A special report by BusinessWeek and Boston Consulting Group reveals practices of world’ s most innovative companies. Apple, Google, Toyota Motor, General Electric and Microsoft top five annual ranking.
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Wired magazine has published its 10th annual list of the most innovative companies in the world, featuring companies that are masters of innovation and technology, as well as global thinkers that dominate their industries and point the way to the future.
Kathy Sierra author of “creating passionate users” blog points out the differences between startups vs big established companies. She argues that successful companies are working hard to incorporate the best of both cultures.
With the Info Tech 100, BusinessWeek gauges the temperature of the high-tech industry worldwide. Sifted from a collection of 500 technology companies, the IT 100 list provides insight into major trends and the interplay of different tech sectors across the globe. The list also gives an early glimpse of up-and-coming tech stars and shines a light on the strengths of established players.
Booz Allen Hamilton?s annual study of the world?s 1,000 largest corporate R&D budgets uncovers a small group of high-leverage innovators who outperform their industries.
Seven companies were rewarded for their innovation talents by the 2006 Innovation and Design Excellence Awards (iDEAS). These are companies that have recognised that creativity and design innovation are the critical elements of continually improving and reinvigorating themselves to stay ahead of the competition.
The DTrace trouble-shooting software from Sun was chosen as the Gold winner in The Wall Street Journal’s 2006 Technology Innovation Awards contest, the second time in three years that a Sun entry has won the top award.