I've been milling over some things lately about the way we do business. It amazes me how even technology focused individuals like myself often utilize "the old fashioned way" of doing things. I still put the most important "to-dos" on paper, I still order pizza (when I eat it) over the phone, and I still buy birthday presents in store instead of online. While there is nothing wrong with doing things the old fashioned way, often it can cost valuable time. In business, that's not something we can always afford. Here are 3 tasks you need to make sure you have an app for.
This week we begin graduation season. Many of the college going young adults in this country will end their educational journeys, or will begin the next chapter. All throughout the country, colleges and universities will attempt to impart their graduating classes with great wisdom from many leaders in many fields. Today, for our Learn from the Leaders segment, I would like to present three of those commencement addresses. Today we'll hear from Apple CEO Tim Cook, former President George W. Bush, and legendary partyer and musician Jimmy Buffett.
Well, the center of the technology world right now seems to be all the buzz around the Apple Watch pre-orders. Well, we don't want to miss out on the buzz, so let's delve in to the topic a bit. While I haven't jumped on board with this or any other smart watch just yet, I have some opinions about the smart watch market and what it could mean in the future. Let's have a go at it, shall we?
Maybe I seem like a bit of a Windows fan boy lately, but have you ever actually used one of the new Windows devices? They're really vastly different from anything Microsoft has done in the past. The new CEO of the software giant, Satya Nadella, has drastically changed the company for the better. Today, I'm going to recommend a product of Microsoft's that few will disagree on. You need to check out Cortana.
We've got four bits of news for you to check out this week. The new Healthcare.gov website has a few bugs to correct before November 15th, the new World Trade Center is now open for business, and small businesses aren't quite ready for Bitcoin and Apple Pay. Here's what's going on this week in small business.
On Friday, we wrote an article about everything that Apple is doing that is slowly leading to its death. Today, we'll profile 3 CEOs who have turned around technology companies and take ideas from them that Apple can use to save itself. In our humble opinion, these are what Apple needs to survive.
With the #bendgate scandal in full swing, it looks like people might finally get fed up with Apple. We're not necessarily enjoying that, but we'd like to give our thoughts on why we think Apple is a dying company. We'll follow up on how to fix it later.