Commentary

There is a largely unseen battle now raging in the workplace. It pits incumbent powers against emerging upstarts. The winner of this battle will determine whether the rules and mores of the workplace change dramatically or remain largely the same....

About a year ago, I wrote a column criticizing an "advice article" in the Chicago Tribune about the practice of giving two-week notices when leaving a company. Since then, there have been many comments and personal stories of people leaving jobs. Company policies have created...

It turns out that "free" services can be profitable after all. Last week, the leading social network, LinkedIn, announced that this month it would hit the elusive goal of every startup organization: profitability....

It is a good sign that we have broken the original "East Coast/West Coast" mold and that the BIO organization realizes that biotechnology is flourishing in many areas of the U.S. beside these regions....

I often advise companies about to release software to the market to suspend their expectations and prepare to let the market tell them how their application will be used and be open to the programmatic and marketing adaptations needed to improve upon those unanticipated applications....

As Yahoo and AOL begin charging marketers to reach the inboxes of their subscribers, it's time to consider the value of a customer's inbox. One cent? 1/4 cent? The right inbox? Priceless....