Should algorithmic pricing be the norm rather than the exception?
In a post-industrial economy, the focus shifts from selling products to helping customers accomplish their goals through service. Excerpt from Jeff Sussna's book, "Designing Delivery."
Retailers face another existential threat.
In this upcoming webcast, ZipCar co-founder Robin Chase shares her insights about Uber, Airbnb, and other peer platforms.
Managers and workers benefit when both have access to data and control.
A look at the economic shift led by software and connectedness.
What do on-demand services, AI, and the $15 minimum wage movement have in common?
From Solid Conference 2015: O'Reilly Media founder Tim O'Reilly talks to Megan Smith, CTO, United States Government.
From Solid Conference 2015: In Detroit’s heyday, automotive manufacturers built generations of vehicles with intentionally limited lifespans to encourage new vehicle purchases on a regular basis. In today’s world of connected hardware, leading vendors like Apple are pursuing similar strategies based on rapid obsolescence.
The future of manufacturing will be self-assembling products.
Applications and strategies for human-in-the-loop machine learning.
The network, new data capabilities, and mobile devices rich in sensors have created fresh and unconventional possibilities to rethink workflows and processes in the real world.
Uber has built a great service. Why do they feel the need to use dirty tricks to succeed?
How the Internet of Things transforms design and manufacturing.
It's all about software, but it's a little harder than that.
Truly disruptive services don’t just digitize the familiar. They do away with it.
The failure of healthcare.gov was a textbook DevOps (or rather, lack of DevOps) case study. But it’s part of a wider pattern that reminds us that people should be at the heart of everything we build. In fact, getting the “people” part right is the key both to DevOps and great user experience design.
The IoT requires thinking about how humans and things cooperate differently when things get smarter.
Miscalculating funding thresholds can sink your startup.
A candid post about some of the things that kept me, my employees, and our company from achieving our full potential.
Is the unemployment problem about a lack of qualified applicants in the workforce?
When you put your clothes in the dryer, the energy you use is measured and counted, but when you hang them on the line, they disappear from the measured economy
Imagine a future where clear language supplants spreadsheets. In this interview, Narrative Science CTO Kris Hammond explains how we might get there.
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