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Innovation by Acquisition in High-Tech

As workload complexity increased, applications began to utilize three very different forms of storage interfaces: block, file, and object. This in turn led to the deployment of different storage architectures within the data center: SAN, NAS, and CAS. Each of these three architectures internally organized application metadata in different ways...

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Application Workloads and Object Innovation

The increased importance that new workloads placed on metadata drove the industry to treat metadata as a first-class citizen. The "interspersal" technique used by most NAS devices did not lend itself to the new workloads. As a result, the industry evolved (yet again) in response to these new applications and facilitated the rise of object-based storage systems.

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Innovation Performance: 'Beyond Predictable'

Today, we face a different type of performance – one that is not ‘just’ dependable but one that is often unpredictable, one that seems perhaps more suited to innovation that outsmarts others in unique ways. We need to be ‘beyond’ predictable in innovation performance; we need to deliver unpredictable innovation that wows our customers and the markets to achieve this.

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modelH update: Customer Relationships

We just wrapped up our 9th business building block sprint on Customer Relationships. In summary, the sprint for Project 1.9 completed 3 objectives: What questions to ask about Customer Relationships on the modelH canvas; Defining how to build Customer Relationships for healthcare companies; and a look at how to measure Customer Relationships for healthcare companies. To see the results, continue....

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Implement Creativity like a Religion and You'll Need Miracles to be Successful

Every solution has a problematic history, by definition. In that sense, the skills behind successful innovation could be framed as the ability to create solutions for problems before anyone realizes what a nuisance they are. Successful innovation is not about dreaming up what would be science fiction today, but about foreseeing what will be plain vanilla tomorrow.

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