William Miller's Blog (6)

Trade Policy needs to Consider Private and Public Intangible Capital

Foreign trade driven by offshoring has caused a large loss in manufacturing jobs. A change in trade policy can return many manufacturing jobs to the USA and stop many additional losses.

The right legal argument recognizes that trade policy and economics don’t account for THE THEFT OF PUBLIC INTANGIBLE CAPITAL (PIC) IN OFFSHORING where the PIC was financed with…

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Added by William Miller on February 16, 2017 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Washington Think Tank has an obsolete view of innovation that largely ignores intangible capital

The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) is one of the best think tanks in Washington because they study how innovation drives economic growth. However, the ITIF largely ignores how intangible capital drives innovation and economic growth. In their recent report,

Contributors and Detractors:Ranking Countries’ Impact on Global Innovation,…

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Added by William Miller on January 26, 2016 at 9:32am — No Comments

Integrated thinking, three frameworks and adding a fourth framework for innovation

The model of integrated thinking that combines three frameworks – Integrated Reporting, Sustainability, and Intangible Capital is excellent, but the framework for innovation is missing. In the framework for innovation there is a debate over a traditional vs. a new framework. In the traditional framework, investment in R&D is considered the primary driver of value creation. But the debate is also about process. In the traditional framework, the process is linear with stage gates in a…

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Added by William Miller on December 15, 2015 at 9:46am — No Comments

Major reports misunderstand intangible capital and the linkage to innovation and economic growth

Intangible Capital (IC) is misunderstood by the federal government, universities, economists, think tanks in Washington, and other organizations such as The Conference Board. Here’s a new report by the Information Technology  and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) entitled “The Limits of the Knowledge-Based Capital (KBC) Framework” that is unaware of intangible capital frameworks such as described by SmarterCompanies .…

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Added by William Miller on January 22, 2015 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

MIT's list of the top 50 smartest companies

MIT Technology Review just published their list of the smartest top 50 companies for 2014.

Here's the list.

http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/524671/50-smartest-companies-2014/

The criteria for the list is not the typical…

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Added by William Miller on February 19, 2014 at 9:22am — 1 Comment

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