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The "Jack Welch Factor" and the irresolvable Catch-22 of outsourcing

During today's presentation regarding the National Innovation Initiative, IBM senior vice president of research and manufacturing Nicholas Donofrio identified one of the long term global competitive challenges for the United States: how to make the US the most attractive place for investment.

September 30, 2004 by David Berlind

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MIT Emerging Tech Conference Quote of the Day

In characterizing the challenges of running an R&D group, which sometimes takes 5-10 years to gel, YankeeTek Venture's senior managing director Howard Anderson said "There is one rule in corporate America if you are running a company: Make your numbers.

September 29, 2004 by David Berlind

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MIT panel: The ugly truths of offshoring

One of the tougher "calls" to make while here at MIT's Emerging Technology Conference was which of two conflicting (from a scheduling point of view) sessions to attend: Next Generation Search or Technology Jobs Drain?

September 29, 2004 by David Berlind

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MIT Emerging Tech Factoid #1

According to Bob Tepper, President of R&D at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, based on what researchers have gathered from sequencing the human genome, all humans are 99.9 percent identical to each other, but we're 50 percent identical to a banana.

September 29, 2004 by David Berlind

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