What You Really Need to Know About Lean VS Agile

Figuring Out Where You’re Headed AND How to Get There Building software that solves a customer’s problem requires simultaneous focuses on the product owner, end user, and the product itself. The customer we have today, or think we want today, may not be the customer we end up targeting at all. And the same is true for the product; you’re …

Three Steps to Being Digitally Reborn

“Hello Tomorrow!” We now live in a living, breathing, constantly changing, digital landscape. The rate of transformation is accelerating as fast as technology is, and the role each of us plays is also changing to keep pace. This landscape affects every organization from the digital startup with their disruptive idea, to large multi-national corporations seeking to maintain their position as an incumbent market …

Critical Thinking and Curiosity Grow Your Business

8 Brilliant Ways to Develop Critical Thinking and Curiosity to Grow Your Business

Curiosity and critical thinking are essential business skills for our fast changing modern world. They are also identified as important traits of the genius possessed by thought-leaders from our past. Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, and Steve Jobs were all curious and critical thinkers. They each developed disruptive innovation. Not only were they thinking about the who, what, when, where, …

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App Disrupts Movie Distribution Industry

“Let’s make an app for that!” Michael B Allen, Alex Carroll and Will Bakke founded Austin-based Riot Studios in 2010 after they had produced the documentaries, Beware of Christians and One Nation Under God while in college. Their work struck a strong chord with a big audience, and their team had a great combination of business and creative tools when …

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How Important is UI/UX in the Modern Digital World?

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing environment, your business priorities most likely sound similar to this: 1) generate new revenue streams, 2) enhance brand identity, and 3) increase customer engagement. These goals are increasingly being accomplished through a digital web or mobile app designed to make it easy for your customer to engage with you. When it comes to crunching the …

The R&D Age and TIDE

I was recently pondering the relationship between old style Research and Development and how R&D fits into today’s conversation about TIDE and the digital transformation that is coming about. Do you remember the late 70’s/early 80’s when owning a personal computer first became possible but justifying the cost of ownership was tough, even for a business? When the desktop computer became …

CareTrader Provides Healthcare Transparency

CareTrader™ was founded in 2014 by Dr. Donald C. Beringer, orthopaedic surgeon, physician leader, and Chairman of Surgery, to become the first Transparency Marketplace in health care. Dr. Beringer founded CareTrader™ with the vision of an online and mobile application where health care providers can post their services and prices so that consumers can make better and informed healthcare choices. …

TIDE Disruption in Home and Business

We are continually amused and delighted by the digital transformation in home and business that we see coming to market as we continue the discussion about TIDE . . . Technology, Innovation, Disruption and Entrepreneurship. It’s all about how technology has evolved to enable entrepreneurs innovate and disrupt how everyday tasks are accomplished. Here are just a few of the changes …

TIDE in Model Railroading

CabForward℠ has been discussing, for the past several months, how technology has evolved to such a point that it has made it possible for home-based entrepreneurs to implement digital transformational innovations that cause massive disruption of entire industries. Low cost components, developed initially for other uses, fast-track cloud research, outsourcing via the internet, and the development of super-smart smartphone apps …