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BuzzCar: A New Collaborative Organizational Structure #BIF8

Robin Chase, founder of ZipCar and now of BuzzCar, talked at the Business Innovation Factory’s Summit today about a new type of organizational structure – a structure that’s based on collaboration. Chase’s BuzzCar is what she calls a...
Tata eMO, a sub-$20,000 electric car

Tata eMO, a sub-$20,000 electric car

Tata Technologies is partnering with Dassault Systemes to develop an electric car priced under $20,000. The design challenge for the new car — called the Tata eMO (for “electric mobility”) — looms large.  Tata wants a car that can drive...
Concept to Creation – The Power of Modeling in Innovation

Concept to Creation – The Power of Modeling in Innovation

As a not-so-secret aviation fan the recent Farnborough Air Show was crammed with all sorts of delights. The shape of the wings of the Qatar Air Boeing 787 Dreamliner taking off for a demonstration flight over the airfield were a marvel of industrial...
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Driving Toward Sustainability

Two milestones occurred recently.  First, the world passed the one billion car mark — more than one billion vehicles drive on the roads today.  That’s a lot of cars, but it’s only the beginning because consumers in newly-advancing countries...
CMO 2.0 Conversation with Mark Colombo, SVP Digital Access Marketing, FedEx

CMO 2.0 Conversation with Mark Colombo, SVP Digital Access Marketing, FedEx

  I had the pleasure of conducting another CMO 2.0 Conversation with many teachable moments – this one with Mark Colombo, the Senior Vice President of Digital Access Marketing at FedEx. For the sake of full disclosure, I should say that...