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□□ The Complete List of User Experience (UX) Resources & Tools □□ — Free Code Camp — Medium. w20922. Discover Relevant Business Information. Product Strategy Management Software. Model success A business model defines your framework for success.

Product Strategy Management Software

It is your unique DNA and what makes your approach to the market and serving customers special. Articulate your value proposition, key advantages, go-to-market plans, and more. Challenges Challenges are what ails your customers and the pain you relieve. Solution Your solution is the primary way that you solve your customer's problems. Emerging forms of IoT innovation. Reinventing the Consulting Business Model. The traditional consulting business model is based on two principle ideas: (1) hiring people (top talent if possible) and (2) charging clients a fee per hour or day for gaining access to this talent, its expertise and/or manpower.

Reinventing the Consulting Business Model

Depending on the type of consulting or the brand, the pendulum swings more towards focusing on providing, and buying on the customer side, the more sophisticated expertise or the simpler manpower. While the bulk of the consulting industry functions according to these basic principles, new business models have been successfully launched in recent years, often creating superior value for customers, the firms themselves and the ecosystem they are embedded in (for more on these 3 types of value propositions, see Take your Business Model to the Next Level).

From hiring a team to offering flexible access to top talent. Ontology for Innovation. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Ontology for Innovation

This copyright applies to the Ontology for Innovation and accompanying documentation in RDF. Regarding underlying technology, this ontology uses W3C's RDF technology, an open Web standard that can be freely used by anyone. The exact definition of innovation is debatable both in the academic and practical sense. Neither an art or a science, its core function is to meet the wants and needs of others. Are Innovators Artists? Once I saw a mural containing two phrases: “Art for Art’s Sake,” and “Art for Man’s Sake.”

Are Innovators Artists?

Those paradoxical phrases capture the essence of a profound debate, not only for art, but also for innovation. It’s been said that the difference between fine artists and commercial artists is that commercial artists can pay their rent. Whether or not you agree, the point is that the commercial artist provides value that someone is willing to pay for while the artist is still alive. Imitation is what makes us human and creative – Kat McGowan. Mapping a nation of regional clusters. The Industries Plagued by the Most Uncertainty - Jeff Dyer, Nathan Furr, and Curtis Lefrandt. By Jeff Dyer, Nathan Furr and Curtis Lefrandt | 9:00 AM September 11, 2014.

The Industries Plagued by the Most Uncertainty - Jeff Dyer, Nathan Furr, and Curtis Lefrandt

The mathematics of discovering new things. A visualization of the new model for how one new idea allows others.

The mathematics of discovering new things

(Tria et al) Here’s your cool math for the day: a model showing that when one new thing happens, more will follow. It seems like common sense. Updated Patent Lists & Free Tools. Demystifying Disruption. What 33 Successful Entrepreneurs Learned From Failure. How Google Works. Frozen Poop Pills Fight Life-Threatening Infections. Fecal transplant pills help patients avoid invasive procedures while restoring healthy gut bacteria.

Frozen Poop Pills Fight Life-Threatening Infections

Courtesy of the Hohmann Lab hide caption itoggle caption Courtesy of the Hohmann Lab Fecal transplant pills help patients avoid invasive procedures while restoring healthy gut bacteria. Courtesy of the Hohmann Lab Fecal transplants can be life-saving for people with stubborn bacterial infections, but they're not for the faint of heart. Web Summit Blog. Hundreds of fascinating companies are exhibiting at Web Summit – register your company here to be a part of it There are some genuine game-changers in this week’s selection of START companies, and they only add to the already impressive list of disruptive startups on their way to Web Summit in just a few weeks.

Web Summit Blog

Just like our previous rundown of startups exhibiting in the same field at Web Summit 2014, the below companies cover all kinds of industries, from entertainment and recruitment to cartography and municipal politics. Some of them will be travelling to Web Summit from as far away as India or Los Angeles, while there are a couple of startups based just up the road from Web Summit HQ. Either way, some of these companies are bound to make waves in the tech industry, and maybe some of them will even follow in the steps of previous START successes like Nest, Vine and Dropbox.

Duda Mobile – Palo Alto, USA. Is there a creativity deficit in science? In March 1989, Tim Berners-Lee, a 33-year-old software engineer at Europe’s largest Physics Laboratory (CERN), was frustrated with how the Internet would only enable sharing of information between clients and a single server.

Is there a creativity deficit in science?

Doing anything more required establishing a new connection. MacArthur Fellows Program Data: Creative People Move. Kickstarter Rockets Into the Mainstream After Facebook's $2B Oculus Buy. The Oculus Rift, as imagined in the original Kickstarter campaign.

Kickstarter Rockets Into the Mainstream After Facebook's $2B Oculus Buy

Image: Oculus When Facebook acquired Oculus earlier this week, the virtual reality outfit walked away with $2 billion in cash, stock, and potential bonuses. But Facebook also bestowed a huge gift on Kickstarter, the crowd-funding platform that enabled Oculus in the first place. The $2-billion acquisition lent big-money credibility to Kickstarter and the many projects it helps incubate. The Facebook deal will put the afterburners on Kickstarter, investors and entrepreneurs say, igniting a financial engine that formerly powered only the most adventurous technologists.

Facebook’s acquisition means Kickstarter can now attract a whole new class of creator and garner attention from a wider range of venture capitalists than the maverick investors who put money into Oculus. Thought Catalog. Print & Play: Hasbro Announces Partnership with 3D Systems - BestTechie. Share This Post Today, one of the biggest names in toys, the Pawtucket, RI-based Hasbro, announced a new partnership with 3D Systems, one of the few companies in the business of selling 3D printers to consumers and businesses.

A press release published today explains that the two companies intend “to co-develop, co-venture, and deliver new immersive, creative play experiences powered by 3D printing for children and their families later this year.” Just what form that partnership will take, however, is as-yet unknown. How a Few Monster Tech Firms are Taking Over Everything from Media to Space Travel and What it Means for the Rest of Us. The monster tech firms are stifling competition and consolidating their power while they expand into new markets. Like the old industrial magnates, they want to control everything. The iconic view of tech companies almost invariably stress their roots in people’s garages, plucky individual entrepreneurs ready to challenge all comers. Yet increasingly the leading tech firms – Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and especially Google – have morphed into vast tech conglomerates, with hands in ever more numerous, and sometimes not obvious, fields of endeavor.