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How to take a new offering to market

We live in a great time where, in most of the world, you can invent a new product or service and—with the appropriate up-front work—earn money from the value it creates for customers. This is remarkable! Creating new products and … Continue reading →
Tags: Learning, Market-driven, Product Management, Market, Marketing Plan, Offering, Positioning, Pricing, Product, Research, Service, Strategy


5 Tips You Might Not Know For Building In The Sims 4

Although The Sims 4 has made building houses better than ever, it’s still a bit tricky to make your dream home. Here are a few tips to help you graduate beyond just making a box with windows.Read more...
Tags: Service, Tips, Kotaku Core, Lifehacks, The Sims, The Sims 4


Groove Music finally dies this month, ditching OneDrive streaming

Microsoft’s attempt at getting in on the music streaming hype didn’t go so well and it’s last remnants are now finally being retired. Microsoft’s Groove Music had a storied past that unfortunately never led anywhere. It was released to replace their Xbox Music store and offer a slicker more accessible modern music service. Unfortunately it didn’t have much of an impact and was discontinued at the end of 2017. The service closed down but users were able to access their music in the Groov...
Tags: Cloud, Music, Microsoft, Support, Service, Streaming, Stream, OneDrive, Music Stores, Forza Horizon, Groove Music


Verizon says 5G network will cost extra $10 a month

A handful of Verizon customers will soon have faster wireless service — but they’ll have to pay $10 a month more. Verizon says it’ll flip the switch next month on a much-hyped, next-generation “5G” phone network . Service will start in parts of Chicago and Minneapolis. The offer is available only on unlimited plans, which […]
Tags: Verizon, Technology, News, Minneapolis, Service, Chicago


Do You Need an IT Department in your Small Business?

Everything-as-a-Service (XaaS) and digital solutions such as cloud hosting have changed how small business leaders see information technology departments. IT once focused on managing on-premise servers, workstation app environments, administer software licenses and other local network needs. Now Everything-as-a-Service eliminates these duties. This represents a changing paradigm for small and medium businesses. cloud services replace on-premise hardware. And non-techies manage software licenses...
Tags: Sales, Service, Torii, Technology Trends, DepositPhotos, Hytrust


Zacks Trade Review: The Advanced Trader’s Ideal Interface

Are you an active, self-directed trader searching for a customizable, data-driven investment platform? Want to experience high-quality trading tools at a lower-than-average rate? Well, I’ve got two words for you: Zacks Trade. From affordable trading fees and feature-rich workstations to international exchange opportunities and mobile-friendly capabilities, this resource could easily be dubbed the advanced trader’s ideal interface. Zacks Trade Review What is Zacks Trade? Quick Summary Sign...
Tags: Reviews, Japan, Marketing, Investing, Service, Canada, Ira, North America, Apple Store, Research Tools, Zack, U S Commission, SIPC, Zir, Investment Research, Len Zacks


Places to travel to get over an ex

Sorry folks, Valentine’s Day is over, and half of the couples you saw flooding your Instagram feed with #bae #forever will be broken up by summer. Oh, you were one of the people that posted a gratuitous kissing selfie? Well, we sincerely wish you the best of luck in your romantic endeavors — but perusing airfares wouldn’t hurt, in case you have to make a quick escape. Whether you’ve just been dumped, plan on dropping a big bomb on your partner soon, or can’t imagine this relationship outlas...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Asia, India, Earth, Service, Colombia, Canada, Nepal, Arctic, New Zealand, Peru, Miami, South America, Breakups, New Delhi


Grover launches e-scooter subscription service

Grover, the Berlin-based startup that offers “pay-as-you-go” subscriptions to the latest consumer tech as an alternative to owning products outright, is going all-in on e-scooters or so-called micro-mobility. The latest to jump in on the e-scooter craze, the company is launching an e-scooter monthly subscription service in Germany. Dubbed GroverGo, customers can rent the Xiaomi e-Scooter Mijia M365 for €49.90 per month and have access to a rental scooter of their own for a fraction of the cost o...
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, Germany, Berlin, Tech, Service, Xiaomi, Lime, Grover, Michael Cassau, Grover Care


Starling Bank, now with 460K consumer accounts, raises further £75M for European expansion

Starling Bank, founded by banking veteran Anne Boden, has raised £75 million in further funding. The new capital breaks down as £60 million in a Series C round led by Merian Global Investors, including Merian Chrysalis, with £15 million in follow-on funding from Starling’s existing backer and major shareholder Harald McPike. It brings total funding to date for the London-based challenger bank to £133 million. Starling says the new funding will support increased investment in the bank’s financial...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Europe, London, Tech, Service, Ireland, Barclays, Hsbc, Starling, Boden, Banking Services, Starling Bank, Anne Boden, Starling Marketplace


Starling Bank, now with 460K consumer accounts, raises £75M more for European expansion

Starling Bank, founded by banking veteran Anne Boden, has raised £75 million (~$97m) in further funding. The new capital breaks down as £60 million in a Series C round led by Merian Global Investors, including Merian Chrysalis, with £15 million in follow-on funding from Starling’s existing backer and major shareholder Harald McPike. It brings total funding to date for the London-based challenger bank to £133 million. Starling says the new funding will support increased investment in the bank’s f...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Europe, London, Tech, Service, Ireland, Barclays, Starling, Boden, Banking Services, Starling Bank, Anne Boden, Starling Marketplace, Harald McPike


Japanese Company Offers To Ask Crush On A Date For You: “Only $1,340!”

A Japanese company is offering to ask shy people’s crushes to go on a date with them, charging $1,340 for its premium service. A Japanese business named “Kokunavi“, a pun on “kokuhaku” (love confession) and “navigation”, is offering a unique service to people too shy to ask their crush on a date: the company will […]
Tags: Business, Japan, Romance, Service, Bizarre, Dating, Anime, Social trends, Kokunavi


Changing the game with decisive action

You have created the vision for your products; you’ve built trust among your teams; you’re working hard to motivate team members to do great things; and you’re working to develop your teams with insight and direction. The final step in … Continue reading →
Tags: Leadership, Success, Service, Change, Action, Sell, Market, Product Management, Build, Decisiveness, Influential Leadership


Busy Legislative Session Has Lots of Employment Law Bills On Tap (Part 1)

The Connecticut General Assembly is already busy with a full compliment of employment law bills under consideration.  At this point, it seems likely that several will pass in one form or another and thus employers should be playing close attention to the developments. Here are a few of the Senate ones that I’m watching (I’ll tackle the House bills in tomorrow’s post): Senate Bill 1 – This is the Paid Family and Medical Leave bill that has been kicking around for a few years.  Late last week, th...
Tags: Law, Senate, Restaurants, Bills, Legislation, Service, House, Scheduling, Sexual Harassment, Equal Pay, Shift, Senate Bill, Confidentiality, Connecticut General Assembly, Paid Leave, Wage & Hour


You were born for this. See what I mean…

We believe in something bigger than ourselves. We understand that the cultural obsession with productivity and metrics is killing our joy and harming the planet. We KNOW that the world needs leaders who uphold a triple bottom line — economic, social, environmental. So. This message is for you. (Especially if you’re a Creative, a teacher, a leader, an entrepreneur… or want to be.) We need you . Your message. Your art. Your gifts. You are not crazy, or selfish, or arrogant for wanting...
Tags: Business, Entrepreneurship, Inspiration, Training, Service, Gifts, Workshop, Talent, Creatives, Marie Forleo, Marie, Danielle LaPorte, Coaches, Delete, Fire Starter, Fire Starter Session


Finxact rakes in $30 mln

Jacksonville, Florida-based Finxact, which provides Core-as-a-Service banking technology, has raised $30 million in financing. The investors included the American Bankers Association, Accenture Ventures, SunTrust Bank, Live Oak Ventures and First Data. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Service, Jacksonville Florida, VC Deals


PE-backed Nubox hires CTO

Nubox, which is backed by Riverwood Capital, has hired Pablo Vittori as its chief technology officer. Nubox is a provider of small business financial Software-as-a-Service in Latin America. PRESS RELEASE SANTIAGO, Chile–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nubox today announced the hiring of Pablo Vittori as the company’s new Chief Technology Officer (CTO), further cementing the company’s position as Latin America’s leading provider of Small Business Financial Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Pablo’s hiring comes as Nu...
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, People, Service, Santiago, Argentina, Silicon Valley, Lockheed Martin, Latin America, Buenos Aires, Cto, Colony, Pablo, Chile Colombia, PE, Riverwood Capital


Association Commends the Service for Opening 38 National Wildlife Refuges

Mallard drake comes in for a landing at Colusa National Wildlife Refuge. Mike Peters photo Washington D.C. – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Association of Fish & Wildlife agencies recently learned that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), for the next 30 days, using previously appropriated funds, will bring back a limited number of employees to resume work on high priority projects and activities at 38 National Wildlife Refuges. “The Association would like to thank Acting Secretary David Bernh...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Service, Capitol Hill, North America, Association, Mallard, Wildlife Service Service, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Hunting News, Ed Carter, National Wildlife Refuges, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, The Service, Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies, The Association


SMS Marketing – Not a Thing of the Past!

Do you delve into the online marketing domain? If yes, then you would have a good idea about social media, SEO as well as backlink building. You might also be very well conversant in a couple of terms, such as anchor text, SERP as well as the domain authority. Also, you might be a little agitated with this entire thing. Its natural as online marketing isn’t a child’s play. Instead, for the enthusiastic start-up business owner, who wants to concentrate on their company growth, online marketing is...
Tags: Marketing, Sales, Seo, Service, Product, Sms Marketing


The challenge at the heart of marketing: An interview with Seth Godin

Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing Seth Godin about his new book: This Is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See, which in the short time since it’s release in mid-November has already become a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. For those that are not familiar with Seth’s work, he is the author of 18, now 19, best-selling books that have changed the way people think about both marketing and work and have included titles like Unleashing the Ideavirus, Permi...
Tags: Business, Leadership, Marketing, Business Growth, Customer Experience, Customer Service, Service, Change, Culture, New York Times, Team, Wall Street Journal, Seth Godin, Seth, Business Development, Team Development


6 Lifehacks That Will Help You Save On Mobile App Development

The cost of a mobile app depends on a variety of factors such as functionality, design, supported platforms, targeted audience, integration points etc. There isn’t a single software project where price doesn’t matter. Even when the customer has money to burn, they would rather get more for the same price. In this article, Belitsoft experts have gathered 6 useful ways to optimize spending on your next mobile app project. 1. Use cross-platform technologies. There are two main paths t...
Tags: Startups, Microsoft, Time, Service, App Development, Mobile App Development, Others, Eric Ries, Cordova, Grigoryan, Alexander Grigoryan, Walmart Global eCommerce, Time and Material, Belitsoft


The City of Helsinki’s sustainability journey to become a smart city and a functional capital

Blending digitisation and an environmentally-conscious approach, the City of Helsinki is no longer just a European powerhouse. Today, it’s also being recognised on a global stage for its sustainable smart city initiatives Entwining spectacular Baltic bays, a stylish design scene and a dependable economy, the Finnish capital of Helsinki regularly tops the leaderboard as one of the world’s most liveable cities – and it has the numbers to back up this claim. For the past decade, the capital’s p...
Tags: Ecommerce, Smart City, Europe, Service, Vienna, European Parliament, Helsinki, Sirius Minerals, Kalasatama, Laitinen, Wille, Vilakone Oy, Infomart Data Centers, Helsinki City Construction Services Stara, Sami Aherva Head of Stara Logistics, Sami Aherva Head


VC-backed Mesosphere appoints new CEO

San Francisco-based Mesosphere, an enterprise cloud enablement company, has named Mike Fey as CEO. Fey’s appointment begins February 1, 2019. Mesosphere investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Koch Disruptive Technologies, Microsoft and T. Rowe Price Associates Inc. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2018 The Board of Directors of Mesosphere, the enterprise cloud enablement company, today announced the appointment of Mike Fey as CEO...
Tags: New York, San Francisco, Trends, People, Service, Airbnb, Deloitte, Andreessen Horowitz, Symantec, Mike, McAfee, Hamburg Germany, Fey, Intel Security, Florian, MKE


DigitalOcean launches its container service

It’s KubeCon/CloudNativeCon this week, the world’s largest confab for all things cloud-native, containers, Kubernetes and DevOps. Every company that’s doing anything remotely related to those topics is announcing news at the sold-out event. That includes the popular cloud hosting service DigitalOcean, which is announcing the launch of its Kubernetes-as-a-Service offering to all developers today. This is still a limited release, though, with full general availability planned for early 2019. Digit...
Tags: Cloud, Developer, Tech, Service, Containers, Digitalocean, Kubernetes, KubeCon CloudNativeCon, Shiven Ramji


How cloud-based SD-WANs can lift enterprises above performance bottlenecks

Latency is one of the banes of the network engineer’s existence. Bottlenecks can occur for a variety of reasons, ranging from misconfigurations to subpar infrastructure. Whatever the case, minimizing latency and packet loss while optimizing throughput is one of the top priorities of IT divisions in enterprises across the globe. While resolving bottlenecks on a LAN can often be achieved by troubleshooting and updating infrastructure where appropriate, the challenges of WAN performance are a diffe...
Tags: Europe, New York, Sales, More, Service, Tokyo, North America, Sla, TCP, FEC, ASDL


Spotify plan a launch in India within 6 months

Spotify are reportedly expanding into India and it could be as soon as the next six months that the massive territory get’s the West’s favourite music streaming service. A new article from Variety reports that Spotify are planning to launch in India within the next 6 months after adding 13 new markets to their 78-strong list of territories where their music streaming services are available. With their expected launch Spotify will also reportedly be extending their free trial period for new u...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Spotify, Music, India, Office, Africa, Service, Launch, Streaming, Stream, Mumbai, Saavn, Daniel Ek, Google Play Music, Digital Music News


Spotify are planning their expansion into India

Spotify are reportedly expanding into India and it could be as soon as the next six months that the massive territory get’s the West’s favourite music streaming service. A new article from Variety reports that Spotify are planning to launch in India within the next 6 months after adding 13 new markets to their 78-strong list of territories where their music streaming services are available. With their expected launch Spotify will also reportedly be extending their free trial period for new u...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Spotify, Music, India, Office, Africa, Service, Launch, Streaming, Stream, Mumbai, Saavn, Daniel Ek, Google Play Music, Digital Music News


Quick Hits: Race Pays Female Winners More Than Men to Combat Wage Gap

Utah Trail Race Pays Female Winners More Than Men to Combat Wage Gap In hopes of bringing attention to the gender wage gap, Jim Skaggs, race director of Utah’s Antelope Island 50K, awarded the top female finishers of his race 20 percent more than the top male finishers. Nationally, women make about 80 cents to every dollar earned by a man and in Utah the wage gap is even higher—women make 68 cents to every dollar a man brings in. In competitive racing, male purses are often larger than their fem...
Tags: Utah, Wage Gap, Sport, Service, Cycling, Antelope Island, North Carolina, Outdoor Recreation, Hyde, Wildlife Service, Wallace, KSL, Brevard, Skaggs, Tom Dempsey, Go Outside


The attributes that define the increasingly critical Data-as-a-Service industry

Alex Rosen Contributor Alex Rosen is managing director at Ridge Ventures. More posts by this contributor An inside look into a venture negotiation Is the new normal really new? It’s now common in tech to describe data as “the new oil or electricity” — a fuel that will power innovation and company growth for the foreseeable future. However, data is far from a novel industry. In fact, it’s a decades-old market, and many successful da...
Tags: Column, Tech, Data, Service, Nielsen, Datanyze, Alex Rosen, Data as a Service, Samasource, Ridge Ventures More, Bloomberg LiveRamp, Axciom Oracle Data Cloud, ZoomInfo Safegraph Clearbit PredictHQ, DataFox DaaS, Big Data Hadoop


An Atomwaffen Member Sketched A Map To Take The Neo-Nazis Down. What Path Officials Took Is A Mystery.

Some experts and former officials see the case as part of a larger pattern, evidence that federal agencies are understaffed and out of position in confronting the threat of white supremacist terrorism — even as the FBI’s latest report shows a spike in hate crimes for the third straight year. It was a grisly scene inside Apartment 3722 at the Hamptons, a gated community in Tampa, Florida. One body lay face up on the floor, wedged between a wall and an air mattress. A handgun was stuffed in a ...
Tags: Florida, Isis, Texas, News, Navy, California, Defense, America, Dhs, Service, Fbi, Afghanistan, United States, Islam, Army, Boston Marathon


Pandora Premium is now streaming on Amazon Echo speakers

Amazon Echo users just got another Premium music streaming option for their connected speakers with Pandora Premium. Amazon Echo users have been spoilt for choice lately when it comes to music streaming services. Last week Jay-Z’s celebrity endorsed, high quality music streaming service Tidal landed on Echo speakers and now Pandora Premium are streaming their catalogue on Amazon’s speakers. Pandora has been available on Amazon Echo’s speakers before now but only for their radio streaming ser...
Tags: Amazon, Echo, Music, Speakers, Jay Z, Service, Pandora, Streaming, Stream, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Digital Music News, Premium, Connected, Spotify Deezer, Pandora Pandora