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Anthem One High Powered, Compact, Photographic Lighting System

Photographic accessory and lighting manufacturer Anthem One has launched a new Kickstarter campaign this week to raise funds to take their new Anthem …

Gear & Gadgets

100+ Alexa skills every Echo owner should know about

Christmas has come and gone and the odds are high you received an Echo device; maybe it was the flagship model, maybe it was the smaller Dot or the …

Livestreaming Entrepreneurs, Here's How Virtual Assistants and Chatbots Boost Success

In 2016, Facebook opened up its Facebook Messenger app to third-party chatbots. Businesses are being encouraged to make chatbots work well with …

See How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Medical Diagnosis And Healthcare

A digital health company from the UK wants to change the way a patient interacts with a doctor through the creation of an artificial intelligence (AI) doctor in the form of an AI chatbot.<p>Babylon Health raised close to $60 million in April 2017 to diagnose illnesses with an AI chatbot on your …

Digital Health

How Microsoft wants us all to get creative with Artificial Intelligence

“I’m really glad we’re having all these conversations about the disruptive power of AI, and it’s a good thing that we’re being so thoughtful about the ways in which we’re designing these systems, because it’s crucial that they are designed for people, to help them do their jobs better,” says Lili …

Artificial Intelligence

How Harvard I-Lab Fosters Innovation

Jodi Goldstein, Harvard Innovation Labs managing director, discusses fostering innovation with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde on "Bloomberg Technology." …

Innovation

Saving the world can be profitable, and a new tool is showing how

With their dollars and reach, entrepreneurs and investors have significant leverage to tackle the world's most pressing problems. A new tool shows …

Sustainability

The tobacco giant behind Lucky Strike is spending billions on 'next-gen nicotine delivery systems'

Perhaps the most unlikely industry to face this grand wave of disruption is Big Tobacco — a field where the menthol once passed as innovative.<p>"We are becoming a tech company," British American Tobacco (BAT)'s Dr. David O'Reilly told Business Insider during a recent tour of the company's research …

Innovation

Technology Leadership Means No More Chiefs

I’ve been a “Chief” several times in my career and while the title is nice, it often didn’t mean very much to the organizations I’ve “led.” Of course, this may be attributable to my own skills and competencies, but it may also be attributable to something else: the falsely purposeful need to …

Innovation

7 Questions That Lead to an 'Aha Moment', According to Research

Breakthrough thinking isn't magic, it's science.<p>At the heart of any successful business is a great idea. But how do some entrepreneurs dream up game-changing idea after game-changing idea while others fade into mediocrity?<p>Cracking the code on "aha moments" and creative epiphanies is a topic …

Creativity

Jeff Bezos' Definition of Innovation Is One That Every Entrepreneur Should Learn From

Entrepreneurs need to focus on more than just creating change.<p>Innovators and entrepreneurs share a common trait: they are interested in change. Innovators want to create new products and services that respond to change or create change. Entrepreneurs are innovators who want to implement great ideas …

Innovation

EPINOMICS

Taking Your Marketing Strategy to the Next Level Might Require a Consultant

Knowing your business doesn't mean you know how to market your business but there is help available.<p>Though your marketing team has access to many tools and platforms, marketing has become so much more complex that it's a challenge determining the best approach. How do you revamp your brand to take …

Purpose-Over-Profit Movement Gains the Respect of the Investment Community

The single-minded focus on profits is proving to be poor business. Social purpose is where the money is.<p>The desire for having a socially conscious company to buy from started with consumers and businesses that realized they had the power to influence the basis for why companies were in</b> …

Amazon's Jeff Bezos constantly reminds his workers about the biggest enemy: 'Irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline.'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos knows a thing or two about building a successful business.<p>Several analysts have predicted that Amazon will be the world's first company with a trillion-dollar valuation, and Bezos recently became the second-richest person on earth.<p>In his latest letter to Amazon shareholders, …

Product Management

What Agile Concepts Are Being Used Outside of Product Development?

<i>What are some examples of Agile concepts being successfully used outside of IT/software product development? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Alex Cowan, Faculty at UVA Darden & Partner at</b> …

Big Data Is Helping Us See Environmental Problems in a Whole New Light

You don’t have to be a member of Greenpeace to see that the planet, its ecosystems and its wildlife are under threat. Climate change, deforestation, …

Cloud Report Card: Amazon Web Services is a $12B juggernaut, but Microsoft and Google are gaining

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos promised last year that public cloud titan Amazon Web Services would achieve $10 billion in sales for 2016, reaching that …

Designers Who Don't Talk Like Designers Get Hired

When I was young and eager to make use of my newly acquired design skills, I searched for freelance gigs online. I thought highly of my skills, and …

Sois Belle

Nowadays, it is no longer clear whether we are looking at “real” images or fake ones; either way, they are manipulated and photoshopped. Torsos are lengthened, waists thinned, collarbones made cavernous and landscapes brightened. As for me, I’m much more interested in representing real people, with …

The 5 Biggest Project Management Trends Shaping 2017

By every measure, 2016 has been a huge year.<p>Pokémon trainers finally caught Pikachu outside of a video game console.<p>Beyoncé invented a new standard …

Project Management

Agile, Dual Innovation and Process Model Innovation: Where to lay your bets - Hack And Craft News

That belief persists but may not be true or always helpful. At the very least it needs to be challenged.<p><b>Being down on process model innovation</b><p>The …

What is Hybrid Agile, Anyway?

Now that the Agile movement has expanded to larger organizations in more industries, we’re seeing a lot of variation. Granted, we’re used to a …

Project Management

User Stories Best and Worst Practices

For Training, Coaching, and Consulting engagements, please contact me for details on how I can help your organization.<p>Summary<p>This presentation got …

Why I'm Considering Selling My Nikon Gear and Moving to Panasonic

I'm not the type of person that likes switching brands. I've been with Nikon from day one, but my needs are changing, and Panasonic seems to have …

Breakthrough Surgery Restores Sight to People With Hemorrhaging in the Eye

Patients who were legally blind as a result of brain injuries regained their vision after surgery.<p>It's been ten years or so, but Dr. Rajendra Apte …

Chemotherapy

DIY: How to upload your RAW/JPG files to the Internet without a computer (guest post)

<i>Today's guest post by GfK from Patras, Greece will show you how to share RAW/JPG files with an Android phone:</i><p>Except the Nikon D4 that has Ethernet …

This new Airnef utility can download files from a WiFi-equipped Nikon camera to a computer

Airnef is a new, open-source utility for downloading/transferring images and movies from a WiFi-equipped Nikon camera to a computer. Airnef runs on …

Using Nikon Wireless Utility with the Nikon D500 on iOS to download NEFs to iOS

This article "<i>Using Nikon Wireless Utility with the Nikon D500 on iOS to download NEFs to iOS</i>" is by Spencer Harbar:As most Nikon D500 users are …

Cameras