Digital keepsakes: If you like it, put a ring on it

The Seattle Seahawks received their Super Bowl XLVIII Championship rings on June 20, 2014, and while the players and the team were trying out their real Championship rings, the Seahawks wanted their fans to get in on the action. At YinzCam, we had worked with the Ravens in 2013 to create a new feature within the … Continue reading Digital keepsakes: If you like it, put a ring on it

Will the real entrepreneur please stand up?

Someone once told me that being an entrepreneur was "the right combination of passion and stupidity, in the face of the impossible." I've met my share of wannabe entrepreneurs, people who think that they have the entrepreneurial spirit in their blood and who talk a big game, and then, there are the real entrepreneurs, the people … Continue reading Will the real entrepreneur please stand up?

Cloudy with a chance of football

Cloud computing is a technology that has changed the IT industry and the way that companies operate over the past few years. At its core, cloud computing is the old "rent vs. buy" concept applied to computers, including servers and storage. The idea is that you can keep your total costs low by renting equipment that is hosted … Continue reading Cloudy with a chance of football

6 habits of highly trusted people

I recently read Mary Barra's 2014 commencement address at the University of Michigan, and this part of her speech jumped out at me. "Don’t wait to be invited to important meetings, or asked to work on crucial assignments. Instead, do whatever it takes to ensure that you work in the middle of your business. Speak up. … Continue reading 6 habits of highly trusted people

With a little help from my friends

Seriously, what were the odds of us being around after 5 years? YinzCam started off in 2007 as a research project out of Carnegie Mellon University, headed by a computer-engineering professor and with a number of undergraduate/graduate engineering and design students for employees. We spun off from the university in May 2009. We had a zero track-record … Continue reading With a little help from my friends