Expedition Cruising: Goldmine or Bubble?

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by Hans Lagerweij, CEO and President of Victory Cruise Lines Expedition cruising is a fast-developing travel segment. Thirty-two new expedition ships are on order, with an estimated investment of over $4 billion. The big question is if the market growth can absorb such a capacity increase, or if in three years we will be talking […]

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Meet Your Digital Twin

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by Richard Saxon, Principal at Consultancy For The Built Environment If you are a building owner, you are probably missing out on the full advantages of going digital. Real Estate and Construction are laggard sectors in adopting technologies which can transform performance.   There are two main streams of digital innovation in the built environment: […]

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The Evolution of Regulatory Requirements and Governance Framework

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by Mani Padmanabhan, CFO and Co Founder at Price Eagle Online The legal and regulatory landscape has been constantly evolving over the last 20 years.   Ethical practices are no longer just “good to have” but are now a “must-have” as people have realized that a lack of ethics and integrity not only leads to […]

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Guardant Health Prepares IPO: What’s Disrupting the Diagnostics Market?

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by Ken Powell, President, Genesis Business Development The objective of companion diagnostics (CDx) is to maximize that a patient with a particular disease state has the highest probability of responding to a given therapeutic. CDx is now in its second decade of use, and more FDA-approved therapeutics have corresponding CDx labeling. This growing CDx trend […]

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Leveraging Innovative Expertise To Boost Business

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by Chris Slezakowski, Market Strategist HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS A BOOST? As businesses evolve, they need to convert or acquire new customers. The services or products provided operate in a complex system of multi-channel marketing, social media, supply-and-demand forces, and, above all, competition. Growing your business takes internal time and thought, […]

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Elevate Your Company Culture, Enhance Your Business

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by Devin Craig, Owner and Principal of Craig Consulting Group How important is company culture? Can organizations perform well without a sense of “culture”? Recently a client asked me about this topic. He asked me, a little skeptically (maybe even downright pessimistically), if culture really mattered. You see, the company in question is very well […]

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The High Growth Liquid Biopsy Market

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by Ken Powell, President, Genesis Business Development OVERVIEW Laboratory diagnostics are essential to the delivery of healthcare. Over 70% of all clinical decisions are based on a diagnostic test result, highlighting the critical nature of this medical care delivery segment. Yet spending on diagnostics accounts for less than 3% of the annual US healthcare spend. […]

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Smartphone Growth Isn’t Coming Back

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by Michael Smith, Principal and Founder at MKS Insights You don’t have to be an industry expert or insider to notice that smartphones are getting harder and harder to justify replacing. Outside of the glass shattering or dropping it in the pool, you would need to have a high disposable income to rationalize spending money […]

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Is Competition What’s Heating Up Your Coffee?

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by Vik Patel, President and CEO at Purple Square Management Co Key players in the coffee and breakfast foods industry (e.g. Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, Wawa, etc.) are able to stay ahead if they remain innovative in the face of increased competition and provide value to the market. In shops like those mentioned, coffee and breakfast […]

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How to Manage Organizations with Varied Long-Term Motivations

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by Kai Wulff, CEO of Plexus Group Ltd While all business schools are still busy teaching Management, we have stopped asking what purpose Management serves. We’ve also stopped focusing on how we can achieve the same, or higher, level of efficiency by changing the Management system and adjusting to cultural changes.   The general belief […]

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