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Innovation How-To: Scott Cook’s SXSW 2014 Toolkit

Intuit’s founder Scott Cook spoke to a room full of entrepreneurs at SXSW Interactive 2014′s Startup Village. In this session, he shared some of the tools used at Intuit to create great products, and in the spirit of learning by doing, he ran exercises in real-time with the audience. Wish you could have been there?

100 time, energy, and attention hacks to be more productive

For exactly one year, from May 1, 2013, through May 1, 2014, Chris Bailey would devour everything he could get his hands on about productivity, and write every day about the lessons he learned on A Year of Productivity.

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10 Lessons Learned So Far With Lean

I am a part of a team that is trying to become more lean, here are a list of 10 lessons that we have learned so far…

Digital Marketing Presentation

Here are the slides to a Digital Marketing talk I gave to a local university class.

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How I Migrated From Apache to NGINX

Steps to Migrating from Apache2 to NGINX

First, we will install NGINX and PHP-FPM:

sudo apt-get install nginx php5-fpm

Next, we will need to update the PHP-FPM config at /etc/php5/fpm/pool.d/www.conf

sudo nano …

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Creating a Dedicated Memcached Server on Rackspace Cloud Servers

This tutorial will step us through the creation of a Memcached server on Rackspace cloud servers.  The ultimate goal will be to have a dedicated Memcached server which will be …

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Creating a MySQL Database Server on Rackspace Cloud Servers

This tutorial will step us through the creation of a MySQL cloud database server on Rackspace cloud servers, we will not be using the "Rackspace Cloud Databases".  The ultimate goal will…

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Digital Strategy Brainstorming in Prezi

I have been doing some brainstorming in Prezi on a digital strategy for increasing user engagement on a website that deals with multiple content types and that serves to inform, encourage, and educate its audience.

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Minimal Viable Product (MVP) and The Lean Startup

I am one of those developers who does not want to launch a product until it is just right and all of the bugs are worked out. I have been …