GraffitiSoup #47 – The Hidden Secrets Behind Building a Digital First Business
Digital first businesses are operating without the constraints that longstanding businesses are and that gives them a certain amount if freedom to make decisions that allows for faster scalability, evolution and change.
Here are a selection of articles that offer some insight into this mindset and the working practices involved.
15 Idiotic IoT devices nobody asked for – http://gizmodo.com/15-idiotic-internet-of-things-devices-nobody-asked-for-1794330999
Does anyone stop to think should I invent this when trying to create a successful product? Some of these should have been considered more carefully.
Why is learning central to sustained innovation – http://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/why-learning-is-central-to-sustained-innovation/?social_token=3b94a51bfd8bce21345aa5ce0b31af41&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sm-direct
Learning from failure is the only way to improve and innovate.
Love them or hate them, selfies are more than just a fad. Know your enemy.
How the internet of things created smart spaces – http://partners.wsj.com/luxoft/the-new-perspective/how-the-internet-of-things-creates-smart-spaces/?mod=synd_twitter
Connected products are the heartbeat of smart spaces.
These start-ups are ditching the uber model and hiring full time workers – https://backchannel.com/the-on-demand-economy-is-getting-a-worker-friendly-makeover-6e6b20c37f76
Putting the worker first rather than the product or the customer could be the way forward for the next gen digital businesses.