One problem marketers find difficult to overcome is how do you get buyers to choose your product when they are in the habit of buying other brands?
Not only have we become disconnected from each other, our over-connected and technologically driven culture has led us being disconnected from nature!
Encouraging entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North African region morphs into generating employment opportunities, when in fact, implementing this approach requires more time, skills and resources that compete with large industry forums catering to bigger (often foreign) firms.
On the surface, the market seems to be shifting in a positive direction, but simply making time to stay informed, helps us to recognize similarities to questionable behaviors in the financial sector that caused the Great Recession.
For it's first 80 years, females (including Rometty who showed up in pink) were denied the green jacket but allowed on the grounds during the tourney to "entertain clients." That sent a powerful message about women's true place -- not only in the business hierarchy, but society in general.
Philosophy and science together give birth to environmental ethics. The sciences discover the laws of nature, and philosophy provides the reasoning for our respect for the natural world and, therefore, our respect for the integrity of life on Earth.
Apple Watch, Apple Watch, Apple Watch. Everyone's talking about the Apple Watch. And I'm just tuning out.
"USB Killer" is a device, which can literally fry your computer. The device was hand-made by a Russian hacker, nicknamed as Dark Purple.
In a phrase, cloud computing can change everything--and not just for consumers with creative bents. No longer do CIOs need to predict how much capacity they'll need to run their businesses.
Hold on to your hats, Traditionalists and Baby Boomers: Generation X is 50 years old.
First, let's cover the technical issues. It's verbose, combines the worst of both worlds between static and dynamic typing by having a hobbled but extremely clunky type system, and mandates running on a VM that has a macroscopic startup time (not an issue for long-running servers, but painful for command-line applications).
By managing your time as you would a small business, you can cut the excess and focus on what you really find most rewarding.
Daily life is riddled with small misunderstandings. Words are mispronounced, ambiguous terms are misinterpreted, lack of context leads to confusion, and distraction contributes to mistakes.
This is not 2007. No longer are organizations "on the bleeding edge" by embracing cloud computing and Big Data. Keep your head in the sand if you like, but successful case studies are emerging every day.
While it is hard to imagine Apple making better cars and Coca Cola making better milk, anything is possible if the branding is done right. Both companies have big wallets and successful corporate brands.
I see in its story a larger lesson about the maximization of shareholder value and how it distracts an executive team from the real job of business: to create new customers by luring them into the fold with new solutions and new products.