Wisconsin Insurance Company Invests in DotCom Company
Delta Dental Plan of Wisconsin and Delta Dental Plan of New Jersey and announced an investment to complement the previous investments made by Aetna, Ameritas Life Insurance Corp., Delta Dental Plan of Michigan, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, MetLife and Dental Benefit Providers (th...
Confoti: Revisiting a dotcom business model
It's easy to be fooled by first impressions. And I have to admit that when my former colleague Jim Forbes decided to profile Confoti in the January 2002 issue of DEMOletter, I was rather dismissive. After all, the company offered customized confetti sold over the Internet. Dot-com businesses wer...
Growth: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
...cause a lot of problems.
I dream of having those kind of problems, is the usual response.
Dream on. This mindset was one of the factors in the dotcom
boom and bust. That shouldnt deter certain companies and certain entrepreneurs from seeking and benefiting from fast growth. On the other hand, the re...
NY Times Reporter to give Tech Talk in Madison
...b Tedeschi, The New York Times Award-winning Journalist to Address Madison Business, Technology Leaders; Bob Tedeschi of The New York Times to Discuss dotcom
and Technology Future.
Bob Tedeschi's influential weekly "E-Commerce Report" column appears in the Monday Business section of The New York Times. ...
"You're fired!" Trump wants trademark rights
...centuries. Its enormous powers and successes are directly responsible for our healthy name brands, symbols and icons.
One day, like a small dot, a dotcom
appeared and a frenzy of first come first serve registration started. One could register anything as a URL without any regards to any previous ownersh...
Lord of the Engines
... the likes of Wall Street. Financial markets are somber and conservative, looking for sobriety and with no room for the skateboarding attitudes of the dotcom
and Enron eras. Proper business-name trademarks, solid global domain names and thoughtful corporate name identities are all good prerequisites for suc...
How should we define Web 2.0?
...boration (which I'd argue are two different activities anyway).
I'm fairly certain that Web 2.0 won't generate the extreme boom/bust cycle that the dotcom
craze of the late '90s produced. The amount of investment, on average, going into a Web 2.0 startup is miniscule compared to the millions dumped on si...
Proceeding with caution at corner of IT & biotech
...re our building an infrastructure, which is expensive and takes time to build."
Laboring for biotech
For those worried about the impact of the dotcom
bust, outsourcing, and off-shoring, the growth of biotechnology is one factor that has increased the need for information technology professionals. ...
Technology changing for better, Coburn says
...g products to what he calls, in a tongue-in-cheek manner, "real humans." And given his forecasting credibility, established largely for predicting the dotcom
bust, he's bound to have the ear of executives attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison's ninth annual E-Business Institute Conference.
No time for evolution in telecommunications
...ng a total substitute. The forecasts of the growth of the Internet went from being vastly understated (in 1995) to being vastly overstated before the dotcom
No one predicted the enormous success of Google , Skype , and YouTube . YouTube, just as one example, is less than two years old and was ...