People are more important than technology, according to new Altimeter Group study

The Altimeter Group has just released The 2014 State of Digital Transformation, its second report on the topic this year. Principal analyst Brian Solis spent time researching and interviewing leading businesses from different industries to see how they interact with customers through technology. The challenges faced in the process were also examined.

Bezos-backed home improvement startup Pro.com teams up with Build.com for DIY projects

Former Digg chief executive Matt Williams’ new home improvement company, Pro.com, is announcing a new partnership with home products retailer Build.com to give Build.com customers a way to find and connect with professionals to contract for the project (check out an example). Pro.com will also give you an estimate for the labor cost of the project.