Category: Industry

According to Forrester Research, B2B e-commerce sales are now more than twice the size of B2C e-commerce and are expected to achieve $559 billion in sales in the US by the end of 2013. Continue reading

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Christian Senger, jefe de Systems & Technology y patrocinador de Contivation dice en la revista ContiIntern de la empresa Continental: “la plataforma de innovación Contivation se ocupa decisivamente de que de ideas nazcan productos”. Continue reading

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The crowdfunding market grew by more than 80 percent from 2011. And it is just at the beginning of its growth cycle, unlike other types of capital raising techniques that seem to be dwindling or remaining flat. Continue reading

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How this Zebra Changed Its Stripes – Bold Move

Zebra Technologies is a company most people don’t recognize. Yet, I bet every product you buy has the product on which they specialize. Since 1982 Zebra has been the leader in bar code printers and readers. Zebra was a pioneer in the application of bar codes for tracking pallets through warehouses, items used in a manufacturing line, shipment tracking and other uses for manufacturing and supply chain management. Continue reading

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Tesla is Smarter Than Other Auto Companies

“Car dealers are idiots” said my friend as she sat down for a cocktail. It was evening, and this Vice President of a large health care equipment company was meeting me to brainstorm some business ideas. Continue reading

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When your internal innovation development program isn’t providing the returns that you expected how do you know where to look for the source of the problem? Is it a string of bad luck…or leadership, culture…or is it a fundamental issue with the program itself? By leveraging the collective intelligence of their member organizations Innovators International has found a better way to solve these problems. Continue reading

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What Is Your Winning Aspiration?

A winning strategy absolutely must begin with a winning aspiration. Too doctrinaire? Allow me to explain the premise the way I learned it from Roger Martin, one of the best strategists on the planet. Continue reading

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