With the Info Tech 100, BusinessWeek gauges the temperature of the high-tech industry worldwide. Sifted from a collection of 500 technology companies, the IT 100 list provides insight into major trends and the interplay of different tech sectors across the globe. The list also gives an early glimpse of up-and-coming tech stars and shines a light on the strengths of established players.
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Intelligent Community Forum announced its list of the Smart21 Communities of the Year – each a model for the development of prosperous local economies and vibrant societies in today’s hyper-competitive broadband economy. The Smart21 is the first stage of the annual Intelligent Community Awards program.
IBM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Samuel J. Palmisano announced that IBM will invest $100 million over the next two years to pursue ten new businesses generated by InnovationJam, an unprecedented experiment in collaborative innovation held earlier this year.
Digital Birmingham has been set up to help Birmingham make the transition from an industrial city to a digital city that is at the forefront of the information age. By digital, Birmingham city council, mean electronic transfer of data using different devices e.g. Digital TV, Mobile Phone, PC, Internet etc
Booz Allen Hamilton?s annual study of the world?s 1,000 largest corporate R&D budgets uncovers a small group of high-leverage innovators who outperform their industries.
In one of the latest moves of Microsoft, which apparently targets to even more potential audience, designs a new WiFi pilot project to push MSN content and services to wireless users – and to generate advertising revenue.
OVO, a company that builds Innovation Applications, has been working to define an “end to end” process that supports innovation, and to define the tools and software necessary to support that process. To that end, it has put together the diagram on the left to start a discussion about innovation processes and tools.