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'In corporations, there is no magic innovation leprechaun at the end of the rainbow that turns unsolicited suggestions into pots of gold.'
February 21, 2013 9:25am |
The United States is training highly-skilled workers, but out-of-date immigration policy means they don't stay. And other countries are glad to welcome them.
6 | February 20, 2013 5:09am |
MELBOURNE -- In 2013, crowdfunding platform Pozible will keep its focus local to help Australian projects compete in the global market.
February 20, 2013 1:56am |
A health company based in Pennsylvania says that it has been granted $1 million to investigate the potential health problems related to natural gas drilling.
1 | February 19, 2013 9:06am |
In the 19th century, Horace Greeley advised men to head west. Jim Rogers' response? "Go East, young woman."
3 | February 19, 2013 3:00am |
BARCELONA -- And why the Spanish youth aren't either. After all, 60 percent of those 30 and under are unemployed. Maybe it's just not in the Spanish blood.
80 | February 18, 2013 3:04am |
The state of Texas chips in to help a cloud computing company expand its skilled workforce.
2 | February 17, 2013 7:56am |
Accenture report finds half of all workers fear they do not have the adequate skills to perform their current jobs, and say their employers aren't doing anything to help.
13 | February 13, 2013 8:11pm |
As more architects and builders embrace the benefits of building information modeling, the days of old-fashioned CAD and marked-up drawings are numbered.
6 | February 13, 2013 3:00am |
How will Africa leapfrog other continents, technologically? IBM Senegal country general manager Mamadou Ndiaye explains how.
Sponsored | February 12, 2013 11:56am |
BIHAR -- How a bank loan could end generations of prostitution in an Indian town.
1 | February 11, 2013 12:00am |
BUENOS AIRES -- As she enters her eighth decade, art world icon and Warhol pal Marta Minujin marries art, plans her death, and explains why art isn't what it used to be.
February 8, 2013 3:00am |
Under a proposal by the Prince George's County Board of Education, the school system will take ownership of all work done by the school system's staff and students.
85 | February 7, 2013 4:00am |
The United States, South Korea and Japan are known for inventions and innovation, but where do other countries worldwide fit in?
3 | February 4, 2013 6:15am |
While today's economy is harsh, it also is opening up many new opportunities.
31 | February 4, 2013 4:00am |
Former Buddhist monk Andy Puddicombe seeks to turn meditation into a corporate productivity hack.
1 | February 1, 2013 1:58am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about technology's place within education.
1 | January 30, 2013 12:41am |
As head of the Clinton Global Initiative, Robert Harrison has merged his private sector experiences to help serve the public good.
January 29, 2013 6:24am |
To stem the tide of childhood obesity, healthy food initiatives are targeting schools -- and finding success.
4 | January 29, 2013 5:58am |
As a consultant for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, Michael Michalko knows how to bring out the creativity in even the most uninspired mind.
7 | January 28, 2013 3:00am |