Commentary

In retail, there's an ongoing angst about the shift from producer-oriented models to consumer-oriented models and what that implies for retailers everywhere. Producers that depend on controlling pricing information to turn a profit have a lot to loose in the face of a perfectly informed...

The case for biofuels, or renewable energy, is compelling given the recent ramp-up of the cost of gasoline in the U.S. Because Illinois is one of the top states in the U.S. for corn production, and the Midwest has the highest concentration of both corn...

Pundits and marketers have been hyping “any time, anywhere” computing for years, but a popular perception remains that if you are starting a technology company, “anywhere” needs to be spittin’ distance to one of the nation’s technology centers: Silicon Valley, Seattle or Boston. You might...

Peter Drucker died on November 11 at the age of 95. With his passing the world has lost one of our greatest thinkers. Drucker was a rare breed – a researcher and management advisor who believed in the human and societal responsibilities of business yet...