Nick Hanoian

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Expert Advice: 4 Affordable Floor Finishes from Dirty Girl Construction

Joan Barton describes herself as “a general contractor and artist.” The owner of Dirty Girl Construction in Los Angeles, Barton has a background in …

How Google's Inbox Transformed the Way I Use Email

Google polarized the Gmail crowd when it released Inbox. For some, it was confusing and unhelpful. For others like myself, however, Inbox is a breath …

5 steps that make business operations more efficient - Upsize

<b>You’re on the phone</b> with your biggest client, who is upset because the order was one week late, or the invoice contained errors, or the IT consultant …

Management

Is Community the Newest Pillar in the Venture Capital Business Model?

How can venture capital firms help startups?<p>Money, sure. Mentorship, often. Credibility and validation, yup yup. Community? In the past few years, it …

Class A on a budget: That old office is going to cost you more - Houston Business Journal

Several high-end office towers rich with amenities will break ground downtown by the end of the year, and more are on the way. That means older …

How Data Analytics Is Transforming the Real-Estate Industry

Data insights are the key to providing customer value. The first steps are creating a culture of innovation and finding a CIO who is a business …

Real Estate

Next Generation Workplaces Using Predictive Analytics

As the data revolution transforms business, predictive analysis rises as one of the next generation methods for improving real estate and workplace …

Ten books to make you a better business technologist

What books does McKinsey’s James Kaplan put on his must-read list for business technologists? You may be surprised.<p><b>After going through</b> the slightly …

Six building blocks for creating a high-performing digital enterprise

Digitization affects almost everything in today's organizations, which makes capturing its benefits uniquely complex. Here are the most important …

Disruptive Innovation Hits Corporate Real Estate

As change becomes the new constant, products and services in corporate real estate are shifting in unexpected ways.<p>IA Interior Architects’ Portland …

The secrets to going digital

How do leading companies transition to digital, and what role can the chief digital officer play? In this interview, McKinsey’s Kate Smaje …

C-suite Leadership

‘Transformer in chief’: The new chief digital officer

The CDO role is changing dramatically. Here are the skills today’s world demands.<p><b>In the alphabet soup</b> that is today’s crowded C-suite, few roles …

Why Everyone Should Stay in Downtown L.A.

The city's historic downtown is going through an incredible rebirth right now, with boutique hotels riding the next wave of revitalization.<p>For the last several decades, Downtown Los Angeles was never a part of L.A. where visitors would linger. People would typically go there to go to work, or to …

Hospitality

Inventory Management in the Age of Big Data

We are on the verge of a major upheaval in the way inventory is managed. This revolution is a result of the availability of the huge amounts of real-time data that are now routinely generated on the internet and through the interconnected world of enterprise software systems and smart products. In …

How to build a city from scratch: the handy step-by-step DIY guide

From Songdo, South Korea to Lavasa, India via Egypt’s unnamed new capital, everywhere you look it seems someone’s building a brand-new city. How hard could it be?<p>Building a real city from scratch isn’t like playing Minecraft, Civilization or SimCity. Well, it is a little. But problems arise in …

Urbanization

Manufacturing’s next act

Industry 4.0 is more than just a flashy catchphrase. A confluence of trends and technologies promises to reshape the way things are made.<p><b>Mention</b> …

Raising your Digital Quotient

Following the leader is a dangerous game. It’s better to focus on building an organization and culture that can realize the strategy that’s right for …

Innovation

The best fried chicken in NYC

Get your Wet-Naps ready, people—it’s time to feast your eyes on the crispiest, crunchiest, gosh-darn best fried chicken in NYC, from classic chicken …

Top Chef

The 7 Best Data Science and Machine Learning Podcasts

Learn the basics and keep up with the latest news in data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence by listening to these great …

Unlocking the future: The keys to making cities great

Effective urban leaders focus on doing three things well.<p><b>More than half</b> the world lives in cities, and that figure is likely to increase to 60 …

Millennials in Search of a Different Kind of Career

According to a new poll, younger workers do in fact care less about money and more about fulfillment.<p>There have been many labels thrust upon the Millennial generation, especially when it comes to their work ethic. The group has been called lazy, entitled, and spoiled—but at the same time the …

History’s Most Creative Paintings, Determined By Algorithm

What’s freaky is, the computer sort of gets things right.<p>A pair of computer scientists at Rutgers University has developed an algorithm that they claim is capable of discerning true artistic creativity from the stuff that just happens to be in a museum. Good news! It’s totally fine for you to love …

Top 10 cities in the U.S. for urban farming

People have been growing food and raising livestock across the United States for centuries—even in cities. But it wasn't until around the 1970s that …

Urban Design

Introducing The Bridge, The Innovation Hub Of New York City’s $2 Billion Tech Campus

Cornell Tech is building a new type of campus where companies and academia will work together more closely than ever.<p>At New York City’s newest university, the Ivory Tower is being declared dead before it even gets built.<p>That’s the philosophy embodied in the name the Bridge, one of three buildings …

New York City

Mobile Is Eating The World

Andreessen Horowitz’s Benedict Evans presentation Mobile is Eating the World given at the firm’s recent Tech Summit 2014 held October 27th and 28th in Sausalito, California provides excellent insights into how mobile is reordering the tech industry and the Internet.<p>He explains in detail how the …

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Essential Skills Of Project Managers In 2015

With changes in the economic, business and regulatory landscape, organizations need capable and qualified project managers now more than ever to take …

How Prezi Helped Turn Budapest Into Europe's Newest Startup Hub

Talk of the hottest startup scenes invariably revolves around cities like Berlin, Stockholm, or London. Rarely does it touch on Central Europe, yet it is from here that a new generation of entrepreneurs has been emerging and creating some extraordinary startup success stories like Prezi.<p>Founded in …

Millennial Entrepreneurs Lead The Way: Intelligence, Access, Action

Part I of II<p>Kairos is Greek for “the right or opportune moment.” Ankur Jain, the Founder of Kairos Society creates the right moment for college students under the age of 25 who are leading by example and proof that the millennial entrepreneurial drive is defining the way we think, interact, and …