Medtronic Buys Cardiocom: Are Medical Product Companies Finally Serious About Business Model Evolution?
Today’s news of Medtronic’s purchase of Cardiocom – described by the WSJ as a “closely held disease management and patient-monitoring firm” — seems unusually significant, and speaks to an important way
A Bank of America ATM can figure out who you are and how much money is in your account in seconds. It can spit out cash in virtually any currency from nearly any spot in the world – even if you’re a Chase
By Nicole Fisher and Scott Liebman In five weeks from now, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act mandates the opening of health insurance exchanges around the country. At that time New Yorkers
At the age of 20, Lorenzo the Magnificent was the most powerful and wealthiest man in 15th century Europe. His father, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, had recently died and left him the Medici bank along the
I wrote recently that originality is overrated, and that it’s a lot easier to be an innovator, making the wheel spin faster and with less friction, than it is to be an inventor trying to come up with next
Yes, you have tons of exciting things to say. But you can’t learn something new without listening. You can hear the prejudice in our idiotic idioms: It’s best, we’re told, to get the first word, the last
Reading leadership literature (including this column), you'd sometimes think that it was written in the stars that everyone has the potential to be an effective leader. I don't believe that to be true.
When it comes to work, everyone has their own methods for getting tasks done. But it turns out that the most successful people tend to have similar habits. Or, so says Laura Vanderkam, author of a new