“Things I’ve Learned from Lately” is a regular compilation of articles that have made me a smarter marketer. Hopefully, they’ll help you, too.
Looking Behind the Curtain of the Build - The “Move Fast and Break Things” culture of tech companies is turning into an “Ask Questions to Avoid Breaking Things” mentality. Today’s tech workers have seen the ramifications of yesterday’s tech, so they’re asking questions around just how their work will be used.
Through the Sears - This week the Amazon of its time, Sears, declared bankruptcy. It’s worth looking at the company’s history, and Los Angeles Times created an excellent timeline of its rise and fall.
Big Bosser - We’re tracked online. We’re tracked on our mobile devices. We might as well be tracked at work. As tech gets cheaper, employers are doing more to keep tabs on their employees.
The Doctor is In… Your Phone - A lot can be understood just by evaluating how we use our devices. That’s at least the premise behind an app that can measure emotional health based on how people use their phones.
Kit Kat is No Joke in Japan - Kit Kat is so much more than a candy bar in Japan. It is a cultural icon. This story looks at how this candy bar is so much more than a candy bar.