Description: Fastbrick Robotics says its Hadrian X robot will build the shell of a building in just two days — replacing weeks of work by masons Source: MarketWatch.com Date: Nov 02, 2016 Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/this-robot-could-build-much-of-your-next-house-2016-11-01?siteid=nwtwk Questions for Discussions: What does this report suggest about the future of robotics in the construction industry? What are the pros… Read more »
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Description: The founding family explains Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Oct 28, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2efZBpe Questions for discussion: Explain the growth and success of the company. To which market segments does the company sells.
Description: Group Worldwide Chairman Sandi Peterson explains Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Oct 28, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2e13UGZ Questions for Discussions: What does Sandi Peterson mean by selling the “experience” as well as the product to consumers? How is this facilitated through Internet technologies?
Description: Elon Musk is about to unveil a home solar system that could transform electricity. Source: Bloomberg.com Date: Oct 28, 2016 Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-28/here-are-six-things-we-know-about-tesla-s-new-solar-strategy Questions for Discussions: What vision does Elon Musk have for energy production and transportation? What do you think of his vision becoming reality?
Description: In this in-depth report, learn why self-driving cars are inevitable, what the industry is doing about safety, and what it will take to get autonomous vehicles into the mainstream. Source: ZDnet.com Date: Oct 28, 2016 Link: http://www.zdnet.com/article/our-autonomous-future-how-driverless-cars-will-be-the-first-robots-we-learn-to-trust/?loc=newsletter_large_thumb_related&ftag=TRE6a12a91&bhid=24945926463730998463890840575568 Questions for Discussions: What are the issues related to consumer acceptance of an autonomous world? What can… Read more »
Description: Alex Adelman has already built and sold his company to PopSugar Inc. Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Oct 21, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2eC9UoE Questions for discussion: What does Cosmic do for buyers and sellers? How is Alex Adelman a typical entrepreneur?
Description: Carolyn Tastad explains Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Oct 20, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2dDksoz Questions for Discussions: Why has P&G reduced its portfolio of products? Do you think it is a “smart” decision? How does this thinking permit the development of new categories in the portfolio?
Description: Samuel Burke takes a look at the Kodak Ektra, the camera-maker’s first endeavor into the smartphone market. While the phone is thick, it packs a 21-megapixel camera into a retro-styled body. Source: CNNMoney.com – video report Date: Oct 20, 2016 Link: http://money.cnn.com/video/technology/2016/10/20/kodak-ektra-smartphone.cnnmoney/index.html Questions for Discussions: Who do you think the ideal target customer is… Read more »
Description: Samsung is in damage control mode over exploding Note 7 smartphones. The Gandalf Group’s David Herle, who has corporate crisis management experience, tells BNN how the Samsung can save its brand and repair its reputation with both consumers and carriers. Source: BNN.com – video report Date: Oct 14, 2016 Link: http://www.bnn.ca/company-news/video/why-samsung-needs-to-take-a-page-from-maple-leaf-food-s-book-in-crisis-management~970989 Questions for Discussions:… Read more »
Description: Samsung distributes flame-proof boxes for Note 7 recall Source: CNNMoney.com – video report Date: Oct 14, 2016 Link: http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/14/technology/samsung-galaxy-note-7-profit-loss/index.html Questions for Discussions: What damage has been done to Samsung branded products? Do you think management has responded to the problems properly?