People innovate, people run businesses and people do business with people; people do not want interacting with those who constantly think "what is in it for me" (WIIIFM). No matter how innovative one's business is, if their business culture is based on WIIIFM; failure is guaranteed.
When Dave, a graduate of Computer Science and Mass Media, applied for the 'Interface Operations Engineer' position he thought the employer listed was a joke - the hacker group Ominous pointlessly pissing people off, once again. He was wrong.
There is a company that may very well be set to totally revolutionise the food manufacturing industry: come to the aid of the environment and improve our health. I met with the founder of Hampton Creek Foods, Josh Tetrick at his start-up company in the Soma district of San Francisco.
In the information age, software is an essential tool of production. It generates value for individual businesses and entire economies by boosting productivity and accelerating output. But does it make a difference whether the software is properly licensed or pirated?
When was the last time you went a whole day without using technology, be it a mobile phone, iPad etc? So why are retailers so apprehensive to unleash something that has the potential to engage us, thus building them more business? The short answer is, are you ready for this - technology is moving too fast for retailers.
Four years ago a somewhat unknown Australian hacker with some new ideas about the future of journalism gave the opening keynote at HAR2009. His site was called Wikileaks and some of us had a hunch that this concept might be going places. We had no idea just how far that would be...
Looking back at the top technology products for the last ten years, they all have one thing in common: they connect to the internet. But sadly these internet-connected gadgets do not always work like a dream - far too often, it can actually be a nightmare experience.
Food shortages in India are compounded by a lack of cold-chain storage facilities, but a new solar-powered cold storage device, developed by the University of Cincinnati in partnership with industry, could put this problem on ice.
The government is backing or high growth potential technology sector, giving them the best chance to succeed on a global scale. Missions such as the ones launched today will play a vital part in making sure that we can export our exciting innovations abroad, helping to boost the economy and support business.
Back in the days when I was experimenting with ways to reach my customers online, I implemented live chat functionality on my website (back then there was only one). I admit, I was really quite excited by the idea of talking to my prospective customers live.But eager is as eager does and my buoyant greetings were on many occasions knocked back.
Cloud offers greater ease of deployment yes. But it also offers a more controllable and flexible means of buying exactly the right amount of software services at any one point in time -- and this "amount of cloud" can be reduced (or increased) and so tweaked to the exact needs of the business.