It's 8:08 AM as I type this and every employee of Likeable Local is furiously working on a hack to improve our business. The cool thing is, of our 40 employees, only 6 are actually hackers, or developers.
Many well-known tech companies, including Facebook, Google and Microsoft, are known to hold regular internal hackathon events. (Facebook's "like" button and chat feature were both born from hackathons.)
In the industries plagued by the most uncertainty, how do companies hold on to their ability to innovate? And how do they achieve, and keep, an innovation premium in the market? We found that managers
I love covering a good hackathon. There’s a lot to choose from around the UK with many creative, competitive and altruistic versions of a coding get-together where people make amazing things in a short
Hackathon is an increasingly common catch-all phrase for something businesses have done for years-just faster, more focused, and (the best part) finite. Typically, programmers and designers get together
I’m sure we’ve all heard of the term ‘hackathon’ being bandied around, conjuring up images of developers hunched over laptops in the dead of night, pizza stains on their graphic tees, and surrounded by
Everybody’s trying to figure out how to make audio more shareable. Will audio spread more widely if it’s producers doing the curation or listeners? Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This
We have been running a successful business for several years now. Our company has a wonderful portfolio of successful clients, a growing team of highly talented people and a market position that strengthens
Accelerate change – hack your business! If you really want to innovate you have to hack your business. And what better way than to host a hackathon with employees and, potentially, customers or partners?
The word “hacker” to many still evokes some vaguely defined but surely transgressive subculture comprising hoodie-draped delinquents hell bent on breaking into your email. It’s the image popularized in
Google is inviting developers to come help it out with its next phase of Google Glass. The tech giant sent out invitations to developers on Wednesday to join the company for a two-day hackathon aimed the
How do you tackle a problem like dementia? In the absence of a cure for the collection of brain disorders that affect an estimated 47 million people globally, Shaharris Beh is calling on tech developers
Nothing defies people’s expectations about Cleveland as a rustbelt city more than the fact that it is one of the nation’s top centers for healthcare and medical research. The world-famous Cleveland Clinic