Julien Jenoudet

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At 95, a Lifelong Skier Says the Source of His Vitality Is His Workout

Klaus Obermeyer, founder of the Obermeyer ski apparel brand, swims and practices aikido every day<p>At the age of 95, Klaus Obermeyer is still getting in more ski days than most people half his age.<p>“If there’s snow on the ground, I’m on the slopes,” the founder of Aspen, Colo., clothing company Sport …

Martial Arts

The New Bond Market: Algorithms Trump Humans

High-speed trading accounts for increasingly large portion of volumes<p>In midtown Manhattan one recent morning, Ryan Sheftel and a handful of math whizzes at New York-based Global Trading Systems LLC were debating how to profit from rapid-fire changes in the world’s most-liquid market, U.S. Treasurys.<p>…

Stock Markets

Mixmax, Which Adds Rich Media, Polls, Scheduling To E-mail, Integrates With Google Inbox

Mixmax, an e-mail startup that recently raised $1.5 million from Harrison Metal and Floodgate, integrated with Inbox to turn e-mails into much more than just a text-heavy experience. With Mixmax, you can schedule calendar availability directly from where you’re composing your e-mails from Google …

The Data-Driven Rebirth of a Salesman

Software tools that combine predictive smarts, automation promise to push sales into a new era of efficiency<p>Willy Loman, the beleaguered road warrior of “Death of a Salesman,” wouldn’t recognize the technology-dependent sales staff at GuideSpark Inc.<p>Employees on the sales floor of the Menlo Park, …

News Corp

Why Tablets Are the Future of Computing

Most notebook computers are likely to be replaced by devices with optional keyboards<p>The conventional wisdom about tablet computers—that as a category, they’re no longer all that compelling, and might even be dying out—is wrong.<p>It isn’t that this analysis is irrational, because it comes straight …

Tablets

Companies Face Challenges Integrating Software as a Service

Adobe Systems Inc., tapping software services from a range of different cloud companies, now faces the challenge of reintegrating data that resides in many locations, Gerri Martin-Flickinger, senior vice president and CIO at Adobe Systems Inc., told CIO Journal.<p>The setup has “changed the role of …

Women in Tech

Algorithmic Trading: The Play-at-Home Version

Building computer trading models has become the latest DIY craze<p>After more than 100 hours of coding over three months, Mike Soule was finally ready to switch on his project. He didn’t know what to expect. If things went right, he could be on his way to financial success. If things went wrong, he …

Trading

How to Recognize a Budding Entrepreneur

New research identifies the four qualities that founders-to-be have in common<p>What are the qualities that mark a young entrepreneur?<p>It’s a question of immense interest to parents, educators and budding entrepreneurs themselves. All of them are on the lookout for the strengths that show someone is …

Entrepreneurship

The Truth About Trust | Harvard Business School

Berkshire Hathaway’s Vice Chairman Offers Hint of Warren Buffett Successor

Ajit Jain or Greg Abel could be candidates, Charles Munger suggests<p>Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has dropped the biggest hint yet that a future chief executive could either be reinsurance head Ajit Jain or energy boss Greg Abel, as its founders indicated the $363 billion conglomerate is ready for a …

Health Care is Every Company's Business | Harvard Business School