In February 2018, I self-published my first book, Run My World: How I Empowered Myself Through Fitness. It would not have been possible without the support of incredible friends, mentors, and role models, and now I’m highlighting some of the amazing people in my life that run their worlds. Empowered (wo)men empower (wo)men, so now… Continue reading Run Your World: Kelly Nash
In the future, we'll be doing jobs we couldn't dream of. So, let's dream up our dream jobs.
When I heard about the book "All Our Wrongs Today," I knew I was going to love it. The protagonist is from the *future* we imagined with flying cars and Jetsons-worthy tech, but in 2016. He messes up his father's time traveling machine and ends up in *our 2016* and discovers it to be a… Continue reading All Our Wrongs Today: The Value of Love in Tech
The newest smart home assistant has been released from Amazon, and it features a screen. What's the difference between the Echo Show and a tablet or a small computer? Its opportunities. With the screen, the Show can include visual displays with its responses. Whether that's verbatim words to follow the response or a complementary image based on… Continue reading Amazon Echo Show: The Newest Digital Assistant
Update 7/5: Where are the women in tech? Being harassed. I wrote this blog post a few weeks ago before published date, not even including all of the allegations. Ugh. 56% of the workforce is made up of women, yet the tech world is still run by men. Only 25% of IT jobs are held… Continue reading Where Are the Women in Tech?
Last Friday, June 23, I was able to participate in Accenture's CIO Design Thinking Hack-a-Thon. Originally, I was going to help facilitate with one of my managers, Patrick Leinen, but I was able to join a team and experience Design Thinking firsthand. After frequently seeing and hearing the buzzword in the Tech Garage office where… Continue reading CIO Hack-a-Thon: My First Design Thinking Experience
I work with Accenture at 1871, Chicago’s leading tech incubator. 1871 is growing and has collaborated with Bosch to open a new Internet of Things incubator, the Chicago Connectory. Also located in the Merchandise Mart, the Connectory is aiming to be the main Midwest Co-Creation Space for the Internet of Things (IoT). I was lucky enough… Continue reading The Chicago Connectory: Bosch & 1871’s New IoT Incubator