Category Archives: Microsoft

Here’s Why You Should Think Twice Before Listening To Business Gurus

Probably the hardest thing in business is to innovate consistently, year after year and decade after decade. Take a look at any industry at any point in time and you’ll find one company that seems to have hit on a secret formula only to find that ten years later that things have gone awry. Consider ...

Here’s Why You Should Think Twice Before Listening To Business Gurus

Probably the hardest thing in business is to innovate consistently, year after year and decade after decade. Take a look at any industry at any point in time and you’ll find one company that seems to have hit on a secret formula only to find that ten years later that things have gone awry. Consider ...

Telecommuting or Not? Which is More Innovative and Collaborative?

Telecommuting: Good Or Bad? IBM recently announced that they were going to begin to eliminate telecommuting. The announcement, which if you ask me sounded more like an ultimatum, mentioned that all of IBMs people worldwide would need to consolidate into a small number of offices and that working from home would no longer be permitted.…

Inside the Rivalry: IBM vs Google

Competition between Google and IBM is an unusual business rivalry because the two rarely compete in the same markets or for the same customers. In truth, it is a rivalry for technical rather than market dominance. Yet much like Apple vs. Microsoft, it's likely to determine much about how technology shapes our world.

There Is No One True Path To Innovation

Innovation has become like a religion in business today, with “innovate or die” as its mantra. When a company succeeds, people attribute its good fortune to superior innovation. When it fails, people say it lacked the ability to innovate, no matter how many new products it launched. The message is simple: you need to disrupt ...

3 Business Innovation Reports You Must Read Right Now

The following business innovation reports cover three core elements that consistently prove important to success: developing a certain kind of company culture; the connection between data, legislature, challenges, and opportunities; and finally, emerging business trends that continuously impact enterprise innovation programs.

At Apple, Innovation Has Finally Left The Building

In the wake of yesterday’s big Apple announcements, I have to say that yes, folks, innovation has finally left the building (or saucer) at Apple. So if you were tech oriented, even if you weren’t tech oriented yesterday and just an Apple fan, you probably watched the big announcement by Tim Cook, president of Apple […]

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