Making Everyone an Innovation Champion

May 30, 2013

Drew Boyd, a professor of marketing and innovation at the University of Cincinnati, believes that if your organization has an … Continued

Business and Big Data

May 29, 2013

"There's a ton of information out there," Steven Rosenbush and Michael Totty write. "And businesses are figuring out how to … Continued

Privacy: The 600-pound Gorilla in the Big Data Room

May 28, 2013

"[The] sophisticated world of Big Data analysis has arrived," writes Andrew Carswell, "a realm where both criminal indiscretions and consumer … Continued

Memorial Day 2013

May 27, 2013

Although Memorial Day was first celebrated to remember the war dead from the U.S. Civil War, it was eventually celebrated … Continued

A Thought Probe Series on Tomorrow’s Population, Big Data, and Personalized Predictive Analytics: Part 5, Beyond Smart Cities

May 24, 2013

I borrow the tagline for this post from Dr. Tim Campbell, author of a book entitled Beyond Smart Cities. Explaining … Continued

Marketing, Math, and Magic

May 23, 2013

Jason Stewart, who leads content marketing efforts at Demandbase, writes, "B2B marketers … continually blanket the web with their offers … Continued

Sales & Operations Planning Must be Inclusive

May 22, 2013

Back in 2011, John Westerveld penned a two-part blog that discussed “a new way to think about S&OP.” [“Thoughts from … Continued

Supply Chains: Growing Risk, Less Preparedness

May 21, 2013

In spite of the numerous supply chain disruptions that have occurred over the past several years, results from “the 2013 … Continued

Big and Small Data

May 20, 2013

Dr. Rufus Pollock, Founder and co-Director of the Open Knowledge Foundation, insists that the real revolution that will take place … Continued

Intelligence from Chaos

May 16, 2013

Alexander Wissner-Gross, a physicist at Harvard University and a fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, and his … Continued

Innovation: Horseless Carriages and New Perspectives

May 15, 2013

“Do you ever wonder why cars aren’t called ‘horseless carriages’ anymore?” asks Ian Gonsher and Deb Mills-Scofield. “Today’s cars are … Continued

Campbell Soup Company Gets Innovative and Personal

May 14, 2013

Recently Campbell Soup Company CEO Denise Morrison took part in Boston’s annual Front End of Innovation conference. [“Campbell Soup CEO … Continued

Enjoying Food: Taste, and Our Other Senses

May 13, 2013

Any true connoisseur of food understands that all of our senses (taste, smell, sight, touch, and hearing) play a role … Continued

Big Data: The Beginning of an Era

May 9, 2013

“For all the change we’ve experienced,” writes Adam Frank, “the most profound transformation of the digital era is really just … Continued

Big Data and Better Health

May 8, 2013

In late 2011, you might have read that IBM and healthcare provider WellPoint Inc., the nation’s largest insurer by membership, … Continued

Same-Day Delivery: Is It Worth the Cost?

May 7, 2013

According to analysts at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), “Same-day delivery, a concept that bombed during the dot-com era of … Continued

Food Security Requires Implementing Complementary Strategies

May 6, 2013

Mankind has been trying to control the weather since the dawn of time. Historically, this intervention has taken the form … Continued

Big Data and Big Brother

May 2, 2013

"In our haste to study larger and larger amounts of data and find information," writes Christopher Taylor, "there's a point … Continued

Americans Love Their Coupons

May 1, 2013

Anyone who has followed the travails of retailer J.C. Penny (JCP) knows that the tenure of former CEO Ron Johnson … Continued