In This Issue:
Be Bold and Learn to Think Big
Coming up with really big ideas means finding new associations by connecting seemingly unrelated concepts. Learn how to shape new initiatives in Big Think Strategy: How to Leverage Bold Ideas and Leave Small Thinking Behind by Bernd H. Schmitt (Harvard Business School Press).
Compete by Creating a Well-Run Company
Building a team that runs like a well-oiled machine protects your business from competition. A tight-knit group shares information freely and broadly across the entire organization. Follow these tips to oil the gears of your machine and compete more effectively.
Innovate Today to Grow Your Business Tomorrow
By automating and optimizing business processes, you gain the efficiency, clarity and flexibility to support the creative development of products and services. Learn how to keep momentum and customer satisfaction growing in this exclusive whitepaper from SAP.
Going Beyond Just Surviving a Difficult Economy
It's not the economic downturn that paralyzes people and the companies they drive; it's the uncertainty. Four experts discuss ways to help businesses take charge of the situation and come out of it even stronger.
QuickStat: Virtualization Tops Tech List for 2009
Energy and cooling costs have been driving the virtualization movement for some time now. Just about every piece of equipment in a data center is becoming virtualized, from the server to storage devices and client computers. This is why virtualization ranks as Gartner's No. 1 strategic technology for 2009. The rest of the top 10: cloud computing; beyond blade servers; green IT; Web-oriented architectures; enterprise mash-ups; specialized systems; social software and social networking; unified communications; and business intelligence.
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