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America has a well-known history of innovation on a truly international level. Whether you point to the development of mass-production in the 1920s that saw the Ford Model T commercialised and made accessible to the common man, the invention of the television or the proliferation of global social media sites in the 21st century, America has a long held tradition of innovation.
In recent years, perhaps nothing epitomises this culture of American innovation quite like the Silicon Valley, which has become a vibrant hub for global start-ups, billion dollar blue chip companies and venture capitalis… continue reading
Innovation at an international level is an institutionalised element of the global business market and is increasingly the central focus of companies and states alike in the race to maintain a competitive edge in world business. Traditional economic power-houses such as the United States of America maintain a high level of international standing when it comes to innovation, and for years have been at the forefront of innovation not only in terms of product development and technological invention but in revolutionising business process and efficiency.
However despite the United States’ traditio… continue reading
The value and importance of innovation in a business context is well known. Whether it be global blue chip companies or local SME’s, innovation and effective innovation management are recognised as crucial not only to the future development of a business but also to its long term sustainability and competitiveness in its chosen market place. Innovation can be the key to success in this fast-paced and dynamic world of business, and the smartest companies are already tapping into wealth of opportunities innovation has to offer.
It is also possible to argue however, that the value of innovation i… continue reading
This week will see the start of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, the first Olympics in Russia since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. Since the selection of Sochi as the destination for the Winter Olympics in 2007, Russia has fought a number of major controversies including corruption, security threats and homophobic protests. It is safe to say that for the next two weeks all eyes will be on Russia, and not only for the sport.
This week we too will be focussing on Russia; looking at innovation within this rising global superpower and discussing whether Russia could soon rival innovati… continue reading
Monday 20th January saw the United States of America celebrate Martin Luther King Day, a national holiday to honor and remember the great civil rights activist. Since his assassination in 1968, it has become accustomed to hold parades, marches and celebrations to uphold the legacy of his work, and to remind younger generations of the sacrifices made for the modern America.
Although most famously associated with the civil rights movement, Martin Luther King held a wide range of inspirational beliefs and values which he frequently shared with the nation in his speeches and are still highly inspi… continue reading