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The Power of Picking the Right Prototype

post by Chris Curran on April 07, 2015

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I’m a long-time advocate for leveraging prototypes and demos in the enterprise to explore ideas and emerging technologies. And, there’s a particular reason why. It’s that precise moment during a prototype presentation when everything in the room changes. Eyes light up. People sit forward in their chairs. The conversation shifts from potential problems to possibilities. […]

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Field Service Could Fix Wearables’ PR Problem

post by Chris Curran on March 23, 2015

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Co-authored with Robert McCutcheon When you hear the word wearables, you probably think of health conscious consumers donning digital devices to track their physical activity or technology enthusiasts getting sideways glances as they sport internet-enabled glasses. Maybe you’ve even heard of avid golfers using wearables to perfect their swings. Wearable computing is predominately perceived as […]

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Lessons in Innovation from the Future of Shopping

post by Chris Curran on February 25, 2015

Photo_RGB_R_NL_JA_00637.jpgA grocery store is a retail store that primarily sells food. A grocer is a bulk seller of food.

Guest post by Juan-carlos Morales In the next few years, the IoT will hit its stride and it’s arguable that no other industry will be more affected than the retail sector. Awash in “things” that can collect, store and communicate information, retailers will have opportunities at every turn of the shopping cart to win the […]

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When to Say “No” to #NoEstimates – A Case Study

post by Chris Curran on February 11, 2015

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Guest post by Raymond Hearrell Recent traction around the #NoEstimates debate suggests the development community is looking to break free from traditional agile techniques like relative and t-shirt sizing. This lust for more freedom is not unwarranted. Many developers do their best work when constraints like timelines and documentation are removed. So, should you explore […]

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The Silver Lining for CIOs in HR’s Cloud Challenges

post by Chris Curran on February 02, 2015


Guest post by Dan Staley HR executives are flocking to the cloud as a means to better engage talent and empower employees. In many organizations, HR executives are flying solo on their cloud transitions without the support of IT—as cloud vendors sidestep the IT departments and sell directly to Chief Human Resource Officers (CHROs). Unfortunately, […]

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