by World Economic Forum Highlights Switzerland takes the leading position in the TTCI rankings. Switzerland is an extremely safe country, with excellent health and hygiene indicators, as well as environmental regulation that is among the most stringent and effective in the world. And in a country that has some of the most well regarded hotel management schools in the … [Read more...] about Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2007
Futurist (definition): (Twelve) Types of Futures Thinkingby: Acceleration Studies Foundation,Understanding the nature, common pitfalls, and limits of human inquiry can help us avoid classic traps and dogmas, including the false threats and promises of many of the most successful memeplexes in global culture, and allow us to see through scenarios which are more a reflection of … [Read more...] about Futurist definition
by Rutger Rienks, Anton Nijholt, Paulo Barthelmess Introduction Meetings are often inefficient. Starting with probably the first meeting ever held by humans, people have looked at techniques and protocols to enhance them. The development of technology to support meetings has therefore long been a subject of research. Meetings can nowadays be assisted by a wide variety … [Read more...] about Pro-active Meeting Assistants: Attention Please!
by Christine Perey People, processes and technologies we use in business meetings are continuously changing in order to increase efficiency in the workplace, or enhance meeting productivity. How can the addition of more technology help more than it hurts? The goal of this article is to take what is currently known about meetings and to overlay a vision of the future, to see … [Read more...] about The Future of Business Meetings: Applications for AMI Technologies
by Markus Miessen The United States became engaged in two distinct conflicts, Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) in Iraq. As a result of a Presidential determination, the Geneva Conventions did not apply to al Quaeda and Taliban combatants.” (1) - Schlesinger Report The present re-read Analysing the relationship between … [Read more...] about The Statu(t)e of Liberty. Spatial Location as a Blueprint of Evil