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2014-06-11 23:02:15

The 2014 State New Economy Index measures how states and regions are performing in the "New Economy," while offering policy reforms which can spur innovation-based economic growth. The index, produced by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), ranks states on a series of indicators that analyze the economic environment for success in the 21st century. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The New Economy, marked by globalization, technological innovation and...

2014-06-11 08:25:14

NUREMBERG, Germany, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GfK today announced the launch of GfK MarketBuilder, an innovation management solution that proactively drives successful commercialization and market launch of new products and services. Based on a new paradigm that puts actual consumer behaviour (not just stated intentions) and influencers at the center of measuring innovation performance, GfK MarketBuilder defines what factors will really drive adoption. Moreover, it...

2014-06-04 23:14:45

Caroline Worrall and Jorge Castillo join the ETC staff as Entrepreneurs in Residence. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers) – Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation center – today announced it has added two new In Residence professionals to the team. Caroline Worrall, CFA, CPA will serve as the CFO In Residence while Jorge Castillo, MBA, will serve as the CMO In Residence. As part of the existing In Residence program at the ETC,...

2014-06-04 23:13:32

Technology integration partnership enables B2B companies to generate new voice of the customer content and centralize usage in sales cycles with automated technology platforms. Emeryville, CA and Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 TechValidate, the authority on automatically creating customer evidence content, and RO|Innovation, the leading provider of customer reference solutions, today announced the availability of an integration between the two applications to accelerate and centralize...

2014-06-04 08:27:08

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International authors Ken Tencer and John Paulo Cardoso, announced their latest business innovation book, Cause a Disturbance, made Amazon's best-seller lists for both Entrepreneurship and Marketing based on pre-orders and reviews. Print copies of Cause a Disturbance, a strategic view on how businesses can ignite innovative solutions and create more value, began shipping from Amazon on June 1, 2014. (Photo:...

2014-06-02 23:08:45

Olea Medical® Wins for France at Prestigious Gala Award Ceremony in Athens. La Ciotat, France (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Olea Medical® from La Ciotat, France, was last night named the winner of Innovation in the final of the European Business Awards sponsored by RSM International at an exclusive awards ceremony held in Athens attended by businesses leaders, academics, media and political representatives from across Europe. The ceremony, presented by RSM, a leading global audit, tax...

2014-06-02 23:03:40

Panel will address the increasing importance of customer advocacy in HCM organizations. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 RO|Innovation, the pioneer in Voice of the Customer (VOC) activation in B2B sales and marketing, announced that Jim Mooney, CEO, has been selected as a sales and marketing expert panelist at the third Influence HR conference on Thursday, June 5 at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco, California. Influence HR is the only conference focused on sales and marketing in Human...

2014-05-30 04:20:24

Innovative learning solutions improve bottom line, support change and increase productivity MILTON KEYNES, England, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services (RPS) LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today released results and analysis from a comprehensive study of the impact of learning solutions on European automotive sales and service. The study conducted by Towards Maturity, reveals that 50 percent of automotive original equipment manufacturers...

2014-05-29 23:20:12

New Annual Survey by Craig Rhinehart Announced to Better Understand Why Large Organizations Struggle to Commercialize Their Own Innovation Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Craig Rhinehart, an executive and intrapreneur at IBM Corporation, today announced the first ever intrapreneurship benchmark survey that is designed to better understand why large organizations struggle to commercialize their own innovations and new inventions. The survey can be accessed at...

2014-05-29 12:22:45

Innovation Executives Gather at International Conference to Share Best Innovation Practices to Drive Business Value CLEVELAND, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NineSigma, the leading innovation partner to companies worldwide, recently hosted its fourth Innovation Leadership Summit, where the power of unexpected connections to fuel business growth was the central theme. From PepsiCo, which is converting orange peels into biofuels, to General Electric, which is transforming its factories and taking...


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2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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