Everyone has something important they need to remember but, often our memories fade and decay over time. The likelihood of remembering a single piece of information decreases after each minute that passes. This is exacerbated by the fact that in the digital age, we’re constantly bombarded with “important” content. Information is presented to us like a gushing hose from...
For those not familiar Slack, it is a collaborative working environment that also provides a chat service. It also offers native mobile apps for just about every platform out there.   Slack Structure   The basic slack structure is broken down into groups, channels, and private groups. You can be a member of multiple groups and each group can have a different login email...
Reflecting on the decades we’ve worked in the Heroik Innovation Lab and countless new media projects for clients across many different industries, there are a few tools that stand out and make work and life easier and more enjoyable. And when we think of groups or industries who can benefit the most from these simple and lean tools, nonprofits...
There are many books out there disguised as how-to's, prompting you to tell your story through social media, and to use it as a platform to build a more authentic brand. But let's be real, most of these books are far removed of specifics with watered down recommendations to use social media to tell your story. Some of the better books on...
Check Out Pinstriped. A subtle but intuitive program for Mac/Windows users to make presentations a little bit cleaner by adding an organized visual, presentation layer. Watch the video for more. Recently, we interviewed Pinstriped founder Thomas Sugar and got some more details about the app and it's story. The Interview Heroik: How did Pinstriped get started? What's your origin story? Thomas: Pinstriped is a...
In our search for the best way to document our Heroik adventures, we need the toughest gear. Our gear will get dropped, dunked, and brought everywhere and anywhere there is adventure to be had. So we decided to torture test the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 and break it in by dragging it along on the Tough Mudder, in Squaw Valley,...
You might be amazed how many people deal with this contact conundrum- the years and in some cases, decades build up of contacts. Layer upon layer of stale and duplicate contact data rotting your Outlook database and virtual Rolodex of various flavors. Avoiding the inevitable time consuming, manual, contact reconciliation. After years spent fighting a losing battle, finally there's...
Popplet is a web app for visual thinking. It can be used to mind-map, brainstorm, connect ideas, collaborate, illustrate, you name it. There's really only one catch, it's a Flash application. Luckily, they have an iPad app for that. Each popplet can be an image, video or text blurb. Each blurb can be connected to demonstrate a relationship between ideas,...

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