The Importance of Responsive Web Design

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Although mobile is still the new kid on the block, those devices are already outselling desktop computers and generating a rapidly growing piece of the Internet traffic pie. Accompanying such a trend is the need to provide satisfactory user experiences across a host of devices. People often mistakenly toss around the term “mobile web,” establishing… Read more »

A Primer on Encryption

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Based on the multitude of discussions regarding encryption and what it means, we thought it would be best to provide the basics on encryption and how it works in internet applications.  This is just a rudimentary primer, but should provide some vocabulary to better understand encryption. Encryption is the process of encoding messages or information… Read more »

New York Tech Says Bye to Bloomberg

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“I believe that more and more Stanford graduates will find themselves moving to Silicon Alley, not only because we’re the hottest new tech scene in the country, but also because there’s more to do on a Friday night than go to the Pizza Hut in Sunnyvale.” In his Commencement address at Stanford University a few… Read more »

CitiBike & Corporate Wellness

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CitiBike has officially launched 6,000 bicycles and 330 docking stations in parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn. These efforts have garnered mixed responses varying from dismay at the lack of stations in many neighborhoods and alarm over traffic hazards, to full support from residents who see an opportunity for New York City to become more environmentally… Read more »

A Modern Application of the Blue Ocean Strategy

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In today’s rapidly changing landscape, there is a desperate clamor for pursuing the correct business strategy to either stay ahead of the competition or successfully emerge into the industry. Among the sea of countless strategies that have so far been proposed, there are two that have come to dominate the current school of thought: Christensen’s… Read more »

Introducing Bowery Capital President’s Club

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For about a year now I have been asked for ways to help our CEOs with incentives and rewards outside of monetary compensation.  How do I keep my best talent and incentivize them outside of money?  What can I do to have a leg up against other companies when hiring and retaining talent?  We all… Read more »

Regulation To Innovation: Healthcare Then, Finance Now

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In the 90’s a series of new regulations and high-profile prosecutions forced the healthcare industry to develop legit compliance programs: The Anti-Kickback Statute was followed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, and the compliance provisions in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. There were also some public investigations and lawsuits,… Read more »