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The Future of Outsourcing

March 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Business & Economy

Recently I had the chance to sit down with Kate Vitasek, author of the new book, Vested Outsourcing, with Mike Ledyard and Karl Manrodt. Outsourcing is a controversial but fundamental business activity – as Kate notes Peter Drucker used to say “Do what you...

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Right on Economic Growth

January 29th, 2010 | Posted in Business & Economy

Now and then it is nice, as a futurist, to see that something you forecast and expected is coming to fruition, especially when what you said ran counter to a lot of common wisdom. Two economic announcements today confirm what I was saying about...

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Future of Health Care Reform in U.S. Now

January 20th, 2010 | Posted in Innovation

The standard chorus today, following a win by Senator Elect Brown in Massachusetts, is that health care reform is either dead, or must be substantially revised to be passed into law. I don’t know that it is dead, but it is on life support....

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Our Future In Space

January 13th, 2010 | Posted in Space

I grew up in space. Not literally, obviously, but in my sense of future possibilities. When Colliers and other magazines in the 1950’s featured the Von Braun space station on their covers – the great wheel in space that became an iconic image –...

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