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Software Leader SAP on their Changing Growth Strategy

Exclusive interview with SAP on their Growth Strategy - The German business software company, SAP, has experienced exponential growth since five system analysts first established it in 1972. David Payne, Vice President, Technology, discusses SAP’s expansion plans with The Growth Strategy Company. SAP is not only facing the challenge of altering its growth strategy, but also the speed in which this strategy needs to be put into effect.

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Healthcare Kiosks are Coming

Walk-in kiosks for retail settings are coming and promise to deliver healthcare on the spot via telemedicine. HealthSpot is part of a wave of upcoming small, walk-in telemedicine kiosk designed to deliver access to high-quality healthcare in retail stores and other non-traditional settings.

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Lessons from an Innovation Rescue

Early retail acceptance can make or break many new products. When your latest innovation doesn’t hit the sales rate the retailer expects your product may be discontinued, resulting in a downward sales spiral. Here are some of the lessons learned from entrepreneurs who had to react quickly when CVS dropped their At Heart® emergency aspirin product.

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Is There a QOOQ In Your Kitchen?

In the era of tablet computing, one thing that might have been predictable amidst the rapid proliferation is specialization. To wit, the QOOQ tablet, pictured here, designed for a fairly narrow function: cooking. Why might you need a special tablet for your kitchen, you ask?

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Amazon Delivers Innovation

I came across a Wall Street Journal article recently that caught my eye, an article about Amazon Lockers. The concept is pretty simple. Amazon offers customers in select locations the option of having their package delivered to an Amazon Locker instead of to their street address. When the package arrives they receive an email letting them know where to pick it up along with the code to unlock it, and because most of the lockers are being placed in locations like convenience stores, often the customer can pick up their package 24 hours a day.

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