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Developing Trust and Relationships in the Supply Chain using Social Media

July 22, 2012 • INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, Social MediaComments (1)

By Daniel E. O’Leary Social media facilitates gathering information and knowledge from disparate sources, which in turn allows sharing of information, knowledge and plans, all of which facilitate development of supply chain relationships and greater trust.   You might also like: Big Data: Big Deal or Big Hype? Reinvention: Critical to Business

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Making China Your Top Priority

July 22, 2012 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Marketing & Consumers, Delivering Innovation - Accenture ResearchComments (0)

By Gong Li, Henry Egan and Andrew Sleigh Companies have never had such an array of options when it comes to investment opportunities in the emerging world. However, as businesses rush to expand their geographic footprint in the next wave of emerging markets,

Effectively Managing Innovation

July 22, 2012 • INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Daniel Evans At EMLYON we have had the opportunity to help develop the innovation efforts for companies around the world. Our combined experience suggests that there are some key factors that must be considered so that these efforts are effective. These

Patients Know Best

July 17, 2012 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Mohammad Al-Ubaydli It was not until the 18th century that scientists accepted the existence of queen bees. Until that point they insisted that only a “king bee” could be in control. But the queen had always been in control, it just took us a while to

How Europe Can Rebuild Skills and Generate Growth

July 17, 2012 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Delivering Innovation - Accenture ResearchComments (0)

By Tim Cooper, Athena Peppes, Mark Purdy and Matthew Robinson Europe is facing a jobs and unemployment crisis that is unprecedented in recent times You might also like: Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but not Always Obvious Conflict Contagion: A

Reinventing Professional Services: Building Your Business in the Digital Marketplace

May 20, 2012 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Marketing & Consumers, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Ari Kaplan The technological landscape has reshaped the way white collar workers cultivate and promote their businesses. This article offers insights on taking advantage of enterprising techniques to stand out and reinvent yourself as an insightful

Innovative Technologies in Aviation Logistics

May 20, 2012 • INNOVATION, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

Due to the fierce competition caused by the economic downturn, rising fuel costs and growing customer demand, airfreight companies are forced to look for new ways to improve their performance and client base. Many are turning to specialisation, focusing on

How the dot-CO domain opened the door to a new era of Internet innovation

May 20, 2012 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Kieren McCarthy Taking on an industry titan is never easy. So it was with a small upstart domain extension hoping to challenge the dominance of dot-com. Its success has now become the role model for a new generation of extensions that will forever change

Walking the New Corridors of Power: Positioning your Business for the Era of Emerging-Market Integration

May 20, 2012 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Delivering Innovation - Accenture ResearchComments (0)

By Mark Purdy, Athena Peppes, Armen Ovanessoff & Kuangyi Wei Over the past decade, the corridors of trade and investment have increasingly been occupied by emerging markets—engaging with each other, “E2E.” This development is bound to upset

Innovating Beyond the Familiar

May 20, 2012 • INNOVATION, Editors' Pick, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Patrick Barwise & Seán Meehan Don’t be overawed by Apple – your company too can innovate beyond the familiar. This isn’t about “blue-sky thinking”, “blue ocean strategy” or pioneering completely new-to-the-world product categories: Apple