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The use of social media has reached a high level of maturity in India, according to a report just published by international auditing and management consultancy firm Ernst & Young. During the survey, 48 organisations in India identified as being ‘social media savvy’ were quizzed to find out how they use this channel.L'Atelier - Paris
A study carried out in March by Motorola Mobility*, the Illinois, US-based ICT equipment corporation owned by Google, among 9,500 consumers in 17 countries, found that on the one hand, an increasing number of viewers were adopting a multi-screen habit of watching television, but on the other hand, a majority of viewers also wanted TV-watching to be a more social experience.
L’Atelier caught up with Jeanne Bordeau at the launch of her manifesto entitled: “Le langage des dirigeants : une métamorphose” (Language of leadership undergoing metamorphosis’).
With 592 teleworking centres offering this type of service located throughout France, office-sharing and other types of co-working spaces seem to be on the rise in this country.
Interview with Lauren Anderson, Chief Knowledge Officer at Sydney-based Collaborative Lab, the global advisory services arm of CollaborativeConsumption.com. L’Atelier caught up with her at a panel session on the ‘Shareable City’ at the OuiShareFest event held on 2 - 4 May in Paris.
L'Atelier: How would you define the concept of the ‘Shareable City’?
An innovator ? Yes, and not just a run-of-the-mill innovator either, having been presented on 18 April with the Innovator Prize at the 2013 Digital Technology Awards ceremony.L'Atelier - Paris
The US and the UK remain at the top of the list of countries with the greatest number of universities contributing to the creation of the most successful entrepreneurial ecosystems worldwide.L'Atelier - Paris
In spite of the budget squeeze and a freeze on recruitment and pay, the vast majority of United States federal workers claim they are keen to innovate and are constantly looking for ways to perform their jobs better.
I could not say I did a fantastic presentation. But I did ask these students whether they know Baidu or Tencent. They shook their heads and I thought I had to stop asking their knowledge of Alibaba, Sina Microblogging etc.Cécilia Wu
According to a recent report from Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN), a public-private partnership whose aim is to coordinate and support all the south-eastern state’s entrepreneurship-related activities, Tennessee seems to have become the new Eldorado for startups.L'Atelier - Paris
Facilitating patient monitoring and follow-up is an area which the e-health sector seems to be increasingly focusing on. Better
Very few people would dispute that the US healthcare system is simply not sustainable in the long term. First and foremost costs are too high. The United States spends around $2.7 trillion on health costs per year, equivalent to just under 17% of GDP.In addition the architecture of the system is too fragmented: hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation centers all use different standards, and there are very few channels for linking up the data generated in one medical establishment with another.L'Atelier - San Francisco
Systems that enable you to use any and every surface as a touchscreen have become rather widespread recently, but creating moveable interfaces is a somewhat less straightforward feat. WorldKit, developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in the United States, is designed to do just that. Using a paired depth camera and projector, ordinary surfaces can be made instantaneously interactive.
Techstars worked recently with Nike to provide a dedicated startup accelerator model designed to enhance the brand’s range of apps by cultivating companies interested in leveraging Nike+ technology. Now Tigerlabs Health Accelerator, a Princeton, New Jersey-based entrepreneurial campus focusing on Healthcare IT, has set out to emulate this approach on a wider industry scale.