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Your Moleskine Notebook Can Now Backup To Evernote

With 100 million users, Evernote is one of the most popular digital productivity apps around. But it was never designed to play nice with real paper–and the company has admitted that was a mistake. Today, Moleskine is introducing a new Evernote line of notebooks.<p>These Moleskines are made of paper …

Customers who had the best past experience spend 140% more #CX #ServiceDesgin #businessdesign http://t.co/ESP6eTuNlc

Apple watch as a mechanism for service provision: A new touchpoint for #serviceinnovation and #ServiceDesign http://t.co/XsoZ35MQkZ

When Apple watch is removed from the wrist, it locks itself and can’t be used for payments #innovation #cxjourney #cx http://t.co/SfWTKxBmRU

Payments are becoming into a Service-Dominant Business Model with apple pay #ServiceDesign #businessdesign http://t.co/B9BMVllCNM

Manufacturers relying on digital to improve efficiency

A new survey finds that digital technologies are still king when it comes to improving the service efficiency of manufacturing firms<p>With a new wave of technologies on the horizon, such as 3D printing, self-healing materials and nanotechnologies, the Cambridge Service Alliance thought it was timely …

Lenovo says $2.1 billion IBM x86 server deal to close on Wednesday | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Lenovo Group Ltd (0992.HK) will close its acquisition of International Business Machines Corp’s (IBM) (IBM.N) x86 server division on Oct 1 for $2.1 billion, giving the Chinese tech firm the firepower to win business clients from U.S. rivals.<p>A woman tries a Lenovo tablet on …

ARM Announces Device Platform and Free OS to Accelerate… - ARM

ARM Announces Device Platform and Free OS to Accelerate Internet of Things Deployment<p>01 October 2014<p><b>ARM, Cambridge, Oct. 1, 2014</b> - ARM® has announced …

speaker as a mechanism for music service provision: Wutang preloads new album inside portable speakers #innovation http://t.co/RbDUmofPxm

How Pixar Fosters Collective Creativity

<b>♦ Listen to Ed Catmull discuss managing creativity.</b><p>A few years ago, I had lunch with the head of a major motion picture studio, who declared that his central problem was not finding good people—it was finding good ideas. Since then, when giving talks, I’ve asked audiences whether they agree with …

Apple Employees Confess All The Worst Things About Working At Apple

But what is it really like to work at the most innovative tech company on the planet? Most people treasure their time there. As an Apple employee, you're working on the most sought-after gadgets on the planet, alongside Silicon Valley's brightest minds.<p>You're doing something the entire rest of the …

The Origins of Design Thinking

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Jeffrey Tjendra, Business Innovation by Design. Jeffrey Tjendra, Business Innovation by Design<p>Design thinking is created not …

Evan Williams: Big companies can’t accommodate big ideas

Startups may be on the decline but they’ll never completely disappear. No matter how well large companies master innovation, startups are the best—if not only—place to foster the really big ideas.<p>So says serial entrepreneur Evan Williams. He’s co-founded platforms such as Twitter, Blogger and …

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Invest in Proprietary Data for Competitive Advantage

Nearly 30 years ago, Stephen Brand made one of the more prescient observations about the unfolding data revolution: “On the one hand, information wants to be expensive, because it’s so valuable. The right information in the right place just changes your life. On the other hand, information wants to …

Seven Rules for Managing Creative-But-Difficult People

Moody, erratic, eccentric, and arrogant? Perhaps — but you can’t just get rid of them. In fact, unless you learn to get the best out of your creative employees, you will sooner or later end up filing for bankruptcy. Conversely, if you just hire and promote people who are friendly and easy to …