs.<p>The streaming content …

5 Ways Brand Marketers Can Innovate With Analytics

Deploying analytics successfully in the marketing world – especially advanced analytics, at scale – goes beyond crunching terabytes of data and using “visualization” techniques to tease out the stories. The hardest part is creating crisp insights readily translatable into decisions and actions by a …

Marketing

How Major Brands Combine App Innovation With Old-Fashioned Marketing Principles To Win In Mobile

Consumer brands used to follow a handful of fairly simple strategies to connect with their customers. But today’s consumers are being increasingly bombarded by a dizzying amount of information on different screens vying for their attention. How can brands rise above the noise, especially in mobile? …

Mobile

Montreal’s identity as a city of light seesaws between innovation and branding

<i>In Of Montreal, Robert Everett-Green writes weekly about the people, places and events that make Montreal a distinctive cultural capital.</i><p>"The seesaws of Impulse are under repair." That could be a line of poetry, but it's from signs taped to 12 of the 30 luminous seesaws installed recently near …

Montréal

Six New Timepieces Pushing Innovation in Watchmaking

Innovation in mechanical watchmaking is alive and well—bursting at the springs in fact—as we saw at this year's Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (often referred to as SIHH). Few people "need" a fine mechanical timepiece, though the desire to own a mechanical work of art is something that …

Jewelry

Amping Up Innovation: 20 Purpose-Driven Brands Rise to the Challenge of New Made to Matter 2016 Standards

<b>Made to Matter — Handpicked by Target</b> just got an innovative new upgrade; since its inception in 2014, Target has built strong partnerships with …

Sustainability

A Closer Look at South Africa's 'Afropolitan' Chic

A model confidently walks down the runway, wearing a cropped, sporty dress in a multicolored print, paired with ornate earrings and flat shoes. This look could have easily been seen on the runways of Paris or Milan, but it came down a catwalk in Cape Town, South Africa, during Mercedes Benz Fashion …

The Four Seasons in Johannesburg -- The Perfect Jumping Off Point to Explore South Africa's Art Scene

Johannesburg is a frequent starting point for visitors planning a trip to the nearby game parks of Sabi Sand and Kruger National Park. However, the city is definitely worth more than a brief stopover and visitors who want to get a taste of South Africa’s bourgeoning art scene can happily spend a …

South Africa

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Apartheid in South Africa - Documentary on Racism | Interviews with Black & Afrikaner Leaders | 1957

South Africa

South Africa 2016 Wealth Report; What Does It Mean For Politics?

The South Africa Wealth Report 2016 I covered in a previous post, showed why Indian millionaires, among other high net worth individuals, were easing off investing quite so much in South Africa as they did before.<p>Well, here’s an add-on looking at a cross section of the population, millionaires as …

South Africa

South Africa's ruling party ANC says has full confidence in Zuma

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa’s ruling party has full confidence in President Jacob Zuma, its Secretary General Gwede Mantashe said on Sunday after a three-day party summit following allegations of political interference by Zuma’s business friends.<p>Mantashe said the African National Congress’ …

South Africa