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Manage Less And Delegate More Using the 'Kid Brother Rule'

Learn the trick to spending less time managing the team and more time on the important stuff.<p>As an entrepreneur, at some point you'll be hiring other people to work for you. Maybe that includes independent contractors, affiliates or other employees. If you want to maximize your success, you'll have …

Project Management

Innovation, The Cloud And Cisco's Fight To Maintain Market Leadership

<i>Dilbert</i>, that searingly honest and gut-wrenchingly funny portal into corporate life, once made sport of the universal obsession companies have with data. In one strip, there’s a typically befuddled exchange between Dilbert and the Pointy-Haired Boss. Dilbert reveals that a new product has failed …

Google's Eric Schmidt shares his best advice for managers

Eric Schmidt is the executive chairman of Alphabet, the parent company of Google and one of the most influential conglomerates in the world.<p>But when he joined Google in 2001, it was a search engine company with a few hundred employees that was still three years away from an IPO.<p>By the end of …

Rise of the machines: who is the ‘internet of things’ good for?

Interconnected technology is now an inescapable reality – ordering our groceries, monitoring our cities and sucking up vast amounts of data along the way. The promise is that it will benefit us all – but how can it? By Adam Greenfield<p>In San Francisco, a young engineer hopes to “optimise” his life …

Internet of Things

There's a Big Flaw in IBM's Theory That Working In an Office Makes People More Creative

Culture, trust, and incentives matter more than whether or not your employees are working from home.<p>In one of those "what were they thinking" headslappers, IBM has mandated that everyone who works for IBM must report to an office. I'm old enough (it was only a decade ago) to remember when IBM told …

Innovation

How Can You Spot Great Leaders? This Is How They Manage Younger and Older Workers (Note the Difference)

Don't manage older, more experienced employees like you do your younger ones. It will backfire.<p>Successful leaders recognize early on that certain challenges will emerge. How you choose to deal with each generational employee in the same office will have a critical effect on your relationship with …

Employment

20 Powerful Leaders Offer Up Inspirational Advice

Do you struggle with your daily challenges? Here is wisdom from the people who tackle the world's biggest problems.<p>Chances are, there are days when you wonder if you are up to the challenges life throws at you. Most go through times when they feel that the weight of the world is on their shoulders. …

Self-improvement

Make Better Snap Decisions With These 4 Simple Steps

It's possible to teach yourself how to be more decisive.<p>There are only so many hours in a day, and you want to make the most of them. Being more decisive will help you reclaim the time you spend going back and forth (and back again).<p>But for many people, it's more natural to waffle. That's …

Acquainted

Elmodis raises a $4.9M round to find the soul of a new machine

Like the boy in <i>Iron Giant</i>, Elmodis watches massive machines to ensure they don’t break or, worse, hurt people. The company recently raised $4.9 million to manage this task in addition to their $250,000 in seed capital from Innovation Nest in Poland.<p>The founders, Artur Hanc and Marcin Swiech, …

In Just 3 Words, Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught a Brilliant Lesson in Leadership

It's a great lesson for the workplace. And outside of it.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published a new letter to shareholders, in which he refers to the company's timeline as "Day 1," allowing Amazon to continually move forward.<p>What does Day 2 look like?<p>"Day 2 is stasis. Followed by …

Jeff Bezos

Security | The Next Web

All stories in Security<p>Supreme Court rules cops need a warrant to get phone location data<p>In a colossal victory for privacy advocates, the Supreme Court ruled today in favor of requiring law enforcement to have a warrant before accessing mobile phone location data from telecom providers. The …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

How to set up an Android phone for your kid

Smartphones and children have a tricky relationship. While phones can be entertainment centers for kids, these devices are designed for adults and leave children's privacy and innocence vulnerable -- especially if they have their own phones. Google aims to empower parents and safeguard children who …

Apps

Self-Driving and Electric Cars Are Going to Have Tons of Strange Effects on Society - MIT Technology Review

Electric cars will be good for the planet and autonomous vehicles will reduce the number of road accidents. That much we know. But what other impacts …

How IoT is disrupting the world around us

Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the world around us. This may look like a bold statement to many, but that’s the truth. From elevators to planes, there will be 30 billion connected devices in the next three years. Clearly, IoT is moving fast, and tech giants are taking bold measures to …

Artificial Intelligence Tech Will Arrive in Three Waves

DARPA: A Track Record of Innovation<p>I’ve done a lot of writing and research recently about the bright future of AI: that it’ll be able to analyze …

Artificial Intelligence

How Business Leaders Can "Lean In" to Disruption

No matter what industry you're in, it'll be disrupted. Here are four ways business leaders can "lean in" to those inevitable changes.<p>When you go out to a restaurant, one of the first things they give you is a glass of ice water. An everyday exchange that we rarely notice, let alone think about. But …

Innovation

20 Best UX Patterns Tutorials

Are you a UX designer looking forward to creating professional-looking designs or just wanting to learn more about user experience? This amazing …

TAG Heuer made a modular $1,650 smartwatch

When TAG Heuer released its first smartwatch two years ago, it had an $1,800 asking price and was dubbed the most expensive Android Wear device on the market. Still, more than 56,000 people bought it, which is certainly enough reason for the Swiss watchmaker to give smartwatches another shot. And …

TAG Heuer

Internet Of Things Connectivity Options Come Into Focus

Normally, silicon chip announcements don’t catch my eye. This is not to say that chips are unimportant; they are critical to achieving the goals for the IoT. Generally, however, I tend to take a higher level and more holistic approach to IoT subjects. That’s why, when 3 recent announcements caught …

Internet of Things

4 Steps to Cultivating an Innovation Mindset in Your Organization

Transforming an organization from innovation-averse to forward-thinking isn't always an easy road to navigate.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my work as a marketing consultant, I’m exposed to organizations of all sizes and manners of thinking.<p>Over time, …

Innovation

10 ways companies are driving innovation

During this year’s Super Bowl, Ford aired a commercial showing how it’s working on new ways to solve transportation problems. Many companies are engaged in similar efforts as they strive to remain one step ahead of market-changing startups like Uber, WhatsApp, Slack, and Snap. And when internal …

New Internet Of Things Hardware Arrives At Adafruit PyCom WiPy 2.0, WiPy Expansion Board 2.0 And More

Adafruit has today announced the arrival of new Internet of Things hardware to its online store in the form of the Pycom WiPy 2.0 which provides a a …

The future of 3D printing, 14 industry experts tell us what they expect for additive manufacturing in 2017

600shares<p>At 3D Printing Industry we speak to many people in the 3D printing business and community on a regular basis. We asked 3D printing experts …

Ethics — the next frontier for artificial intelligence

Don Basile Contributor<p>Don Basile is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist with more than 20 years of executive experience in technology, healthcare and telecommunications.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Hemp can’t get you high, but it can get high-tech<br>• Tech companies and the global rise of …

Artificial Intelligence

3 ways to play the Internet of Things boom in 2017

As far as investment themes go, it’s hard to think of one as exciting as the Internet of Things (IoT) boom. With self-driving cars, smart cities and …

Investing

The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Cybernetics - MIT Technology Review

Science fiction has, for many years, looked to a future in which robots are intelligent and cyborgs are commonplace. <i>The Terminator, The Matrix, Blade</i> …

Microsoft now lets you easily use Kinect as a webcam

Microsoft today announced a few updates related to its Kinect sensor.<p>For one thing, the company said that it has followed through on its promise to expose RGB, depth, and infrared data from the Kinect for third-party Universal Windows Platform (UWP) applications to use, with the launch of a new …

Test Your Creativity: What Do These 3 Words Have in Common?

In his 1962 paper on the creative process, psychologist Sarnoff Mednick, a professor at the University of Michigan, argued that all methods of …

This Year's Best Books on Innovation and Creativity

Read these before your next brainstorm.<p>There are a lot of business books published every year, some 11,000 new tomes of advice hit bookstores this year. That's a lot of reading if you're looking to consume all of them, but what if you're just looking for a few good ideas? What if you just want to …

Creativity

The Big Shift To Software And Services Innovation

by Barry Jaruzelski<p>In the 2016 Global Innovation 1000 study, Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting group, identifies a transformation under way in how large companies pursue innovation, and analyzes the implications both for the future of corporate performance and for the global economy. Companies …

Innovation