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New Ideas Why Productivity Growth Is Low

by Andrew White  |  January 18, 2018

This week’s US edition of the Economist reported (see Producing Ideas- Automation and Productivity) in the annual meeting of the American Economic Association that took place in Philadelphia January 7th....

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Is it time for a fresh start?

by Jennifer Polk  |  January 17, 2018

There used to be a sense of pride and accomplishment that came with saying your brand was 100, 50 or even 25 years old. Now touting those milestones runs afoul of...

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2018 Won’t See a Massive Productivity Boost From AI - 2019 Might Show It

by Andrew White  |  January 4, 2018

I first want to note five different news articles and then show how they all connect: • Looking for a Productivity Miracle (Wall Street Journal, US print edition, Dec 12) •...

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10 Lessons Marketers Can Learn from the Circus

by Jennifer Polk  |  January 2, 2018

Over the holidays, my family and I saw The Greatest Showman, the story of the legendary P.T. Barnum, the founding of what would become Barnum & Bailey’s circus—which most would...

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Innovation Update: Really Testing AI and Workforce Skills Gap

by Andrew White  |  November 27, 2017

In today's US print edition of the financial times there was an 'investing in innovation' insert that contained several interesting articles.  I call out two for you. In 'Google brain...

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Ask Five Questions Before You Innovate

by Jennifer Polk  |  October 27, 2017

Digital marketers find themselves at the front lines of innovation for a variety of reasons. The rise of digital marketing positioned marketing leaders who embraced digital as change agents. Then,...

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Did Keynes Forecast Bitcoin?

by Andrew White  |  October 13, 2017

Well no, he didn't.  But he did suggest a new currency that could leverage such innovation. During the planning of the the Bretton Woods conference in 1944, John Maynard Keynes...

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Whither Apple's iCloud?

by Andrew White  |  October 10, 2017

I saw this article (Apple's exec in charge of back-end technology for iCloud has left) and in reading it I observed that Apple is paying its competitors for cloud infrastructure services. ...

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The Economist this week: On Start-ups, disruption, and the cost of a new ideas

by Andrew White  |  October 9, 2017

  There were some interesting articles in this week's Economist (Sept 30-Oct 6) that warranted special attention. Entrepreneurship in America: Gazelles in the heartland. The article first sets the stage...

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The Promise and Practice of Cloud

by Andrew White  |  September 26, 2017

I have a few thoughts to share with you ahead of our Symposium season that continues in Orlando next week.  If you like the idea below, or if you disagree...

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