ABC/D 20.01.14: Apps that help remote working!

I recently came across this article on Inc.: 10 Apps That Make Managing Projects Remotely a Breeze.

Remote Working is becoming a far-from-remote possibility today, much thanks to the proliferation of computing and broadband internet connectivity. A number of established corporation and startups are offering the option to their employees, furthering the thought that talent is valued, irrespective of location.

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ABC/D 18.01.14: The Ikea Social Catalogue Campaign!

How do you get people to share your content?

For IKEA, you do that in the form of a ‘Social Catalogue’. The brand challenged people to grab an Ikea catalogue, take a photo of their favourite pieces of furniture and post it to Instagram. The user would then stand a chance of winning that very article.

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ABC/D 17.01.14: Google-y News!

Moonshots live in the gray area between audacious projects and pure science fiction; instead of mere 10% gains, they aim for 10x improvements. The combination of a huge problem, a radical solution, and the breakthrough technology that might just make that solution possible is the essence of a Moonshot.

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ABC/D 16.01.14: Come Home, Son!

The front page of the Chinese Melbourne Daily (with a circulation of 18,000 copies) had a full-page advertisement. With the following text:

Dear Peng,
I’ve called you many times but you don’t pick up, maybe you will see this. Dad and mom won’t ever force you to get married anymore, come home for Chinese New Year! From your mom who loves you.

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