Memorial Day

May 31, 2010

Although each new days brings with it stories of continued conflict from Iraq and Afghanistan, too many people find it … Continued

Nature or Nurture?

May 28, 2010

Human beings have wrestled with the nature of man since the beginning of history. Despite all of the advances we … Continued

Traceability in Global Food Supply Chains

May 27, 2010

I first broached the subject of traceability in food supply chains in a post entitled Traceable Supply Chains and Food … Continued

ECOWAS and Other Upbeat News Out of Africa

May 26, 2010

Although a lot of bad news continues to flow from countries in Africa (like the Congo, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe), there … Continued

The Wild World of Medical Science

May 25, 2010

When Mary Shelly published her novel about Frankenstein’s monster in the early 19th century, she hoped it would serve as … Continued

Are Retailer Compliance Penalties On the Rise?

May 24, 2010

Although I try to keep blatant advertising about Enterra Solutions to a minimum, I do try and expose readers to … Continued

Dealing with Failure often Precedes Achieving Success

May 21, 2010

In yesterday’s post entitled A Window of Opportunity for Entrepreneurs, I indicated that I would discuss a column by Luke … Continued

A Window of Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

May 20, 2010

One of the columnists I regularly follow is Luke Johnson, who writes for the Financial Times. He also runs Risk … Continued

Genetically-Modified Crops Gain New Importance (But Be Careful)

May 19, 2010

Farmers in India have been looking skyward for signs of the rains that normally come during the annual monsoon season. … Continued

The Future of Rare Minerals

May 18, 2010

Last September, in a post entitled The Future of Electric Cars, I discussed how manufacturers of hybrid and electric vehicles … Continued

Some Updates on Global Healthcare

May 17, 2010

In past discussions about Enterra Solutions’ Development-in-a-Box™ concept, I’ve pointed out that there are several factors that help speed development … Continued

Innovation in (and from) BRIC Countries

May 14, 2010

Back in February, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke claimed that America needed to reduce its "innovation deficit" if it was going … Continued

Red Car-nation

May 13, 2010

One need look no further than the streets of China to see that it is emerging from the Great Recession. … Continued

Wicked Men and Peace Processes

May 12, 2010

Back in 1993, Robert Fox wrote, "From Bosnia to Bogota, Lima to Laos, Kurdistan to Kabul, this is the age … Continued

Innovative Companies

May 11, 2010

Each year BusinessWeek magazine publishes a list of companies considered to be the world’s most innovative. This year’s list was … Continued

New Push for Global Food Security

May 10, 2010

The old saying that "nothing is certain but death and taxes" is as accurate today as it was when Benjamin … Continued

MIT Technology Review’s Ten Technologies Predicted to Change the World

May 7, 2010

Every year the MIT Technology Review publishes a list of technologies it believes have the potential to change the world. … Continued

The Internet and “Civil” Society

May 6, 2010

The world continues to change. Certainly that is nothing new. From the beginning of creation, the world has been in … Continued

Red Flags for Innovation

May 5, 2010

Innovation is a topic of great interest to me. That's why an article entitled "Ten Red Flags for Innovation" recently … Continued

Update on Emerging Markets: Asia Leads Global Recovery

May 4, 2010

Earlier this year I posted a blog entitled Emerging Market Nations Continue to Fare Better than Others. The primary focus … Continued

The Letdown in Libya

May 3, 2010

A couple of years ago, I posted an entry about Libyan attempts to build up their tourist industry [Going Green … Continued