Category: Technology

Work Experience Design: Google May Get Work Wrong, But it is the Design Not The Open Office

I just saw an item from the Washington Post from last December titled: Google got it wrong. The open-office trend is destroying the workplace by Lindsey Kaufman. The article outlines her horrible experience at a New York ad agency that moved to an open office: lost productivity, judgement about personal routines and the daily experience of working.

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My Year of Living Paperlessly: From Magazines to Personal Learning Documents

I recently wrote the first in a series of posts about my attempt to turn 2015 into My Year of Living Paperlessly at iPhone Life. I am trying to document what I’m doing as I take each step. This post focuses turning magazine pages into learning documents. But let me step back first. I have, for years, kept.

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What is Digital Transformation?

I have seen several definitions of digital transformation floating are twitter of late. I thought I would document mine here: Digital transformation is the manifestation of strategy enabled by digital technology.  Business models, policies and practices, branding, the use of space and the adoption of technology should all be driven by strategy. It should be noted.

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2-Minute Advisory: Essential Software for Small Businesses

  Essential Software for Small Businesses I was asked last week via Help a Reporter Out, to provide some thoughts on essential software for small businesses, along with some advice on operating systems.  I thought I would share my entire note, not knowing if any of it will get used or when. As always, feel.

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CES 2015 Counter-Hype: Trends that aren’t Trends

Not everything at CES 2015 will prove to be a profound forecast of future consumer acceptance. Some of the “trends” were not trends at all, but things that want to become trends. There were trends in things being shown, perhaps, like Smart Watches, but Smart Watches are not a trend. Watches are not a trend either. Telling.

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Uncertainty: Fifteen Questions for 2015

This slideshow explores the uncertainties facing the world in 2015 and suggests fifteen strategic questions every organization should be asking.

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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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CIOs: The Apple Watch Will Change the Way People Work

With the announcement of Apple Watch on September 9, 2014, Apple formally entered the consumer market known as wearables. As analysts, buyers and consumers ogle the leather and steel, magnetic charger, digital crown and host of other features, they are missing one key point: Apple will yet again, perhaps unintentionally, change the way people work..

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Forecast for IBM Connect 2014: Cloudy with a Chance of Social

The title says it all, on multiple levels. The skies are cloudy and the products are moving to The Cloud. The conference’s underlying theme is social (with a de-emphasis on collaboration) and the real reason to attend is also social. Although some sessions do offer inspiring glimpses into companies using IBM technology, or overviews of.

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