Workplace Love Languages

Workplace Love Languages

By Brittany Gebben I recently wrote about verbal communication styles, both how one gives and receives information, and the idea of utilizing this logic within the workplace to better communicate as a team. As I continued down this train of thought, the idea of...
“The Book of Why”

“The Book of Why”

By Dean Whittaker While attending a geek conference, Big Data Ignite, this month I purchased a copy of “The Book of Why.” In it the authors, Judea Pear and Dana Mackenzie, discuss the science of cause and effect which is based on mathematics. As with any science, it...
What’s Next?

What’s Next?

By Dean Whittaker This month’s theme is, What’s Next? Earlier in the month, I attended the IAMC (Industrial Asset Management Council) Spring Forum in Tampa. It was an informative meeting and well attended. The keynote speaker was Peter Zeihan, a geopolitical...

The Future Has Arrived

By Dean Whittaker Growing up, I watched Flash Gordon and Star Trek, read books such as iRobot by Asimov, and bought my first computer, a Radio Shack Model I. That is why the “present future” is no surprise to me. However, I am stunned by the speed at which it is...

Innovate of Die!

By Dean Whittaker “Innovate or die” seems to be the common mantra in business today. In the Internet age, products and services become commoditized at an astounding pace. Unless we continuously innovate our product or service we quickly find ourselves competing to be...