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Michel Gelobter

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Here today, gone tomorrow?: Linking innovation and survival in large companies

Posted by Michel Gelobter on Dec 19, 2017 8:15:00 AM


In the past 100 years, the average time a company spends on the S&P 500 index has shrunk from sixty-seven years to fifteen, and it’s getting shorter all the time. The key driver of this turnover is the way technology is shortening feedback loops. It’s possible, faster than ever before, to measure the impact of your actions, and the lean startup has been the most important manifestation of this phenomenon.

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Topics: Risk Management, increasing profit, decreasing costs, managing risk, innovation, learning

Planning is Waste

Posted by Michel Gelobter on May 9, 2017 7:46:36 AM

Here’s a paradox for today -- more data = less planning.

In the old economy, this statement was counter-intuitive.  The availability of lots of data is a justification for elaborate analysis and planning...the beginning of a long cycle of thinking, discussion, consensus-building, and ultimately change.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability

Three Big Reasons Energy Data is Becoming as Important as Energy Use

Posted by Michel Gelobter on Mar 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM
The biggest changes in energy are just beginning.

The convergence of clean energy technology, new ways of extracting energy resources (like fracking), and environmental imperatives (like global warming) have turned conventional energy wisdom on its head.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability

Your Energy Network’s 3 Biggest Risks

Posted by Michel Gelobter on Oct 24, 2016 5:00:00 PM

You’re plugged into the world’s largest network - even if your WiFi isn’t turned on. If you work in an office, manufacturing plant or hospital, this network enables your day. Without it, your business would be dead in the water.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability

Delta’s Power Outage Can Improve Your Information Security Strategy

Posted by Michel Gelobter on Aug 22, 2016 7:52:58 AM

Over a two day period this month, Delta Airlines delayed nearly 4,000 flights and cancelled 1,680 flights, causing thousands of passengers to endure long hours at airports worldwide.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability