Category Archives: Decision Making

Wearables to Improve Sports Coaching

Source: Forbes, Nov 2013 In a sport where speed and aggression rule, instantaneous understanding of what’s taking place on the field literally changes the game. What’s more, real-time data turns the concept of practice and training on its head. Coaches … Continue reading

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Google Glass

Source: WSJ, Nov 2013 the eyeware industry and Google see a broader market for the technology, the Internet search giant is exploring ideas with at least one eyewear company to put the device in optometry offices around the country and … Continue reading

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Cornell Online Executive Education

Source: VentureBeat, Nov 2013 Cornell University announced the launch of an online corporate training program called Redshift that aims to make high quality executive education more affordable and practical for businesses of all sizes. Redshift is a subscription-based educational program that offers … Continue reading

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Walking and Using Google Glass Simultaneously

Source: FastCo Design, Nov 2013 … a study of people walking and considering their visual displays at the same time. The participants used the head display to perform two types of tasks. One was a memory task that asked test participants … Continue reading

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Strategy Positioning for Startups

Source: VentureBeat, Nov 2013 most startups are trying to ressegment existing markets or create new markets. How do you diagram that? What if the basis of competition in market creation is really the intersection of multiple existing markets? Or what if … Continue reading

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Social Learning and Sharing

Source: Businessweek, Sep 2013 Declara’s technology watches all these interactions. It learns whom people tend to turn to for, say, complex physics questions, and which teachers seem to produce high test scores quarter after quarter. The software can search and … Continue reading

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MSFT CEO selection process: 4-6 months

Source: WSJ, Sep 2013 People familiar with the board’s thinking said directors aren’t necessarily leaning toward a visionary-style leader. Directors are conscious that the next CEO must be able to manage a 100,000-employee company with a broader mix of businesses … Continue reading

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Amazon Personalizes Recommendations

Source: TechCrunch, Aug 2013 Amazon has been particularly focused over the past few years on extending its personalization features for its sellers on the marketplace, both on the front-end consumer experience and on the backend. we think about customers in … Continue reading

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Suggestions for MSFT’s Transformation

Source: WSJ, Aug 2013 Bob Lutz, former vice chairman of global product development at General Motors Co. The next Microsoft leader should either be a so-called product guy—or he should be someone who deeply appreciates and will give the product people the … Continue reading

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Fixing MSFT’s Culture

Source: WSJ, Aug 2013 Whoever succeeds Mr. Ballmer at Microsoft will face the challenge of rebooting its corporate culture, in which charting the safe but profitable course—at least for the short term—too often wins out over innovation, say current and … Continue reading

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