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The Global Revolution In Jobs: When Did This Happen?


As we continue our journey through the second decade of the 21st Century, we continue to bump up against of outdated definitions and old limits to how the world works. Even how we work. A few days ago I saw … Continue reading

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Blue Skies, Black Swans and Backup Plans


As Hurricane Irene passes through lower Manhattan, there is  a tinge of panic but not the full-on disaster that has been expected. Wall  Street will be a bit mussed up, but open for business on Monday. For many in New … Continue reading

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How Modern Guns Conquered The Old West


No single story defines America’s Old West. Instead it is a series of individual stories… Big stories about Big characters doing big things. Usually with big guns. The West and the Gun are inseparable. “God didn’t make men equal Smith and … Continue reading

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For “Resistance Is Futile”, Press 1


Let’s face it, we have a very confused relationship with technology. Not just as individuals, but as a species. We are who we are as a species because of the technology we use. Too many other animals are faster or … Continue reading

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eBay… The New King Of Procurement?


A few blogs ago we were talking about how the next generation of Cloud services will evolve. To make a long story short, the best candidate would be large scale, on-line merchants with a lot of excess  computer capacity. The … Continue reading

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The Return Of The J Curve: A Lesson From Netflix


Nothing is free… or at least not free forever. The same goes for the lowest price. Eventually it goes away. Either a new, lower price is found, or the price rises. As the economy continues to rebound, free is no … Continue reading

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Are Outsourcing Obstacles Too Big To Swallow?


Last week I saw a question on Linked-In that I thought was particularly interesting. The question was, “What are the top five challenges in BPO transitions that  need to be addressed in the outsourcing/offshoring industry?”  If there were any “winners” … Continue reading

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