Disrupting your company, or your industry, as Uber has done, requires a completely differently way of thinking: not inside the box, not outside the box, but literally with no box at all.
Succeeding at being disruptive requires a deeper commitment than anything you've probably ever done. But in the end, the payoff can be worth it.
TECHNOLOGY & IMMIGRATION: CEOs Band Together to Ensure Access to Their Traditionally Diverse Workforce
For many CEOs, their future lies in the balance between finding the right talent here and being able to bring in experienced people from outside the U.S.
Patent pools allow licensors to reach more customers with less intellectual property risk, and allow licensees to speed new products to market by giving them access to more patents without a lot of time-consuming, one-off negotiations.
Albert Einstein made some arithmetic errors and Bob Dylan hit a few off notes. But they were still geniuses.
American Greetings, like its chief competitor Hallmark, is fighting back in an era when social media has given everyone an instant platform for communicating sentiments—one that would seem to have eliminated the old-fashioned, hand-held greeting card. How does a traditional media company stay relevant and keep its business profitable?
As manufacturers continue to explore digital technologies to drive efficiency and product & process improvement, they're discovering that strategy and implementation can be almost a full-time role.
From Donald Trump to Pokemon GO to scandals of both the sexual and bogus-account variety, it certainly has been an eventful year for the business world. Here are some of the CEOs who found themselves on top, and others who would rather make 2016 a year to forget.
A non-profit think tank filled with CEOs has called on the incoming Trump administration to encourage investment in infrastructure and R&D to remedy what it calls a damaging short-term focus by lawmakers and business leaders.
D'Addario, a manufacturer of guitar and orchestral strings, as well as other musical instrument parts, has a lineage that goes all the way back to 1680 Italy. But the company's got both feet facing forward when it comes to keeping up with digital technology.