Diego Graziano

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Aerospace

Monday, 26 March, 2018<p>Analysis Satellites<p>Ministers and companies push to retain full participation in Galileo project after Brexit<p>Monday, 26 March, …

Participation

How Does SpaceX Make Money?

SpaceX just might be the most popular company on Earth that everyone wants to invest in -- but that no one can.<p>Many investors believe "X" marks the spot, and that SpaceX stock is a pot of gold waiting to happen. Image source: SpaceX.<p>Why is SpaceX so popular? Undoubtedly, part of its popularity …

New Study Reveals Key to M&A Success

A study by Strategy& reveals that capabilities-driven M&As deliver a 14.25% compound annual growth rate over other deals.

4 Things Google Does to Remain One of the World's Most Innovative Companies

Being a giant company doesn't have to mean acting like one. Here's how Google keeps its wild new ideas flowing.<p>Even as a massive conglomerate, Google manages to innovate with the kind of dexterity and creativity that most young startups would love to have. From driverless cars and solar-powered …

Innovation

Four Best Practices for Strategic Planning

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If You're Not Tapping into the Liquid Workforce, You're Not Innovating

Why Unicorns and the Fortune 500 are hiring "liquid workers" to move fast and grow<p>Because I have an unusual work history, a lot of people ask me how it is possible for startups to innovate so quickly while corporations can't. Since I've been employee #150,000 at American Express and employee #9 at …

Startups

Frameworks for Building Innovation Portfolios

Three Horizons and Disruptive Innovation<p>This article is the final draft of an earlier draft that I published to test out a unified framework …

Innovation
Innovation

HubSpot’s Playbook for Going From Startup to Scale-up

I consider companies as going through four stages of an S-Curve:<p><b>Getting Product Market Fit</b> — Can you build something useful that can pull in some …

Product Management

Data Sheet

This is your Data Sheet newsletter for Tuesday, April 17, 2018.<p>This is your Data Sheet newsletter for Tuesday, April 17, 2018.<p>This is your Data Sheet …

The Limits of the Lean Startup Method

Advocates of the lean startup method for creating a business advise entrepreneurs, as well as corporate intrapreneurs, to document, test, and refine their assumptions about a new venture’s business model via customer conversations and experiments. My recent research on 250 teams that participated …

Entrepreneurship

Know the Difference between Customer Service and Customer Experience - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DISNEY INSTITUTE

<b>By Bruce Jones, Senior Programming Director, Disney Institute</b><p>The term “customer experience” is ubiquitous in business these days. In fact, focusing on the customer experience has become the single most important way for an organization to achieve success—often becoming its key differentiator and …

Customer Experience

When subpar operations threaten margin growth

Consumer-goods companies with weak cost management will struggle to increase the bottom line—no matter how much they grow.<p><b>Companies can generally</b> …

A Global Survey Explains Why Your Employees Don’t Innovate

Ask a roomful of CEOs if they want a workforce that innovates, and you’d be shocked <i>not</i> to see all hands in the air.<p>But how many CEOs really mean what they say? Do they truly believe that innovative work can be left to the non-management ranks – and do they give individual contributors the time and …

Employment

China is buying up American companies fast, and it's freaking people out

Chinese companies have been buying up foreign businesses, including American ones, at a record rate, and it's freaking lawmakers out.<p>There is General Electric's sale of its appliance business to Qingdao-based Haier, Zoomlion's bid for the heavy-lifting-equipment maker Terex Corp., and ChemChina's …

China

The FCC has just paved the way for Apple TV’s future

On Thursday, February 18th, the FCC has approved new rules regarding Pay TV set top boxes. The deciding vote of the five-member FCC commission has …

Why SunPower Is Expanding In Nevada As SolarCity Leaves the State

Nevada has become a hot button state in solar, so why are these two companies looking at it so differently?<p><b>SunPower Corp</b> (NASDAQ:SPWR) announced the …

Solar Power