March 15th, 2015
I’m thinking about complex industries. I’m thinking of… Pharmaceuticals (you might check out 23andMe, “a personalized DNA service”) The design and launch of high-tech products (the intriguing Apple Watch) Aerospace (think Airbus A350 XWB) Launching a new car company (think Tesla) Telecommunications (“rewiring” the Internet to reconfigure performance)
March 6th, 2015
I didn’t write the headline for this entry. It’s in the February 28th edition of The Economist magazine. Smartphones are the cover story in the issue, headlined on the cover as “Planet of the Phones.”
March 4th, 2015
The subject of the book publishing supply chain has been with us since IT enabled the recording of supply chain metrics. This allowed managers to plan process improvements based on solid data, not just seat-of-the-pant suppositions.