Moneyball has come to sales and marketing.
I’m trusting you know about the revolution that hit baseball due to the arrival of sophisticated data and analytics—and if you don’t, well, read Moneyball by Michael Lewis.
It shouldn’t be a surprise, in... Read more »
If you want to reap big rewards, you’ve got to take big risks.
Not according to Peter Sims, author of Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries, who argues that companies from Google to Hewlett-Packard have... Read more »
More good news for Michigan’s auto industry came this week when, at the annual Center for Automotive Research conference, auto supplier American Axle announced it would spend approximately $20 million to open a new technology development center in Detroit.
“We’re pleased... Read more »
The Quantified Self movement emerged in the late 2000s in response to an absence: the lack of useful data about our bodies as we move through the day. Before the QS era, an EKG could show you your heart rhythms; a... Read more »
In 2009, the actor Ed Norton, Moosejaw founder Robert Wolfe, and a small team of their friends launched a fundraising campaign to raise money for the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust during the New York City Marathon. In less than eight weeks,... Read more »
The term “cleantech” has gone through a rebranding. However it’s defined, though, investment in energy and natural resource-related startups continues. Just don’t expect venture capitalists to be writing all the checks.
As a reporter, I chronicled the rush of venture capital... Read more »
Here’s a look at news from around Michigan’s innovation hubs:
—War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, MI, is now using technology from Orion, MI-based healthtech startup JEMS to connect patients to specialist health care providers remotely. JEMS’ telehealth platform allows... Read more »
Don’t look now, but textbook publishers are trying to become software companies. And tech startups are trying to outmaneuver these giants to win the future of educational content and tools. It’s one of the big trends in edtech and digital media.... Read more »
You may not have realized that it was possible to become addicted to buying T-shirts. But that probably means you just haven’t stumbled upon Cotton Bureau, a year-old website that has quickly become the world’s coolest T-shirt shop.
The four-person crew... Read more »