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By Sean Flaherty | Business ideas on the edge of disruption.
If you are like most entrepreneurs I know, there just aren’t enough hours in a day to get all your own work done, as well as run the many one-hour meetings each team member seems to demand for decisions and mentoring. I have found it to be more productive and effective to lead with the model that …Entrepreneurship
Microsoft partnership with open-source, Android-based Cyanogen OS makes one thing very clear: Android’s not just for Google anymore.The post …Google
When we’re building products for people, designers often do something called “needs finding” which translates roughly into “looking for problems in …Money
Ever wonder what curiosity can do for you? Author Warren Berger looks at how the tendency to wonder is a secret to success.
Brian Grazer is one of the most successful producers in Hollywood, with film credits that include Splash, A Beautiful Mind, and Apollo 13, along with TV hits such as "24," …Brian Grazer
It's called the Listening Table, and it not only transcribes meetings, but knows when they're important.
Like most offices, The New York Times holds a lot of meetings. Editorial meetings, ad sales meetings, design meetings, you name it; all centered around a table seemingly for no other purpose than …MIT
Today, with $9.99 in your back pocket and a working Internet connection, you can sign up for Spotify and get instant access to some 30 million songs, all ready and waiting to be played at the push of a button.
For today's teenagers, that's the new norm. For anyone who grew up carefully collecting …Vinyl Records
'Companies must stop measuring the wrong data, deceiving themselves about the accuracy of their data, and go back to basics'
Businesses are beginning …Information Age
From beginning to end, Chase Me is the world's first movie that was printed on a FormLabs Form 1+ 3-D printer.
The stats of most films read in footage shot, actors cast, and dollars budgeted. Not Chase Me, a new short by French animator Gilles-Alexander Deschaud. The world's very first 3-D printed …Animation
Simplicity, or the lack thereof, is one of the first things users notice as they acquaint themselves with a new interface. To make that first …UX Design
Summary: Misleading links and omitted information force users to bounce back and forth in a hub-and-spoke pattern between a routing page and subpages …Pogo
The best mobile apps are giving companies unprecedented efficiency, convenience, and the ability to deliver a topnotch customer experience.Mobile Technology
Recently, Google and Twitter announced a new partnership that willgive Google access to tweets posted on the social media platform, giving them the ability to embed those tweets directly into relevant search results. For the average user, this is great news--now, when performing a search, you'll be …Google
Mobile video is definitely having a moment.
Consider: It’s helping people feeling connected to each other while broadcasting on new live apps, it’s enabling instant virtual appointments with plumbers and nurses thousands of miles away, and it’s even enabling a guy in South Carolina to drastically …Periscope
Sprint is beginning a new program today in Kansas City that has new phone upgrades delivered to people’s homes (or anywhere else they choose), complete with a transfer of all the files and settings from their old phone. It’s called Direct 2 You, and it’s a mix of home delivery service and customer …Phones
For one thing, you’re shockingly predictable
You probably get a lot of emails. Heck, maybe someone even sent you this article in an email. And you have likely developed a systematic approach to dealing with this digital avalanche that never seems to end. Even though email has been around for about …Email
The True Cost of a Bad Hire infographic from Executives Online in the UK puts into perspective the £4.13 billion a year that UK businesses are losing …Steve Jobs
Forget point and shoot, it's point and scan
Taking 2D photos with your phone is rather popular these days, but thanks to Caltech scientists, soon you may be able to wave your phone at an object and capture a 3D scan of it. You could scan a particularly nice coffee cup, and then instantly send the 3D …Scanners
“I used to say that this is the most important graph in all the technology business. I’m now of the opinion that this is the most important graph …Singularity
The ongoing transformation of higher education makes hiring more challenging, but there are alternative ways to reach the right people.
"Gone. Poof. Done."
That’s how former Zappos recruiting strategist Stacy Zapar summarized the online shoe retailer's decision last year to eliminate all of its job …Education
Real leaders can inspire diverse teams to face reality, problem-solve, and contribute innovative solutions, no matter what. Here's how.
Leadership for a fractured world is a complex topic, and no single theory can do it justice.
Traditional leadership that relies on prominence ("look to me"), …Leadership
What if buying something was as easy as Liking it? You’d probably buy a lot more, and buy it through whoever made it so damn simple. Becoming that conduit for payments means more than racking up transaction fees. For the portal to purchase influences not just how you buy, but what.
Today, purchases …E-commerce
If you’ve ever built something for other people you’ll know the buzz that comes from having real users. There’s nothing quite like knowing you made something from scratch that helped or entertained another person.
Once you’ve made something used by other people it might seem like it doesn’t make …Flipped Classroom
Being around other entrepreneurs is always an invigorating experience. It is like reliving adolescence, minus some of the awkwardness, of course, …Startups
We're talking Ikea cheap: it’s small tweaks, rather than dramatic transformations, that have the biggest impact on company culture.
When Google set up shop in New York City, the Internet was flooded with pictures of its stunning new $1.9 billion space. The world marveled at lounges with deck chairs …Office Spaces
An API (application programming interface) is a specification that defines how to interact with software components. APIs which allow access to remote assets via a communication network are referred to as Web APIs. The benefits for developers in adopting Web APIs are an easy way to enrich …Software
Customer experience (CX) has rapidly moved from an ideal to an operational mandate. As Forrester’s CMO, customer experience is one of my four strategic priorities. It’s also tied to my compensation. How’s that for focusing the mind?
I’m not alone. Creating a superior and differentiated customer …Customer Experience
VC design partner John Maeda says that the most successful tech companies of the future will really be design companies. Here's why.
Are the fortunes of design on the rise in Silicon Valley? A resounding yes, says John Maeda, design partner at the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. …Silicon Valley
Building secure applications and sites is not simple. But it is simple to stay on top of standards and best practices that will help you to keep your …Security
Online word-of-mouth communications are having a significant effect on product sales, yet research to date has failed to understand why that effect …Personality