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Stories by Nicholas D. Evans

Mining your organization for ideas

Idea management can help your organization stay competitive. Here are 10 best practices for getting the most from it.

Written by Nicholas D. Evans29 Oct. 12 19:00

Investing for transformation in 2013

How to maximize the return on your investments in disruptive trends like big data, Cloud computing and mobility.

Written by Nicholas D. Evans22 Aug. 12 13:01

Innovation in the enterprise via social computing

In recent years, managing innovation has increased in importance for CEOs. Lately, it has consistently been among their top five priorities (see for example, The Conference Board's CEO Challenge Survey). It has also become more important in the public sector, at both the federal and state levels. Pennsylvania, for example, just last month formed the Governor's Innovation Office to improve efficiency and generate savings for taxpayers.

Written by Nicholas D. Evans11 April 12 00:43

Unlocking the value in big data

One reason for this is the sheer volume of data being maintained by large enterprises. Last year, McKinsey & Co. concluded that it was not unusual for large U.S. corporations to have more data stored than the U.S. Library of Congress. How much data is that? Well, according to the library, its collection fills more than 800 miles of bookshelves.

Written by Nicholas D. Evans14 March 12 01:05