Commentary

“Now that the government is a major owner in GM, what would you like to see changed at the company?” questions James Carlini. Last December, he said that they should have let the market take its course and let GM go into bankruptcy back then. Nothing is...

One of the many outcomes of the recent BIO International Conference in Atlanta was the perception and comment by industry experts that Big Pharma companies are becoming dinosaurs. While the pharmaceutical industry hasn’t yet hit the wreckage status of the Western automobile industry, bad times...

While most marketers recognize the importance of social media, many say they don’t understand it enough to integrate it correctly into their marketing strategies — and, those who say they understand it lack experience. Most marketers lack confidence in social media. According to a recent study,...

High-speed Internet service should be measured in gigabit speeds rather than megabit speeds. Where are the corporate executives and academics who talk about the quest for excellence in lofty speeches who rarely come up with pragmatic solutions and profitability for their organizations?...

Steve Clark compares the promise of the biotech industry with both the financial realities and the production realities. He cites the sobering study done by a professor at Harvard Business School, Gary Pisano, that compares the financial and productivity data for 293 publicly held...

The graduating class of 2009 is entering the worst entry-level job market since the dot-com bust with many colleges and universities reporting declines in on-campus recruiting of up to 50 percent. Jobs are hard to come by and competition will most likely come from much...

Before we start raising more taxes in Illinois, we should ask the voters what they want. While many agencies have filed for more funding, this isn’t parallel to the goose that laid the golden egg. There is definitely a grassroots movement of people wanting to...

LinkedIn might be the number one recruiting website for reaching Generation X and older, but Troy recently learned that it works like number two when it comes to reaching Generation Y. According to a recent survey by Experience Inc., a top provider of...