Pivotal Plays are game-changing decisions combined with drive and execution.
They turn challenges into winning results. Strategy, timing, teamwork, and skill are some of the keys to Pivotal Plays in sports. Now it's time to celebrate Pivotal Plays in business and government.
Fannie Mae Repays Bailout Debt
Since 2008’s economic downturn, the housing market and banking industries have weathered significant challenges. A drastic decrease in profits caused the federal government to take the helm of many such businesses. Mortgage giant Fannie Mae was no exception to...
Avinger, Mortar Team to Save Limbs
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a circulatory condition that constricts arteries and minimizes blood flow to the arms and legs. The affliction is often caused by plaque or fat buildup in the arteries—until recently, extreme cases could lead to amputation...
IKEA Installs Largest Solar Energy System In Florida, Continues Commitment To Sustainability
The leading home furnishings retailer, IKEA shines brightly among businesses around the world when it comes to finding ways to reduce its carbon footprint on the environment. Globally, the company has dedicated $1.8 billion to investments in renewable energy through 2015. Furthermore, by 2020, it plans to be completely energy-independent, signaling that it plans to...
Dominion Virginia Power Fights Weekend Hunger
Title I legislation allows children from economically disadvantaged families to receive school lunches at a free or substantially reduced price. But what happens when these students go home for the weekend? The unfortunate reality is...
Texas Epidemiologist Invents Robot That Cleans Hospitals With UV Light
Every year, hundreds of thousands of American hospital patients die not from the ailments that bring them to the hospital, but from the infections they catch while receiving treatment. These infections are often caused by superbugs...
Mid-Atlantic I-Corps Node Strives to take Ideas from the Lab to the Market
The University of Maryland, George Washington University, and Virginia Tech are working together to initiate a regional Mid-Atlantic Innovation Corps (I-Corps) node. These highly ranked universities are striving to turn $60 billion in federal research funding into profitable new...