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“Why Excel is just not good enough” – Part 1

  I was on a call the other week with the Enterprise Risk Manager of a relatively sizable multi-national corporation (over 20,000 employees across a few hundred locations on nearly every continent), and she said something that got me thinking. She said, “For us, right now – Excel is good enough.” I responded by saying […]

4 Ways Startups Can Harness Innovation and Disruption
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4 Ways Startups Can Harness Innovation and Disruption

We live in a time when doctors no longer have to rely on costly and unwieldy medical imaging devices to diagnose illnesses. A simple “visual stethoscope” would help them see deep into the human body more easily than ever, thereby accelerating both diagnosis and therapy. Meanwhile, if you’re a chronically ill patient, you no longer […]

“Innovation” in a Competitive Startup Economy
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“Innovation” in a Competitive Startup Economy

Seventy-three percent of U.S. adults  agree that we’re living in an age of significant innovation. Indeed, the pace at which new products and services are being developed is truly incredible. In 2014 alone, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted a record 300,678 utility patents – the most issued in a single year, ever. Meanwhile, 81 percent of […]