Another week and another collection of interesting ideas from around the Internet.
As always, thoughts and/or comments are greatly appreciated.
- Indie band turns itself into company instead of signing record deal [NME]
New approaches to solving old problems are emerging all the time. David Bowie set the precedent when he put his back catalogue on the stock market. Now independent bands are incorporating. I wonder what their music is like.
- How 10 famous technology products got their names [CIO Magazine]
Many of the most successful technology products have more than a wif of accident about them.
- Who invented the Internet? [Organizations and Markets]
The Internet redefined the business and consumer landscape, transforming our lives in the process. Sometimes an idea is so powerful that it succeeds despite our best efforts to kill it, and it takes a broad group of stakeholders to make it happen.
- The Toyota Product Development System’s implementation and challenges [Automotive Design and Production]
We tend to focus on the Toyota production system when we think of LEAN and process innovation. Toyota has applied the same approach across all business activites and some, such as Toyota’s approach to product design, are more interesting that the production system.