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Why you should shift from systems thinking to capability thinking

Viewing IT solely through a lens of systems and processes isn't always the best approach. Here's how to pivot your mindset toward capability thinking.<p>…

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The New York Times is creating one-sentence stories for the Apple Watch

The one-sentence stories are meant to make it easy for Apple Watch users to quickly learn the important details of a story so they can "catch up in seconds" as they go about their day. These shortened stories will cover many of the popular sections of The New York Times, covering Business, Tech, …

Apple’s iOS grabbed a record 88.7% of smartphone profits in Q4 2014, Android fell to a new low of 11.3%

Google may be winning the mobile OS market share race, but Apple continues to dominate in smartphone profits. In fact, iOS grew its profit share to a new record high of 88.7 percent in Q4 2014, while Android hit a new record-low of 11.3 percent.<p>The latest data comes from Strategy Analytics, which …

Scientists Find a Black Hole 12 Billion Times More Massive Than the Sun

A team of international astronomers has discovered a black hole of almost unimaginable proportions.<p>At 12 billion times more massive than the sun, it …

Scientists slow the speed of light

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_scotland/1140000/1140023_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534398103_26140d480abb148ed672ed00549e29f4<p><b>A team of Scottish scientists has made light travel slower than the speed of light.</b><p>They sent photons - individual particles of light - through …

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ODG just set the new bar for augmented reality

Back in the fall of 2014, a little-known San Francisco company called ODG released two pairs of augmented reality glasses. While the industry’s …

Jawbone unveils the Up3, its most sophisticated health band yet

Nope, Jawbone still doesn't have a smartwatch of its own. But with the $180 (£150) Up3, its latest health-tracking wristband, the company is making a clear case for why it doesn't need a smartwatch (yet). With sensor technology from last year's BodyMedia purchase, Jawbone has crafted an all-day …

Apple Just Passed a Massive Milestone

It took a few days, but Apple’s blow-out quarterly earnings report — driven by strong iPhone and Mac sales and bolstered by the largest stock …

Pixelmator for iPad is an Elegant Rendition of the Desktop App

Pixelmator has long been a favorite among artists and photographers seeking an alternative to the subscription-based Adobe Photoshop. The company’s appearance onstage at Apple’s most recent event, to introduce its eagerly awaited iPad app, has certainly given Pixelmator’s profile a boost.<p>Now that …

Why Cisco Has Showered These 3 Men With Billions Of Dollars

Over the past 20 years, Cisco CEO John Chambers has funneled $2.38 billion to them and their teams, even though, for much of their careers, they have technically not worked at Cisco at all.<p>It's a highly unusual way to retain top talent, something known as a "spin-in."<p>A "spin-in" is a form of R&D in …

The Apple Watch Won't Kill the Swiss Watch Industry

<i>Benzi Rosenski is CEO and co-founder of Torgoen Swiss Watches which specializes in pilot’s watches. He’s a pilot himself, and 30-year veteran of the watch industry.</i><p>“The Swiss watch industry is in trouble.”<p>That was the prediction from Apple’s design head Sir Jonathan Ive, according to an article by …

7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome

Instead of just waiting for the workweek to end, use those last few hours and these tips to make next week start out fantastic.<p>Most people get excited that Friday is here, especially if the week has been hectic and packed. But often Fridays can seem like a waste (especially before holidays). Your …

Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media

<b>“Beautifully, unapologetically plastic.”</b><p><b>“Feature for feature, it’s identical to iPad Air in every way.”</b><p><b>“Just avoid holding it in that way.”</b><p>Apple’s public relations (PR) department is probably the best in the world — certainly more impressive at shaping and controlling the discussion of its products …

4 Ways Tim Cook Has Changed Apple as CEO

When Steve Jobs stepped down as Apple’s CEO on August 24, 2011, the company’s future was anything but certain. The tech giant had become the most …

LinkedIn's Mountain Of Data Is Now A $1,200 Sales Tool

Who wants to pay serious money to see your biographical details on LinkedIn? Cynics might say: “Nobody.” People familiar with LinkedIn’s business model to date will say: “Recruiters.” But the big answer going forward is like to be: “Sales people.”<p>LinkedIn this week is rolling out its most advanced …

The One Hire Every Startup Desperately Needs to Make

<i>Nick Marsh is the founder at Makeshift. This post originally appeared on Medium.</i><p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>I want to introduce a new<br>concept — ‘talent hacking’. I define this as the creative application of technology and data to the problem of building new teams.<p>I’m trying to coin this phrase in …

17 Ridiculous Questions Google Has Stopped Asking During Interviews

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Sometimes the hiring practices of even the biggest and most successful companies can be outright ridiculous.<p>There can be bizarre interview questions that seemingly have no answers. There can be standards -- like not hiring anyone who attended a …

5 Easy Tips for Visual Branding on Social Media

Over the past few years, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have introduced a series of design changes that have increased the ability to personalize the look of of account pages.<p>To help your brand from getting lost in the clutter, it’s important to stand out visually as …

Why Would Amazon Want to Sell a Mobile Phone?

If you believe the rumors, Amazon.com is going to enter the mobile phone business this week, with most pundits guessing that a mysterious video suggest that it will release a phone with novel 3-D viewing capabilities.<p>There are obvious reasons for Amazon to be eying the category. The mobile phone …

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Add a button to your website to help your visitors find and follow you on Flipboard.<p>Make it easy for other Flipboard users to share your content with the Flipboard audience.<p>Embed a thumbnail of your magazine on your website or blog to help others discover your Flipboard magazine.

The Complete Guide to Choosing a Content Calendar

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Do you know what you’re posting, sharing, and blogging this Thursday?<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>How about two Thursdays from now? Thursday of next month? Thursday of next <i>year</i>?<p>We don’t have things figured out quite to that extreme here at Buffer, …

Five Key Properties of Interactive Data Visualization

According to renowned AT&T Bell Telephone Laboratories statistician John Tukey, “data may not contain the answer. The coordination of some data and an aching desire for an answer will not ensure that a reasonable one can be extracted from a given body of data.” While Tukey (1915-2000) is correct in …

8 Things Not to Say in a Meeting

Don't be the jerk who derails and lengthens meetings beyond the point of usefulness.<p>Meetings can be a huge time suck. That's why it's in everyone's best interest to do all they can to keep them productive. Want to do your part? Stop saying these eight unproductive things:<p>1. Let me give you some …

This 3-Minute Video Explains Why You Can't Stop Procrastinating

This animated YouTube video explains why humans have a natural tendency to put things off.<p>If there's one thing we know for sure about procrastination, it's that everybody does it. But perhaps understanding the intrinsic urge can help you to control it a little bit better.<p>A video from YouTube …

The Mac Turns 30 Today

Watch Steve Jobs unveil the computer that was designed "for the rest of us."<p>Thirty years ago today, Steve Jobs did something he would go on to do many times over: He strode onto a stage and introduced the public to a product that would do its damnedest to dent the universe.<p>Here is, probably, the …

Analytics 3.0

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Nonsensical Infographic No. 5, 2009, digital<p>Those of us who have spent years studying “data smart” companies believe we’ve already lived through two eras in the use of analytics. We might call them BBD and ABD—before big data and after big data. Or, to use a naming convention …

Are Apple’s New Features Convincing Customers to Buy?

Barely has the hype from the launch of the iPhone 5s and 5c subsided that chatter about the iPhone 6 has begun. A larger screen size is rumored. Apple’s product innovation strategy places it on a punishing treadmill. If the company does not deliver new products or new features to the market’s …

Collected Videos of Late Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs at D, Now Free on iTunes

There’s lots of video of the late Steve Jobs, primarily from his famous introductions of Apple products over the years and from his oft-quoted …

The 75 KPIs Every Manager Needs To Know

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) should be the vital navigation instruments used by managers and leaders to understand whether they are on course to …