Activating Your Grassroots Network

“We started hoping to mine our 8,000+ current client projects for innovation,” said Ravi Kumar S., EVP & Chief Delivery Officer for Infosys, a...

An OS For Human Resources

There’s no shortage of software in human resources departments; in fact, there’s too much of it, and too little of it is integrated, according...

Build, Don’t Just Buy

When Experian’s Eric Haller put his five-slide proposal for an innovation lab in front of his boss’s boss back in 2010, the exec stopped...

Shopping Or Reading?

Every morning at 6 a.m., Editorial Director Jim Kaminsky starts Slacking (yes, it’s a verb now) with his dozen or so writers and data...

A Resource For Small Businesses

Although agility should advantage innovation at independent small and medium-sized businesses against their bigger rivals, they can’t match the technology resources or scalability that...

Will Consumers Manage Their Electricity Use?

Most people are about as engaged in their monthly electricity bills as they are in tracking the amount of air they breathe. Direct Energy is...

The Connected Enterprise

A few years ago, the benefits of using new technology and processes to innovate its own connections between the shop floor to the top...

Can You Name Your Browser?

The web browser industry is 25 years old, which is an eternity in the tech world. Though some of the early entrants have disappeared,...

Technology Has A POV

It’s accepted wisdom that technology is nothing but a neutral tool that has no inherent meaning or effect. It’s also not true. Consider information technology:...

What If Your ISP Could Stop Cybercrime Before It Happened?

Although major hacks generate news headlines, most companies and institutions quietly contend ongoing web-based probes and attacks, with the average CISO at the largest...

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Is Big Data A Black Swan Killer?

The dream of big data is to make experience predictable, and black swan theory says it can’t be done, at least not wholly reliably....

The Oldest Innovation: Monopoly

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods is further evidence of its plan to corner the market on retail. It’s about consolidation, not innovation. In fact, controlling...

Amazon’s Retail Plan Isn’t About Books

What's up with Amazon opening a store in Manhattan, with hundreds more coming to towns that used to have book stores?  It has very little...