High Finance

In a market-based financial system, developing business cases and determining the cost and source of capital and the viability of…


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Humans As Sensors

As Di-ann is driving around the Bay Area she uses Waze (http://waze.com) to find her way. From Waze she gets routing, traffic and road…


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Catastrophic Risk Management

Hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, earthquakes, floods and terrorism – the catastrophic disasters that remind us of the fragility of life…


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Time: The Fourth Dimension

In 2003, theoretical physicist Michio Kaku declared that time travel, “…once confined to fantasy and science fiction… is now simply an…


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Professional 3.0

Being a 21st century professional is not about what you do; it's about how you think. What do I mean by that? Enterprise2.0, Web2.0 and…


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Next-gen KPIs

Key performance indicators (KPIs) have become woven into the fabric of most businesses and pushed into the psyches of our organizations. In…


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A Market in Disruption

Big change is coming to the GIS/Geospatial industry. Walk through the crowded halls of any of the GIS, GeoWeb, or Gov 2.0 conferences…


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Visual Financial Analysis

As a former auditor for Coopers and Lybrand, I was destined to develop a co-dependent relationship with crunching numbers and spreadsheets.…


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What’s in an Image?

Imagery—photos taken from satellites and airplanes—is now ubiquitously available through a number of Internet, desktop, and mobile…


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The Agriculture Commodity Information Game

INTERVIEW WITH THIAGO TERZI , GLOBAL BUSINESS MANAGER FOR THE ENERGY AND COMMODITIES GROUP AT BLOOMBERG LBX What was the underlying trade…


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Corporate Evolution

Corporations have long enjoyed the status of being legal persons with the right to contract and petition the government. Most recently, the…


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“Where” is the Location Intelligence Officer?

Executive level officers within an organization —CEO, CFO, CMO, CTO, CIO, COO—all bring specific skills to operate a business. These skills…


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