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The Best Suits Under $1,000

The Magazine<p>Let us take you on a journey of the world. Each issue of the Gear Patrol Magazine comes packed with adventures, guides and stories …

How to Manage Innovation With Design Thinking

Innovative new products are the lifeblood of society's progress but the risk of market, technology or execution failure is significant. With failure rates of 30-40% for incremental innovations and 95% for breakthrough innovations, rates of return are difficult to predict. Only the best survives in …

Design

Is Custom Web Design Over?

A website has become a must-have for businesses without concerns for size or industry. There’s no denying that websites play a crucial role in the …

You're Agile -- But You Still Need a Product Roadmap

Being agile with scrum teams can save and destroy you -- if that is all you think you need to develop a great product. Only those unaware or unafraid will admit that they are not agile converts these days running scrum teams to build what matters.<p>There is no doubt that more integrated and …

10 Influential Business Books for Entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs have ‘growth hacked’ their way to success by applying the advice of thought leaders who came before them. Countless books on …

8 Traits That Oprah Winfrey, Richard Branson, and Other Extremely Successful Leaders Have

While there are hundreds of factors that can contribute to greatness, these are the ones that lay the foundation for achievement in any field.<p>Each person's path to success may be unique, but there are many commonalities among the world's most successful people.<p>For his book, "The 8 Traits Successful …

5 simple UX principles to guide your product design

Few things in life are constant: death, taxes, and strangers asking <i>“So what do you do?”</i> within a minute of a handshake.<p>As a UX designer, I’ve had a …

UX Design

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

35 explanations of Silicon Valley lingo that the rest of the world doesn't understand

But that could create a big gap in the language they use from the rest of the world.<p>In order to bridge the gap, entrepreneur and engineer Kilim Choi, Mathew Hui, and Zeeshan Javed created a site called Silicon Valley Dictionary, an Urban Dictionary for Silicon Valley jargon.<p>"The other day while …

Silicon Valley

'I Read This 20 Times:' Five Founders Pick The Best Books For Startups

Five founders pick the best books for startups. One French entrepreneur recommends a literary classic she’s read 20 times and says the principles within it have everything to do with her business. Entrepreneurs from around the globe weigh in with their most inspiring business books.<p><b>Gabriel García</b> …

Startups

Getting to Know Conjoint Analysis

What do customers want?<p>It’s the million dollar question with what seems like a million answers.<p>Prioritizing product features, including conducting a …

Data Science

5 Secrets to Starting a Successful Company on a Shoestring

Maybe you don't need VC funding after all.<p>How much money do you need to start a successful company? It might be less than you think. Some smart entrepreneurs are bypassing the whole venture capital world with its alphabet rounds of funding, opting instead to get their companies going on a …

Usability Metrics – A Guide To Quantify The Usability Of Any System

A metric is a “system or standard of measurement” represented in units that can be utilized to describe more than one attribute. Metrics come in very …

User experience design is not what you think

User experience design is not the same thing as user interface design. The experience of users happens beyond the screen and in the gaps.<p>As web and …

UX Design

The Psychologist’s View of UX Design

You may have heard this story about an elephant:<p>A king brings six men into a dark building. They cannot see anything. The king says to them, "I have …

UI Design

5 Things You’ll Learn In Ideo’s New Online Innovation Class

When designers at Ideo can’t easily understand the experiences of someone they’re designing for, they make adjustments–on a project for people with …

UC Berkeley

Online Mortgage Startup Lenda Expands, Aims To Shake Up Industry

Technology may finally start to make the mortgage refinancing process easier.<p>Startup Lenda, which launched in October 2013 and has been operating in California and Washington, is expanding to make its 30- to 45-minute online mortgage refinancing product available to Oregon today.<p>The company, which …

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11 Best Mobile App Development Frameworks

Looking for best html5 mobile framework? We have shortlisted a list of popular html5 mobile app frameworks that can help you develop your cross …

Apps

Kickstarter

Perhaps the most well-known and by far the largest crowdfunding site, Kickstarter has funded 67,000 projects and raised over $1 billion since its launch in 2009. Claims to fame include the Pebble e-paper watch, the Ouya gaming console and the Veronica Mars movie. The Kickstarter model attracts …

Mujjo Iphone 6 Wallet Cases

For those who own apple devices there are some very interesting offers from Mujjo, their elegant iPhone cases work both as protective casing and as a …

The 10 Best Parallax Design Tutorials Ever

Parallax scrolling is nothing new to web design. If anything, this effect must be used more often to create stunning and attractive pages on your …

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

Whether you're seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.

Ex-Googler Builds A Github For Designers

Pixelapse is built on a simple, radical premise: I’ll show you mine if you show me yours.<p>For the past two years, Pixelapse–backed by venture capital from Y Combinator and Designer Fund–has been evolving into what you might call a Dropbox for designers. Through a free or premium paid account, it …

Take Note, Facebook: How Colleges Are Training Designers To Treat Users Like More Than Lab Rats

Students at MIT, Stanford, and elsewhere are learning to build technology products with user well-being in mind.<p>Facebook sparked outrage this summer when it published results of a study conducted on unwitting users. The study looked at whether people who were shown more positive or negative words …

Dress Your Age: 30s

<i>Click here to follow AskMen Fashion on Twitter</i>.<p>Being a 30-something is the stylistic equivalent of purgatory. Somewhere between college and kids, men have managed to mistranslate the rigorous responsibilities of adulthood into a wardrobe devoid of any flavor. Before you know it, your collection of …

Give Your Company a Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal

Author and speaker Jim Collins tells leaders of fast-growth companies to be visionaries.<p>What's your BHAG? That stands for Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal.<p>And that was a question author and speaker Jim Collins posed to the audience Friday to kick off the 2013 <i>Inc.</i> 500/5000 conference in Washington, …

Company Rituals That Inspire Employees | Inc.com

How I Became Rich Before 30 and How You Can Too

If there is one universal truth, it’s that everyone is looking to get rich quick. This probably explains why so many people are willing to believe …

Nike CEO Hints At Collaborative Future For FuelBand

For the development of the FuelBand, Nike partnered with a slew of outside companies. CEO Mark Parker hints that more partnerships could be in the device’s future.<p>The Nike FuelBand is one of the more promising products in wearable computing. But as larger technology rivals–from Samsung to Google to …