Category Archives: Technology

What April Fool’s Day Teaches Us About Innovation

April Fool’s Day was this week. Did anyone have a good prank played on them or come across a good corporate April Fool’s? My favorite this year was from my alma mater, the University of Oregon. Go Ducks! We try … Continue reading

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Service Redesign – Lost T-Mobile Smartphone

Given the health risks of carrying a smartphone (or any kind of mobile device) too close to the body for extended periods, I try to always remove electronic devices from my pockets whenever I can. For ten years this has … Continue reading

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Why Change is Accelerating

In previous articles I’ve spoken about how the pace of change is accelerating, and how for many people (and organizations) things are changing so fast that they feel overwhelmed and that things may be changing faster than some of us … Continue reading

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Digital Transformation versus Digital Strategy

In my last article, Digital Transformation Matters, we looked at the accelerating pace of change, the case for digital transformation, and our evolving interactions with technology. We also asked a simple question: Are you ready to do business in a … Continue reading

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Digital Transformation Matters

The pace of change is accelerating. Much has changed since we all started to dial in with our modems and connect to online services like America Online or Compuserve and eventually directly onto the Internet and the World Wide Web. … Continue reading

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The Digital Innovation Talent Shortage

I was watching our Seattle Seahawks lose to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday and was surprised to see a series of television ads air during the game from GE, not touting how great their products are, but why GE … Continue reading

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Do You Agree or Disagree with Samsung’s Vision of the Future?

Samsung recently posted a video highlighting their vision of the future and the evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT). The movie highlights their tagline ‘In Sync with Life’ While certain of the benefits highlighted in Samsung’s IOT video might … Continue reading

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A Peek Inside the Broken Corporate Hiring Model

I was reading with interest some of Linkedin’s recent #HowIHire series and in doing so it was interesting to see how many people are still operating under the old, broken hiring paradigm when it comes to the labor market. The … Continue reading

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Aquion Energy to Disrupt Tesla’s Next Move?

Water, water, everywhere… Is water the solution to one of the biggest shortcomings of renewable energy? When the wind doesn’t blow or the sun doesn’t shine, these renewable energy sources don’t source much energy, so during those times home owners … Continue reading

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Apple Announces Name Change to App-le

First Apple changed its name from Apple Computer to Apple to better reflect a business focus that was extending beyond computers to music players, smartphones, digital music sales, and more. And last week Apple announced a flurry of new products … Continue reading

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