What We’re Reading This Month
Alice, the first all-electric passenger airplane, prepares to fly – The world’s first all-electric passenger aircraft is preparing to take flight. With battery technology similar to that of an electric car or a cell phone and 30 minutes of charging, the nine-passenger Alice will be able to fly for one hour, and about 440 nautical miles. Find out more here.
100 ways to slightly improve your life without really trying – Whether it’s taking fruit to work, being polite to rude strangers, or taking a picture of the tag you are given when leaving your coat in a cloakroom, here’s a century of ways to make life better, with little effort involved…
Case Study – A Large Professional Association – As part of the Client’s strategic plan, national standards, and to align with industry best practices, the business and I.T. set to improve the member application and self-service system interfaces, data, and records management, and staff processes. Check out our Case Study here!
The 4 Pillars of Successful Digital Transformations – Despite years of discussion, understanding what digital transformation means for established companies remains a daunting challenge. Leaders put in charge of a digital transformation feel pulled in many different directions, with competing demands from IT, marketing, sales, and operations. Without a clear understanding, the wrong people are often put in charge, with the wrong resources, and the wrong KPIs, setting the digital transformation project up for failure.
I Spent Hundreds of Hours Working in VR. Here’s What I Learned – Hello from low-earth orbit! I have spent hundreds of hours working here in virtual reality. Even as I write this to you, I have Facebook’s Oculus strapped to my face and am in an aptly named app called Immersed. It puts me in this orbiting spaceship where there’s just me, the computer screen in front of me, and—let me look out the window—Ecuador.