Analytics 2.0: Big Data, Big Testing, and Big Experiences — Part 2

July 31, 2013

In Part 1 of this two-part series, I discussed a Harvard Business Review article written by Wes Nichols, cofounder and … Continued

Supply Chain Trends: Are Things Going as Predicted?

July 30, 2013

Recently Adrian Gonzalez penned an article about supply chain trends. [“What Are Your Top 10 Supply Chain Trends?” Logistics Viewpoints, … Continued

Reaching Your Target Audience

July 29, 2013

“Wanting to reach your target audience is one of the things that can help business owners grow their business,” writes … Continued

Institutional Innovation

July 26, 2013

Each day, dozens of articles are written about the importance of innovation in the business world. Most companies believe that … Continued

The Future of Urban Transportation: Moving Goods

July 25, 2013

In an earlier post (The Future of Urban Transportation: Moving People), I discussed some of the solutions that researchers are … Continued

The Future of Urban Transportation: Moving People

July 24, 2013

In a post entitled Smart Cities and Traffic, I discussed how big data analytics are helping to reduce traffic challenges … Continued

Big Data and Ethical Corporate Behavior

July 23, 2013

“We can now gather, correlate, and analyze information in ways that were unthinkable in the past,” writes Timo Elliott. “However,” … Continued

The Internet of Things Looks Like Big Business

July 22, 2013

The world changed forever when people started connecting over the Internet. The world is going to change again as billions … Continued

Happy Birthday Barcode

July 19, 2013

“Back in 1973,” the staff at Marketing informs us, “the captains of industry and commerce selected the single standard for … Continued

Has the Age of Quantum Computing Finally Arrived?

July 18, 2013

In a post entitled Quantum Computing: Is the Future Here?, I noted that Lockheed Martin had purchased a quantum computer … Continued

The African Continent: Emerging Markets Full of Potential and Challenges

July 17, 2013

Last August, Andrew England and Xan Rice reported, “From Lagos in the west to Nairobi in the east and Lusaka … Continued

The Supply Chain and Big Data Analytics

July 16, 2013

Edith Simchi-Levi, Vice President of Operations at OPS Rules Partners and wife of the well-known MIT Professor David Simchi-Levi, recently … Continued

Understanding Target Customers

July 15, 2013

Companies need to understand their target customers, asserts a blog post from TIBCO Spotfire, “and that means using predictive analytics.” … Continued

Big Data: Problem or Solution?

July 12, 2013

“The term big data is moving up the charts as a ‘hot topic,’” writes Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of … Continued

Trends and Technologies that are Going to Change Your Life and Business: Part 4

July 11, 2013

In Part 3 of this 4-part series, I discussed the first six of twelve technologies identified as game-changers by McKinsey … Continued

Trends and Technologies that are Going to Change Your Life and Business: Part 3

July 10, 2013

In Parts 1 and 2 of this 4-part series, I discussed some of the trends that are predicted to create … Continued

Trends and Technologies that are Going to Change Your Life and Business: Part 2

July 9, 2013

In Part 1 of this 4-part series on game-changing trends and technologies, I discussed the first ten of twenty-one trends … Continued

Trends and Technologies that are Going to Change Your Life and Business: Part 1

July 8, 2013

For one reason or another, there was a spate of articles written earlier this year about game-changing technologies that could … Continued

Supply Chain Risk Management: Disruption Losses are Probably Under-estimated

July 5, 2013

Jennifer Baljko writes, “A new UN report that warns of $100 billion in annual losses from natural disasters should prompt … Continued

Independence Day 2013

July 4, 2013

On this day each year, the United States commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. … Continued

In the Era of Big Data, Location Still Matters

July 3, 2013

“Location, location, location,” writes Brian Vellmure. “The concept immediately brings back to mind college marketing classes and textbooks; clear lessons … Continued

Globalization Continues to Define the Business Landscape, Part 2

July 2, 2013

Last March, Pedro Videla, an economics professor at the IESE Business School at the University of Navarra, told an audience … Continued

Globalization Continues to Define the Business Landscape, Part 1

July 1, 2013

Back in January Ernst & Young released its annual globalization report. Commenting on the report, Steve Varley, Ernst & Young … Continued