McKinsey

Michael Porter and Mark Kramer’s article, Creating Shared Value, is intended to throw down a gauntlet for a more a socially-conscious form of capitalism.  “Capitalism is under siege” they proclaim, harmed by decades of practices and policies focused on short-term profits.  Guided by laissez-faire economic ideology, businesses have elected to ignore externalities that harm society, […]

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Last month, McKinsey came out with a research report by Jacques Bughin and Michael Chui that shows that companies with the most pervasive use of Web 2.0 technologies are winning market share and gaining higher margins.  (The rise of the networked enterprise:  Web 2.0 finds its payday)  Also recently released is new research by Keith […]

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The Internet of Things — IoT

by JenniferCobb on 01/18/2011

A number of years ago, I found an obscure article tucked away in a corner of the MIT website called The Internet of Objects.  I tucked it away in my “research” folder, the place I stash things that seem important but I am not sure exactly what to do with them.  It was circa 1999. […]

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