- In The Glass Cage, Nicholas Carr reminds us that almost every business decision involves tradeoffs.
- October 20, 2014 by Nicholas G. CarrNicholas Carr, author of The Glass Cage: Automation and Us, introduces a lesson in generating deeper insights from The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload, by Daniel J. Levitin.
- September 22, 2014 by Barry NalebuffBarry Nalebuff, coauthor of Co-opetition, introduces a passage on when to—and when not to—believe what others say, from The Power of Noticing, by Max Bazerman.
- This four-part approach can help outpatient clinics treat more patients with the same facility and staff.
- If it expects to keep growing, the industry must adopt a digital mind-set.
- May 29, 2014 by Charity DelichCheck out this new interactive graphic to see if your profession will soon become automated.
- May 26, 2014 by Gregg NahassHow to shift your business model with M&A integration.
- March 24, 2014 by James O'TooleHiring employees with greater qualifications than you need may seem like a bargain, but it carries real risks.
- A new wave of software innovation is about to transform industry — and give the United States the chance for a lasting edge. See also America’s Manufacturing Advantage — In Pictures.
- January 15, 2014 by Andrew SchmahlHow same-day delivery, 3D printing, and autonomous vehicles will affect the sector.
- September 9, 2013 by Laura W. GellerDigitization will enhance the customer experience, and can save banks up to 30 percent.
- The modernized grid should revolutionize the way electricity is distributed and used, but its potential hasn’t yet been realized.
- The disruptive influences of e-commerce may finally be setting their sites on the grocery industry.
- July 26, 2013 by David MeerA closer look reveals that some unstructured data lends itself to insightful analysis.
- June 28, 2013George Dyson, author of Turing’s Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe, introduces a passage arguing for a more equitable distribution of the wealth created on the Internet from Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier.
- May 28, 2013 by Peter ConwayThe obstacles to adoption are significant, but driverless technology now in development could transform long-haul trucking.
- February 26, 2013 by Andrea GaborA review of Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs: The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do about It, by Peter Cappelli.
- February 26, 2013 by David Meer“Big data” can drive competitive advantage if companies follow a few timeless principles.
- November 30, 2012Joe Flower, author of Healthcare beyond Reform: Doing It Right for Half the Cost, introduces a passage describing how automation can improve healthcare outcomes and reduce costs from Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World, by Christopher Steiner.
- August 28, 2012 by Mark StahlmanA review of Turing’s Cathedral, by George Dyson.
- August 28, 2012 by Laura W. GellerEntrepreneur Jim McCarthy on why online innovations succeed — or fail.
- Effectively managing service operations is crucial to controlling labor costs and improving customer satisfaction. By addressing six drivers of performance, executives can go a step further — turning their service operations into a key source of competitive advantage.
- February 22, 2011 by Lawrence M. FisherHis inventions from 50 years ago enabled cell phones, laptops, and flat-screen TVs. Now, at age 88, he’s aiming to make solar power cheaper than coal.
- How a capabilities-driven information technology strategy can help differentiate your company.
- January 25, 2010 by William J. HolsteinWhich manufacturing operations should return to the United States?
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