A Paper-Thin Flexible Table Computer

A Paper-Thin Flexible Table Computer A flexible paper computer developed at Queen’s University in collaboration with Plastic Logic and Intel Labs could one day revolutionize the way people work with tablets and computers. The PaperTab tablet looks and feels just like a sheet of paper. However, it is fully interactive with a flexible, high-resolution 10.7”…

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A Tiny, Fold-up Electric Car Will Hit Streets This Year

A Tiny, Fold-up Electric Car Will Hit Streets This Year The Hiriko Fold , an electric car that originally began as a research project at MIT, is tiny—smaller than Daimler’s smart car . But the Hiriko can go even tinier: The car can be folded up and its length is reduced to 59 inches, similar…

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The Cult of Three Cultures

The Cult of Three Cultures. By Art Kleiner.  Professor Schein suggests that there are at least three separate professions creating their own cultures within every large corporation. Professor Schein calls them the “operational,” “executive,” and “engineering” cultures. Each has its own attitudes about people, work, money, time, technology, and authority. The exact names and descriptions…

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Think Like Zuckerberg

Think Like Zuckerberg The author of a new book on the Facebook founder reveals some of the characteristics that makes Mark, Mark. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is one of the youngest billionaires in the world, and a visionary with over a billion customers affected by his decisions on a regular basis. Of course, Mark doesn’t…

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China Economy – China may surprise us in 2013

China Economy – China May Surprise Us in 2013 Read the ten predictions of Gordon Orr – a McKinsey director based in Shanghai. 1. Banks underperform As the economy slows in China there is concern about the number of nonperforming loans after the 2009 economic stimulus and the volume of wealth-management products recently purchased by…

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Disruptive Innovation – Education

Disruptive Innovation – Education MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — In August, four months after Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng started the online education company Coursera , its free college courses had drawn in a million users, a faster launching than either Facebook or Twitter. The co-founders, computer science professors at Stanford University, watched with amazement as…

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Business Analytics

Apple Develops Cheaper iPhone

Apple Develops Cheaper iPhone Innovation is a constant consideration for small business owners and entrepreneurs, not only because of the changes they need to make in their products or services in order to compete, but also because the tools for marketing and operating their businesses are ever-changing. In this roundup, we consider one major revolution– the rise…

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Corporate Culture

Corporate Culture What is more important,  business strategy or culture?   “The thing I have learned at IBM is that culture is everything.” – Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. former CEO IBM A strategy can be copied and implemented. However, no one else can just copy your culture. If your culture is healthy then it grows…

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Business Purpose – How Facebook Built an Empire

Business Purpose – How Facebook Built an Empire Published by Michael Stelzner – founder of top social media best practices and innovations  site – SocialMediaExaminer.com.  Does your business have a purpose? Are you wondering how having a purpose can help drive the success of your business?  To learn how Mark Zuckerburg has grown his empire,…

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Inbound Marketing Infographic for Your Marketing Planning

An Inbound Marketing Infographic for Your Marketing Planning — NewIncite I just love infographics as a great way to capture a process and a story in a way that I can understand. One great example is the Inbound Marketing Strategy infographic published recently by Slingshot SEO (see below – included with the authors’ permission) .…

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