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Mitarbeiter sind ihren Firmen digital überlegen

Umfrage. Der Mehrheit der großen Unternehmen hierzulande fehlt noch immer eine digitale Strategie. Und das macht mittlerweile selbst den Angestellten …

Wirtschaft

Google has a secret ‘bench’ program that keeps execs at the company even when they’re not leading anything

Google’s bench of veteran executives and engineers is deep and packed with familiar faces, and it’s no accident.<p>The Internet company’s obsession with prized engineers and product gurus, and its competitive instinct to keep them away from rivals, means that certain executives can essentially rotate …

„Do not work harder – but smarter!“

Video. Der Mathematiker und Internetphilosoph Gunter Dueck erklärt auf der Republica, warum zu viel Arbeit dumm macht – und warum BWLer an allem …

How to Prevent a Bozo Explosion

It’s depressing to watch a mean, lean, fighting machine of a company deteriorate into mediocracy. In Silicon Valley we call this process the “bozo …

Employment

Elon Musk unveils Tesla Batteries for Homes and Businesses

We knew it was coming. Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk teased their arrival in a tweet earlier this week…<p>…and now they’re here – Tesla Energy home and business batteries.<p>The home model is called the Tesla Powerwall. It’s a rechargeable lithium-ion battery designed to increase capacity for homes …

IBM CIO Designs New IT Workflow for Tech Giant Under Pressure

By<p>Steve Rosenbush<p>Steve Rosenbush<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@Steve_Rosenbush<p>ciojournal<p>steven.rosenbush@wsj.com<p>International Business Machines CIO Jeff Smith wants to practice Agile software development and project management at scale, and by scale, he means a company with a headcount that …

Digitalisierung - von Otto bis zur Bahn - Capital.de

Gisbert Rühl lacht. Dröhnend, den Raum füllend, es ist ein Lachen der Freude, das anschwillt und rasch die anderen ansteckt, die mit ihm am Tisch …

Wirtschaft

Will Adobe's Kickbox Transform Ideas into Products?

Adobe has introduced to the tech world a product toolkit called Kickbox, a step-by-step strategy designed to inspire innovative ideas within companies while avoiding management red tape.<p>In a talk at The Next Web Conference, Kickbox’s creator Mark Randall, vice president of creativity at Adobe, …

Redbox

How a Great Business Plan Will Maximize Your Risk of Failure

The Software Revolution

In human history, there have been three great technological revolutions and many smaller ones. The three great ones are the agricultural revolution, …

Internal Combustion Engine

Digital-Check: Peter Borchers

<i>Peter Borchers ist überzeugend. Scheint zumindest so. Er hat einen Incubator gegründet, als es noch nicht hip war und jeder Konzern sich damit rühmen</i> …

Wirtschaft

Hybrid Usability Tests: 20 Creative Ways to Test Your Design

The first phase — framing — is kind of like the pre-planning phase, where you figure out what you want to get out of the test. This phase handles your abstract usability goals, and helps you narrow down the specifics of what will help.<p>This kind of pre-planning is what we outlined in the first two …

A Dozen Lessons for Entrepreneurs

The 25IQ blog posts below have been rewritten and are now part of a new book that will benefit the author’s chosen charity: No Kid Hungry. The author …

Top 3 most important Questions to ask before starting a Corporate Venture Capital fund After I published my post on “The Goals for Corporate Venture Capital” earlier this month the inquiries I...

How Google Works

Today we all live and work in the Internet Century, where technology is roiling the business landscape, and the pace of change is only accelerating.<p>In their new book How Google Works, Google Executive Chairman and ex-CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of Products Jonathan Rosenberg share the lessons …

Corporate Culture

Viele Manager trauen sich keine disruptiven Innovationen zu - manager magazin

28.10.2014<p>BCG-Umfrage Viele Manager trauen sich keine radikalen Innovationen zu<p><b>Einmal jährlich kürt die Boston Consulting Group die 50 innovativsten</b> …

Wirtschaft

Stores Are Shunning Apple Pay, But They'll Soon Change Their Minds

Well, that didn't take long. Apple Pay launched only a week ago, and it's already unmasking major strife in the retail industry.<p>According to <i>The New</i> …

A look back at iconic Nokia phones

Today, depending on your perspective, we either mourn the loss of one of the most important phone makers ever, or celebrate that the people behind so many iconic phones will continue to work under the Microsoft flag.<p>As Microsoft, Nokia, and any number of regulatory authorities get to work on …

How Corporate Venture Capital Helps Firms Explore New Territory

A good idea faces so many obstacles en route to market today that it’s a wonder we have any innovative products at all. You know those baby sea turtles that get eaten by birds and crabs on their way from the nest to the water? It’s like that.<p>Corporations have narrowed the focus of their R&D by …

Europe’s big challenge: Creating a digital single market

Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Union Council President, made expanding economic growth and jobs the number-one priority of his campaign …

Design Thinking vs. Customer Development

Startups are not smaller versions of large companies, but interestingly we see that companies are not larger versions of startups.<p>I’ve been spending …

Wearable technology Disney’s latest investment

The company has now invested $1 billion into its MyMagic+ brand and will combine several mobile elements.<p>The Walt Disney Company has now put $1 …

Wearable Tech

Facebook Will Build Drones and Satellites to Beam Internet Around the World

Mark Zuckerberg is putting together a lab where a team of Facebook engineers will build flying drones, satellites, and infrared lasers capable of …

How an Underappreciated iOS 7 Feature Will Change the World

A curious download hit Apple’s App Store this week: a messaging app called FireChat.<p>It’s a new kind of app because it uses an iOS feature unavailable until version 7: the Multipeer Connectivity Framework. The app was developed by the crowdsourced connectivity provider Open Garden and this is their …

With 1M pre-orders in China, the Nokia X could be a hit after all

In just a few days since orders began, the Android-powered(s goog) Nokia X(s nok) handset quickly hit a milestone: One million handsets ordered in …

Car Dealers Are Terrified of Tesla's Plan to Eliminate Oil Changes

Car dealers fear Tesla. In states across the country, powerful car dealer associations have lobbied to ensure the electric car maker and its …

Dropbox: Building Business Through Lean Startup Principles

A Deck by Drew Houston from Dropbox explaining how Dropbox incorporated Lean Startup Principles in building their company. A great primer on how dropbox executed their startup.

Lean Startups

Corporate-run startup accelerators - what are they good for?

<i>Editor’s note: this is the first editorial contribution from Jon Bradford, one of the co-founders of Tech.eu but also managing director of Techstars</i> …

There's No Right Way to Start Up

<i>Ryan Hoover is the co-creator of Product Hunt and EIR at Tradecraft. Visit his blog to read more about startups and product design.</i><p>Twitter is confusing. Early on, skeptics questioned, “What problem does it solve?” Even its founders couldn’t quite describe it, let alone foresee what it would …