Solar Power: Taking Advantage of Desertification?

August 31, 2010

Many emerging market countries have notable deserts that historically have been more of a curse than a blessing. In past … Continued

Hospitals and Supply Chains

August 30, 2010

Recently Enterra Solutions has been doing some consulting with a hospital that is part of a larger hospital system. Hospitals, … Continued

The Future of Books

August 27, 2010

Edward P. Morgan once wrote, "A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without … Continued

The Importance of Identifying Trends

August 26, 2010

Scott Cook, a founder and former CEO of Intuit, once stated, "Even some of the greatest technology-led revolutions, or allegedly … Continued

Entrepreneurship: Of Fear and Faith

August 25, 2010

Almost everyone who writes about entrepreneurs and the enterprises they start discusses the fact that entrepreneurs are risk takers. Rajiv … Continued

Language and Globalization

August 24, 2010

Confucius reportedly wrote, “If language is not correct, then what is said is not what is meant; if what is … Continued

Change and Innovation

August 23, 2010

In 1927, Werner Heisenberg published his famous uncertainty principle which states “that it is impossible to determine simultaneously both the … Continued

Modern Manufacturing Methods and the Supply Chain

August 20, 2010

Fellow blogger Stephen Jannise from The Manufacturing Blog recently pointed me to one of his posts that discusses the interconnection between … Continued

Not All Small Businesses are Created Equal

August 19, 2010

I have written a number of posts that have asserted that entrepreneurs are critical to help grow America's economy and … Continued

Is America Undergoing a Creativity Crisis? Part 3

August 18, 2010

This is the final post in a series dealing with creativity — specifically, in America. The first post (Part 1) … Continued

Is America Undergoing a Creativity Crisis? Part 2

August 17, 2010

In the first of this two-part post [Is America Undergoing a Creativity Crisis? Part 1], I discussed an article by … Continued

Is America Undergoing a Creativity Crisis? Part 1

August 16, 2010

An article in Newsweek claims that "for the first time, research shows that American creativity is declining" ["The Creativity Crisis," … Continued

Feeding the Poor

August 13, 2010

A recent headline in the New York Times blared, "India Asks, Should Food Be a Right for the Poor?" [Jim … Continued

The Lean Start-Up

August 12, 2010

I suspect that the dot.com bubble (and the collapse that it eventually suffered) will continue to provide grist for business … Continued

RFID Tags: Where They’ve Been and Where They’re Going

August 11, 2010

Dan Gilmore, Editor-in-Chief of Supply Chain Digest, wrote a column that looked back over the past year to see what … Continued

Healthcare, Technology, and the Supply Chain

August 10, 2010

In a lengthy two-part post on healthcare supply chains, Dawn Mathew Varghese discusses how improvements can benefit everyone from suppliers … Continued

Corruption and Kenya’s New Constitution

August 9, 2010

Last week, brave Kenyans flocked to the polls to approve a new constitution for one of Africa’s most corrupt nations … Continued

Social Commerce and the Supply Chain

August 6, 2010

Facebook recently made headlines by announcing that it had surpassed 500 million users and appears to be on its way … Continued

Demand Driven Supply Chains

August 5, 2010

Bob Ferrari notes that the ups and downs associated with recovery from the current recession "provide a reinforced reminder to … Continued

Designing the Future

August 4, 2010

When a new product hits the market and strikes the fancy of the consuming public, much of the credit for … Continued

Supply Chain Integration

August 3, 2010

In discussions about business processes, including supply chain operations, I have noted that the presence of organizational silos can create … Continued

Young Entrepreneurs

August 2, 2010

Prerna Gupta is a young female entrepreneur. Before becoming an entrepreneur, however, she seemed to have it made working as … Continued