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2 Powerlist: Meeting facilities
3 100 Best research methodology, category winners and alpha list
4 The 2012 list: top 33 large companies to work for in Oregon
5 The 2012 list: top 34 medium companies to work for in Oregon
6 The 2012 list: top 33 small companies to work for in Oregon
7 The 2012 100 Best Companies by the numbers
8 2012 100 Best Companies best practices
9 Did the recession kill the arts?
10 Mapping peaks and valleys
11 DePaul plans aggressive growth
12 Sibling non-rivalry
13 The market outlier
14 Down on the farm
15 Sarah Mensah balances life, work, play
16 The sales solution
17 The Con-way deal
18 Natural selection
19 Gearing up for hiring
20 The Best for 19 years
21 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon 2012 video
 

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Updated: Disrupting innovation

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Tuesday, July 08, 2014
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The New Yorker recently published a sharply worded critique of “disruptive innovation,” one of the most widely cited theories in the business world today. The article raises questions about the descriptive value of disruption and innovation  — whether the terms are mere buzzwords or actually explain today's extraordinarily complex and fast changing business environment. 

Update: We caught up with Portland's Thomas Thurston, who shared his data driven take on the disruption controversy.


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South Waterfront's revenge

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Thursday, July 24, 2014
MoodyAveBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Remember the naysayers?  Those who called the South Waterfront aerial tram a boondoggle?  Those who rejoiced at the massive sell off of luxury condos at the John Ross and Atwater Place?


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Driving green

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

Transportation accounts for the second-largest source of greenhouse gases in the U.S. (28% in 2012), and the use of renewable fuels, such as biodiesel and ethanol, is booming in light of state and national programs to make transportation fuels cleaner.


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Proceed with caution

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
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Business and civic leaders weigh the risks and rewards of going green.


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EPA Standards: A breath of fresh air for the region

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Thursday, June 12, 2014
EPABY ANDREA DURBIN | OB GUEST BLOGGER

Last week, the Obama administration took an important and welcomed step in the effort to protect the health and well-being of all Oregonians by limiting carbon pollution from existing power plants.


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Downtime with Doug Gastich

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How the president of BlueVolt spends his free time.


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The business of running a food cart

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What does it take to launch and run one of these mobile food businesses?  


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