Inc. Magazine today listed ExtensionEngine on its sixth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. We have been included on the list four out of the past five years(would have been all five, but we were growing so fast we forgot to apply one year). We're also one of the top 100 Massachusetts Companies.Read More
We're thrilled to be working with the State of RI on an app that will help combat unemployment and support lifelong learning.
In partnership with the Rhode Island Department of Education and numerous state agencies, we're creating a web-based portal that will help RI residents assess their skills and access targeted learning and employment resources.
The new app will be available later this year on WaytogoRI.org, Rhode Island's source for college and career planning.Read More
In his international bestseller, The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell describes Connectors as the people in a community who know large numbers of other people and are in the habit of making introductions. Gladwell attributes the success of Connectors to the fact that "their ability to span many different worlds is a function of something intrinsic to their personality, some combination of curiosity, self-confidence, sociability, and energy."Read More
In common usage, we often use accuracy and precision interchangeably to mean "exact" but in the world of project management (and certainly math) they mean very different things. The dart board images above illustrate the difference between the two concepts. The first thing you notice is that data can be simultaneously high …Read More
User Experience (UX) is more than creating a slick web page. It's about understanding your users and aligning their behaviors, goals and motivations with your business strategy. This presentation by ExtensionEngine Creative Director Scout Stevenson at the Harvard Innovation Lab outlines best practices surrounding the process and deliverables that are vital components for creating a positive web and mobile user experiences.Read More
Harvard Business School recently launched its fourth annual alumni new ventures competition. I'm a huge fan of this competition having been a finalists judge the past two years and co-chair of the Boston chapter of the competition. What sets this competition apart from the plethora of others is its global reach, the scale of the enterprises that compete and the vast resources made available to all the competitors. The competition has two tracks: one for social ventures and another for for-profit businesses.Read More