Lonely Planet’s Daniel Houghton has built the travel guidebook publisher into a digital media powerhouse, making him one of the world’s most prominent CEOs under 30. His leadership has helped the Tennessee-based company maintain its foothold as the most influential player in the guidebook industry. We sat down with Houghton to learn more about how he inspires creativity in his team and how he stays atop ever-evolving industry trends.
The construction industry has always been innovative, from the engineering feats of the last century to newer construction methods that use sophisticated building modeling, 3D-printed building materials, and prefabricated facades. Unfortunately, the construction industry’s adoption of new technologies has lagged behind other industries. According to McKinsey, the construction industry is one of the “least digitized industries in the world”. But some pioneering construction companies aren’t afraid to do things differently. Here’s how Built, one of Australia’s largest and fastest-growing private construction groups, uses Dropbox Business to set itself apart from competitors.
Dynamic Computing, a Dropbox Services Partner based in Seattle, helps companies collaborate with Dropbox Business. Their customers not only save hours of productivity time every day, but save thousands of dollars in on-premise infrastructure by not adding additional servers. Here’s how Dynamic Computing and Dropbox Business help make that happen for multiple clients.
Prisca Marilanga lives in Zambia. She is a single mother of five children who’s also a healthcare worker. Every day, Prisca would walk nearly ten miles to visit her patients, racing against the sun on her way back home. “The distance was just too long,” she says. “I was only able to visit two patients per day.” Now that World Bicycle Relief has empowered Prisca with a bicycle, she visits 15 patients per day.
Baseball cards are timeless. In 1952, Topps started selling cards, along with chewing gum. 65 years later, they’re still the market leader for collectibles from one of America’s greatest pastimes.
Founded in 1209, The University of Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s fourth-oldest surviving university. For the past eight centuries, the University’s scholars have been pioneers, with notable alumni including eminent mathematicians, scientists, philosophers, and heads of state. The mission of the University of Cambridge is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence.