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The Rise and Fall of the BlackBerry: An Interview with  Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff

Phil Simon | Posted 07.02.2015 | Books
Phil Simon

The iconic device not too long ago defined ubiquitous, at least in the business world. Make no mistake: its legacy is alive and well. For my money, it is responsible for creating the expectation that we are always reachable, a problem that haunts us today.

You Have to Be a Little Crazy to Be a Marketing Consultant

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

A marketing consultant has to sell a product that most don't understand, to people that are not sure that they need it, and are skeptical of its value. So why would anyone want to do marketing consulting? Good question.

Technology as Tools and Not Toys

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.14.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

My guest for this episode of the Future of Work podcast is Ralph Loura, CIO at Hewlett-Packard's Enterprise Group, and former CIO of the Clorox Company. We looked at technology as tools and not toys.

Carly Fiorina Wouldn't Enforce Federal Marijuana Ban In States With Legalization

The Huffington Post | Jesse Rifkin | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina said on Thursday that as president, she would not enforce the federal b...

Carly Fiorina Defends Tenure At Hewlett-Packard After Criticism Over Layoffs

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) - Republican U.S. presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is defending her record as a corporate executive after a critic t...

GOP Presidential Field Doubles in Size

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This week, the Republican presidential field is going to double, from three candidates to six. Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Marco Rubio have all previously officially announced their candidacies, and this week they will be joined by Carly Fiorina, Ben Carson, and Mike Huckabee.

FACEPALM: Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina Didn't Pay For CarlyFiorina.org

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.04.2015 | Technology

And it's coming back to haunt her.

Creating Advertising That Does a Better Job of Selling

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.02.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

When you look at the data, you find that much of the advertising that is done is not just mediocre ¬- it doesn't work. When I make this statement to my clients and students at the beginning of an engagement or course, they don't believe me.

Being Asian In American Business

Gil Laroya | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business
Gil Laroya

Asians have been fueling American high tech since the late 60's, and today the trend continues. The Asian mindset of humility and quietness puts many Asians into low paying jobs with long hours, which does a disservice to both their livelihoods and their respect.

Hewlett-Packard Plans To Break Into Two Companies

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 10.06.2014 | Technology

Technology giant Hewlett-Packard will break in two, according to sources cited by The Wall Street Journal on Sunday. The company will reportedly be...

How the iPhone Helps Perpetuate Modern-Day Slavery

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business
C. Robert Gibson

We either have to collectively decide that we'll hold onto our current products as long as we can until the promise of sustainable manufacturing is made, or to line up like cattle for the next level of expensive gadgets made possible by a tremendous amount of human suffering.

How To Survive A Bad Boss: Learnings From Hewlett-Packard's Mike Nefkens

George Bradt | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business
George Bradt

Mike Nefkens' story of surviving at HP by engaging in his own style of leadership, allowed his team and business to thrive. Bringing in your own style can help guide you through similar challenges by clarifying what matters and why, pausing to accelerate, and rallying the team around the cause.

Choosing Between These Three 'Computers' is a Difficult Task

Michael L. Berman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Sitting in front of us are three "computers:" a tablet, a new ultrabook and a so-called convertible device that can be used as an ultrabook or tablet. An ultrabook, loosely defined, is a thinner, lighter laptop without an internal CD/DVD drive and a smaller solid state hard drive.

Anti-Apartheid Archbishop Calls Presbyterians to Back Divestment from Israeli Occupation

Robert Naiman | Posted 08.16.2014 | Religion
Robert Naiman

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the leader who more than any other human being alive is associated with the successful use of divestment to help overturn apartheid in South Africa, is calling on Presbyterians to choose divestment from the Israeli occupation.

Presbyterians Poised for Historic Vote Against Israel's Occupation of Palestine

Robert Naiman | Posted 08.12.2014 | World
Robert Naiman

The most important reference point for non-Presbyterians to judge the morality and wisdom of the divestment that the Presbyterians are poised to consider is the context of failed diplomatic efforts for the last 20 years to resolve the Israel-Palestine conflict.

Opportunities Abound for American Companies in India Election Aftermath

Gunjan Bagla | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business
Gunjan Bagla

India, where business is conducted in English, has more in common with the United States than any other major economy in Asia. The potential for mutual benefit for these two free market democracies is unprecedented.

Success Comes With a Good Story, and Becoming a Commodity Item

Gil Laroya | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Yahoo. Google. Apple Computer, Hewlett Packard. Each of these names is synonymous with two things; being successful, commodity tech companies -- and h...

Today's Career -- We Are All Just Consultants

Gil Laroya | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Your skills, accomplishments and your background are the bullet points on your line card. The company is your client, not your friend. And when the you-know-what hits the fan, the company will not hesitate to chop your head off and throw you under the bus to save itself.

The Facade of Fancy Workplaces

Gil Laroya | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

I learned over the years that huge buildings with beanbag chairs and dog-sitting stations do not make a company. It is the people who make the company, not the fluff. Think about where you work now, and understand where your daily motivations lie.

'Big Data' Is an Investment in Nature -- and Human Well-being

Peter Seligmann | Posted 02.19.2014 | Science
Peter Seligmann

CI and 83 partners have been meticulously gathering data on changes in biomass, biodiversity, species distribution and other indicators of ecosystem health. The data from this network offers decision makers an early warning system designed to identify potentially harmful changes arising within Earth's ecosystems.

CEO's Salary Raised 1.5 Million Times Over!

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 02.16.2014 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman is getting a huge raise as she enters the third year of her attempt to turn around the slumping...

What Technology Isn't

Gil Laroya | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Technology isn't a "thing." Technology isn't an object you can mount into a sports car, nor is it a component in a smart phone. It's not a touch screen, and it's not a rechargeable battery. Technology is, for all intents and purposes, a method, a mentality, and a mindset.

Teleworking and Technology: Why We Can Get a Land Rover on Mars But Can't Get IM on Our Desktops

Rose Stanley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Rose Stanley

In a previous blog, I spoke about some teleworking results from WorldatWork's recently published Survey on Workplace Flexibility. This blog serves as a "part 2" discussing technology that enables teleworkers to work effectively and why some still are in the dark ages about using them.

Teleworking Banned? 4 Facts That Say This Isn't the New Normal

Rose Stanley | Posted 12.24.2013 | Business
Rose Stanley

With all the press this past year about some very prominent companies rescinding their telework policies, I was very happy that it happened to coincide with the scheduled update of WorldatWork's Workplace Flexibility Survey.

HP & Yahoo's Telecommuting Breakup: It's Not You, It's Me!

Kenneth Matos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Kenneth Matos

It might get some folks thinking that this is the beginning of mass telework jilting throughout Corporate America. But all indicators point to it maintaining strong relationships within the biggest and smallest employers in the country.