Mathilda Weibel

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10 Reasons Ecommerce Sites Fail

Build it and they will come. Unless they ignore it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ecommerce offers fantastic revenue opportunities, the ability to be open 24/7 and traditionally fewer overheads when compared to bricks and mortar retailing. Yet, despite the fact that …

eCommerce

Why Culture Is The Heart Of Organizational Innovation

If you mention “innovation” to most business leaders, it wouldn’t be a surprise if they begin to think about Tesla, GE, or 3M. Compared to these giants of innovation, continually pushing the bleeding edge of what’s possible through massive investments in research and development, you may feel like …

Prepare for a world without work

As we start the year full of good intentions to flourish at work, social scientists are warning that our careers could be over sooner than we …

Beware The 10 Innovation Killers

The Innovation Killers are insidious behaviors that you need to get rid of now!<p>After 30 years of watching and helping companies that struggle with innovation I've realized that there are a few things that most often stand in the way of innovation. I call them the Innovation Killers; they stealthily …

Innovation

The press has fallen for fascists before | John Broich

Look back at how the US media covered Mussolini and Hitler, and you’ll see a long list of mistakes. Will these be repeated?<p>Related: The Republicans are delivering America into Putin's hands | David Klion<p>How to cover the rise of a political leader who’s left a paper trail of anti-constitutionalism, …

Political Science

11 tech trends that will define 2017

Global design and strategy firm frog has released its 2017 forecasts for the technologies that will define the upcoming year. Last year, the firm correctly predicted that virtual reality would explode in popularity and that sensors in things like appliances and thermometers would continue to shrink …

Virtual Reality

Italy’s prime minister is resigning. That could have big implications for Italy’s financial system.

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is resigning after Italian voters rejected a constitutional reform proposal Renzi had avidly supported. His resignation could have big implications not only for Italian politics but also for the health of Italy’s banks and ultimately the future of Europe’s common …

Europe

Warren Buffett's Strategy to Get Income From Any Stock

Image source: The Motley Fool.<p>If you rely on your investments for income, you may limit your portfolio to dividend-paying stocks, but this doesn't need to be the case. By using a simple strategy Warren Buffett suggests for <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) shareholders who need income, …

The Big Short: is the next financial crisis on its way?

Steve Eisman saw the last crash coming and was portrayed in an Oscar-winning film. Now he believes Europe’s banks, especially Italy’s, are at risk<p>In the Oscar-winning The Big Short, Steve Carell plays the angry Wall Street outsider who predicts (and hugely profits from) the great financial crash of …

Wall Street

Prime Minister May’s ‘Black Mirror-esque’ surveillance law is passed in the UK

I just finished watching the latest season of <i>Black Mirror</i>, and I can’t help but see the eerie similarities between the show and our world, and the surveillance law that was just passed in the UK is proof of that. Dubbed the snoopers’ charter, the new law will make it obligatory for internet …

Surveillance

What Wall Street’s Obsession With Blockchain Means for the Future of Banking

<i>Howard Yu</i> <i>is professor of strategic management and innovation at IMD. He specializes in technological innovation, strategic transformation and change</i> …

IBM and Bank of Tokyo Start Blockchain Revolution in Banking, Aim for Complete Automation

In what could potentially be one of the first deployment of smart contracts in the corporate sector, IBM comes together with Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi …

How to Generate $500 Million From a Single Ideation Workshop

These tools generate ideas based on the knowledge, experience, and creativity of team members. They vary according to objective, time horizon, nature of the idea, and methodology.<p>A month after I joined Texas Instruments in 2002 I flew to Dallas to meet my boss for the first time. We had a pleasant …