Commentary

Every organization wants more innovation – but how to best produce it? Some believe innovation results from creating the right environment to enable inspiration and invention among employees. Innovation is left up to individuals to create in their own unique ways. But few managers are...

It's estimated that the typical customer is bombarded with more than 3,000 advertisements each day. So it's not surprising that consumers are ignoring all but the most relevant ones....

Madison is a wired and unplugged city. Broadband access is easily available. Many businesses offer Internet access as a convenience and creative way to attract customers. However, recent news reports and editorials might lead you to believe that the city is falling behind other municipalities...

We have to learn the native language of business and fit into that, sports analogies and all. But don't forget the real value of being a newbie, the ability to bring fresh perspective to what others find so familiar they hardly see it anymore. ...

A few weeks ago I put out the call to DEMOletter readers to raise enough money and products to send caseloads of mobile phones to the victims and volunteers of Hurricane Katrina. ...

It's a common practice for programmers to find readily available source code on the Internet that can be downloaded and incorporated into the software they are developing. Using open source software (OSS) in this manner can be very efficient. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about...