Nerd Culture

New Relic Turns to Graffiti for Creative Team Building

Despite what it may seem like sometimes, up-and-coming software companies haven’t cornered the market on creativity. In fact, creativity often springs from the most unusual places. So when the marketing team here at New Relic went looking for a team-building, creativity-sparking exercise, we ended up a bit outside the standard software startup world. Specifically, we…

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Steve Blank’s Lean Startup: Not Just for Startups Anymore

Steve Blank, serial entrepreneur, professor of entrepreneurship, and author of the seminal book that launched the Lean Startup movement, has long fought to change the mentality of software startups and other entrepreneurial businesses. He’s succeeded—Lean Startup is now not only a commonly accepted entrepreneurial strategy, it’s taught at more than 100 colleges and universities. But…

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Meet Our Data Nerds: VolunteerMatch on Using Data to Do Good

At its core, VolunteerMatch connects good people with good causes. The organization offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic engagement. In fact, the service welcomes millions of visitors a year and more than 98,000 nonprofit organizations. According to this week’s data nerd Greg…

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