Transparency in programming and design is a big part of Bret VIctor’s philosophy. If we design with a basic principle in mind and strive for simplicity then the tools become much more user-friendly.
As businesses grow more complex and others put more pressure on performance in a time of radically changing business economics, the need for the board to rise to the occasion has never been greater.
Leading edge or bleeding edge? Business innovators learn how to change key elements of a business idea without bleeding out in the process.
This is a demostration of the difference between the returns on Google Versus Google Scholar
These tools are used to search patents both in the US and globally. They were demonstrated in a workshop at UCI Applied Innovation by Cynthia Kirkeby of Startupmanship.
Search manuals and social media to see how current inventions may affect your business.
These synonym tools and sound search tools are great for specific types of searches and for building trademarkable sounds.
This fun little cartoon video is a great primer on what we should be focusing on as a disruptive startup.
These excellent Google search tools will help make your searching much simpler. Use standard search tools, or go advanced…
This is an interesting look at the concept of disruption and how startups should approach unseating one of the big guys in their industry.
Awesome Startup Tools – Quick Tricks for your Browser were discussed as part of my presentation at UCI’s Applied Innovation.
This set of startup tools were discussed at my UCI Lunch & Learn presentation on Awesome Startup Tools – Meetings and Mentors.
What in a name? If you’ve ever tried to come up with a new name for a company or product that is memorable and available, then you know just how difficult it can be. These tools with make it quite a bit easier to come up with excellent names.
The following business model tools will help your startup team explore your business model assumptions, product market fit, and customer experience timeline. These are some of the most valuable tools that you can put to use.
If you do anything with images; websites, social media or the like…you should take a look at these quick tools available on the Internet that make life much easier for designers. This is part of my Lunch & Learn presentation at UCI’s Applied Innovation.