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Lean está Morto, longa vida à eficiência - Startupi

Lição de eficiência dada por programadores pode ser seguida por startups, diz Fabio Akita, colunista do Startupi

Should designers trust their instincts — or the data?

<b>Should designers trust their instincts — or the data?</b><p>For many tech companies, design is no longer subjective. Instead, it’s all about data. Analytics …

Why Facebook Paid $16 Billion For An Ugly, Primitive App

The answer lies partly in design, but not in the way you might think.<p>Facebook agreed to pay some $16 billion for an app called WhatsApp this week, leading to widespread confusion and surprise among analysts (Forbes called it a “stunner,” Reuters a “shocker”). Why would Facebook pay what is, …

Apps

Ok Google

There can be little doubt that, just like Microsoft thinks touch is the future of computing, Google seems to believe voice will be the user interface of the future. Indeed, when I was in Mountain View earlier this month, a Google spokesperson challenged me to just use voice whenever possible on my …

A Low-Key Launch Can Still Bring Long-Term Success. Y Combinator Is Living Proof

“Launch day” can be a pretty big deal in the world of tech. Some people define a successful launch day as getting written up by as many tech news sites as possible, hitting the top spot on the App Store out the gate, being upvoted on Reddit and Hacker News, and throwing the fanciest launch party …

A First Look At Echobox, An Analytics Tool For News Sites That Actually Helps Drive Traffic

“It’s baffling to me why existing analytics tools are so backward,” says Antoine Amann, founder and CEO of Echobox. “They are mainly descriptive, typically showing you tons of fancy graphs and charts, but they don’t actually analyse the data for you.”<p>His startup, an analytics tool for news …

Meet The Woman Behind One Of Facebook's Fastest-Growing And Most Lucrative New Businesses

Deborah Liu has nurtured the social network's Mobile App Install Ad product from concept to hundreds of millions of dollars in estimated annual revenue.<p>The flora around Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters was wreaking major havoc on Deborah Liu's allergies. The leader of one of Facebook's most …

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Asana’s Justin Rosenstein On The One Quality Every Startup Needs To Survive

Understanding what you do and why seems like a no-brainer for a healthy organization. But often, leaders lose sight of their people’s needs. Here’s how to get the passion back in your productivity.<p>Justin Rosenstein wasn’t sure what had happened. One of his company’s highest performing engineers …

Productivity

Facebook Timeline Designer Releases An App For Measuring Your Whole Life

Nicholas Felton, the design guru behind the Facebook Timeline, has released an app for quantifying anything in your life.<p>You may know Nicholas Felton best as the creator of the Facebook Timeline. But the reason he even got <i>that</i> job was his cultishly popular Feltron Report, an annual, infographical …

Apps

You Can Explain eBay's $50 Billion Turnaround With Just This One Crazy Story

Between 2005 and 2007, its stock price was cut in half and its market cap shrank by $30 billion.<p>In October 2007, eBay admitted that Skype, a company it had acquired for $2.5 billion two years earlier, was actually worth less than half of that.<p>During the third quarter of 2007, eBay lost money for …

Startups

It’s a good thing Pandora didn’t listen to that nonsense about “failing fast”

Many entrepreneurs and tech companies laud the idea of rapidly trying new things and failing fast. But it’s a luxury that most companies can’t afford as well as a waste of time, according to Pandora CTO Tom Conrad.<p>Since the company pays out a large amount of money to the companies it licenses music …

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