Friday was an exciting interaction between Maga and Deloitte. We hosted some of the wonderful Deloitte team members before, ultimately, landing on the sunny Maga rooftop.
OtterBox founder and innovation connoisseur Curt Richardson published an article for Inc. today which posits that strategic systems, processes and people are the core necessities for sustainable innovation. He makes the insightful case that each of these three areas require a conscious balance between out-of-the-box and one-size-fits-all thinking. Richardson has demonstrated the success of this perspective both through his cutting edge ‘protective case’ product line and company culture that bleeds corporate social responsibility. For instance their site highlights the following efforts: Continue reading Got Innovation?
The New York Times released this interactive infographic depicting the city’s restaurants, color-coded according to Health Department Rating. Green is good, blue is okay, and orange is bad. Continue reading Mapping Restaurants by Health Department Rating
Google recently celebrated the one billionth download of their ‘Google Earth’ satellite imagery program. Over the past six years since the free program was released, it has become available for use on phones and tablets in addition to the original computer platform. What’s more, Google has created a OneWorldManyStories website to supplement Google Earth by offering a place for people to share their stories, ‘follow their dreams, discover new and distant places, or make the world a better place’ –according to VP of Engineering Brian McClendon. Continue reading Google Earth reaches 1 billion
“Is kick-ass visual communication important for engineers?” Tyler Disney, an engineer, asks this question in his blog. He writes that the inclusion of visual communication often makes or breaks a proposal for engineers.