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Strategic Movements April 2023

By Tim J. Smith, PhD April 11, 2023

Deere & Company, Trane Technologies, Republic Services, and Eaton. Each: Share an executive level understanding of the importance of price. Have built out their pricing team and tools. Earned a rating of 5 of 5 Vertebrae in their Pricing Spineometer Provide evidence that significantly raising prices in 2022 was possible without harming volume growth. Indicate that raising profitability in 2023 will face greater headwind as the potential gains from reduced challenges in…

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Moving Forward
Prognostication about the digital future

By Tim J. Smith, PhD January 10, 2002

Since we have entered the time for prognostication, I offer these visions of the digital future. We all know the e-tech bubble…

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Power Risks California Power Problems Caused by Dumb Regulation, Not Deregulation

By Tim J. Smith, PhD February 5, 2001

Recent news concerning power outages have been of dour amusement for this Chicagoan. Once again, a subset of people (read: the state)…

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The Next Disruptive Technology – Distributed Generation

By Tim J. Smith, PhD September 25, 2000

Is Enron coming for lunch? Introduction The past three decades have offered ample evidence of the ability of disruptive technologies to create…

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Industrial Non-Equilibrium Dynamics

By Tim J. Smith, PhD May 30, 2000

Economic transactions and industrial reorganizations are akin to the evolution of a complex system punctuated with periods of equilibrium and non-equilibrium dynamics.…

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