March, 2006

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    Useful Japanese phrases

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    My colleague Eve Psalti has been kind enough to give me a list of phrases that will come in handy as I work on the project in Japan. Here they are: Good Morning - Ohayo-go-zaimasu Good Day - Kon-nichi-wa Good Evening - Kon-ban-wa Look forward...
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    Microsoft - The World's Most Trusted Company

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    I mentioned in a previous post about how Microsoft is the No 1 brand in Japan. Now the Wall Street Journal reports that opinion leaders worldwide have rated Microsoft as the 'world's most trusted company' For those familiar with the travails that Microsoft...
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    Hollywood and the University of Chicago

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    It's funny but it seems like the Uof C is getting increasing attention from Hollywood. I recently saw 'Syriana' where Matt Damon plays the role of an Energy Derivatives trader and I think is a grad of Chicago. On my recent trip to Japan I saw 'Proof...
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    Windows Embedded Student ChallengE forum

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    Jim Wilson with whom I've had the pleasure of working while I was in MED has started a blog / forum around Windows Embedded Student ChallengE. http://windowschallenge.learningce.com/default.aspx As the blog gets populated I'm sure participants will...
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    Microsoft - No 1 brand in Japan

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    At the Japan office, during one of the presentations it was pointed out that based on recent Nikkei research, Microsoft for the first time in it's history is the number 1 brand in terms of awareness in Japan. The top 5 were: Microsoft Toyota...
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    'Kaizen' Versus Discontinuous Innovation

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    Returned last Saturday after two days in Tokyo. It was obviously very busy with a bunch of meetings but it was fun just trying to understand the nuances of doing business there. I was told by Fujibayashi-san one of my colleagues in Japan about 'Kaizen...
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