Scott Berkun’s chronicle of his stint as a team leader at WordPress.com offers insights for companies with distributed structures.
Nancy Scola reviews Joel Gurin’s Open Data Now, the first book to detail the rich business opportunities in open data and the challenges in capturing them.
A review of Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change, by Edmund Phelps.
David Hurst reviews Professor Lawrence Freedman’s magisterial new history of strategy, which underscores the discipline’s central elements and limits.
A personality-driven history of economic forecasting by business historian Walter Friedman points up the limitations of the prediction business, then and now.