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McCain Wins Florida – What it Means to Tech Companies

I met Senator John McCain last May at the Wall Street Journal's "All Things Digital 'D' Conference." He was surrounded by some of Silicon Valley's best and brightest including Cisco's leader John Chambers. My prediction is that high tech firms such as Cisco will benefit from McCain's victory, and my perception from observation is that [...]

Preventing Corporate Antibodies from Killing Innovation

Corporations have antibodies that attempt to kill innovation. Six Sigma for example can take defects out, but it can be counter to the very culture that innovators seek. Companies need to protect ideas and insulate them from too many metrics early in the innovation cycle. Recognizing the difference between measurement and corporate self-assessment is important. [...]