Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Who Will Disrupt the Disruptors? Or, Understanding a Technology Buzzword

Ever since Jill Lepore’s New Yorker piece came out on “disruption” as an innovation concept, the Internet has been abuzz with commentary. By providing historical context on the concept and how it has begun to dominate discussion about innovation and creativity in the technology sphere, Lepore has caused many of us to rethink what all
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Financial Wearables – Part 1: Can high-tech wearables solve underserved people’s financial problems?

Does knowing how much you slept last night help you sleep better tomorrow if your rent is due and you are $200 short? Probably not. In the U.S., today’s financially underserved have only a few, very expensive options to come up with that missing $200 or face eviction. One of them is payday loans that
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The Power of One: A Conversation with Gary Kearns and Robin Lewis

Retailing is in a state of constant change and data will be the best tool companies have to survive and thrive. That was the message delivered by retail guru and “The Robin Report” editor Robin Lewis and Gary Kearns, MasterCard Advisors Executive Vice President of Information Services at an exclusive webinar at MasterCard this week. “The Power of One: A
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