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Spies, Inc.: Business Innovation from Israel's Masters of by Stacy Perman

By Stacy Perman

Innovation is the lynchpin of industrial luck. And so it's for nationwide and foreign safety besides. This ebook appears on the such a lot hugely winning innovation computing device on the planet; a bit recognized categorised excessive tech unit in Israeli Intelligence be aware of as 8-200. Its constitution is to strengthen applied sciences and ideas, custom-made and suited for the original demanding situations of battling terrorism and unending conflict. an grand tale of intrigue and thrill, it exhibits how rules may be constructed via any association that leapfrog the techniques of the day gone by. it's a company publication wrapped in a undercover agent mystery; a good learn with a message for the remainder of us company humans. Written through former TIME journal and enterprise 2.0, journalist Stacy Perman.

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Just as the Israelis crack down on one particular strategy, the militants continue to up the ante, altering their modus operandi and shifting their strategy. Suicide bombers, generally the province of men, now included young women intent on blowing themselves up and taking many innocent lives with them. In their attempts at avoiding Israeli checkpoints and police patrols, the militants disguised themselves as Israeli soldiers and sometimes even Orthodox Jews. In one instance, a live donkey was laden with explosives to be detonated from a remote control.

The captured militants, later identified as Shadi Bahalul and Tareq Baslat,2 were turned over for interrogation. That evening, police uncovered an explosive belt hidden in the toilet of a mosque in 37 38 S PIES , I NC . the Israeli-Arab town of Taibeh, just inside the Green Line that separates Israel from the West Bank. In general, suicide bombers conceal belts or vests packed with explosives hooked up to a detonator under their clothing to avoid detection as they approach their designated targets.

We have nothing else except knowledge in many subjects. The pursuit of knowledge and education is fundamental to Israeli society. It is an extension of the importance that Judaism has traditionally attached to learning. This preoccupation with education has produced and developed world-class institutions of higher learning and research centers. Twenty percent of Israel’s workforce has university degrees. 13 Israelis have an enduring love affair with gadgetry and adopting new technology. Its population has one of the world’s largest penetrations in mobile phone and personal computer ownership.

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