According to The Economist magazine the California’s master of innovation has four important lessons to teach other companies: 1. Not invented here, and very welcome, 2. Designing around user’s needs, 3. Stay hungry, stay foolish, 4. Fail wisely.
Archive for 2007
The report of the World Economic Forum on Technology Pioneers 2007 presents 47 highly innovative companies in three industry sectors (1) Biotechnology, (2) Energy and environmental technology, (3) information technology. The companies were chosen on the basis of six selection criteria, including innovation, impact,
A partnership between E-Government Bulletin and the Socitm Insight Programme, the event draw on the collected wisdom of eight years of Socitm’s annual ‘Better Connected’ review of all UK council websites and feature the Better Connected reviewers’ own insights, plaudits and brickbats. Interactive workshops will cover issues in detail including usability, and the use of third party software.
Intelligent Community Forum (IFC) named Waterloo, Ontario, Canada as recipient of its 2007 Intelligent Community of the Year award. The city of 115,000 people is the smallest, geographically speaking, of seven cities that make up Canada’s Technology Triangle. But with only 10% of the labor force in the Triangle, it accounts for 45% of job growth and is home to 40% of the high-tech firms in the region.
Joel West, is an independent researcher, based in San Jose, California. In his latest post in the blog “Open IT Strategies” presents an article, by Youngjin Yoo of Temple U. presents the story of Philadelphia.
A special report by BusinessWeek and Boston Consulting Group reveals practices of world’s most innovative companies. Apple, Google, Toyota Motor, General Electric and Microsoft top five annual ranking.
WorkTech North is a forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as technology and innovation. It follows the format of its sister event in London and will launch at The Lowry, Salford Quays – adjacent to the site of the planned mediacity:uk.