A major challenge to fitness wearables improving our health is integrating the fitness value into the insurance landscape. The integration can only happen if it’s easier to create the software that brings it all together. Here’s a way to make it faster, better, and cheaper to execute innovative insurance models.
Where are the opportunities in social? Social computing began with personal connections themed for work, play, and interests. Location is just emerging as an opportunity. Next should be time.
Words matter. A lot. I’m looking for advice. Advice that I couldn’t figure out how to squeeze into a tweet, which means it needs a whole post. I dislike the phrase ‘internet of things’. To my delicate ears, not many people can pull the phrase off without sounding either airy-fairy or too technical. The phrase also seems too loaded and […]
A lot of people disagree with my “everyone should be able to code” attitude. “Coding is hard enough”, they say. “You can’t let amateurs do it — everything will break.” Maybe. But then I read about what happened at Rutgers, and I know I’m right. Vaibhav Verma was bored and frustrated. In other words, he was motivated. He wrote an app that […]
There will come a time, not to far off, where we stop referring to “mobile computing” and just say “computing.” Seems like, in spite of the ridicule I’ve received with these ideas in the past, people aren’t going to be “programming computers,” they’ll simply be “problem solving.” I’ve written before about everyone learning to code, and […]
Agility. Cloud. Mobile. BYOD. Agile. DevOps. Empty buzzwords. When it comes to communicating how technology can enable business innovation, it’s difficult to create a talk-track that brings it home. It’s hard to have a conversation that takes it from buzzword to meaningful & actionable plan in anything shorter than a thesis. Personally, I make these connections, I communicate value, though […]