Monthly Archives: February 2013

Making Time for Innovation

A very good friend of mine works for a large, global company with multiple locations around the world, many of which are run as “hot desks”. He is in a position of responsibility, and often finds himself travelling to a different destination on the other side of the world at short notice. It’s the kind of business where looking for ways to innovate is very important..

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How to Get the Wrong Answer

Customers are no longer asking for the "bit-for-bit" correctness of the 1980s (they assume this problem has already been solved). They are asking for "analytic correctness", which is a very different thing indeed. They point their mathematical algorithms at vast amounts of data and wait for the correct answer.

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