Sharing information, the future innovation strategy?

12th of March 2015 Article by Rob den Hertog
Sharing information, the future innovation strategy?

Rob den Hertog, project manager for the ISSA/Interclean series of exhibitions, discusses the future of information sharing and its possible impact on our sector.

Last summer, Carmaker Tesla said All Our Patents Belong to You as it released its electric vehicle patents to the world. Ceo Elon Musk said at the time that patents, "serve mer..

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Tackling food safety challenges

17th of February 2015 Article by Dr Ilham Kadri
Tackling food safety challenges

Dr Ilham Kadri, president of the Sealed Air Diversey Care business, writes her latest blog for ECJ. She focuses on the role of scientific innovation in overcoming challenges affecting the food service sector.

I recently spoke at the World Cuisine Summit in Lyon, France on the role scientific innovation can play in overcoming challenges affecting the food service sector. With many o..

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The move towards service-centric delivery

3rd of February 2015 Article by Peter Ankerstjerne
The move towards service-centric delivery

Peter Ankerstjerne, head of group marketing at global facilities services provider ISS, contributes his first blog to the ECJ website. He writes the transition towards service-centric delivery requires that FM providers focus on three elements: intangibility, customer integration and the heterogeneity of services.

Companies like Amazon spend very little time on traditional marketing and branding. Instead, they focus on dev..

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2015 - questions and opportunities

13th of January 2015 Article by Markus Asch
2015 - questions and opportunities

Markus Asch, deputy chairman of the management board at cleaning equipment manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for the ECJ website. He looks back at business in 2014, and speculates about the opportunities for the industry in 2015.

In contrast to many optimistic forecasts for 2014 - including my own - the past year turned out to be much more challenging than ex..

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Handshakes and hygiene

22nd of December 2014 Article by Mike Sullivan
Handshakes and hygiene

Mike Sullivan, managing director of hand hygiene products supplier GOJO Industries - Europe writes his latest hand hygiene blog for the ECJ website.

The simple handshake is something that we see or experience all the time. From graduation ceremonies, to job interviews, to the end of tennis matches at Wimbledon - the clasping of hands as a greeting, to offer congratulations, thanks, or seal a deal, ..

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