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At 11:34am on May 24, 2012, Rich Chapas said…

Glad to hear of your interest in Sustainability; it's a critical strategy and knowledge element for business today.  I teach a course in Sustainability and Green Business at the University of Delaware.

At 10:36am on May 22, 2012, David Creelman said…

We are in agreement on the pros and cons of lumping.

I think 'unlumping' may be premature since it may introduce unhelpful barriers or lead to a debate about lumping rather than a debate on using IC in a productive way.

At 7:45pm on January 12, 2012, Phillip W. Barnett said…

Super:   just let me know the date.  We can discuss an number of things including past research projects in KM ROI measurement or current client KM issues.


At 1:02pm on January 12, 2012, Thomas Mathiasen said…

Seminar on growing service business - great seminar today, Mary. I enjoyed your very clear and descriptive presentation and discussion. Very good indeed.

br, Thomas

At 1:01pm on August 9, 2011, William Miller said…

Mary - Great meeting. I will post the links. Hope to talk with you more directly.


At 3:36pm on June 14, 2011, Dr. Edna Pasher said…

Thank U Mary, Eric and Friends.

It was another example for - "where there is a will - there is a way"! I look fwd to July 12. I am sure that we will improve our conversations. Thanks to Eric I just practiced a little the technology!


I would love all of you to join us in November for the the 4th Knowledge Cities World Summit in Israel - "The Start-Up Nation". Look here:

For those of you who have not yet seen our IC Israel report look here:

Looking fwd to your examples of companies which have adopted IC reports on a regular basis.

Many thanks and warm regards,


At 2:40pm on June 14, 2011, Jay Chatzkel said…

Mary, Gordon, Leif and Eric,

This was a fascinating beginning.  Just hearing people's voices and seeing you in live time was quite exciting.  I am sure that these global conversations will allow for many new connections and rekindle older ones.  


My one suggestion is to send out a note before the session on how to participate.  That might cut into the connection and feedback problems we had this time.

I also agree with the suggestion to develop a wiki to build a continuing and accessible record of what people are involved in.  A real time community and an accessible wiki are important building blocks.

Thanks for the excellent effort.

Jay Chatzkel




At 10:43am on June 14, 2011, Jayaraman Rajah Iyer said…


it was a nice gathering today on IC and am interested in IC Valuation to be taken up further. I am trying to locate from my notes two persons: 1. who said she had been doing micro - macro analysis of valuation of IC; 2. another who said Company as a whole valuation. I'm interested in the three variations. My interest in pursuing further would be based on the following premise from my theory:


1. IC must have a separate independent valuation taken away from a Balance Sheet that truly restricts its capability to a great extent, by its own merit with every componenet being measured.

2. You may recollect our discussion earlier on the report of WORKING PAPER NO. 01-15,  WHAT IS THE US GROSS INVESTMENT IN INTANGIBLES? (AT LEAST) ONE TRILLION DOLLARS A YEAR! Leonard I. Nakamura Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia October 2001.

a. I am keen the investment on intangible is being collated to reflect the input-output of the investment and its status on online basis, on a national level.

b. In the same paper by Nakamura, you may remember the discussion on Creative Destruction. I am keen we co-relate the IC/IP to the limitation of this phenomena, as the current IC/IP has a restricted life by the future possibility of self-destruction, that gives the basis of valuation of the concerned IP.


If any of our members interested I am keen to interact further. I was expecting  Dr. John Dumay to be present, possibly next time.


Thanks indeed for this opportunity.





At 10:06am on June 14, 2011, Muhammad Khalique said…

Dear Mary, Thank you and Congratulation, Many love for you and your team members


At 1:22am on June 12, 2011, Muhammad Khalique said…
I want to join Ing. session on IC that will held on 14 June 2011. Please help me how can I reg. I am in Malaysia
At 9:45am on May 24, 2011, Vlatka Hlupic said…

Thank you for inviting me Mary. I would be delighted to share ideas.



At 7:25am on May 19, 2011, Dr. Peter Heisig said…

Hello Mary, many thanks for your email and invitation to join the conference call on June 14th, 2011.

Unfortunately I will be in Germany participating in a DIN working group meeting about process-oriented knowlede management.

I will be happy to join the next time to share some of our experiences with German small and medium enterprises who have adopted the IC-Made in Germany method to improve the leverage of IC in their companies.

Best wishes,


At 3:17am on May 12, 2011, Jos Havermans said…

Dear Mary, thanks a lot for your comment and letting me join.

I don't see many companies adopting IC vocabulary yet. However, as CSR concepts are still expanding further among corporations, you see a change in the culture of many companies and this may make them more suscepotible to also adopting IC concepts.

Kind regards,



At 1:27am on April 27, 2011, Abhijit Talukdar said…
Thanks Mary. I will mark my calendar about the call and try to skype in.
At 4:47pm on April 12, 2011, JC Spender said…

Thanks for your welcoming comment Mary.


Yes indeed - momentum.  There is much to be said about IC, but not much of it will matter unless we think through to a theory of the firm that appreciates IC as central.  By this I imply a critique of the view that IC can be treated as supplemental - just another resource to be added into the analysis.


Regards, JC

At 12:05pm on February 2, 2011, Stuart Shaw said…

Hi Mary 

Great to be here. I hope i can add insights and ideas to the community. 



At 3:56pm on January 4, 2011, Simone Verza said…
Thank you for contacting me! IC is included (hidden) in some KPIs reporting, but is not yet really a part of our management accounting. As IC "maniac", I'm trying to introduce more focused reporting on intangibles, starting from a kind of Balanced Scorecard, adapted to our context and to a new point of view (for my company) of human resources through a Human Capital Scorecard.
Your website is rellay interesting.
Hope to keep in touch with you in the community, cheers!
Simone from Italy.
At 8:53am on December 23, 2010, Terry Bean said…

Thanks Mary. I appreciate the welcome (even if it took me a month to see it). I'm looking forward to collaborating here.


At 8:36pm on December 7, 2010, Paul K. Toulson said…
Hi Mary

Thanks for your kind words of welcome. I also really enjoyed meeting and talking with you at the Conference. Sorry it took me so long to join since the Hong Kong Conference but I have been rushing around since getting back to NZ. I am looking forward to taking an active part in this forum. Cheers Paul
At 4:28pm on November 19, 2010, Agustin Moreno Ruz said…
I firmly believe in the involvement of IC in the value of the company.
We must find the relationship between HR, organization and management, and quantified.
(Sorry, my English is limited)

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