There have historically been several prerequisites for outstanding technological research and development. Based on several principles, the next tech giants are likely to be countries that have existing infrastructure, minimal regulation, and commercial or military incentives to invest heavily in technological research and development.
I couldn’t figure out why my name was left off the credits for the product. To make a long story short, I went to my immediate manager, like a good little clone should do, and asked his assistance in finding out why I was so absent from the credit. His first reply was for me […]
I caught a disease from social media and I don’t know if it’s “tweetable” by modern medicine. I am fully vested in all the important social sites; LinkedIn for business, Facebook for friends, old business coworkers and a few “must know” people registered for the big time waster. I even have a fan page. I […]
Lately, some people are stating that brainstorming isn’t the best way to approach product creation. They argue that people like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and other innovators did it all themselves, and changed the world. They are, however wrong. These people are strong proponents of collaboration. Despite opinions to the contrary, many people […]
Hold up–what is the Internet of Things (IoT)? Let’s break it down, for those slightly less tech-savvy: “it’s socialization of everything, from simple everyday devices to industrial devices,” explains Internet of Things Council member, Michael Koster. Wikipedia further defines the Internet of Things as “uniquely identifiable objects and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure.” Techopedia puts it […]
When I was reading the story of how the JC Penny rebranding was a total disaster, I was shocked. It seemed like a no-brainer when the new CEO, Ron Johnson, formerly of Apple, decided to use principles of the Apple store and apply it to the established, old retailer that lay in waste somewhere between Wal-mart […]
Is it better to innovate or wait for a competitor to be the first to market, learn from their mistakes and then try to take a market share? That’s the eternal question for all businesses. The market, world and humankind needs and thrives on innovation. It is the evolution of our tools and interactions. It […]
Comedians who used to do impressions of politicians and celebrities would be the first to say, “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” They said it so they wouldn’t be assassinated by the CIA or beaten just short of death Frank Sinatra’s boys. Maybe it works for entertainment but does it work in business? Too […]