Framework for Developing New Civilian Defense System

February 28, 2007

Yesterday Enterra Solutions announced that it has established a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Oak Ridge National Laboratory. It … Continued

U.S. No Longer the Leader in Telecommunications?

February 27, 2007

Eli Noam, professor of finance and economics at Columbia University, and Financial Times forum-member Thomas W. Hazlett had an interesting … Continued

Some Thoughts on the Resilient Enterprise

February 26, 2007

IBM’s Vice President of Technical Strategy and Innovation, Irving Wladawsky-Berger, inspired by the meltdown of JetBlue following an ice storm … Continued

Anderson Cooper on Rebuilding Critical Infrastructure

February 23, 2007

CNN’s Anderson Cooper recently discussed homeland security on his blog [Does Homeland Security Matter?] Since it is a relatively short … Continued

More Prizes for Innovation

February 22, 2007

Last month I wrote a post about InnoCentive, a company that makes money by charging clients looking for solutions ("seekers") … Continued

More on the Upside of Sarbanes-Oxley for Investors

February 21, 2007

Last month I posted a blog about the fact that while public corporations dislike many provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation, … Continued

Rogue Aid

February 20, 2007

I have noted before that one way alleged terrorist groups curry favor with local populations and garner their protection is … Continued

More On Continuous Partial Attention

February 19, 2007

In a follow-up post to the first of my two blogs on Harvard Business Review’s 2007 Breakthrough Ideas [HBR 2007 … Continued

Industry Consolidations

February 16, 2007

Last month I wrote that this current wave of globalization is fostering transnational industry consolidation as a natural outgrowth of … Continued

Development Gone Awry in Chad

February 15, 2007

Lisa Margonelli, an Irvine Fellow at the New America Foundation writing in a blog published by the New York Times, … Continued

Baby Steps for the Semantic Web

February 14, 2007

Many futurists believe the next step for the World-Wide Web will be the advent of a Semantic Web sometimes called … Continued

Socially Responsible Corporations

February 13, 2007

Last week I reviewed Harvard Business Review’s "Breakthrough Ideas for 2007" [Part 1, Part 2]. One of the ideas, from … Continued

New York’s New Sensor Net

February 12, 2007

Last Friday the New York Times reported that New York City is about to become a Department of Homeland Security … Continued

Web 2.0 in China

February 9, 2007

In my blog on Connectivity in China, I noted that Richard Ji, a Morgan Stanley analyst, claims the primary use … Continued

DoD May Be Moving to Service-Oriented Architecture

February 8, 2007

I think the public generally thinks of the Department of Defense as a monolith (often referred to as the Pentagon). … Continued

HBR 2007 Breakthrough Ideas, Part 2

February 7, 2007

Yesterday I reviewed ten of the twenty "Breakthrough Ideas for 2007" as selected by the editors of the Harvard Business … Continued

HBR 2007 Breakthrough Ideas, Part 1

February 6, 2007

Each year the Harvard Business Review publishes short articles that describe ideas its editors predict will have a profound effect … Continued

Connectivity in China

February 5, 2007

One metric of whether a country is becoming more affluent is how much time and money its citizens spend on … Continued

Mixed Signals from China

February 2, 2007

China threw quite a monkey wrench into the workings of the international security system when it successfully tested an anti-satellite … Continued

Development-in-a-Box at Home

February 1, 2007

There has been an interesting development in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina. According to a Washington Post article, a group … Continued