Corporations, Compliance, & Competitiveness

November 30, 2006

Back in September, I noted that a distinguished group of academics, financiers, lawyers and corporate executives announced that it would … Continued

Raising the Educational Bar

November 29, 2006

In an earlier post [The Race to the Top], I cited a Bill Gates’ speech delivered at a summit meeting … Continued

More on Web 2.0

November 28, 2006

There has been some talk about a new dot.com bubble emerging. Hopefully, the irrational exuberance that created the last dot.com … Continued

GAO’s Holiday Wish List

November 27, 2006

With the holiday season now in full swing, lots of people — from children to Comptroller General David M. Walker, … Continued

Contracts and Automated Rules

November 22, 2006

As a businessman, I can’t help reading newspapers with one eye on business opportunities. A story in the Washington Post … Continued

Web2.0 for the Blind & the Future

November 21, 2006

Yesterday I discussed how the World Wide Web morphed into Web 2.0 by allowing Web users to collaborate to enhance … Continued

Web 2.0 and Pink Goo

November 20, 2006

In a recent post I wrote about Web 3.0 and in that blog, I mentioned Web 2.0. An article in … Continued

Programs that Fight Poverty

November 17, 2006

Tina Rosenberg, a New York Times editorial board member, did a review of eight programs that have been successful in … Continued

Real Meetings, Virtual World

November 16, 2006

In an earlier post, I wrote about Second Life, a virtual on-line world with its own economy, that has attracted … Continued

Esquire Feature on Enterra Solutions

November 15, 2006

Esquire Magazine’s December 2006 issue was recently mailed to subscribers and should hit the newsstands shortly. The December issue has … Continued

Web 3.0

November 14, 2006

Despite the challenges faced by Internet and World Wide Web users (see for example my post on Bots and Network … Continued

Development in Iraq

November 13, 2006

Because of my interest in Development-in-a-Box, I was interested in a Washington Post article on how reconstruction in Iraq is … Continued

Corporate Social Responsibility

November 10, 2006

Critt Jarvis, who is doing some interesting work in Honduras, blogged about the continuing disconnect between corporate rhetoric concerning social … Continued

Broadband Bound

November 9, 2006

In a world where connectivity is a good predictor of success, Americans have good reason to be concerned about how … Continued

An Electoral Lesson in Resilience

November 8, 2006

I don’t normally comment on politics since this is a corporate rather than personal blog. This election, however, strikes me … Continued

Newspapers and Resiliency

November 7, 2006

If you’re living in the United States and reading this blog, I encourage you to vote today. We celebrate when … Continued

Intellipedia: Connecting the Dots

November 6, 2006

Last week John Negroponte, Director of National Intelligence, announced "Intellipedia," a system that will allow analysts and other officials to … Continued

China and Africa

November 3, 2006

During the Cold War, Africa became a surrogate battleground for the U.S. and Soviet Union. Arms flooded the Dark Continent … Continued

Bots and Network Security

November 2, 2006

As many Typepad bloggers are aware, last May the Typepad site underwent a new and serious kind of attack. The … Continued

The Future of Computing

November 1, 2006

As a technologist who heads a company developing state-of-the-art software and processes, I’m always interested in the latest developments in … Continued