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Should We Innovate The US Post Office?

Why would we want to do that? The U.S. Post Office (USPS) lost $8.5 billion in 2010 and we, as taxpayers, are subsidizing this. The majority of the red ink comes from pension plan obligations (roughly $7.9 billion).  The remaining … Continue reading

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The Need To Diversify Innovation Sources

I met with Vizio’s General Manager a few months ago.  For those of you who don’t know, Vizio has been the value price leader in flat-screen TVs.  With the help of the government’s mandate to have all TV signals switch … Continue reading

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In Innovation, Technology Is Not The Only Answer

There is often a myth in innovation that it must be technologically driven.  P&G and many of its peers are excellent at research and development (R&D) and constantly bring new technologically-driven products to the market (Acti-Lift Tide, Regenerist, etc.).  Depending … Continue reading

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