Blog   >   Blogs in "Innovation" Category

BOOK REVIEW - 'How Open Source Ate Software: Understand The Open Source Movement and So Much More’ by Gordon Haff
More than a decade after Marc Andreessen declared that software was eating the world, Gordon Haff proclaims that it is the open source that is doing the eating. In How Open Source Ate Software, Haff takes a long, hard look at how open source became the transformative force it has become today.
M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça
Code2 / Great Thinker
BOOK REVIEW - 'Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy' by Jonathan Taplin
Move Fast and Break Things is a first-hand account of how the rise of the Internet killed the music and cinema industries. Jonathan Taplin recounts how this technology was used to enrich a small group of people and ruin the lives of many others, touching upon threats arts, journalism, and democracy face today.
M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça
Code2 / Great Thinker
BOOK REVIEW - 'Crossing the Chasm' by Geoffrey A. Moore
February 28, 2022
A reference book on high-tech marketing, Crossing the Chasm has provided scholars, investors, and founders with a working framework for close to three decades. A must-read for anybody interested in high-tech B2B marketing.
M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça
Code2 / Great Thinker
BOOK REVIEW - 'Jobs to Be Done: Theory to Practice' by Anthony W. Ulwick
Companies cannot rely on innovation that is incidental and unpredictable. Inspired by the principles of scientific management, Anthony W. Ulwick shows us how uncovering customer needs is key to sustainable, high-impact innovation in his book Jobs to Be Done.
M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça
Code2 / Great Thinker
BOOK REVIEW - 'The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators' by Clayton M. Christensen et al.
November 29, 2021
Innovation is a muscle individuals and organizations can develop. The Innovator's DNA lays out five discovery skills you need to develop that muscle and make innovation a part of your organization’s culture.
M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça
Code2 / Great Thinker
BOOK REVIEW - ‘Delivering Happiness’ by Tony Hsieh
This is the story of a man who was true to himself in everything he did and made sure that his business reflected his genuineness. In Delivering Happiness, the late entrepreneur Tony Hsieh offers us a glimpse into how culture can be the foundation upon which a billion-dollar business is built.
M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça
Code2 / Great Thinker
Rewrite or Renovate? No-code Revitalizes Old Projects
September 14, 2021
Scrap the old code and start all over again, or make that old code work with smart touches? What should you do when your product development team reaches a fork in the road? This post suggests going with the latter option, and underlines the potential that no-code offers in renovating old projects.
Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden
Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
No-code Helps Embellish and Enrich SaaS Products without Rocking the Boat
September 07, 2021
When your customers ask for a feature that doesn’t fit in the long-term plans of the product team, what do you do? Turn them down and risk a PR backlash, or do their bidding at the expense of already scarce resources? This piece explains how no-code platforms solve this dilemma and help you satisfy customers’ whims without having to diverge much from your roadmap.
Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden
Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
BOOK REVIEW — ‘The Product-led Organization’ by Todd Olson
For a product manager, reading The Product-led Organization must feel like taking up running as a hobby and suddenly getting the chance to be coached by an Olympic gold medalist in marathon. Todd Olson, a successful entrepreneur with a product management background, has been there and done that, and offers invaluable advice to leaders of SaaS startups.
M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça
Code2 / Great Thinker
No-code Helps Fast-track Product Development
No-code technology looks well-positioned to transform the whole product development process for SaaS companies, from the stage of ideation to actually building the product. This blog post describes the composition of an ideal product development team in this new era and goes on to shed light on the kind of efficiencies no-code can unlock for SaaS startups.
Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden
Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
No-code Brings Agility to Marketing
Any marketing effort that is not data-informed is akin to shooting in the dark. With validated learning becoming an integral part of marketing, no-code technology is poised to become the no.1 tool in a marketer’s toolbox. This piece gives a good summary of what marketing people stand to gain from the no-code revolution.
Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor
Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
Can No-code Make Hands-free Coding Easier?
August 02, 2021
Hands-free coding has produced impressive results in certain use cases so far. Can no-code controlled by voice commands be the real breakthrough in coding? This blog post argues that, in order to turn hands-free coding into a truly revolutionary step forward, no-code needs help from another burgenoning technology.
Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost
Code2 / IT Soothsayer
BOOK REVIEW — ‘Hooked’ by Nir Eyal and Ryan Hoover
Hooked gives the reader a recipe for the secret sauce that turns ideas into products we can’t seem to get enough of. The ‘Hook Model’ presents an actionable plan for startups and entrepreneurs to build products that people will not just use and put aside but live in.
M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça
Code2 / Great Thinker
Innovation in the Age of No-code
Innovation by way of divine inspiration always makes a good story. But you don’t want to entrust the future of your company in the hands of a muse. You want to innovate in a predictable, continuous and sustainable way. This blog post sheds light on how no-code technology can help you with that task.
Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor
Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
success-mail-img

Done! We’re now friends.

You’ve joined our email list. Our newsletter will be delivered to your inbox every other week, with news from Code2 and the no-code world!