MIT studes run supercomputer on pedal power

A team of ten Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) students powered a supercomputer by pedalling bicycles. The 20-minute exercise earned the world record for human-powered computing (HPC) for the Massachusetts university team.They powered

Published on: December 20th, 2007 Chris Mellor

What SMBs want for Christmas

This Christmas, kids may be wishing for the latest Hannah Montana Doll or LEGO Creator Monster Dino, but SMBs have a slightly different wish list. It's not so much about the coolest gadgets,

Published on: December 14th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

Part Four: Transformation and InnovationTime for Change

Long-term success is all about changing well in advance of being forced to do so, yet a lot of organizations either change too slowly or live in denial. "The first thing is you'd

Published on: December 12th, 2006 Martin Slofstra

Part Four: Transformation and InnovationSeven steps for successful business transformation

While transformation or drastic change has become a necessity for some companies, transformation for the sake of transformation isn't the answer either. Knowing when the status quo isn't working anymore – and when

Published on: December 12th, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

Part Two: Innovation and TransformationCreative Thinking

ITB: Is there recognition of the importance of innovation in the business world?Pliniussen:Queen's has a core course in creativity and innovation as part of our MBA program. Some schools have an elective …

Published on: November 13th, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

Firms see link between innovation and technology – Part II

<!----> Paul Nitsotolis IT Application Developer Multimatic Markham, Ont. Product: Auto parts Do you rely on internal IT staff, or would you rather outsource? Where does your innovation come from? We rely on

Published on: October 6th, 2006 Martin Slofstra

Firms see link between innovation and technology – Part I

<!---->Peter BurnsDirector, Information ServicesHigh Liner Foods Inc.Lunenburg, N.S.Product: SeafoodDo you rely on internal IT staff, or would you rather outsource? Where does your innovation come from?Our internal IT staff is partnered with specific

Published on: October 6th, 2006 Martin Slofstra