How new technology is affecting SMBs

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Cayden Whitmond Now more than ever, the future of business is one shaped by fast-paced innovations to technology and the way that work is done.

Technology Transformation – Adobe Lightroom

The Product Bistro

But, time marches on, technology and demographics change. product management strategy cloud marketing segments technology transformationIntroduction. One of the most challenging tasks in product management is a major architecture shift of a product.

Technology Is Not Hijacking Your Brain (video)

Nir Eyal

Some tech critics will have you believe that technology is “hijacking your brain” or that it’s “irresistible.” In my recent talk at The Next Web conference, I discuss: The difference between technological addiction and distraction. The post Technology Is Not Hijacking Your Brain (video) appeared first on Nir and Far. Putting Technology In Its Place Uncategorized addiction bad habits Habits Manipulation

APIs and Open Technology by Jeremy Brown

Mind the Product

Jeremy Brown heads up Red Hat’s Open Innovation Labs in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and he works with organisations who are looking to adapt their operations for the technology landscape of the digital era.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

from your technology team—can make your. MONETIZING ANALYTICS FEATURES: Why Data Visualizations. Will Never Be Enough. Go beyond basic embedded dashboards to diferentiate your. application and maximize the value of embedded analytics.

The Unbelievable Future of Habit-Forming Technology

Nir Eyal

In this interview with Max Ogles, McGonigal discusses impact of future technologies on behavior, habits, and the way […]. The post The Unbelievable Future of Habit-Forming Technology appeared first on Nir and Far. Nir’s Note: Jane McGonigal is a game designer at The Institute for the Future and bestselling author of Reality is Broken and SuperBetter. She’ll be speaking at the upcoming Habit Summit in April. You can register here!)

Technology is Distracting and Addictive. Here’s How to Fix It. (Video)

Nir Eyal

Our personal technology is becoming more pervasive and persuasive. Instead of offering another knee-jerk reaction, here’s my take on the perils and promise of persuasive technology. The post Technology is Distracting and Addictive. Designing Ethically Putting Technology In Its Place ethics Persuasive technologyCritics claim it is addictive, irresistible, and hijacking our brain.

Don’t Let Technology Changes Turn into Technical Debt

ProductPlan

Technological evolution doesn’t stop. Our products and solutions are built atop these technologies, relying on servers and programming languages, databases and messaging protocols, devices, and APIs. Technological innovation represents both threats and opportunities.

The ultimate marketing technology stack for 2019

Inside Intercom

Known as the Martech 5000 — nicknamed after the 5,000 companies that were competing in the global marketing technology space in 2017, it’s said to be the most frequently shared slide of all time. What is a marketing technology stack? Strategy first, technology second.

How to Build Technology that Feels Like a Friend

Nir Eyal

The post How to Build Technology that Feels Like a Friend appeared first on Nir and Far. It’s impossible to ignore all the buzz about AI bots. Last month, Facebook’s David Marcus announced that over 30,000 bots have been built since the opening of its Messenger app to bot developers in April. Other companies like Google, Amazon, and Slack are welcoming bot-building developers to their platforms with open arms.

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

Since underlying technology is constantly evolving, the upkeep of their application’s analytics component. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?” IS THE WRONG QUESTION FOR ANALYTICS Introduction.1 When to Build Your Own Analytics. 2 When to Buy a Bolt-On Solution. 6 When to Take a Combined Approach.

How Calm Technology Can Help Us Be More Human by Amber Case

Mind the Product

As demonstrated with her TED talk we are all cyborgs now Amber Case has a pretty unique perspective on how technology impacts people’s’ lives. Instead, we should be aiming for calm technology. It’s key principles are: Technology shouldn’t require all of our attention.

We need to calm our technology down

Imaginary Cloud - Design

Find tranquility in calm technology. So much so that big companies are now investing in following principles and guidelines of Calm Technology. Weister believed that technology should not be a source of stress, but instead help focus on the things that really mattered to the users.

Women in Product Management: Jeannie Griffin, VP of Product and Technology Solutions at BCD Meetings and Events

280 Group

For our next installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Jeannie Griffin, Vice President of Products and Technology Solutions at BCD Meetings and Events. The post Women in Product Management: Jeannie Griffin, VP of Product and Technology Solutions at BCD Meetings and Events appeared first on 280 Group.

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Technology Is Not Hijacking Your Brain (video)

Nir Eyal

Some tech critics will have you believe that technology is “hijacking your brain” or that it’s “irresistible.” In my recent talk at The Next Web conference, I discuss: The difference between technological addiction and distraction. The moral obligation of tech companies who knowingly addict […] The post Technology Is Not Hijacking Your Brain (video) appeared first on Nir and Far.

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

What technological innovation really means for your product and company

The Product Coalition

A lot has been talked lately about how technological innovation is reshaping our world. From that perspective, anything from hardware, software, processes, skills and knowledge can be seen as technology. What about technological innovation? It is far beyond from common sense!

Technology-Powered Disruption

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While my focus is primarily on technology-powered software products, services and devices, I’m also very interested to find other industries where the techniques of modern product are used to disrupt their spaces. Of all the amazing technology achievements of the past decades, I personally find this one the most impressive. Most people by now have read Marc Andreessen’s Why Software Is Eating The World.

The Future of Talking to Technology

Mind the Product

Talking with Technology’ is an engaging and thought-provoking talk about how Artificial Intelligence is changing the interface between humans and machines. The post The Future of Talking to Technology appeared first on MindTheProduct.

IoT failures and trust in technology

CONTACT Software

We can’t say that for sure, at least it’s not in the customer’s interest and causes a massive loss of trust in technology. And that is precisely the point: acceptance of new technologies requires trust.

The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

IoT failures and the trust in technology

CONTACT Software

We can’t say that for sure, at least it’s not in the customer’s interest and causes a massive loss of trust in the technology. And that is precisely the point: acceptance of new technologies requires trust.

The Impact of User Research Technology on Data Quality

Generation Focus

Globalization and technological advancements since then have reshaped the market research industry time and again. So the question then remains: Can we push the future of market research and technology to give us higher quality data, thus giving us the best of both worlds?

How Technology Drives the Evolution of Beta Testing

Centercode

Technology. You get the idea – modern technology is complex. Technology has evolved. The post How Technology Drives the Evolution of Beta Testing appeared first on Centercode.

We Can’t Trust Technology Providers – Is It Time for a Code of Ethics?

Mind the Product

Questionable actions by leading tech giants hit the news every other day – from Facebook spying on its users and selling data, to Apple admitting it degrades batteries on purpose to force upgrades – it seems users just cannot trust the companies that provide us with everyday technology. Technology is meant to make our lives better, but somewhere along the line someone decided it was okay for companies to take advantage of their consumers.

The Ultimate Embedded Analytics Guide

What is a technology roadmap, really?

Roadmunk

One of the most popular roadmaps in our template library is the technology roadmap. Now, ‘technology” is kind of a loosey-goosey moniker—but the ambiguity is a result of its broad application (and this broad application also happens to be why this roadmap is so popular).

How Technology is Changing Our Expectations of the Employee Experience

Innovatemap

We know that technology has changed the customer experience, but how have these changing customer experiences impacted our expectations for employee experience

The Truth About Kids and Technology: Jean Twenge (iGen) and Nir Eyal (Hooked) Discuss Tech’s Effect on Children’s Mental Health

Nir Eyal

Recently, I was invited to discuss how technology might impact children’s mental health at the Johnson Depression Center at the University of Colorado. The post The Truth About Kids and Technology: Jean Twenge (iGen) and Nir Eyal (Hooked) Discuss Tech’s Effect on Children’s Mental Health appeared first on Nir and Far.

Using Habit-Forming Technology for Good by Nir Eyal

Mind the Product

Summary: In this ProductTank NYC talk, behavioral designer Nir Eyal examines the ways in which product design can influence consumer behavior, and discusses how to apply this thinking across various technologies to create a positive impact on the world.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?".

Technology Has a Weekend Problem

TIBCO - Thought Leadership

We constantly hear about the world changing rapidly through technology, but in the end, it has a weekend problem. Technology’s weekend problem may seem small, but it’s part of a bigger problem that shows up all across the business spectrum.

The Truth About Kids and Technology: Jean Twenge (iGen) and Nir Eyal (Hooked) Discuss Tech’s Effect on Children’s Mental Health

Nir Eyal

Recently, I was invited to discuss how technology might impact children’s mental health at the Johnson Depression Center at the University of Colorado. ” Dr. Twenge and I […] The post The Truth About Kids and Technology: Jean Twenge (iGen) and Nir Eyal (Hooked) Discuss Tech’s Effect on Children’s Mental Health appeared first on Nir and Far.

How “Better Together” Technology Combinations Drives Better Agility

TIBCO - Thought Leadership

Innovative technology is the solution. But technology is also a challenge, as too many tools are inefficient and too few tools are incomplete. This combination of technologies can serve as the intelligent real-time brain guiding your digital nervous system so you can compete more effectively in today’s digital business world. That kind of agility can only be accomplished with innovative “better together” technology combinations.

Dear Strategy: 065 Analyzing Competitors in the Technology Space

Dear Strategy

The post Dear Strategy: 065 Analyzing Competitors in the Technology Space appeared first on Dear Strategy.

Hooked - How to Build Habit-Forming Products

Speaker: Nir Eyal, Author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

Is there a pattern underlying how technologies hook us? Why do some products capture widespread attention while others flop? What makes us engage with certain products out of sheer habit?

Dear Strategy: 034 Technology Driven Strategy

Dear Strategy

On this week’s episode, host Bob Caporale answers the following question: Dear Strategy: “As a product development team, how can we best reinforce technology driven strategy?”. The post Dear Strategy: 034 Technology Driven Strategy appeared first on Dear Strategy Podcast. Read the full blog post. Original Music by Bob Caporale. Podcast

Dear Strategy: 065 Analyzing Competitors in the Technology Space

Dear Strategy

With that said, what makes this question a little bit different is that the subject here has specifically to do with the technology space. And, although the process of analyzing the overall strengths and weaknesses of your competitors will be more or less the same no matter what industry you are serving, the challenge in the technology space is that things just move so darn fast.

Dear Strategy: 034 Technology Driven Strategy

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “As a product development team, how can we best reinforce technology-driven strategy?”. And, because of this, I need to start my answer by saying – please make sure that a technology-driven strategy is, in fact, what the organization wants you to reinforce. . Not every product strategy will be technology-driven. Because there’s absolutely no way to reinforce a technology-driven strategy if you have no money to spend on technology in the first place.

Why Your ‘Brilliant’ Technology Fails To Have Impact | Tom Adeyoola, Metail | BoS Europe 2018

Business of Software Conference

Technology launched before the market was ready, a funded company run into the grown, struggling to reach the heights of an American counterpart. Tom Adeyoola (Founder, Metail) – Why Your ‘Brilliant’ Technology Fails To Have Impact from Business of Software Conference. So they pushed the idea that they would have really cheap services and cheap voice technology. The likes of MySpace and other technologies weren’t really there yet.

Nine Companies Share 30+ Best Practices for Creating Embedded Analytics Products