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Organizations are often consumed with market research and competitive analysis. They say they want to innovate, but their products and services are nothing more than a reflection of the current market. They a stuck in today’s paradigm, eking out incremental change, year after year.  The signals they use to plan and develop new products and […]

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I spoke to a group on Wednesday evening on the subject of ‘Time Management’.  I used Keynote on my Mac (I love Keynote).  Just before the presentation was set to begin, I broke one of my personal rules and decided to check out (‘experiment’) with an iPhone app.  What does that have to do with […]

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My WIFI Blues

by Rick on February 23, 2010

in Geek stuff,Mobile

I am traveling internationally this week. For the most part the trip has been great except for some difficulty in connecting to the internet.  For some, that is not a big deal, but I have a serious ‘connection’ dependency. I feel this need to be connected most of the time. I wish it was easier […]

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Do You Remember When?

by Rick on February 8, 2010

in Geek stuff,Innovation

Do you remember this Compaq Portable Computer? The term ‘portable’ may not have been the best description for the thing. It weighted near 30 pounds. It was a computer in a suit-case.  The one in the picture used 5.25″ floppy disk, an had a built in 9″ monitor (‘green’ monochrome, not color).  The one I […]

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“Hello. My name is Rick and I am addicted to iPhone apps.” Seriously, I have too many and continue to download more. I take comfort in the fact that I am not alone. A recent Fast Company article, “Infographic: App-etite for Consumption“, shared some very interesting data. The total number of apps sold in 2009 […]

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Complexity Not Welcome …

by Rick on February 1, 2010

in Innovation

A recent msnbc article featured 8 gadgets that will be huge in 2010. The last gadget in the list: The iPhone 4G. No, you have not missed a new iPhone. This is one of many tech rumors that continues to circulate. It’s not going to go away until the new device is launched. Among the […]

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Cool iPhone App – The Piano

by Rick on January 20, 2010

in Geek stuff

This is not a thinking post today. Sometimes I just see something cool and want to share it. I ran across these videos on youtube …check it out: There are more … just search youtube for iPphone Very cool. Rick

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