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2014-01-13 00:20:20

Regulatory Mandates, Changing Consumer Expectations, and Technological Advances Are Driving Increasing Innovation, According to New Research by The Boston Consulting Group DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The global automobile industry is entering a new golden era of innovation and advancement, and the ability to innovate in four key areas--power train, lightweight materials, connectivity, and active safety and assisted driving--will be a major factor in individual carmakers' success in...

2013-10-01 23:37:01

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area launch the Adopt-A-Match Campaign Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 With the launch of the Adopt-A-Match Campaign your investment of $1800 ensures the presence of a mentor in a young person’s life for one year and could result in $32,400 in social return on investment for your community. A recent Boston Consulting Group (BCG) study revealed that donors can expect an $18 dollar return for every $1 invested in Big Brothers Big Sisters...

2011-08-03 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As policymakers and education practitioners across the U.S. seek innovative approaches to boost student achievement, particularly in K-12 education, a new report released today by The Boston Consulting Group reveals that a closed-loop instructional system is the most effective way to maximize technology's potential to improve learning and overall student outcomes. The report, Unleashing the Potential of Technology in Education, examines the role of...

2011-07-05 23:01:00

DETROIT, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Internal combustion engines are improving their ability to cut CO2 emissions at a lower cost than expected, and, as a result, carmakers should be able to meet 2020 emissions targets mainly through improvements to conventional technologies, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group. The report, Powering Autos to 2020: The Era of the Electric Car?, is being released today. Internal-combustion-engine (ICE) technologies offer the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.