Guy Kawasaki posted an interesting op-ed piece on The Daily Californian website that explains his Principles of Innovation he has learned through his career. It's a worthwhile read: http://www.dailycal.org/2014/03/07/art-innovation/
The Globe and Mail article "Inside the fall of Blackberry: How the smartphone investor failed to adapt" which appeared yesterday, is an interesting and in-depth look at the mistakes made by the smartphone company that led to its downfall. It's a good article and worth a read. Here's the link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/the-inside-story-of-why-blackberry-is-failing/article14563602/
Bill Gurley, a General Partner at Benchmark Capital, has another insightful post at his website abovethecrowd.com. "Why Youth Has An Advantage In Innovation & Why You Want To Be A Learn-It-All" discusses the advantages that youth brings to technology and innovation. It's a worthwhile read. Here's the link:
There's a recent article by Vivek Wadhwa posted on The Washington Post's website that highlights the continuing evolution of India's information technology sector that I found interesting. In my view, the title of the article ("Why Silicon Valley should fear India) overstates the case, it does demonstrate that entrepreneurship and innovation are growing rapidly in India. Here's the link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/on-innovations/why-india-should-scare-silicon-valley/2011/09/14/gIQALjiolN_story.html
The New York Times has an interesting article on the thriving technology scene in New York. Here's the link: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/20/nyregion/on-the-move-in-new-yorks-thriving-tech-sector.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all
Interesting article on innovation in India that recently appeared in the Atlantic: "India: The World's Secret Silicon Valley." Here's the link: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/11/india-the-worlds-secret-silicon-valley/248341/
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