Top Ten Business Innovation Posts Of The Week [June 8, 2015]

Lindsey (LaManna) Makela

Top10_200x300On the Business Innovation site, we deliver the top blogs, news, and featured content for professionals looking to grow and gain a competitive business advantage.

We cover hot topics and thought leadership on mobile applications, cloud computing, Big Data, real-time analytics, and the top challenges facing executives and leaders in sales and marketing, finance, human resources, and much, much more.

Each week on the Business Innovation site, we curate and publish the top ten posts of the week from across our content categories. We hope you find these articles valuable, informative, and interesting.

5 Startup Industries To Watch In 2015
By Drew Hendricks, @DrewAHendricks

There are some startup industries, largely in tech, that are on the verge of a major boom. Here are a few to consider.

Time-Challenged? 6 Ways To Sneak In A Workout
By John Boitnott@jboitnott

There are many ways to sneak in a workout, even for the busiest entrepreneurs. Check out these six great tips for fitting workouts into your busy schedule.

Avoid The Seniority Trap: The Best Leaders Walk Hand-In-Hand With Their Team
By Mandy Lin, @MandyBayArea

In business there will always be ambiguity, and the leaders who walk hand-in-hand with their team will help it move forward and get things done. Mandy Lin shares seven lessons in leadership that we can all learn from.

Incredible Example Of Rethinking ‘Things’ With The Internet of Things
By David Stephenson, @data4all

The BigBelly waste management system represents the power and potential of the Internet of Things. Here’s how a trash can is contributing to the Smart Cities of tomorrow.

Want To Grow Your Business? Focus On Your People
By Kirsten Allegri Williams, @allegriwilliams

Even in a time when technology can take the complexity out of the most intricate of operational processes, you can’t take the people factor out of the professional services industry. The key to growing profitably is to attract and retain your most valuable asset – your people. Here’s why.

Run Simple: Leadership, Talent, And A Culture Of Innovation
By Kaan Turnali@KaanTurnali

Although advancements in areas such as mobile, cloud, big data, social, real time, and in-memory offer speed and scale that were previously unimaginable, technology alone won’t guarantee simplicity and deliver growth and/or profitability. Kaan Turnali explains why Run Simple is about leadership, talent, and a culture of innovation.

How Leading U.S. Companies Keep Employees Happy
By Susan Galer@smgaler

Want to keep employees happy and drive company growth? Follow these HR practices from top U.S. companies.

From Idea To Reality: Bringing Business Simplification To Life
By Michael Rander, @michaelrander

Making business simplification the heart of your business culture is a journey that requires changes in natural human behavior, work habits, and mindset. Bringing a culture of simplification to life can be divided into these two phases.

Can Small Businesses Find Security In The Cloud?
By Barry Lederman, @whatyouis

On the question of cloud hosting for small business, uncertainty and fear persists. But the fact is the cloud is a very safe and secure proposition and here’s why.

The Digital Economy: Making Customization More Profitable Than Mass Production [VIDEO]
By Shelly Dutton

As product customization becomes the customer expectation, companies must determine how to fit in this new market – and adapt to it profitably. To compete in the make-for-me economy, manufacturers must rethink their design and production processes. Learn how.


Lindsey (LaManna) Makela

About Lindsey (LaManna) Makela

Lindsey Makela is a Content Marketing Manager at SAP. Her specialties include digital marketing, marketing strategy, and communications.