Month: October 2014

Download New Report: Why Collaboration is Broken

Join knowledge workers all over the world in learning how to make collaboration better. Over the last year, Serious Insights Principal Analyst Daniel W. Rasmus has worked with vendors and consumers of technology to understand why collaboration technology doesn’t provide the business value it should. This research resulted in a new report: Why Collaboration is.

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Apple Event: I Waited Too Long For You To Only Cover Things that Were Leaked

The Apple Event Tim Cook and company, as expected today, announced a bunch of stuff they already announced for about 30-minutes (iPhone 6, Yosemite, iCloud, iOS 8 updates, Apple Watch, etc.), and then announced a number of products for which features were already leaked.  This Apple Event included: I’m am not sure what we waited.

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Machine Learning Will Challenge Work and Intellectual Property Law

I have been briefing with companies that find patterns in data. In my recent Pinchot “intensive” I was talking to students about the kind of patterns that could be found, as well as the implications for intellectual property law related to pattern recognition. Here are two concepts to thinking about: Discovering Patterns in Data On.

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Angry Birds Layoffs: Poor strategic aim causes pigs to proliferate as Rovio’s growth slows

Angry Birds Layoffs Rovio announced layoffs today as reported in Wired Rovio Layoffs Prove Mobile Gaming Is an Industry of One-Hit Wonders (October 2, 2014,) and elsewhere. I don’t believe, however, that Rovio’s issues stem from the inherent nature of mobile gaming. If we look at their iconic games, we find “innovations” that distract from gameplay.

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HBR – CIOs: Scenario Planning Can Save Your Job

It’s the rare CIO who applies scenario planning to the business of IT. Yet, in a function driven by innovation and the uncertainties surrounding the application and implication of future technologies, not using scenarios is tantamount to management malpractice. Scenarios can help IT organizations create more resilient plans, practice for business climate changes, and better drive innovation..

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