Profiling The Terrorist: What Was Really Behind The May 18th Royal Bank Bombing in Ottawa?

I have to admit that the first thought that hit me relative to the recent FFFC bombing of the Royal Bank branch at the corner of First and Bank in Ottawa, which when I resided in the city was only a few short blocks away from my house, was why that particular location? Granted, The … Continue reading

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Traditional ERP vendors such as SAP and Oracle overlook the Disruptive Innovation question when they discuss their move to a SaaS model

In my May 18th Procurement Insights post titled “SaaS Sprawl, One-Stop Shopping and Free 8-Tracks To Boot: A Sad Day in the World of SAP” I indicated that SAP’s John Wookey might have been overly optimistic when he put so much stock in customers coming to SAP and saying that it “would sure be nice if … Continue reading

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Forever in Blue Jeans: Relaxing Into Prosperity With Susan Baroncini-Moe

Money Talks But it don’t sing and dance And it don’t walk As long as I can have you here with me I’d much rather be Forever in Blue Jeans Forever in Blue Jeans by Neil Diamond (1979) When I first encountered Susan Baroncini-Moe it was in the virtual realms of Facebook.  What caught my … Continue reading

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Die Hard Part 5? Is FFFC Ottawa Bombing Advocating Proganda of the Deed or Just Plain Old Proganda of Greed?

Right of the bat I want to emphasize the point that this post is purely conjecture and likely due to the fact that I just finished watching various segments of the Bruce Willis Die Hard series into the wee hours last evening. With this disclaimer out of the way, I have to admit that the … Continue reading

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Thought Leaders Series with Brad Feld: Huffington’s 3rd World warning to the U.S. not new but timely

In what is still one of the most popular segments in the history of the PI Window on Business Show, with more than 4,200 downloads in the 48 hours immediately following the live broadcast, Brad Feld’s perspectives on the need for Founders Visa’s for foreign students who, after graduating from prestigious American colleges, are eager … Continue reading

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Physician Heal Thyself?

From 1961 to 1966, Vince Edwards won top ratings as dedicated but difficult surgeon Ben Casey, who’s idealism often pitted him against the medical establishment. Dr. James Kildare, who was played by Richard Chamberlain, ran during the same period as Edward’s Casey.  Working in a fictional large metropolitan hospital the Intern Kildare balanced trying to … Continue reading

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Addicted To Happiness and Other Factors that Have Fueled the Anti-Psychotic Drug Controversy

AstraZeneca $520 Million Settlement Underlines the Greed Over Good Mentality Within the Pharmaceutical Industry (PI Window on Business Blog – May 2, 2010) Antipsychotic Drug Misuse Lands Johnson & Johnson on the Wrong End of Federal Suit (PI Window on Business Blog – Mar 25, 2010) Antipsychotic Prescriptions . . . for Children: Is the … Continue reading

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HP “Buyer Incentives” and Off-Label Prescription Sales: Are there any good apples left to spoil the maleficence barrel?

“In many foreign countries, particularly in those with developing economies, it is common to engage in business practices that are prohibited by laws and regulations applicable to us, such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Although we implement policies and procedures designed to facilitate compliance with these laws, our employees, contractors and agents, as well … Continue reading

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A “State” of Readiness: Matt Jacobson Talks About Always Being Prepared

During my May 7th, 2010 interview with acclaimed author and Cyber Security expert Richard Stiennon, who is a holder of Gartner’s Thought Leadership award and was named “one of the 50 most powerful people in Networking” by Network World Magazine, the subject of responsibility came up relative to both protecting against, and responding to a … Continue reading

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Twittering Money Away: API Service Review of Twitter Counter

Under the headline from their “Featured” web page, Twitter Counter boldly states “Become a featured user and gain more followers.” An interesting proposition to be certain, especially as I am always looking to expand the size and reach of my collective social network which at this time includes the PI Window on Business and Procurement … Continue reading

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