Monthly Archives: July 2015

This stuff really works – Santa Barbara Innovators Program

Last week I visited entrepreneurs and intrepreneurs attending the Santa Barbara Innovators Program. I was inspired and energized by catching up with everyone and their progress. In this program we have a great cohort of five external startups, and three intrapreneur teams going … Continue reading

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Conway

Organizations which design systems … are constrained to produce designs which are copies of the communication structures of these organizations —M. Conway   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conway%27s_law  

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The art of pitching – collected references

Good recent blog on why to use a deck to pitch investors: http://abovethecrowd.com/2015/07/07/in-defense-of-the-deck/  

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On the dangers of “good” advice

“The aim of science is to seek the simplest explanation of complex facts. We are apt to fall into the error of thinking that the facts are simple because simplicity is the goal of our quest. The guiding motto in … Continue reading

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The Future of Work – Amazing new technologies and Citrix Startup Accelerator (draft)

I recently attended the O’Reilly Solid Convention. it was very very cool, and right at the heart of current enthusiasm for ‘makers’, for IoT, and for hackery of all types. If you’re interested, go ahead and check out some of … Continue reading

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