The Internet of Things

Rewritable Space

“Wear our device and it will track how many times you…” Just like that, in 2010 the pedometer was cool again. Not just cool, but an opportunity for early tech adopters to live up to their title. The age of quantified self began, and people started to measure things that…

Office

Seeding a Smarter Office

It’s a big day. We’re proud to announce our initial seed funding for Robin, our way of rebooting how people think of the workplace. Today, we’re happy to share a big step towards that goal —  our first close of $1.4m from the excellent people at Atlas Venture, Deep Fork…

The Internet of Things

Why Device Ownership Will Become Obsolete

Since the first post on invisible devices, I’ve had a few great conversations diving deeper into the idea. Some of the more skeptical feedback (rightfully so) was how devices could possibly be replaced by software. Here’s a follow up for the points worth clarifying. Devices aren’t destined to completely disappear.…

Future of Work

How Companies Use Analytics in the Workplace

Analytics are nothing new to business. From measuring sales to optimizing marketing campaigns, we’ve clearly been doing this for a while. But companies now use data to guide decisions other than just those in the sales, marketing and financial realms. In this post we’ll take a look at two ways…

Tips

How to Deal With Negativity in the Workplace

Every job has its ups and downs. As a manager, part of your job is to motivate your team members. To be successful in doing that, you need to help your team ride the inevitable roller coaster of the business world and responding to negativity when they feel overwhelmed or…