Erwin Van Schaik

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Whiteboard Session: How Does Blockchain Work?

Whiteboards

The Explainer: The Balanced Scorecard

<b>Robert S. Kaplan</b> and <b>David P. Norton</b>'s seminal framework — in under three minutes.

Harvard

Operational Intelligence: The Next Generation of Business Intelligence

Chuck Brans, Vice President of EOI Sales, Americas, at IFS, a global enterprise software company, discusses the difference between Business …

How to plug your guitar into your iPhone and rock out

Short of learning air guitar, hooking a guitar up to your iPhone is just about the easiest way to get started playing music. But it’s not just for practice, or goofing around at home. You can record and edit serious music with an iOS device, and even produce whole records.<p>But we’re already getting …

Music Production

Malaysia Airlines becomes first airline to track fleet with satellites

Malaysia Airlines, whose MH370 airplane vanished with 239 people onboard three years ago, has become the first airline to track its fleet of planes …

KlikR Universal Remote Control | Cult of Mac Deals

One of the things we seek most in life is control. And that's what makes KlikR special. This tiny Bluetooth device may be stuck on or next to any infrared remote controlled electronic product, making it almost instantly controllable from your smartphone. Yes, that means even your old …

Elon Musk just unveiled something that could revolutionize how you power your home

Tesla CEO and SolarCity chairman Elon Musk just announced a new way to power your home with solar power. The product is called Solar Roof, and it's designed to replace traditional shingles with compact solar panels.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Apple’s spaceship glows to life at Campus 2 in latest drone flyovers

An updated look at progress made on Apple’s under construction Campus 2 over the last month arrives today courtesy of two new flyover videos.<p>Of note, this month’s update from Duncan Sinfield shows that Apple has flipped the switch on some exterior lighting on the facility that makes it much more …

How the Big Data Explosion Has Changed Decision Making

Organizations I work with increasingly struggle to straddle two painfully polarizing operating principles. On the one hand, they desperately seek greater agility; on the other, they genuinely want to include all the right stakeholders in their processes. This conflict uncomfortably transcends …

Management

Why Are We Still Classifying Companies by Industry?

For more than 60 years, investors, analysts, business leaders, and even governments, have classified companies based on industries. First there were Standard Industry Classification codes, which were introduced in 1937, then the North American Industry Classification System, and now we have …

Innovation

3 Ways to Use MOOCs to Advance Your Career

The vast majority of people who sign up for a MOOC—a massive open online course—never complete it. More than 50% consume less than half of the course’s content. This is wrongly viewed as evidence that MOOCs don’t work, that people are dropping off and not getting value. The assumption behind that …

Learning

Blending systems thinking approaches for organisational analysis: Reviewing child protection in England

•<p>A ‘behind the scenes’ story of OR work for UK Government department.<p>•<p>Blend of systems thinking ideas used for diagnosis and policy …

10 tips every Fitbit owner should know

Google's OnHub router uses IFTTT to automate your life

Google's $200 OnHub router arrived last year, delivering fast WiFi in a device that touted an easy setup and automatic security updates. In the months following its arrival, the company has also added features like guest mode and band steering. Today, OnHub became even more useful as Google …

Wi-Fi

Flow is Microsoft's take on IFTTT automation (updated)

Microsoft is about to release its take on the automation service IFTTT called Flow, according to a blog post published and removed by the company. (<b>Update</b>: the service is now live!)<p>Flow connects to over 35 services, with more integrations planned. These include Microsoft products like Office 365 …

Software

Microsoft wants to connect all your favorite apps with Flow

There are so many different apps, programs and services we use on a daily basis, or even a minute-by-minute basis. Navigating through all those …

The Innovative Power of Criticism

The business world is awash in ideas for new products, services, and business models. Thanks to powerful ideation approaches such as design thinking and crowdsourcing, it has become incredibly easy and relatively inexpensive for companies to obtain a vast number of novel concepts, from both …

Innovation

Google's vision for the future of smartphone design

Google's Matias Duarte has a problem. In the next ten years he wants to replace the computer on your desk and the phone in your pocket with a smart, …

Material Design

Congress Wants NASA To Create A Deep Space Habitat By 2018

The next big step towards sending humans to Mars<p>NASA may dream of sending humans to Mars in the coming decades, but the fact remains that nobody's really sure how we'll survive the journey or set up camp on the red planet.<p>The Orion spacecraft that will drive astronauts to Mars has a diameter that's …

Robot Mule Put Out to Pasture by Marine Corps

The massive robotic mule developed by Alphabet-owned Boston Dynamics won't see combat with U.S. Marines.<p>LS3 (Legged Squad Support Systems) was meant to carry cargo for weary soldiers in the field. Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, the robot was capable of walking …

Vine

Livescribe teams up with Moleskine to create a special edition smartpen for handwriting fans

Livescribe has partnered with notebook maker Moleskine to launch a special edition of its flagship smartpen that lets users automatically capture their handwriting and doodles in a companion app.<p>The company is offering a bundle that includes a Moleskine-branded Livescribe 3 smartpen, a Livescribe …

Fritz!Box VPN server installeren met Mac VPN client

Een VPN-verbinding zorgt voor een afgeschermde en beveiligde connectie over het internet naar een (andere) netwerklocatie. De Fritz!box modems hebben …

IFS acquires VisionWaves

Tuesday, July 07, 2015<p>IFS acquires VisionWaves<p>IFS, the global enterprise applications company, today announces that it has signed an agreement with …

When Maps Lie

Tips from a geographer on how to avoid being fooled.<p>Maps are big these days. Blogs and news sites (including this one) frequently post maps and those maps often go viral—40 maps that explain the world, the favorite TV shows of each U.S. state, and so on. They’re all over Facebook, Twitter, and …

Maps

14 Women Artists Who've Changed The Way We Think About Design

Much like today, the design world of 1950s and '60s America buzzed with big names. Crack open a history book on the era and you'll find chapters devoted to them -- Buckminster Fuller, Frank Lloyd Wright, Isamu Noguchi, Donald Judd, Richard Serra. Except, unlike today, there was a discernible, if …

Here's what it's like to stay in a Cuban Airbnb, where everything looked great but was actually broken

Instead of booking rooms in one of the state-run hotels, we decided to stay in a three-bedroom "casa particular," a traditional Cuban home we found through Airbnb, which recently started offering accommodations in Havana.<p>Our apartment was a few steps from Havana's main drag "La Rampa," the infamous …

These photos Apple's first employees showed us from the company's earliest days are absolutely wonderful

The pair had successfully begun shipping their first computer, a naked circuit board called Apple I. It had neither a keyboard nor a screen, and functioned more as part of a kit that computer hobbyists could build into something more useful, if they knew what they were doing.<p>Two early Apple …

Hundreds of mental health experts issue rallying call against austerity

Austerity cuts are having a “profoundly disturbing” impact on people’s psychological wellbeing and the emotional state of the nation, hundreds of counsellors, psychotherapists and mental health experts have said in a letter to the Guardian.<p>Linking social security benefits to the receipt of 'state …