Apple's gadgets win adulation, but research shows the sector needs a jolt if it wants to grow
By Wouter Koetzier, global managing director-Accenture's Innovation Performance Group, and Adi Alon, North American managing director-Accenture's Innovation Performance Group
Large consumer technology companies are underperforming in the global innovation battle.
The culprit: Widespread flaws in how they manage and invest in innovation.
If tech companies want to grow, they need to invest in breakthrough, high-impact innovations MOREDec 7, 2009 10:00 AM ET
A brief history of social technology, and what it means to you
By Gina Bianchini, CEO and co-founder, Ning
At the outset of online social networking, around, say, 2002, early users had to wedge their personalities into static, cookie-cutter profile pages -- it was the price we all paid for the convenience of this new and powerful social tool. How times have changed: Instead of altering yourself to fit the MOREJul 20, 2009 8:00 AM ET
With the launch of the Flip video camera in May 2007, the camcorder market has never been the same. Flip brought video creation and sharing to the masses, which meant even more footage of cats riding skateboards. (We can't thank them enough for that.)
Consumers embraced the convenience, simplicity, portability, and affordability of Flip's "point and shoot" video camera. It has few buttons, records video on an internal chip, and uploads MOREJessica Shambora, Writer-Reporter - Jul 13, 2009 10:00 AM ET
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