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What one thing, if done extremely well, is a powerful key to highly successful marketing in technology commercialization organizations? And what, if done poorly, is an enormous marketing obstacle? The answer is delegation. How well you delegate will have a direct impact on how effectively...

All you corporate numbers wonks out there, time to listen up. Here’s something new to stuff into your spreadsheets. The Gallup Organization, a leading international survey research and consulting firm, estimates that “actively disengaged” workers are costing US businesses $300 billion a...

Notebook computers have become true desktop replacements while fulfilling -- via integrated wireless -- the ultimate requirements for go anywhere, do anything mobile computing. As importantly, the newest notebooks from Hewlett-Packard and Toshiba have broken the traditional price barriers that have made notebooks a luxury...

The heat of technological innovation sometimes starts out-of-control wildfires of politics, process collapses or budget challenges that rage through your IT shop. If you’re lucky, you’ve got some folks who are good in a crisis and can be rapidly shifted from their regular duties to...

I recently participated in a roundtable discussion with HR executives in London, UK. The participants were managers responsible for talent management and resourcing strategies for elite multinational firms. The subject of discussion was “agile resourcing” – i.e., how to make the work place and the...