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Not All Corporate Spinoffs Are Beneficial

Over the last few years, many companies have slimmed down by spinning off businesses. Spinoffs have been said to keep companies focused, presumably for better performance. However, although a company can benefit from shedding what doesn’t fit at all, doing … Continue reading

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Even Star Innovators Need a Strategy

Innovation has contributed to tremendous success at Apple. The innovation shepherded by the late Steve Jobs, Apple founder and returning CEO, earned the company the distinction of being the then most valuable company in the world. Yet, more than ten … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Human Element along with New Technology

My blog posts and newsletters have been pointing out the value of integrating the new with the old. I have discussed how, if the old way of doing something still has some benefits, there may be room for it in … Continue reading

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The Value of Explaining How AI (Artificial Intelligence) Algorithms Work

In today’s era of Big Data, many companies are becoming more interested in artificial intelligence (AI) with its machine learning techniques. Algorithms generated by artificial intelligence can find relationships in the data that might never even occur to humans. AI … Continue reading

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Are There Treasures in What Another Business Shuts Down?

As holiday shopping picks up steam with Black Friday, we are reminded that Toys-R-Us has shut down and shoppers must buy their toys elsewhere this year.  Despite the dire fate of Toys-R-Us, however, throngs of children still have toys on … Continue reading

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