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Expertise Location and Social Sofware

Expertise Location and Social Sofware

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…

Redbox: Unorthodox Procurement — Circumventing Hollywood to Cut Costs

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…

Required Reading for the SAP Crowd: The SAP Green Book is Here

Required Reading for the SAP Crowd: The SAP Green Book is Here

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 […]