Will Roney

Posts Tagged ‘startup business’

Book Review – Startup Weekend by Marc Nager, Clint Nelsen & Franck Nouyrigat

In Non-Fiction Writing on January 22, 2012 at 12:21

Startup Weekend: How to Take a Company from Concept to Creation in 54 Hours

There are many, many books in the marketplace about starting a business. There are books on how to raise captial, how to make sure that your idea is viable and how to fill in all of the forms you need to incorporate a company so that it has legal footing. Yet, the idea floated by this latest book is an interesting one. How do you take a concept and grind through all the fundamentals issues with that concept, and end up with a business that works – over a period of little more than a weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Book Review – The End of Business as Usual by Brian Solis

In Non-Fiction Writing on December 31, 2011 at 18:07
The End of Business As Usual: Rewire the Way You Work to Succeed in the Consumer Revolution
Change is afoot, and there is no better person placed than Brian Solis. A true guru of business change in the modern, connected world, he has written many words on the subject of how businesses need to adapt to a more communicative way of trading. Read the rest of this entry »

Book Review – Android Application Development for Dummies by Donn Felzer

In Non-Fiction Writing on December 5, 2011 at 10:32

Android Application Development For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))

Android has been part of Google for so long now, that it’s difficult for most to remember that it was a separate company before it was swallowed up into the Search Engine Giant. This corporate purchase set the groundwork for the operating system that at the moment is the only credible challenger to the iOS of Apple in the smartphone market.

“Android Application Development for Dummies” is a credible offering from the ‘At Dummies’ team that tries to give the reader a good grounding in what they need to do if they are interested in creating applications in this language. Read the rest of this entry »