Archives: October 2008

Robin Chase--The Founder of ZipCar--on ZipCar Capitalism.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 31

I received this great comment from ZipCar's Robin Chase on ZipCar Capitalism. Check it out and check out her blog. "As Zipcar (and GoLoco.org) founder and former CEO, I totally...

ZipCar Capitalism: A New Economic Model?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 30

I'm off to the World Economic Forum conference in Dubai on Tuesday night after I vote. Some 700 folks, including Jeff Jarvis at Buzzmachine, are going to brainstorm about making...

This Recession Will Breed Innovation. Here's What Companies Need to Focus on.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 29

Maybe it's the 11% jump in stocks, but I'm beginning to see the deep recession as a great opportunity for innovation. Crisis brings change and a BIG crisis can create...

World Economic Forum Meeting in Dubai to Redesign The Global Economy.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 28

On November 4, right after I vote, I fly out to Dubai for a World Economic Forum meeting of 700 people who hope to redesign the global economy post-financial/economic crisis....

Designing an Innovation Economy: Shifting From Consumption to Creation.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 28

My good friend and brilliant economist Mike Mandel has an interesting piece up online on why we need to redesign the US economy away from consumption to production. The key...

Alan Greenspan Speaks on Financial Innovation. Why it Failed.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 27

Please read the testimony of ex-Federal Reserve Chairman before Congress on why the financial innovation of recent years, which he championed, failed so utterly. It is important to understand this...

Barack Obama's Cabinet Picks For innovation

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 27

I don't know who will win on November 4 but if Obama becomes the next US President, here's some advice for picking a cabinet for the 21st century. First, forget...

The Femme Den From Smart Design Innovates For Gender.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 22

I ran into the women of Smart Design's Femme Den at the IDSA annual awards contest in Phoenix and was blown away by their insights. As women increasingly play what...

Innovation Insights From Google's Marissa Mayer, Citigroup's Amy Radin, and R/GA's Bob Greenberg.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 22

As part of Cooper Hewitt's National Design Week, I moderated a terrific panel Wednesday morning with R/GA co-founder Bob Greenberg, Citi's consumer innovation guru Amy Radin and Marissa Mayer from...

3 Innovation Principles from Hewlett Packard's Innovation Chief Sam Lucente And How They Can Guide Us Through The Recession.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 22

We are entering what may be a sharp and perhaps prolonged recession and innovation can help companies get through it. I remember talking with HP's Sam Lucente a while back...

Doing BIF--the Business Innovation Factory--Collaborative Innovation Summit.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 14

I'm in Providence, RI, at the start of BIF-4, the fourth annual conference on innovation that revolves around story-telling. The idea is to get brilliant people who have innovated or...

Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson Needs To Think Like a Designer To Fix The Financial Crisis.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 13

The failure to employ the methods of innovation and design thinking to the current financial mess is prolonging and deepening the crisis. It is now clear that Treasury Secretary Hank...

Is New York Finished As A Global Financial Center?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 10

I'm a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (from my editorial days) and here's a thoughtful essay on the impact of the current financial crisis on New York City,...

A Great New Email App For The iPhone.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 08

I went looking through the new iPhone apps to fix some of its problems and found this very cool solution on TechCrunch for iPhone email. Perhaps it's my "fat fingers"...

Apple's iPhone Has A Razr Problem--Part Two.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 08

One of the great benefits of blogging is the information you glean from the comments posted and we have lots of data now from the 30 or so comments to...

The World Economic Forum Declares The U.S. The Most Competitive--And Innovative-- Country In The World.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 08

In this period of dark gloom and doom, it's important to keep our focus on what is vital and what is not. The new Global Competitiveness Report 2008-2009 from the...

Apple's Brand Expansion With the iPhone: From Fans to Customers.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 07

Judging from the comments on my post about troubles with the iPhone's phone, there appears to be a cleavage betweeen Apple's original core of younger, devoted fans and the new,...

Apple's iPhone Has Motorola's Razr Problem.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 07

Nearly everyone I know who has an iPhone is beginning to hate it. They love the applications, the music, the movies, the gps--but the basic cell phone function is terrible....

What Tata Should Do To Revive Jaguar.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 07

I just received this thoughtful analysis of what India's Tata should do to revive Jaguar. It's the best I've seen anywhere. Check it out. And thanks Barrett. "This purchase should...

Congress Readies To Vote On The Financial Package--Get Ready For The Post-Wall Street World.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 01

It's time to step back and see the contours of our redesigned global political economy. The refutation of the past 30 years of neo-liberal market economics--which is what the financial...

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