BrightSight Group speaker and author, Mike Malone, along with Tom Hayes, writes in today’s Wall Street Journal, “This recession is more than a business-as-usual downturn caused by bad lending practices, government incompetence and Wall Street avarice. A greater, underlying dynamic is at work, a fundamental change taking place in the global marketplace. The U.S. economy isn’t built for this new world (indeed, neither is any other nation) which is why our problems are racing out of control, while our solutions are proving both slow and inadequate. The danger now is that by merely fixing the old economy we will leave ourselves even more unprepared for the new one.” Continue reading…
BrightSight Group speaker and author, Anil K. Gupta will be speaking at University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business on February 27th in the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center between 8am and 10am. Gupta will offer intelligence and advice drawing on key themes in his newly released book, Getting China and India Right: Strategies for Leveraging the World’s Fastest Growing Economies for Global Advantage. In addition to receiving a copy of the book, attendees will gain insight into China/India strategies for winning global dominance. Click here to register.
NowPublic, the world’s largest participatory news network, has been nominated for a New York Emmy® Award in the “Advanced Media: Interactivity” category. This marks the first time that a user-generated news site has been nominated for a New York Emmy® Award.
“An Emmy® Award nomination is a tremendous honor for NowPublic and an enormous step forward for participatory journalism,” said Leonard Brody, cofounder and CEO of NowPublic. “User-generated news has been widely embraced over the past year and this occasion validates that it as relevant as traditional newsgathering processes.” To read Leonard Brody’s BrightSight Group profile click here.
BrightSight Group speaker and author Max Boot’s latest column, appears in today’s Washington Post. From the article: “As in Iraq, the solution in Afghanistan should come from sending reinforcements to implement a classic counterinsurgency strategy that focuses on protecting the people. Only when the security situation improves will Afghanistan’s president, whoever that person is, be able to function with any degree of effectiveness. “
Max Boot is the author of
War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History: 1500 to Today