Ecolab to go all-solar in Minnesota!

Ecolab reaches a deal with SunEdison to provide renewable energy for all of its Minnesota operations. Ecolab Inc., a global company based in St. Paul, says it’s going all solar in Minnesota. The company said Monday that it signed a deal with renewable energy developer SunEdison to acquire enough solar-generated electricity to offset virtually every ...

15 Quotes to Spark Creativity in 2015

(Image: Khalid Albaih on Flickr.com) Gijs van Wulfen Influencer Speaker innovation. Founder FORTH innovation method Follow 15 Quotes to Spark Creativity in 2015 Dec 29, 2014 A lot of change- and innovation projects start in January. Trying to do things differently or to do different things within an organization is hard. Being an innovator is not ...

Admit Failure Early!

I found this great article and I can tell how much it is really true and right on the spot from my personal experience: James Ient CFO at Tradition   I’m sure everyone has heard from their parents, religious teachings, seminars, books, whatever it is – that failure is just a stepping stone towards success. ...

English Premier League: Chelsea impress vs. West Ham, Man United and Man City stay in touch

BY ESPN STAFF - www.espnfc.us Chelsea won to stay atop the Premier League table after a full Boxing Day schedule which also saw title chasers Manchester City and Manchester United prevail. Diego Costa was on target in a 2-0 win as Premier League leaders Chelsea were too much for the Hammers to handle. Premier League leaders Chelsea demonstrated their ...

The Internet of things is coming on faster than ever thanks to a new, huge alliance

By: J. O’Dell http://venturebeat.com/ Qualcomm, LG, the Linux Foundation, and a whole team of heavy-hitters in the Internet of things world are coming together and forming an alliance. Thrilling Star Wars terminology aside, the AllSeen Alliance, as it’s called, will take on the monumental, innovation-accelerating task of creating and maintaining unified standards for device-to-device communication. That’s a mouthful. ...

Newsweek Ranks Ecolab Among World’s Greenest Companies

Here is one of the many reasons why I am proud of this great company: Ranked 6th on Global 500 list; 4th on U.S. 500 list Ecolab’s commitment to sustainable business practices was again recognized by Newsweek and Corporate Knights, who ranked it as one of the World’s Greenest Companies. Newsweek evaluated more than 800 of the ...

Computer Engineering major ranks No.6 for salary potential

PayScale, which analyzes salary data, ranked 129 college majors based on earning potential. Engineering, math, science and technology fields dominated the highest rankings in the College Salary Report, which provides the median starting pay and median mid-career pay for the alumni of more than 1,000 schools. Engineers, in particular, nabbed seven of the top 10 spots. ...

What Would You Do With 32TB of Storage Space? @Seagate Blog

The Digital Den - The Seagate Consumer Blog - What Would You Do With 32TB of Storage Space? What would you do with 32TB worth of storage space? That’s a lot of space, right? Simple. Grow your business. Adding to our already established arsenal of consumer storage products, this past Monday we announced our 8-Bay rackmount (we have ...

Seagate Unveils World’s Fastest Enterprise Hard Drive

By Seagate News Room - New, Ultra-Fast Enterprise Hybrid Drive Technology provides up to a 3X increase in random performance over existing solutions CUPERTINO, Calif. — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today announced it is shipping the world’s fastest hard drive— the Seagate® Enterprise Turbo™ SSHD. The industry’s first enterprise solid state hybrid ...

7 Lessons Every Young Entrepreneur Can Learn From ‘Shark Tank’

BY JONAH LUPTON | FROM YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR| When ABC’s Shark Tank debuted three years ago, I was instantly hooked. But, of course, I wasn’t the only one. It quickly became a favorite among millions across the country and helped garner attention for entrepreneurs and business owners who are tasked with finding the funding to make their dreams a reality every day. ...