Getting Girls Involved in STEM Education

August 29, 2014

Boys are better at math than girls. Everybody knows that. Right? I always debunked that notion as a myth; but, … Continued

Supply Chains are Transforming but are Supply Chain Managers Keeping Up?

August 28, 2014

“The seeds of tomorrow’s global supply chains are being planted today,” writes Robert J. Bowman, managing editor of SupplyChainBrain, “They … Continued

Innovation process

Innovation begins with Creativity

August 27, 2014

“‘Creativity’ and ‘innovation’,” writes Nicole Fallon (@nicolefallon90), “are two words that constantly get thrown around in brainstorming sessions, corporate meetings … Continued

Actionable Insights Lead to Better Targeted Marketing

August 26, 2014

“In the history of advertising,” writes Steve Sachs (@stevenmsachs), CEO of OneSpot, “no consumer turns on their digital device and … Continued

Despite the Hype, Retailers Wrestle with Omnichannel Marketing

August 25, 2014

DC Velocity reports, “Less than one-fourth of retail CEOs participating in a recent study believe the rise of omnichannel shopping … Continued

Crop Yields: Could Go Down when They Need to Go Up

August 22, 2014

Paul McMahon, author of “Feeding Frenzy: The New Politics of Food,” asserts, “Science shows that our planet has the biophysical … Continued

Digitalization and the Digital Path to Purchase

August 21, 2014

Kelsey Jones (@wonderwall7) reports that a recent study released by the Altimeter Group, The State of Digital Transformation, “discusses the phenomenon of … Continued

Quantum Computers: A Primer (sort of)

August 20, 2014

“Quantum technologies,” writes Pete Shadbolt, “exploit the paradoxical and unfamiliar behaviour of tiny lumps of light and matter, including single … Continued

The Healthcare Industry is still Wrestling with How to Use Big Data

August 19, 2014

“It’s taken a long time for the health care industry to embrace Big Data,” writes Jason Millman (@jasonmillman), “but those … Continued

Big Data: Ignore the Hype and Concentrate on the Reality

August 18, 2014

“Across manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture, retail and beyond,” writes Bernard Marr (@BernardMarr), “the rate that data on every activity is collected … Continued

The Potential of Essential Oils in the Food Sector

August 15, 2014

Look up “essential oils” on the Internet and you mostly get sites about aromatherapy. Wikipedia states, “An essential oil is … Continued

Supply Chain Risk Management: What Will You Do When the Lights Go Out?

August 14, 2014

Research from the Kellogg School of Management and London Cass Business School concludes, “Supply chain management is a delicate balancing … Continued

Targeting Your Most Valuable Customers

August 13, 2014

Kelly Liyakasa (@KellyLiyakasa) reports that a common theme at last summer’s eTail East conference in Philadelphia “was delivering personalized offers … Continued

Transportation is a Major Concern for Smart City Planners

August 12, 2014

By now most people are aware that over 50 percent of the world’s population live in an urban setting. All … Continued

Artificial Intelligence Systems Will Prove Useful Long Before They Become Self-Aware

August 11, 2014

“Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an umbrella term that is used to describe computers, robots, and software that mimic and act … Continued

Making STEM Education Cool

August 8, 2014

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, so-called STEM subjects, are often viewed as difficult and boring. That’s why one of the … Continued

McCormick Continues to Pursue Its Online Presence

August 7, 2014

McCormick & Company® is constantly “pushing to raise the art, science and passion of flavor to a higher level — … Continued

Supply Chain Sustainability Comes of Age

August 6, 2014

“There was a time when business investments in education, community initiatives, disaster relief or environmental conservation were treated as corporate … Continued

How Ideas Spread and Take Hold, Part 2

August 5, 2014

In Part 1 of this two-part series, I discussed some of theories about how ideas spread and what makes them … Continued

How Ideas Spread and Take Hold, Part 1

August 4, 2014

“Good ideas and innovation travel easily — and far,” writes John Major. “Historically, these ideas spread along trade routes.” [“Silk … Continued

You Can Learn a Lot about Marketing from Weird Al Yankovic

August 1, 2014

Weird Al Yankovic (@alyankovic) has been an iconic pop figure for 35 years. Other “singers” have come and gone as … Continued