• UX Week 2010 | Adam Mosseri | Data Informed, Not Data Driven

    We use data to inform certain decisions … [but] overreacting to data can lead to micro optimizations.” 


  • Nearables are here: introducing Estimote Stickers


    About a year ago we began shipping our first product, Estimote Beacons. Since then, we’ve grown an incredible global network of over 25,000 developers building applications on top of Estimote. Startups and Fortune 500 companies alike use our platform to build apps that change how we interact with…

    Awesome job by Birchmere Labs co estimote


  • Really well done short video on the challenges of early process of creating.  Every time I try something new have to fight through this.  It’s hard, but I think I’ve gotten better at pushing through the chasm of early attempts.   


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    #Socialmedia less about tech and more about anthropology, sociology… via @marissapick

    Well said my friend!


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    Innovate or Die [Regardless of Company Size]

    I suspect most people would describe almost every job I’ve had as “risky” and certainly spending time creating startups and now helping others create startups involves dealing with the probabilities of failure. 

    What’s interesting to me is that as the chart above (from Percolate’s Transition Conference) shows, failure is not limited to small / innovative companies.  In fact, the rate of established companies falling out of the Fortune 500 is increasing dramatically by cohort.  

    No industry is immune from the reality that what got a company on that list won’t keep them there.  Leaders must continually reinvent products and services to keep up with constantly changing market demands.  

    This is why I’m excited about a new one week course I’ve helped develop in collaboration with The Carnegie Bosch Institute (CMU’s Executive Education Program) titled Leading Innovation: Creating a Dynamic Organization 

    If you’re part of a large company struggling with today’s innovation imperative, I’d encourage you to invest by sending a few people for a week at Carnegie Mellon to focus on methods, tools and strategies to become more innovative.