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A marriage in supercomputing land: Cray acquires Appro for $25 million in cash Two super-duper computing firms are to become one as Cray today announced that it has agreed to purchase Appro International, a privately-held developer of ‘scalable supercomputing solutions’, for approximately $25 million in cash. The acquisition price assumes at least a $3.5 million net working capital balance at closing, sans debt. Headquartered in Silicon Valley and currently the #3 provider on the Top100 supercomputer list, according to the release, Appro has builds advanced high-performance computing (HPC) cluster systems.
by Vijay Govindarajan | 10:00 AM October 22, 2012 Gary Hamel and C.K. Prahalad’s 1989 HBR article “Strategic Intent” brought about a discontinuous shift in my career — from a professor of accounting to a researcher on strategy and innovation. As an idea, strategic intent is about setting a bold and ambitious goal, out of all proportion to a firm’s current resources and capabilities. The Timeless Strategic Value of Unrealistic Goals - Vijay Govindarajan
by Robert F. Wolf | 11:00 AM September 24, 2012 “There is always an easy solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong.” Little did he know it when he penned these words, but journalist H.L. How to Minimize Your Biases When Making Decisions - Robert F. Wolf
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marginally subversive I came across this slideshow on reception theory on SlideShare on Reception Theory. And it was a very interesting, clear read. As a media planner, I have been exposed to a number of 'frameworks' that tried to explain how audiences access, process, and relate with information that they encounter about brands.
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Twenty Lies You'll Hear on a Job Interview: 11. "I'm Not the Principal Decision-Maker" If this statement comes from your hiring manager, ask yourself "Why the heck not?"
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