Fabian Bueno Mendez

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The 5 Types Of Innovation For The Future Of Work, Pt. 1: Employee Innovation

As the world of work continues to evolve at a rapid pace innovation continues to become both a top priority and a top challenge. For most companies, …

Top 10 developing countries for retail investment[1]

China has taken the top spot in A.T. Kearney's 2016 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI) for the second successive year indicating that it …

Temp tech tattoos can monitor your health and location

Chaotic Moon, a start-up known for conjuring fun projects like a shark-punching virtual game, has a wide range of applications in mind for the temporary tattoo technology it's developing. Called "Tech Tats," they're quite literally stick-on tattoos that look a bit embossed against the skin, since …

Design Thinking

Thomas Edison created the electric lightbulb and then wrapped an entire industry around it. The lightbulb is most often thought of as his signature invention, but Edison understood that the bulb was little more than a parlor trick without a system of electric power generation and transmission to …

Reducing the number of clients your sales reps handle can have surprising results

When most sales leaders speak of shrinking, they are referring to cost cutting, reducing staff, travel and entertainment budgets, and other expenditures as a means of improving results. Management guru Tom Peters said: "You can't shrink your way to greatness," but if you're a VP of sales or a …

11 free Sales and Marketing Guides to supercharge your business

• By: ICAEW Business Advice Service<br>• on: 22. 06. 2016<br>• No Comments<br>• Category : Sales and Marketing<p>A solid sales and marketing strategy will ensure you keep …

Marketing

NASA's using PlayStation VR to train its space robots

Virtual Reality tricks the human brain. With a headset strapped on your face, you can pet a dino, visit restricted sites or even experience the horror of being devoured by a shark. But outside the realms of entertainment and news, the immersive visual medium is proving to be a significant tool for …

Virtual Reality

The Rise Of Thinking Machines: How IBM's Watson Takes On The World

Many people know Watson as the IBM-developed cognitive super computer that won the Jeopardy! gameshow in 2011. In truth, Watson is not actually a computer but a set of algorithms and APIs, and since winning TV fame (and a $1 million prize) IBM has put it to use tackling tough problems in every …

Cognitive Computing

The Ehang 184 is a self-piloting drone you can ride inside

Drones are currently best at carrying cameras for recording (sometimes-illicit) videos of sunsets, skyscrapers and sporting events, and, well, not …

Artificial intelligence is nearly better at poker than you

Poker playing artificial intelligence has already "approached the performance" of human experts and can use "state-of-the-art methods" in its …

Robot doctors will 'absolutely' replace surgeons

<i>From helping humans live longer and hacking our performance, to repairing the body and understanding the brain, WIRED Health will hear from the</i> …

What You Can Learn About Innovation By Taking The Trash Out

Wherein the David and Goliath of Big Garbage ride a trash truck together. Recyclebank’s Jonathan Hsu and Waste Management’s Dave Aardsma on an innovative approach to turning grime into gold.<p>Think of Jonathan Hsu and Dave Aardsma as David and Goliath. Hsu is CEO of Recyclebank, an online community …

Solving Problems The Square Way

An inside look at Square’s design and engineering teams, revealing insight into the company’s creative process and Jack Dorsey’s leadership style.<p>Not long ago, Square CEO Jack Dorsey challenged his team to create a solution for accepting payments at Starbucks, which the mobile-payments company had …

The Anti-Instagram: Snapheal Clicks With Fewer Filters, More Magic

Snapheal’s insight is that all of us want to be photo editors. Now we can be.<p>At a moment when most photo apps are about adding things–filters, hashtags, a multiplicity of viewers–Snapheal, refeshingly, is about taking things away. The ultrasimple photo editor app for Mac ($30 in the Mac App Store, …

Why Your Car Is Now A Giant Smartphone On Wheels

A GM-curated app store? Hackathons? Mary Chan, of GM’s “Global Connected Consumer” unit, on how the auto industry speaks Valley.<p>There was a time when the automotive industry was the pride of America, when consumers eagerly awaited each new model, when Wall Street happily buzzed about each upcoming …

Meet Dixie Elixirs’ Willy Wonka Of Weed

Tripp Keber wears a pinstripe suit. He used to work on Capitol Hill. And he knows how to make a mean pot brownie.<p>Keber isn’t who you might expect to find running a company that makes marijuana-laced sodas, lozenges, and massage oils. But the managing director of Dixie Elixirs and Edibles is …

How BluePrint Designed A Better Way To Sell Juice

Zoe Sakoutis and Erica Huss founded the BluePrint Cleanse on a simple premise: Juice fasting should be easier.<p>My friends began talking about a lemon juice, cayenne pepper, and maple syrup detox program called the Master Cleanse in the 1990s, and the variety of juice “fast” diets has grown wildly …

Lessons On Designing For Creativity From 16 Of The World’s Coolest Offices

The book The Creative Workplace collects the offices of creative studios designed for individual creativity in a public space.<p>Behind every sun-soaked, pristine architecture or design office, there’s a design philosophy linking desk layout and succulent placement to employees’ creativity. But as …

The Entrepreneur's Secret Killer Of Creativity And Wealth

<b>What unrealistic expectations will do to your life and business success</b><p>Entrepreneurs and perfectionism don't mix. I am so passionate about the topic of perfectionism because I think it is a nasty disease that's growing as fast as diabetes in the United States and undermining your creativity, …

Self-improvement

Using Brainwriting For Rapid Idea Generation

Brainwriting is simple. Rather than ask participants to yell out ideas (a serial process), you ask them to write down their ideas about a particular …

Solving the Right Problem and Finding Your Own Solution: An Interview with Don Norman

<b>At the LAUX Meetup Group, Media Contour’s Luke Swenson was able to track down Don Norman, author of The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and</b> …

A/B Testing and the Benefits of an Experimentation Culture

Modern tech companies have figured out that data is their product. Whether you sell a service, a product, or content, what you really do is create value for your customer base — and every interaction with your product is a measurable amount of value. But the best data-driven companies don’t just …

Start-ups: Before You Launch Your Product, Start With a Service

Raising funding for startups in Silicon Valley is a low probability game. Fewer than 1% who try actually succeed.<p>Outside the Valley, the startup eco-systems are mostly immature, and the probability gets even lower.<p>The bar to raise seed funding is getting higher and higher. Seed investors are mostly …

3 Reasons to Start Designing with Personas.

Inspire Your Team with Empathy.<p>…designers can make life more bearable by producing stuff that touches its audience rather than fucks them in the …

Sell Your Product Before It Exists

There’s crowdfunding and then there’s crowdfunding. While most startups who set up pages on Kickstarter, Indiegogo or a host of other crowdfunding sites are looking to hit a specific goal and then get started making their project a reality, a new crop of businesses are using the platform for as a …

The Eight Pillars of Innovation

As we’ve grown to over 26,000 employees in more than 60 offices, we’ve worked hard to maintain the unique spirit that characterized Google way back …

Tech Industry

Strategize First, Analyze Later

The people who gravitate to strategic planning functions and strategy consulting firms tend to be highly analytical. That, I believe, is a problem. To be sure, analysis is important but in the end, strategy is and will always be a creative process.<p>Strategy is not the inevitable outcome of a process …

The Origins of Discovery-Driven Planning

When HBR asked us to write about the origins of discovery-driven planning, we had to laugh. It all started back in the mid-1990s, with Rita’s “flops” file – her collection of projects that had lost their parent company at least US$50 million. (Perfume from the people who make cheap plastic pens, …

How to Prioritize Your Innovation Budget

Here’s the scene: A problem has come up with one of your supply chain vendors, threatening to delay timely shipment of your product. At the same time, a potential opportunity appears that, with some exploration and investment, could lead to a new generation of products down the road. Which do you …

Can Data and Analytics Help Create Lifelong Customers?

In today’s fast-paced business environment with tremendous competition, the saying “the customer is king” could not be more true. Customers have a lot of choices, and they simply expect more from the brands they choose to do business with. According to Sitecore CEO Michael Seifert, “Brands that are …