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By Jeff Nolan on October 26, 2009
Interesting times we live in… the UAW is finding itself increasingly at odds with it’s members over the negotiated but not yet approved Ford labor agreement.
On Sunday, 92 percent of workers at Ford’s Kansas City Assembly Plant voted against proposed contract changes. The vote there came after a stormy meeting at nearby Winnetonka [...]
By Ross Mayfield on October 26, 2009
Today’s Wall Street Journal has an article on How to Find In-house Experts in a Big Company by researchers Izak Benbasat, Dorit Nevo and Yair Wand. The traditional approach is the centralized credentialing of experts, which fails with dynamic organizations…
By Jason Busch on October 26, 2009
I love new business models built not only on low fixed operating cost structures, but smart procurement approaches that lead to lower costs for consumers. Redbox, a DVD rental company, which services customers through an automated kiosk system at ext…
Posted in Business
By Josh Greenbaum on October 26, 2009
I don’t read a lot of business books, in fact, I read very very few. But this weekend I took some time off from my usual work-avoidance mode to start reading a new book that showed up in my office last week. By the end of the first chapter I knew this was one book [...]
Posted in Trends & Concepts
By Michael Krigsman on October 26, 2009
ZDNet open source blogger, Dana Blankenhorn, says open source software offers at least a partial solution to the problem of IT failures. Let’s examine that view.