It’s not a major revelation that a short-term focus on quarterly results in public companies is detrimental to the willingness to innovate and experiment.
The exhaustive coverage of analysts who try to predict the next quarter and fearful executives to miss quarterly numbers are the major reasons for this.
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When developing a mobile application there will come a time when its necessary to understand how other applications are performing in the App store.
Wether it’s global and local rankings, ratings and reviews or download numbers, this information can help to feed one’s curiosity and it can be the basis … read more »
The digital transformation of business models requires companies to rethink not just what they are offering but also how something is offered. After operating in primarily “physical” business models for years or decades, the reality is that most organizations deal with static processes that lead to slow release cycles.
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The Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) is trying to improve the quality of their scientific discourse by banning PowerPoint from their weekly Physics forum.
The forum organizers made a switch from slides to chalkboard-style talks about six months ago. This is part of a larger effort by the LPC to
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The early days of new industries are characterized by a high number of companies entering with new products and technologies. The were hundreds of automobile manufacturers in the early 20th century and dozens of computer manufacturers in the 1980s when the personal computing industry started the emerge.
The emergence of … read more »
“In Search of Excellence” is not just the title of the book that has shaped business literature like no other book, but also an apt description of one of the main fascinations in management science: to understand the behaviors and characteristics that lead to excellence and as a … read more »