innovation

Open standards and a smart energy grid: Interview with Green Energy Corp

Green Energy Corp creates software and services for communications and energy companies. They're working towards an open source smart grid solution...Read more

Gary Hamel: Reinventing the Technology of Human Accomplishment

Watch Gary Hamel, celebrated management thinker and author and co-founder of the Management Innovation eXchange (MIX), make the case for reinventing...Read more

I'm bored: The significance manifesto

A humble confession: I'm bored. As mind-implodingly, soul-suckingly, spirit-munchingly bored of business as Jason Voorhees probably is of Friday the...Read more

Three forces disrupting management

Most of the industrial pioneers who created “modern” management—individuals like Frederick Taylor, Frank Gilbreth, Henry Ford, Alfred Sloan, and...Read more

Poll: Patents and innovation

Software patents
After you cast your vote, tell us what you think about the FTC weighing in on patent reform or if software patents are too abstract to patent ...Read more

Do you think software patents encourage innovation?

Software patents
After you cast your vote, tell us what you think about the FTC weighing in on patent reform or if software patents are too abstract to patent . Comments welcome.Read more

How do you sell a community-based brand strategy to your executive team?

One of my favorite regular blog subjects is how to use community-based strategies to build brands. In fact, I'm putting the finishing touches on a...Read more

Seven counterintuitive truths for managers

How do you get customers to send bouquets to staff for great service (literally) yet cut costs at the same time? By discarding (almost) everything...Read more