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The Ten Types of Corporate Innovation Programs

Large, established companies are trying on various programs to foster new innovations in an attempt to find the best way to change course for their …

Innovation

Feeding The Mechanisms That Drive Innovation

There’s a powerful myth that many people continue to believe in: that innovation comes about through a flash of inspiration, a “Eureka!” moment. In reality, innovation is fed by a constant diet of relevant and up-to-date information that can be reused and recombined to give shape to new ideas.<p>We …

Innovation

ARM's $31 billion takeover shows that information is king

SoftBank is getting a bargain<p>ARM Holdings, a chip design firm that doesn’t manufacture or sell any chips, has just been bought by SoftBank for a cool $31.4 billion. That’s four times as much as Microsoft paid for Nokia, close to three times Google’s expenditure on Motorola, and an order of …

Free data visualization with Microsoft Power BI: Your step-by-step guide

Page 2 of 4<p>Data wrangling<p>Query Editor lets you reshape and transform data by, for example, merging multiple data sources and pivoting or unpivoting …

Databases

Why Data Is The New Oil

The field of artificial intelligence is red hot thanks in part to big companies like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft using AI-related techniques to …

15 Python Libraries for Data Science

If you’ve read our introduction to Python, you already know that it’s one of the most widely used programming languages today, celebrated for its …

Why are more and more oil ships anchoring off Singapore?

In the last few months, something mysterious has been happening in the seas around major ports. More oil tankers than usual are anchoring for days and weeks on end – why?<p>Three billion tonnes of crude oil and refined products are shipped on huge tanker vessels worldwide every year. But recently, …

Oil

Acquisition set to increase Alaska’s jet fuel buying, but still outpaced by majors

The last decade of consolidation in the US airline industry has created some of the world’s largest airlines but the most recent move, the purchase …

Jetfuel

How oil price volatility explains these uncertain times

Oil price volatility is ramping up and coincides with the 3 to 4 year cycle previously demonstrated.<p>The numbers say that these should be the best of …

Stock Markets

The F-35 Has Big Radar Problems and the Fix Is Hilarious

Now, more than $1 trillion into its development, the F-35 aircraft is experiencing glitches with its radar systems. US Air Force major general …

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This Data Scientist Made a Map of Every Single US Traffic Death In the Last Decade

Statistics about traffic fatalities don’t always have the power to shock most people. Huge numbers–like 373,377, the number of people who died in …

Airbus has come up with a crazy way of fitting more people into planes

The manufacturer of the world's largest commercial jet, the A380, just filed a patent in Europe for a number of wacky looking seating configurations on its aircraft, creating the potential to jam even more people into planes.<p>In the patent filing, the company says "in modern means of transport, in …

Concorde fans hope to get jet airborne by 2019

<b>Enough funds have been raised to buy a Concorde with the aim of getting it flying again by 2019, a group of British enthusiasts says.</b><p>Club Concorde, made up of former captains, charterers and aviation fans, says it has £120m in reserve for the "return to flight" plan.<p>The group also plans to put …

British Airways plane catches fire in Las Vegas

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1192000/1192244_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524720345_43bf1a035c1280803c3bdfcda183d89d<p><b>A British Airways plane bound for London has caught fire at Las Vegas airport, forcing the evacuation of 170 people on board on emergency …

Becoming a Power Power BI User in 7 Quick Steps | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

You need the latest data for that important business presentation – due in a couple of days. But accessing and transforming data is not at the top of …

What Air Zimbabwe’s one-passenger flight says about African airlines’ woes

First it was Kenya Airways announcing its worst losses ever. And now Air Zimbabwe is struggling as well. Things have become so bad that one of its flights flew from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls last month carrying just one single passenger, the world chess grandmaster Nigel Short:<p>Africa’s …

Africa

Samsung’s latest innovation will save millions of lives

In recent years, road accidents have become the 9th leading cause of death globally. About 1.3 million people die every year with an average of 3,287 …

Innovation

Halliburton's Disruptive B2B Innovation Can Take Years

Imagine introducing a disruptively novel, simple, low-cost solution to a problem that plagues an entire industry and then, three years later, seeing it mostly in trials with your largest customers.<p>How Halliburton has persevered is a case history on how real innovation happens in the B2B world, and …

Innovation

Airport expansion: It's build, build, build in much of the world

<b>A three-year review into the future of air travel around London is due to finish with the recommendation that a new runway be built at one of two existing airports. But while the capital gingerly edges towards airport expansion, other parts of the world are witnessing a massive airport building</b> …

Airlines Vs. Airports: A Dogfight Over Fees Imposed On Fliers

You'd think everyone in the aviation industry would be on the same page about improving air travel. Surely they all want more modern aircraft and upgraded airports, right?<p>They do. But airlines and airports are in a political dogfight this summer over who should be getting more of your money for …

Flying

The story of the invention that could revolutionize batteries—and maybe American manufacturing as well

The world has been clamoring for a super-battery.<p>Since about 2010, a critical mass of national leaders, policy professionals, scientists, entrepreneurs, thinkers and writers have all but demanded a transformation of the humble lithium-ion cell. Only batteries that can store a lot more energy for a …

Energy

Big Data In Big Oil: How Shell Uses Analytics To Drive Business Success

The oil and gas industries are facing major challenges – the costs of extraction are rising and the turbulent state of international politics adds to the difficulties of exploration and drilling for new reserves. In the face of big problems, its key players are turning to Big Data in the hope of …

How data will transform business

What does the future of business look like? In an informative talk, Philip Evans gives a quick primer on two long-standing theories in strategy -- …

More Chinese Airlines Are Flying to the U.S. Than American Carriers to China

Planning to fly from Nanjing or Changsha to Los Angeles? Or Beijing to San Jose? Or Wuhan to San Francisco? If so, a Chinese airline has a flight for …