Archives: April 2006

Is Philips The Absolute Best Design Company in The World?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 28

I don't know the answer, of course, but I go to a lot of events and see a lot of fascinating things and on Monday night I went to The...

Robyn Waters' Viewing Pleasure.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 28

OK, here is the skinny on where Robyn Waters goes to check out fashion and design. Among her many sites and sources, Waters looks at Worth Global Style Network, wgsn.com....

What Does Robyn Waters Look At?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 27

Is it true that the brilliant and very famous post-Target, trend-master Robyn Waters subscribes to a $26,000 "style" site out of London? Is it true that such a site even...

Plug and Play Management--The Next Core Competence.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 27

Let's talk management for a moment. I'm beginning to hear it again and again--managing networks is becoming THE critical skill for the global corporation. Forget managing all those "direct reports."...

Jane Jacob's Brilliant Legacy.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 26

I like my cities dense and full of culture and I like my wilderness empty and full of birds (this is migration season and I am a birder). So I...

China's President Hu Does Not Get The Red Carpet Treatment at The White House.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 21

Carpets can tell you a lot about people and when a red one is rolled out in Washington DC it means a lot, so the fact that a red carpet...

China's President Hu Jintao Visits Microsoft's Bill Gates--Who is More innovative?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 19

China's Hu met Microsoft's Gates at Bill's 40,000 square foot home (is that right?) and I am thinking what must Hu be thinking? But that's another story. The big historical...

Is Microsoft Really Innovative? Lots of Global Senior Managers Think So.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 19

OK, I a, getting getting lots of messages offline about Microsoft being # 5 on the BusinessWeek/BCG Most Innovative Companies list. What's up with that, they're saying. Not too many...

Infosys Makes The Top Innovators List for Asia-Pacific.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 17

It was fascinating to see Infosys come out as # 10 on the Asia regional list for The World's Most Innovative Companies. Sony was # 14. Samsung was #4. Apple,...

IDEO Makes The TOP 25 Global Innovators--Here's Why.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 17

IDEO was the only innovation/design consultancy to make the cut of most innovative companies in the world (it was # 15 in 2006, up from # 18 in 2005). Now...

What Senior Execs Really Think of IBM and Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 17

I'm still mining the rich data in the BusinessWeek/BCG survey of The World's Most Innovative Companies. IBM received a couple of dozen votes. Here they are with the reasons top...

Google, IBM and Grain.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 16

There's been lots of buzz about Google's new name in China--Song of the Grain. Seems lots of Chinese folks have been calling it "gougou" or "dog dog" and Google wanted...

Beyond Apple and Google, Creativity and Innovation in Europe.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 16

On this Easter Sunday, if you're plugged in, here's a thoughtful Q&A with 28-year old Peter Burgaard, who is the event manager at the Danish Innovation Lab, associated with the...

Google: What The World's Top Managers Say Why It Is So Innovative.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 15

Hundreds of senior managers around the world picked Google as the most innovative company on earth in the BusinessWeek/BCG 2006 survey of Most Innovative Companies. Apple came in # 1...

What Top Execs Really Say About Apple.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 15

There were over 400 respondents who picked Apple as the Top Innovator in the 2006 BW/BCG innovation survey but what exactly were their reasons? Well, here are nearly all of...

Google Vs. Apple in Innovation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 14

Check out the Industry Rankings of the Business Week cover story on The World's Most Innovative Companies for an interesting surprise: Google outpolls Apple for top rank, 27 to 24....

It's Google Under the Label of the Top 25 Innovative Companies

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 14

I've been busy working on this week's issue of BusinessWeek--The World's Most Innovative Companies that lists Apple (of course), BMW, Samsung, Toyota, Honda (yeah, three car companies, how about that?),...

Learning to be Like Apple, Nike, Starbucks, Nokia, P&G and Other Creative Companies at Stanford.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 07

Design schools such as the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford are increasingly the place for CEOs and top managers to send execs to learn how to be innovative...

Innovation Is A Big Deal In China.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on April 04

China's new 5-year plan is all about innovation. Check out this package of stories on innovation in China. Beijing is putting huge resources into making the country an innovation powerhouse...

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