Innovations: Employment


Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 07/02/2013

D.C. accelerator 1776 unveils The Challenge Cup -- a March Madness for the world's start-ups

The Washington D.C. accelerator 1776 has announced The Challenge Cup -- an international competition to tackle the world's big problems

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:02 AM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Disruptive Force, Employment, Technology

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Report: Money really isn't everything to the world's changing professional workforce

Innovations in 5 | Thomson Reuters released a survey today showing how, by their findings, the world's professional workforce is changing.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:42 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Innovations in 5, Technology

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 06/25/2013

When women are the breadwinners and men are the caregivers, how will innovation change?

The biggest disruption ahead may not be technological -- it could very well be social and cultural.

By Dominic Basulto  |  05:07 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Technology

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Why Google interviews will still be hard

Q&A | We asked William Poundstone about what the excising of brainteasers could mean for you.

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:30 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Q&A, Technology

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Five ingredients for innovation

Guest Post | After the World Innovation Forum this year, Leidl walked away with these five big takeaways.

By Dan Leidl  |  12:07 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Guest Post, Technology

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Why parents make better entrepreneurs

Venture Beat | What better preparation for life in a startup could there possibly be?

By Andrew Dowling  |  06:20 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Venture Beat

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Stratasys to acquire MakerBot, merging two of the biggest names in 3D printing

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:43 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  business, Employment, Engineering, Innovations in 5, Technology

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Is it time for the 'mixer movement'?

Innovations in 5 | Is it time to rebrand the maker movement, mix in the fixers and make the mixer movement?

By Emi Kolawole  |  03:12 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Why not make your office more like the corner coffee shop?

Innovations in 5 | Can going the way of the cafe improve a company's innovation potential?

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:34 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Employment, Innovations in 5, Technology

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Not happy at your job? Your company is paying for it in innovation potential.

COLUMN | When your employees are unhappy, it's a safe bet you're bottom line is going to suffer for it.

By Vivek Wadhwa  |  09:32 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Column, Employment

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 06/11/2013

The government's path to irrelevance

Guest Post | The government breaks down problems into discreet chunks, and it's killing Uncle Sam's creative ability.

By Josh Kerbel  |  09:02 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Guest Post, health care

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Verizon, the NSA and our digital deluge-induced paralysis (Innovations in 5)

Innovations in 5 | Verizon customers are taking to the company's message boards to voice their anger, frustration and ... nonchalance? Also, a new Mr. Rogers remix from PBS and an eight-week plan for learning how to code.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:17 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 06/03/2013

Integrating work and home — tech dads need balance too

Venture Beat | I am a father who loves my children more than anything in the world. At least that is what I feel.

By Jon Soberg  |  05:13 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Technology, Venture Beat

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 06/03/2013

Innovations in 5: Are you happier today than you were two years ago?

We take a look at Harris Poll's Happiness Index, while Solar Impulse continues to make its way across the country, and the speculation over the next Doctor Who kicks into high gear.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:01 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Entertainment, Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology, Video

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 05/31/2013

Innovations in 5: A 'techie superhero' has his 'moment;' a base jump from the face of Everest

Elon Musk's "moment" is now. We also take a look at what may be the highest base jump ever.

By Emi Kolawole  |  10:32 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology, Video

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Innovations in 5: Mary Meeker on wearables, China, and the Internet trends to watch

Mary Meeker's Internet trends report has landed, and it highlights what we can learn from China in terms of innovation, and how we like to share and use our data.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:04 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 05/23/2013

What you and the Senate need to know about Canada

Column | While immigration reform continues its crawl through Congress, Canada and Ireland are capitalizing on our immigration dysfunction.

By Vivek Wadhwa  |  06:06 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Column, Employment, Immigration, Technology

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 05/23/2013

The terrifying rise of the political entrepreneur

There seems to be a new breed of entrepreneurs whose greatest skill is playing a political game similar to the corporate stooge.

By Francisco Dao  |  01:33 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Guest Post, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Innovations in 5: An ailing Everest, unhappy CIOs and Jennifer Lopez's mobile shopping experience

An 80 year old has climbed Mt. Everest, and Jennifer Lopez has a new mobile storefront experience for the Hispanic community.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:49 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Innovations in 5, Space, Technology, Video

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 05/22/2013

'March for Innovation' starts, gets Pete Cashmore, Steve Case on board

Big names in tech announced today that they are joining a virtual march on Washington in support of immigration reform. Also more proof, in music, that everything is, indeed, a remix.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:01 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Entertainment, Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Social media in the wake of the Oklahoma tragedy

Social media in wake of the Oklahoma tragedy

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:51 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Innovations in 5, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 05/15/2013

The way forward for FWD.us

When it comes to the Valley, don't think red or blue -- think purple. That means FWD.us, more than lobbying and ad buying, needs to think social.

By Vivek Wadhwa  |  11:29 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Column, Employment, Social Media

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Innovations in 5: 'Wait, what now?!' is the new normal, and the long wait for 'Ender's Game'

An analysis in Harvard Business Review on why volatility is the new normal and a look at the popular trailer for "Ender's Game" -- a film that isn't due out until November.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:16 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Employment, Entertainment, Innovations in 5, Technology

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 05/07/2013

How I built a killer tech company outside of Silicon Valley

Miller outlines the advantages of leaving the Valley to realize your startup dreams.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:24 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Technology, Venture Beat

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Why we need a 'plan B' for comprehensive immigration reform

If comprehensive immigration reform can't make it, perhaps it's time to start breaking up the reform into manageable pieces.

By Vivek Wadhwa  |  11:31 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Column, Employment, Immigration, Video

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Innovations in 5: Google Glass app lets you take a picture with a wink

A developer has created an app that lets you take a picture with a wink using Google Glass, and a company has robots undertaking the labor-intensive work of mosaic creation.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:12 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Innovations in 5, Manufacturing, Social Media, Technology

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Innovations in 5: Watch the world's smallest stop-motion film

IBM has made the world's smallest stop-motion film and Tim Cook will be attending the All Thing D Conference this year.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Employment, Innovations in 5, Manufacturing, Social Media, Technology, Video

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Self-driving cars, 4D printing and our manufacturing future

Imagine if your coat could wrap itself around you a little bit tighter when the temperature dropped. Or what if your car drove you to work instead of the other way around?

By Emi Kolawole  |  04:21 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Design, Disruptive Force, Employment, Manufacturing, Technology