Miguel Hortal

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Airbus Launches HoloLens App to Train Future Airline Crews

<b>Jet engineering is going holographic.</b>Passenger jet maker Airbus has created a Microsoft HoloLens app to train engineers and cabin crews.The app lets …

Is marketing-as-a-service the future of marketing?

In the past decade no other department/component in the enterprise has changed more than Marketing. What used to be a function based on creativity and an almost comical lack of measurability is now a complex, multi-discipline, metrics-driven, function with direct bottom-line impact.<p>Not …

The Biggest Mistakes New Executives Make

Organizations invest a lot of time and money in hiring the right CEO or senior executive to set a vision and make the changes in their company. Yet within the first 18 months, there’s a 50% chance the executive will leave the organization. This failure comes with enormous costs, not only in …

Management

80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers

Where can you go to talk Gantt charts, work breakdown structures, and Agile workflows to your heart’s content with other project management …

How Spotify Balances Employee Autonomy and Accountability

Autonomy may be the single most important element for creating engagement in a company. How can anyone feel engaged, let alone inspired, if she feels that some supervisor is always looking over her shoulder? But autonomy is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it spurs creativity and involvement. …

Management

Restoring Sanity to the Office

Basecamp CEO <b>Jason Fried</b> says too many people find it difficult to get work done at the workplace. His company enforces quiet offices, fewer meetings, and different collaboration and communication practices. The goal is to give employees bigger blocks of time to be truly productive.<p>Download this …

Productivity

A Tough Reality Most Entrepreneurs Don’t Understand

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that's far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

The 5 Things You Need to Land Venture Capital

4 min read<p><i>In the book,</i> Write Your Business Plan<i>, the staff of Entrepreneur Media offer an in-depth understanding of what’s essential to any business plan, what’s appropriate for your venture and what it takes to ensure success. In this edited excerpt, the authors offer tips from an investing expert</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Siete emprendedores españoles rompen el tabú: explican por qué realmente su startup fue un fracaso

Que una <i>startup</i> tenga éxito no es, precisamente, una tarea sencilla: resolver un problema real de los clientes, desarrollar un modelo de negocio que …

Richard Branson: Screw It Just Do It

If there’s anyone qualified to lay out the blueprint for dreaming big, living life on your own terms and turning your passions into your career, it’s …

Using Social Media to Build Professional Skills

If you think of social media as the sole province of vacation selfies and muffin recipes, the idea of using it for genuine professional development may seem absurd. But there are plenty of ways you can use social media to build professional skills, knowledge, and relationships, without getting …

Social Media

Improve Your Résumé by Turning Bullet Points into Stories

You’re searching for a new job. Updating your LinkedIn profile and résumé. Describing your accomplishments in two- to three-line bullet points that start with powerful action verbs and end with quantifiable results.<p>You know the standard advice. But for the most part, recruiters aren’t calling. And …

Customer Service

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams

Sometimes, all you need is a reminder of where you're headed.<p>I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on …

Motivation

Project Management | The 5 New Rules of Face-To-Face Communication

Ever had this internal conversation: Why meet when you can call? Why call when you can email? Why email when you can text? Why text when you can …

THE DRONES REPORT: Market forecasts, regulatory barriers, top vendors, and leading commercial applications

<b>In a recent report from BI Intelligence</b>, we take a deep dive into the various levels of the growing global industry for commercial drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). This 32-page report provides an exclusive list and profiles of dozens of notable companies already active in the space.<p>It …

Foundersuite debuts tool collection to help you start your company

Recently soft-launched Foundersuite offers entrepreneurs a set of tools and templates to lessen the burden of starting a company.<p>The site is debuting with four modules and four template bundles. “It’s designed to help founders know what to do next, providing guidelines and structure to the messy …

5 ways to scale your mobile app like a pro from Evernote’s CTO

If you’re a developer looking for a good model for how to build your app, Evernote is a great example to study.<p>Since launching in 2008, the digital notebook service has made its home on just about every mobile platform — iOS, Android, BlackBerry OS, and even Windows Mobile — giving it a lot of …