Inside the executive mind. Profiles of the C-suite, entrepreneurs and other decision-makers.
We've heard an awful lot in recent months about how great the smart grid could be for consumers. Well, there's one really big reason that utility companies apparently are scrambling to develop...
September 29, 2009 7:02pm |
The recent downturn was different than previous recessions, because jobseekers have been able to actively network electronically across professional groups, industries, and regions. But the...
2 | September 29, 2009 9:42am |
New research shows you're likely to get more customer satisfaction by simply apologizing, versus attempting to make financial compensation. And it's a heck of a lot cheaper, too.
4 | September 29, 2009 6:00am |
It might seem counter-intuitive, given the rich Texas heritage in fossil fuels, but business organizations up and down the I-35 corridor connecting Austin and San Antonio are banding together to...
1 | September 28, 2009 6:58pm |
A congestion charging system has significantly cut down rush-hour traffic in Stockholm. Could it work in the sprawling cities of North America?
30 | September 25, 2009 8:00am |
Anyone who does business with Wal-Mart, or any rival retailer for that matter, needs to get on the ball when it comes to the company's proposed sustainability index. First of all, you can breathe...
September 25, 2009 5:49am |
They say necessity is the mother of invention. Increasingly, sustainability is simply the foundation of great business ideas. For some inspiration from some social business entrepreneurs that are...
September 25, 2009 5:13am |
Intel CTO says Moore's Law -- in which processing capabilities double every two years -- will be in force for many decades to come
7 | September 24, 2009 7:48am |
The Connected Urban Development initiative will get more inclusive, by encouraging participation from additional cities and business partners who can help scale some of its existing Smart Cities...
September 24, 2009 6:05am |
The days of glocalization -- when rich countries accounted for most of the market and other countries were afterthoughts -- are over. Instead of creating products here and retrofitting them later...
September 23, 2009 8:15am |
San Antonio, the nation's 7th largest city, is sharpening up its image and attracting new businesses with the help of a new local solar investment program.
1 | September 23, 2009 4:08am |
The HP, Dell rivalry on climate issues continues to heat up. We can learn from both.
September 22, 2009 12:47pm |
Remember last year when banks stopped lending to each other because they lost trust in one another? Trust requires transparency, which can be helped by technology.
1 | September 22, 2009 7:50am |
It strikes me as particularly intriguing that four out of the top five companies on a new "Greenest Big Companies" listed published in the latest Newsweek are also four of the biggest technology...
September 21, 2009 3:47pm |
The US government's first CIO vows to shake things up to improve data transparency
September 21, 2009 3:25pm |
Michigan, down for so long, rediscovers its inner strength and beauty
4 | September 18, 2009 9:46am |
Let's get this out of the way first. I had NO idea that Dubuque, Iowa, only had roughly 60,000 residents. That is about the size of Santa Cruz, California, circa 1990 when I was living there among...
September 18, 2009 9:25am |
We've never been good at predicting economic booms. But businesses need to be ready to ride the wave when it comes.
September 17, 2009 10:14am |
Since about 42 percent of the solar roof-tops in the United States fall into the PG&E utility service territory, it probably makes sense that it get at least some of the federal stimulus...
September 17, 2009 5:20am |
On the waterfront: EPA introduces new policy guide to help communities combat coastal climate change
The EPA releases constructive ideas and best practices for construction and development in U.S. coastal communities.
September 16, 2009 7:01am |