innovation

Apple, Samsung, and the white queen's gambit

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Now the that the jury has given Apple almost everything it asked for in its infringement suit against Samsung, what should we expect to happen next?...Read more

Open source is not limited to software

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I am a technology practitioner and promoter of open source software (OSS). It ismy job to speak about the open source model in order to facilitate...Read more

Does your city need a better brand?

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Do governments care about branding? You bet they do. With today's economic climate, governments are looking for ways to get an economic edge and...Read more

How should a city's brand be created?

Open brand
Do governments care about branding? You bet they do. With today's economic climate, governments are looking for ways to get an economic edge and create jobs. One of the ways to get ahead today is to create a perception or a promise that the locale is business-friendly, innovative, creative, and high-tech.Read more

The seven deadly sins of innovation leaders

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The sole purpose of a business is to grow. This can take on many dimensions – profits, revenues, market share, brand or community influence just to...Read more

Why is innovation difficult?

Why is innovation difficult?
The merits of failing faster are integrated with taking risks. Successful innovations only come after many failed attempts. Marten Mickos, CEO of...Read more

Panera's experiment in human nature: Let customers decide what to pay

Panera's experiment in human nature: Let customers decide what to pay
Panera Bread launched a new breed of business to attack the growing epidemic of food insecurity in America. The result is Panera Cares—cafes where...Read more

Sharing the path to success with your employees

Sharing the path to success with your employees
I believe that the future success for businesses to attract and retain top talent relies on a more open management and leadership approach. The...Read more