Posts tagged “Opinion Analysis”
Opinion: We can boost the economy without any cost to taxpayers. It’s not about admitting H-1B visa holders who sometimes make Americans compete for high-paying jobs, but bringing in entrepreneurs who expand the pie for everyone.
Opinion: The one skill which entrepreneurs need is something they don’t teach in business school—selling. The ability to persuade people to believe in you is a necessity. That’s because sales is not just about selling things for money. Selling is about life.
Did you know that NORAD's world-famous Santa Tracker began as a mis-print in a newspaper advertisement?
Commentary: To be known, you have to have a great story and tell it to the right people. And to build a great product, you need to get all the feedback you can from potential customers, marketing experts, venture capitalists, lawyers and accountants.
Executive Insight: There is no silver bullet for best-in-class technology ROI for your company. There are, however, some well-understood and time-tested steps that can make a major difference in preparing your IT organization to be a leader within your company, take advantage of the economic recovery and to meet the demands of today’s global, fast-paced business environment.
Analysis: While many people believe the outlook for jobs in the U.S. is gloomy, three factors indicate otherwise. One is the innovation in the U.S. private sector. Others: Overseas wage advantages will begin to lessen, plus being physically close to customers has its advantages.
“The economic recovery is shaping up to be a jobless one,” writes CFO Magazine editor. “While CFOs say they will increase capital expenditures and technology spending … they note that employment at both U.S. and European companies will continue to decline.”
Morrisville-based developer of intricate tagging technology for video is providing technical horsepower for new Web site from Hollywood studio. Paramount Clips seeks to monetize its video library through licensing of clips.
Opinion: If your firm is short on computing power, a hybrid cloud offers the ability to cross-connect into a provider’s cloud computing resources and provision virtual machines in a fraction of the time needed if your IT team were doing it. You do not have to worry about acquiring and provisioning hardware/software to meet these needs – you give the provider a call, and they take care of it.
Former governor reviews tech's evolution in N.C.: "‘North Carolina is the only state in country not to have to directly funded its network. Imagine that! What a return on investment from our initial $40 million to start MCNC."
If you’re looking for the best place to relocate or settle down, Raleigh-Cary isn’t at the top of the list of destinations in the Carolinas and Georgia, according to Forbes. It’s Augusta, Ga. – home to certainly more than the Masters.
Former governor reviews tech’s evolution in N.C.: ‘As we all know, the past 25 years have brought tremendous economic changes in North Carolina and growth in our state’s technology-based economy. Fortunately, our state’s leaders joined me more than 25 years ago in beginning to prepare for these changes. Our roadmap for progress for North Carolina must in the past and in the future will always begin with investments in our educational institutions.’
The Skinny: Stiff criteria from treasurer call for winning firm – or firms – to have $1 billion under management and to be an active investor in N.C. with at least 25 firms that have ‘significant operations’ in the state.
Analysis from Vivek Wadhwa: Instead of encouraging the first brain drain in U.S. history, the country should create a program to welcome funded startup entrepreneurs.
Opinion: "In order to create and sustain real, long-term, high value jobs, we must recognize and harness the power of participation to drive innovation in this country," writes Jim Whitehurst, who was invited to the White House event.