Now that both the country and the world are in dire economic straits, attention has recently been drawn to the -- in some cases -- outsized amount of CEO compensation, especially in the cases of companies that have benefited from a U.S. government bailout.The current economic … [Read more...] about INSIGHTS Executive Compensation in an Obama Administration
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The average compensation for an S&P 500 company's CEO was US$14.2 million in 2007, according to the AFL-CIO's 2007 Trends in CEO Pay survey. Some CEOs are even compensated multiple times that amount.This raises the question: When is executive compensation too high? One might … [Read more...] about OPINION Executive Compensation: Is It Too High?
Two books came out last week: Idea Man, about (and by) Paul Allen; and The Steve Jobs Way, about (but not by) Steve Jobs. These books reveal differences in the approaches the two men took to achieving their goals, showcasing why Apple is so successful and why other companies … [Read more...] about OPINION Executing on Ideas and Other Magic Acts
E-Commerce buzz words sound great in theory, but innovation often founders on the shoals of "getting there from here" as IT managers slog through the details of converting to new systems and programs.There has been a significant of amount of buzz at the federal level as agencies … [Read more...] about GOVERNMENT IT REPORT Federal IT Managers Get New Tools for Hammering Out Innovations
Iran's defense minister is going to be ticked off at the Photoshop minister.A photo of Iran's Qahar 313 stealth fighter is bunk -- just like the last one, according to The Atlantic Wire.After being called out for its fake stealth fighter pic last week, Iran went all in and … [Read more...] about TECH TREK Iran Double-Exposed for Stealth Jet Photoshopping