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Europe’s innovation, America’s boon

US technology giants are profiting from other countries’ investments in innovation<p>Personal assistant applications and their soothing voices have …

Innovation

Is your innovation team too fast? Too slow? Not fresh enough?

Two fundamental tensions of high-performing innovation teams<p>During the course of my intensive work with companies – including, most recently, a …

Management

Apple Watch: the ‘toy’ that could destroy an industry

Bravado in the face of market disruption won’t necessarily halt it<p>“Swiss watchmakers are f**ked,” said Apple’s design chief, Jony Ive, around the …

Smartwatches

Uncertainty has become the new normal as the era of Moore’s law draws to a close

When a product’s performance is improved beyond a singular dimension, as historically dictated by Moore’s law, roles and responsibilities blur<p>Last …

The compelling attractiveness of fewer ideas

Too many ideas, all at once, can lead to overload<p>How many ideas did Jack Welch need to unleash to reinvent General Electric in the 1980s, as the Cold …

Leadership

Moving from technology to business driven value generation

Which methodology should we use?<p><i>How can we use the latest technologies – be it the Internet of Things, robotics, artificial intelligence and others –</i> …

Is fulfilment still a FMCG core competency?

Why some companies are outsourcing delivery and what that says about the future<p>Over the past several years, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies …

The final frontier of disruptive innovation

Reinventing me<p>It was the great American author F. Scott Fitzgerald who ventured the opinion that “there are no second acts in American lives”, at a …

Innovation

Why Facebook’s artificial intelligence break is scary for companies

The implications of AI and machine learning for businesses<p>The recent news that Facebook temporarily suspended its Artificial Intelligence (AI) …

The IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking

How does your country rank?<p>Knowledge refers to the necessary infrastructure, which underlies the process of digital transformation through the …

Facebook’s new video service can’t compete with YouTube

We keep seeing wave after wave of new product and service announcements from all of the digital giants<p>The same situation is happening is China. …

Business School

Blockchain

Be prepared, the revolution is already here<p>Artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and the internet of things are some of the most …

Supply chain digitalization

IT management challenges<p>The digitalization of supply chains is happening quickly. Much of the attention is centered on innovations like cloud …

Business School

The rise of Runtastic

When a company makes the transition from start-up to corporate, it needs to keep hold of that early agility<p>In 2006, three young Austrian men had a …

Beware of success

Industry stars Logitech’s Bracken Darell and Strauman’s Gilbert Achermann recommend change even when on top<p>The double billing of Bracken P. Darrell, …

Business School

Amazon fresh and the disruption of the supply chain

Disruption is not always what it seems<p>The omni-channel supply chain is in our headlines and on our lips. Retailers are experimenting with different …

AmazonFresh

It’s time for Apple to buy these tech giants

Apple should use its massive wealth strategically<p>As Apple’s stock climbed to its fifth record in March on Tuesday, and it’s 11th record this year, …

What tech’s survivalist billionaires should be doing instead

Could Amazon's Jeff Bezos, the world's second richest man, be humanity's last hope?<p>Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, recently passed Warren Buffett to become …

Digitalization: a fresh idea for the fruit and veg supply chain

Finding a digital solution to the food waste problem<p><b>How can businesses achieve these reductions in spoilage costs?</b><p>Employee training and incentive …

Logistics

IMD International

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Upstart start-ups and agile disruptors – and what to do about them

Large organizations can learn from disruptors’ agility and fight back<p>Now is the age of market disruptors: of Uber, Deezer, Alipay, Rakuten and many …

How disruption is redefining leadership

New IMD study looks at “must HAVE” qualities to lead in the digital age<p>Imagine that you are an executive overseeing retail banking at a large …

Strategy is dead? Long live strategic thinking!

Diagnostics, alternatives and choice<p>Strategy is a dead concept say Bill Fischer and Michael Wade, two of my colleagues at IMD. The world is moving …

Business School

Supply Chain 4.0

Companies such as Adidas and Amazon re-write the rules on supply chain management<p>In an amazing twist, technology is rendering the old fundamentals of …

Manufacturing

IMD International

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IMD International

Nicholas Griffin, Head of the Global Strategy Group at KPMG shares results and insights from a recent KPMG study that surveyed 1,200 CEOs. Findings …

IMD International

Vivek Chaand Sehgal, Chairman of Samvardhana Motherson Group, a leader in automobile components, shares insights from the industry with IMD President …

IMD International

Expansion in the use of digital devices has skyrocketed from what was once a just tool for mainly knowledge workers, to a mainstream part of life …

IMD International

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Business School