"There’s a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, then the enemies of the state tend to become the people."
While most companies will only accept the talent that’s the best fit for their business, this policy can occasionally be exclusive of workers with the right skills but personalities or histories that can leave a negative impression on employers. We recently wrote about the Tihar Food Court, which recruits local prisoners to prepare them for reintegration into society. Now ULTRA Testing, a debugging company out of MIT, has introduced a policy that gives those on the autism spectrum a chance to apply their talent. READ MORE…
"Nothing can compete with the shimmering immediacy of now, and not just when seismic events take place, but in our everyday lives. We are sponges and we live in a world where the fire hose is always on."
David Carr, Riding the Juggernaut That Left Print Behind
Enterprise Mobile App Examples
This list has been sitting in a text editor on my laptop for 6 months.
If you’re an enterprise looking to become a digital leader, or an agency/consulting firm looking for ideas on how to help your clients perhaps this list will help inspire.
Areas for enterprise mobile app development
- Data and pricing sheets
- Production planning/availability
- Partner channels
- Consumer/Customer channels
- Production planning/ERP
- Quality assurance
- Asset tracking
Field Service/Field Technicians
- Technical bulletins
- “How To”
- Parts ordering & availability
- Health and fitness
- Time tracking
- Expense management
- Benefits administration
- Collaboration & teamwork
- Approvals & workflow
- Purchase advice/product selection
Thread Sews Consistency Through the Fabric of the Internet of Things
Nest, Samsung, ARM, Freescale and three other companies have joined forces to form a group dedicated to solving some of the challenges around the Internet of Things. The non-profit is called Thread Group and they have designed and developed a protocol for the Internet of Things aimed at making the connected home much simpler and easier for users and developers alike.