Content by Taran March @ Quality Digest

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Lately the momentum to outdistance a nagging sense of being left behind has accelerated for businesses. So many predictions about the digital workplace come tinged with a sense of urgency that it’s...
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Taran March @ Quality Digest
Ah, the ubiquitous cell phone. So versatile. So indispensable. So short-lived. We make one billion of them every year because we can’t live without them, yet we cast them aside every 18 months on...
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Taran March @ Quality Digest
Drivers, choose boldly! It’s time to break the monopoly of black and white vehicles. The monotonous years of colorless commuting, a sad and safe reflection of the moribund recession, are ending. If...
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Taran March @ Quality Digest
Not every idea threatens change to the status quo, but those that do are met with a fairly predictable response: attention, which can diverge into derision or fascination; resistance; and sometimes...
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Taran March @ Quality Digest
Once upon a time, about 70 years ago, entrepreneurs rolled up their sleeves, looked around, and said, “Right. World War II is over. Antitrust laws have our backs. Let’s get out there and make some...
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Taran March @ Quality Digest
“Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.”—Galileo Galilei It’s all well and good to say that metrology “includes all theoretical and practical aspects of measurement,” but...
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Taran March @ Quality Digest
Football is one of life’s mysteries for me. Despite a lifetime of passing television screens where blockish humanoids coalesce and separate against a green background, I can’t get past my shallow...
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Taran March @ Quality Digest
Friday afternoons were reserved for educational films back when I was in grade school. We’d sit on the floor in a darkened room, facing a pull-down screen, and listen to the teacher fumbling behind...
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Taran March @ Quality Digest
It’s not just the looming, package-filled holidays that prompt this rant, but it looks like we’re in for another year of over-packaged consumer goods spreading fear and frustration along with the...
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Taran March @ Quality Digest
You’ve gassed her up, you’re behind the wheel, with your arm around your sweetheart in your Oldsmobile… —Tom Waits If you were in the business of selling a popular dream—say, freedom, status, and...