musings |ˈmyo͞oziNG|

noun | reflections or thoughts about things that matter.

  1. Musings -
    The Value of Iteration

    One of the most significant contributions of technology’s influence on business culture is the concept of iteration.


  2. Culture -
    Crowdsourcing 101: Assigning your project to the hive mind has its own rewards and frustrations

    Crowdsourcing is novel enough to draw attention simply because it’s new. But it has been around just long enough for its weaknesses to become evident.


  3. Identity -
    Just because it’s new, doesn’t mean it’s innovative

    Is there a real need? Is the product useful in meeting that need? Will the product last long enough to provide a reasonable return on my investment in it?

Marketing -
Three reasons to be skeptical of social media

A good friend of mine, who leads operations at a video production company, recently asked me how much time and overall involvement they should invest in their brand’s social media presence. It’s certainly a relevant question given the ubiquity of social media in our lives. But it raises some interesting subsequent questions regarding the real value of social media in the B2B realm.

Movements -
Musings on Innovation

It’s remarkably easy to use and misuse the term “innovation” in business. So, with that in mind, here are a few relevant musings on innovation and its opportunity toward purpose.