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It’s all about innovation. The top five posts on Business Trends show us how innovation is changing society, companies and the way we use high-tech gadgets.

Business Trends Top 5 06-03-13.jpgNo. 1: How China’s Big Data and Mobile Innovation Powers a Global Business Engine

IT, Big Data and other innovations are changing business landscapes all over the world, especially in fast-growing regions with large mobile-savvy populations. Sanjay Poonen’s attendance at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing gave him insight into China’s fast pace of technology innovation — and its impact on society.

No. 2: Darwin was Right: Business Can Either Innovate or Die

Change is a scary proposition for many people, but questions and fears should not stop forward progress. We naturally selected Susan Galer to look at how being open to new experiences — and cultivating strong, lasting relationships — enabled SAP to innovate throughout four decades of building trust across a global customer base.

No. 3: Data Glasses: SAP Goes Wearable

Augmented reality glasses, such as Google’s Project Glass, are all the rage among gadget junkies, but this technology is useful to more than consumers. Uta Spinger puts on her spectacles and examines how a new partnership between SAP and Vuzix can help manufacturers, logistics companies and service technicians make the most of these promising devices.

No. 4: FC Bayern Munich: The Secret of Their Success

The home page for 2013 Champions League winner FC Bayern Munich scores about 120 million page views each month. In her second appearance on the Top 5 field this week, Uta Spinger examines how the football club’s backend keeps kicking with an SAP-powered ticket management system, an online personalization platform and a newsletter server.

No. 5: Telco: Proximity Marketing. Waiting Is Not Innovating

Weve is a joint venture of the U.K.’s three largest mobile service providers, joining forces to stop competing against each other — and to start competing against others. As Atilla-Filipe Cevik explains, this joint venture is not an end in itself.

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