Indianapolis Business Journal

JUNE 1-7, 2015

The pace of business has never been faster. A new product or service can lay waste to competitors in a matter of weeks or days. In this week’s special issue, IBJ embraces innovation. Mason King explains how local companies known for liquid thinking accelerate meaningful change. J.K. Wall digs into the days when Indianapolis was known as a hub for innovation, and shows how those early successes point the way forward. The issue also profiles little-known trailblazers at the forefront of their fields, and provides analysis from big thinkers like Scott Jones, Chris Baggott and Justin Christian. Click here to access the whole package online.

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Indy’s Golden Age in 1920s shows way forward

In the 1920s, Indianapolis was one of the most innovative cities in the nation. But after “the dark tragedy of the roaring twenties,” Indianapolis lost its edginess for decades and only recently has begun to regain it.

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LANGHAM: Will drones disrupt logistics?

With e-commerce growing at an exponential rate, and with economic factors such as truck driver shortages, it makes sense to look at how drones can be used as an asset in logistics and distribution.

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SKARBECK: Robo-advisers might alter investment landscape

Startup firms like Betterment, Wealthfront, Hedgeable, TradeKing Core and Motif Horizon have been joined by industry giants Vanguard, Schwab and Fidelity in offering platforms that provide low-cost, algorithm-based portfolio management run on computers.

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