Brad Anderson

Brad Anderson

Editor In Chief at ReadWrite

Brad is the editor overseeing contributed content at ReadWrite.com. He previously worked as an editor at PayPal and Crunchbase. You can reach him at brad at readwrite.com.

Latest Posts From Brad Anderson

What to Consider When Leveraging File Sharing

File sharing with your team, partners, vendors, and customers has raised productivity and efficiency levels to new heights. However, it’s also led to some challenges that must be addressed in order to continue leveraging the benefits of this process. In the early days of this file and folder management technique, teams were happy to collaborate […]

These 3 Technologies Will Save Your Business Money

Let’s face it — it’s difficult to keep up with the pace (and price) of new technologies. Business owners face a barrage of new technologies, all promising revolutionary results. Wading through the hype can be time-consuming, but the right investments will reap dividends that more than make up for their cost. Technological advancements offer the […]

How to Improve Cybersecurity in a Smart City

The smart city began as a science fiction dream, but it’s very quickly becoming a reality. Municipal infrastructure, integrated with smart technology, will transform the aesthetics, utility, and sustainability of urban landscapes from here on out. To see a smart city in action, just look to Washington, D.C., which has embraced a top-down approach to […]

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Is Cold Calling Becoming Obsolete?

Tech enthusiasts joke that if Alexander Graham Bell had known about the telemarketing and cold calling he was about to unleash on the world with the invention of the telephone, he never would have released it. Ten years ago, we declared, “Cold calling is dead.” Inc. has called it “a waste of time,” and sales […]

Sisyphus Table: Where Art and Technology Merge

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the King of Corinth who received punishment in Hades. While there, Sisyphus had to repeatedly roll a huge stone up a hill because it would immediately roll down as soon as he reached the summit. However, in the case of the Sisyphus Table, there is no punishment. Instead, it delivers a […]

LogiTech MeetUp: A Video Collaboration Tool For Small Groups

With more remote teams and growing trend to use co-working spaces and huddle rooms to get work done, video collaboration platforms have become a key tool. To help conduct these smaller meetings, LogiTech has introduced MeetUp, an all-in-one conference camera that pulls everyone away from the tiny laptop screen and toward a larger, clear way […]

work-life balance is out there

Want Work-Life Balance? Look for a City With These 3 Things

Sometimes, it feels as though achieving the exalted work-life balance is more about the stars aligning in your favor than something you can actually control. Some weeks come together easily, while others leave you scrambling to do things like eat and sleep. It’s becoming clear that many factors influence our work-life balance, and one that […]

giving customers an experience to remember

In an Experiential-Obsessed Marketplace, Surkus Uses Tech to Stand Out

Experiences have flooded the marketplace. Whether they’re investing in pop-up stores or festivals, brands have recognized the major shift happening. The IPA Bellwether Report found that in the U.K., experiential marketing was the only area to experience significant growth in spend in 2017 besides internet marketing. Similarly, EventTrack found that American consumers gravitated toward the […]

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How Minnesota Became the Land of 10,000 Startups

Minnesota is no stranger to big business. It’s home to such names as Target, Best Buy, General Mills, and Ecolab — all of which have made their homes in Minnesota for generations and have become a source of pride. But a new industry — technology — is taking Minnesota by storm, boosting the local economy […]

Passport Shipping

Passport Raises $3m to Build the Modern Shipping Carrier

Ecommerce brands have seen innovations spring up for all parts of their business to help them compete more effectively with Amazon. Shopify makes it seamless to launch a great storefront. Instagram helps you build your audience (and even sell directly!). Whiplash and Shipmonk handle your fulfillment. Fuse Inventory and Stitch Labs manages your inventory with […]

Mappen

Today’s Social Platforms Are Dangerous. Can Mappen Build a Safer One?

Social media needs a surgeon general’s warning. No, that isn’t hyperbole. We know social media is highly addictive. We know heavy use leads to less less moment-to-moment happiness and less life satisfaction. And as with tobacco products, we know teenage use is particularly dangerous: A study of 500,000 teenagers found excessive screen time promotes depression, […]