Innovation

News and Articles About Innovation

How Jack Ma's 'Crazy' Management Style Built a Technology Empire
Technology Startups

How Jack Ma's 'Crazy' Management Style Built a Technology Empire

A former English teacher from Hangzhou, China, fashions one of the world's most valuable companies with an unorthodox philosophy in 15 years.
Michael Zakkour
'Competition Is the Greatest Thing That Can Happen in Business'
Competition

'Competition Is the Greatest Thing That Can Happen in Business'

The president of consumer-product invention company Quirky says startups should embrace competition, not ignore it.
Catherine Clifford
Larry Ellison Is the George Lucas of Tech
Innovation

Larry Ellison Is the George Lucas of Tech

Like the visionary who brought us the Star Wars trilogy and revolutionized film, Ellison's influence ranges far and is certain to persist.
Jason Wesbecher
The Main Reason Startups Don't Last
Innovation

The Main Reason Startups Don't Last

Innovate or fail? Which will be the path of your new entrepreneurial venture?
Nathan Resnick
Magic and the CEO -- Applying Lessons Learned From the Stage
Innovation

Magic and the CEO -- Applying Lessons Learned From the Stage

The art of being an entrepreneur owes much to performance.
Eran Yaniv
Make Innovation Systematic and Never Again Ask 'Why Didn't We Think of That?'
Innovation

Make Innovation Systematic and Never Again Ask 'Why Didn't We Think of That?'

The creation of innovative products and processes is much too important to companies and entire economies to be left to chance.
David DeWolf
Startups Are Giving the Bedroom a Makeover
Disruption

Startups Are Giving the Bedroom a Makeover

With traditional retailers merging and ecommerce startups growing quickly, this particular industry isn't getting much sleep these days.
Gabrielle Karol
Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats
Productivity

Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats

Don't just look at the current best in your industry and do what they do. Try to be the best you, but feel free to borrow from unlikely sources.
John Brubaker
Self-Healing Phones? Try Roads That Fix Themselves.
Far Out Tech

Self-Healing Phones? Try Roads That Fix Themselves.

What if a road existed that never had a crack or a pothole? Science might have a solution.
Jason Fell
Innovation

Finding Clients Who Are Open to Innovation Even in Risk-Averse Markets

When the purchasing decision chain is full of doubters, these tips can help you woo more customers.
David Peto
Trouble for Tesla? Stock Falls on Analyst Concerns.
Tesla

Trouble for Tesla? Stock Falls on Analyst Concerns.

Some suggest the electric car company's shares had risen for the wrong reasons.
Investors and Customers Aren't So Impressed By Shiny New Tech
Investors

Investors and Customers Aren't So Impressed By Shiny New Tech

Unless your product is truly disruptive or you have bags of cash, don't bother bringing it to market. Instead, solve a real-world problem.
Martin Zwilling
Regulator-Innovator Tug-of-War: California Warns Uber, Lyft and Sidecar on Carpooling
Ridesharing Apps

Regulator-Innovator Tug-of-War: California Warns Uber, Lyft and Sidecar on Carpooling

The ride-hailing apps have been told that they are in violation of state law by offering carpooling services for money.
Catherine Clifford
Want to Run Faster? This Old-School Concept Might Hold the Answer.
Far Out Tech

Want to Run Faster? This Old-School Concept Might Hold the Answer.

You have to see this new take on the traditional jetpack.
Jason Fell