How My Clients Can Bypass The MBA

4 Mar
Operations (whether manufacturing, service-oriented, etc.) is one of the most underrated subjects (I have at least two others) in MBA programs. Part of it has to do with that some aspects of operations use mathematics concepts like Little’s Law, statistical ... Read more »

Ed Sim Post On When To Say “No”

3 Mar
Ed Sim has a good post on knowing when to walk away from a deal. In his post he writes, "Having done enough deals, I am of the opinion that if it is extremely one-sided and never makes economic sense, ... Read more »

Jeff Nolan Post on Business Development

3 Mar
Excellent post by Jeff Nolan on business development functions. More of a unique post in the blogosphere because the business development function is defined fuzzily (word?) across the industry as a whole in my mind. I agree with Jeff in ... Read more »

Corporate Blogging Book Deal Probably Dead

3 Mar
A book publisher approached me earlier this year to write a book on business and emerging technologies. Never thought of myself as being an author, but the opportunity showed up at the right time – my "spider-sense" told me that ... Read more »

Increased Choice, More Temptation

2 Mar
I left off my last post by asking why having an increased number of choices works well at Starbucks, but seems to cause confusion when buying jam. The difference often comes down to knowing our own preferences. For everyday decisions ... Read more »

The Sand Hill Group Has A New Blog

2 Mar
The Sand Hill Group, which provides venture investments and management advice to emerging enterprise technology leaders, has launched a new blog. Turns out that in addition to my blogging at The CIO Weblog I will be providing posts at The ... Read more »

PRTM Founder Takes Helm At Dallas-Based i2

2 Mar
The troubled supply chain software company i2 has a new CEO from my alma mater at Pittiglio Rabin Todd & McGrath. The new CEO and President is Michael McGrath, also known to people at the Firm as the "M" in ... Read more »