McKinsey on “Next frontiers for Lean”

Our operational analytics will help you achieve evidence-based Lean operations.   Indeed, we believe that as senior executives gain more exposure to lean and deepen their understanding of its principles and disciplines, they will seek to drive even more value from it. The opportunities available to them are considerable. For example, powerful new data sources are becoming available, along with analytical tools that make ever more sophisticated frontline problem solving possible. Similarly, leading-edge companies are discovering that lean...

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IEEE Computer Society’s Top 10 Tech Trends in 2014

IEEE Computer Society’s Top 10 Tech Trends in 2014.

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Disruptive Innovation

The classic model is giving fire to the masses. The modern interpretative is using low-cost revolutionary technology to transform an indusry. Here is Harvard Business School’s Clayton Christensen describing  a process by which a product or service takes root initially in simple applications at the bottom of a market and then relentlessly moves up market, eventually displacing established competitors. Disruptive Innovation.  ...

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Smartwatches arrive before their time

Some economists believe the wearables category, which includes health and fitness products that connect with a smart wrist band, is set to explode. Meanwhile, companies such as AT&T believe that smartwatches — as a subset of all wearables –are promising products that are yet to be proven. Smartwatches arrive before their time – Computerworld.  ...

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Disruptive logging in 2014

Disruptive logging in 2014

Disruptions: Coming in 2014: Extremely Smart Watches and Wearable TVs – NYTimes.com.

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