innovation : what new really means? the data center robotics example

We’ve already asked this question many times. What is innovation? What does it mean to build/sell/buy something “new”. And inevitably, as we ask this question, we leave a door open to interpretation. “innovation is in the eye of the beholder” I sometimes add. What seems obvious with consumer products however, is also true of technological […]

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Sinek and the Golden Circle of innovation

Sinek and the golden circle of innovation Today’s selection is this motivational video by Simon Sinek, a master in the Art of captivating the audience while only teaching a single thing and demonstrating it several times in the course of the same recording session. I find the video as impressive in terms of presentation skills […]

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A Free Yet Legal Copy of Microsoft Office on Your Tablet With Cloudon

Let’s make the most of the summer with a bit of light reading and what I would call the application of the week: cloudon. I have selected a number of applications which I find particularly good or changed my way of working, or of entertaining myself, unless it’s both. This week, I will dwell on […]

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Content marketing in UK and Europe: mind the Gap!

There has been questions in certain European countries with regard to how widespread the adoption of contact marketing on the continent could have been (cf. this piece on my French blog, translated into English by the Google robot). Although undeniable progress has been made in the past few years over here in that respect, and […]

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Aaron Paxton Kahlow : The Man Would Wants To Teach The Web To The Whole World

In November 2013, a very important event, named Web2connect is about to take place in Paris, France. Web2connect, as the name goes, is the place to be for all start-ups and Internet professionals in France who want to hook up together, network, and exchange tips and tricks. As part of the organisation of the web2connect […]

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A pictorial guide to my Business portable Samsung Galaxy S4 office

As I am preparing for the Gartner symposium in Barcelona, due to take place on November 11 – 14, having been kindly invited by Samsung to join a team of bloggers, it seemed only natural that I would write up a little story about how I am using my brand-new Samsung Galaxy S4 as a […]

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Gartner’s Vision Of The Future Of Mobility; Should Users Be Afraid?

The opening session I attended this morning at the Gartner symposium was entitled “by 2017 your smartphone will be smarter than you”. The speakers were Martin Reynolds and Carolina Milanesi from Gartner and the moderator was Charles Arthur from the Guardian. As a matter-of-fact, the discussion ended up being far more interesting than the title […]

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“Social Media is evolving into Social Mass Media” – Hootsuite video

A few days ago, I received an e-mail message from Canadian ISV Hootsuite telling me that my video was  online. Then I was swamped with a flurry of tweets and mentions about some of the insights I had delivered in that video. I am very grateful to Hootsuite for shooting such a beautiful testimonial and […]

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Ballmer “everywhere I go I see paper and pencils; there is still room for innovation” #ebg

I attended an EBG (Electronic Business Group, an influential French e-business Think-Tank) conference on Nov 8 in Paris, at which Steve Ballmer was speaking. It has taken a while to process my notes but here they are at last, sometimes answering my questions about the future of Microsoft, sometimes not. However, undoubtedly, Ballmer has managed […]

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5 Marketing Websites you shouldn’t miss

Today’s specials are … The agile designers website:a great place for Web designers, developers and anyone interested in finding design stuff for one’s website. The site boasts 1302 resources but I haven’t checked the number. Ads of the World and this amazingly beautiful and arty “heaven and hell” Samsonite Ad   Pure genius: this LinkedIn […]

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