BusinessWeek magazine published a study which ranks the 25 companies with the Most Valuable Patent Portfolios. The study was performed using the Ocean Tomo PatentRatings ® system which measures patents by their value.
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MIT’s Technology Review magazine published the TR35, its annual list of leading young innovators under the age of 35. This year’s group of technologists and scientists is transforming everything from the cars we drive to the way we use computers, treat heart attacks, and manage our e-mail. Several are working on ways to conserve and more efficiently produce energy, others to help us collaborate and connect;
IBM just released the 2008 Global CEO Study. The Enterprise of the Future is the key theme of the study, which is based on face-to-face interviews with 1130 CEOs in 40 countries across 32 industries.
The winners of the 2007 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), sponsored by BusinessWeek, are presented by the Industrial Designers Society of America. The awards are dedicated to fostering business and public understanding of the importance of design excellence to the quality of life and the economy.
Business 2.0 Magazine has published its second annual ranking of people, products, trends, and ideas that are transforming the world of business. Google trio: Eric Schmidt (CEO); Larry Page and Sergey Brin (Co-founders) leads the list, followed by Steve Jobs Apple’s Co-founder and CEO.
According to The Economist magazine the California’s master of innovation has four important lessons to teach other companies: 1. Not invented here, and very welcome, 2. Designing around user’ s needs, 3. Stay hungry, stay foolish, 4. Fail wisely.
The report of the World Economic Forum on Technology Pioneers 2007 presents 47 highly innovative companies in three industry sectors (1) Biotechnology, (2) Energy and environmental technology, (3) information technology. The companies were chosen on the basis of six selection criteria, including innovation, impact,