Kentaro Toyama on Why Technology Alone Won’t Change the World

The University of Michigan professor believes that to solve human problems, human skill is needed more urgently than ever before.

Looking Outward with Big Data: A Q&A with Tom Davenport

The management scholar provides an incisive look at the true potential of big data and the many challenges to unleashing it.

Lessons from the E-Commerce Wars

Entrepreneur Jim McCarthy on why online innovations succeed — or fail.

Creating Great Products with Apple’s Steve Wozniak, Inventor of the Personal Computer

2007 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the introduction of the Apple II, the first true personal computer. Because of his belief that everyone should be able to afford and use a computer, its creator, Steve Wozniak, pioneered an ingenious low-cost design that combined ease-of-use with valuable functionality.

Babson Insight recently interviewed the Woz, as he is known, and asked him to go beyond the tale … [ Read more ]