Author Archives: meganbarnett
  • Brainstorm Tech video: How the enterprise can innovate

    How can big companies innovate better? Jose Bravo, chief scientist of physical separations for Shell Oil, Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth, and Javier Soltero, CTO of cloud services for VMWare, had a lively discussion about what works and what doesn't in enterprise innovation.

    Jul 21, 2011 1:27 PM ET
  • Brainstorm Tech video: Publishing and broadcasting winners and losers

    What does the publishing and broadcasting industry need to do to survive in this digital age? At a breakfast panel at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo., this topic was explored by Brian Bedol, Co-founder and CEO of Bedrocket Media Ventures, Nicholas Lehman, president of entertainment and digital networks for NBCUniversal, Zander Lurie, senior vice president for strategic development at CBS, Wenda Harris Millard, president and COO of MediaLink, MORE

    Jul 21, 2011 1:19 PM ET
  • Brainstorm Tech video: Designing new ideas

    How does design drive new ideas? Yves Behar, founder of Fuseproject, Deep Nishar, senior vice president of products and user experience for LinkedIn, and Hosain Rahman, c0-founder and CEO of Jawbone explored this notion at a breakfast roundtable at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo.

    Jul 21, 2011 1:10 PM ET
  • Meet India's mobile revolutionary

    Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel is aggressively expanding at home and abroad to maintain momentum in an increasingly competitive market.

    By Anurag Prasad, contributor

    Sunil Bharti Mittal wants to be a big influence in the everyday lives of the nearly 200 million users of his Airtel phones across South Asia and Africa. He wants to play banker, entertainer, teacher, doctor, and countless other roles. If he succeeds, he'll not only change how MORE

    Feb 10, 2011 12:02 PM ET
  • How Black Friday ads get leaked

    Major retailers like Wal-Mart and Home Depot are battling the web sites that post their ads early, but they may have to shoulder some of that blame.

    By Daniel Roberts, reporter

    Next week brings more than one American tradition: Thanksgiving turkey followed by a rush of frenzied bargain-hunters at the malls on Black Friday.

    Unfortunately for some retailers, the Internet has added a new layer to the tradition: their ads posted and MORE

    Nov 19, 2010 12:41 PM ET
  • When digital marketing campaigns actually work

    Pizza Hut and the Queensland tourism board show how web and mobile campaigns can yield real-world business results.

    Oct 7, 2010 8:58 AM ET
  • Behind OpenTable's success

    The online reservation service doesn't deserve its $1.5 billion valuation, at least not yet. But neither does it deserve to be written off as an over-hyped fad.

    By Kevin Kelleher, contributor

    Tuesday marked another ho-hum milestone for OpenTable: The stock closed at yet another record high.

    In the 20 months since its IPO, OpenTable (OPEN) has more than tripled its $20 offering price to Tuesday's close of $66.33. The 12-year-old company has amassed MORE

    Sep 23, 2010 12:05 PM ET
  • RIMM: Why it's not over yet

    Research in Motion is Wall Street's latest whipping boy. But reports of the BlackBerry-maker's imminent death may be premature. Here's why.

    by Andy M. Zaky, contributor

    According to word on the Street, Research in Motion's (RIMM) best days are behind it. Many contend that Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG) are stealing a critical amount of the smartphone market share from the company, and that the once dominant BlackBerry maker can barely keep MORE

    Sep 16, 2010 3:00 AM ET
  • Bring your own device to work is finally here

    CIOs are under pressure to allow personal devices into their enterprise IT departments. Companies that treat this change as an opportunity rather than a threat are more likely to win.

    By Gary Kovacs, senior vice president at Sybase

    When Henry Ford introduced the Model T in 1908, the speed limit in most places -- provided you were outside city limits -- was just 20 miles per hour (in town, it was usually MORE

    Sep 1, 2010 7:00 AM ET
  • The case for a $50 billion Facebook

    When will Facebook go public? How will it monetize its users? We don't know yet, but here's one educated guess about how much the social networking giant will be worth.

    by Andy M. Zaky, contributor

    Like many privately held companies, Facebook is very tight-lipped about its financial performance. It told us it became cash flow positive for the first time in September 2009, and earlier this summer it announced it had MORE

    Aug 20, 2010 3:00 AM ET
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