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Becoming Real Innovators

“They are ill discoverers that think there is no land when they can see nothing but sea.” ― Francis Bacon Companies today are eagerly seeking the answer to one essential question. How do we innovate? Today, 75% of companies say they’re … Continue reading

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The Tax You Pay For a Bad Idea

In the software development world, there is an important concept called “technical debt.” Basically, it’s a metaphor developed by Ward Cunningham (inventor of the wiki) and it goes something like this. You’re building a piece of software. It could be a … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Is a Direction, Not a Destination

“It’s really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.” — Steve Jobs And maybe even after you show it to them. The reactions to … Continue reading

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Morning Drive Thoughts on Windows Phone

I was chatting with a friend last week about Microsoft and Windows Phone adoption and what they could do to improve it… and these random thoughts occurred on the way in this morning… BlackBerry 10 is coming out soon. I … Continue reading

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A Rollout Like No Other

“If I had simply asked people what they wanted, they would have asked me for faster horses!” — Henry Ford Eighty five years ago today the intrepid and amazing Henry Ford and his Ford Motor Company introduced the Model A … Continue reading

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