China’s Leaders Ease Slightly on Dissent

July 31, 2007

In a couple of earlier posts about how the Chinese people use the Internet [Connectivity in China and Web 2.0 … Continued

Cooking with the Sun

July 30, 2007

Africa is a large and geographically varied continent. When most people think about poverty there, however, they picture people living … Continued

Putting on a Good Face

July 27, 2007

Those of us in business necessarily concern ourselves with branding. It’s a very important concept if you want your business … Continued

IBM’s Globally Integrated Enterprise

July 26, 2007

A year ago I wrote a post about a letter to the editor of the Financial Times written by IBM’s … Continued

Update on Wiring Rwanda to the World

July 25, 2007

Last August I wrote a post about Greg Wyler, an American tech entrepreneur who had big dreams about connecting Rwanda … Continued

Outsourcing the System Administrator Force

July 24, 2007

My colleague Tom Barnett has for years talked about the need for two forces — a Leviathan force that can … Continued

International Money Transfers Back in the News

July 23, 2007

Last October I wrote a post about businesses that were offering international money transfer services through the use of cell … Continued

Can Ex-Leaders Lead?

July 20, 2007

When Bill Clinton and Tony Blair were elected heads of their governments, most people believed the torch had been finally … Continued

China Learning about Resiliency and Trust

July 19, 2007

I have written several posts that discuss the important role that trust plays in supporting the global economy. In recent … Continued

Small Loans Attract Big Players

July 18, 2007

Last April I wrote a post based on a Nicholas Kristof column that discussed how average people can get involved … Continued

The Semantic Web is One Step Closer

July 17, 2007

I first wrote about ongoing attempts to develop a semantic web last November [Web 3.0]. In February, I provided a … Continued

Botnet Attacks Remain High Security Priority

July 16, 2007

I first wrote about malicious bots last November [Bots and Network Security]. I followed that up with a post in … Continued

The Struggle between Dark and Light

July 13, 2007

A number of reasons have been offered for the collapse of the Soviet Union. Among those reasons is the fact … Continued

The Globally Integrated Job Market

July 12, 2007

The recent terrorist attacks in the United Kingdom are sending shockwaves across the Asian work force, especially among the Indian … Continued

Culture and Connectivity

July 11, 2007

Many of those who protest the advance of globalization believe they are speaking for those who can’t speak for themselves … Continued

Interest at the Edge

July 10, 2007

Zenpundit Mark Safranski pointed me in the direction of John Hagel’s and John Seely Brown’s web site. Having recently discussed … Continued

Fostering Good Governance

July 9, 2007

In my last post, I wrote that programs are needed in emerging market countries to develop leaders with integrity and … Continued

A Lesson in Corruption: São Tomé

July 6, 2007

I have never underestimated how difficult it is to help an undeveloped nation break free of poverty’s grasp. The term … Continued

Innovative Companies

July 5, 2007

Every year BusinessWeek in association with Boston Consulting Group publishes a list of what they consider to be the world’s … Continued

Happy Fourth of July

July 4, 2007

Readers of this blog live all over the globe. For those living outside of the United States, you may not … Continued

Information Age Productivity

July 3, 2007

Last March the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation released a report that indicated significant gains in productivity could be achieved … Continued

Economic Development and Global Security

July 2, 2007

John Hillen, president of Global Strategies Group (USA) LLC, wrote a thoughtful op-ed piece for Defense News entitled "National Security … Continued