Pascal Zackary who teaches at Stanford writes in NY Times about how
But I am actually encouraging my CIO clients to look more globally because the Valley trails other global centers when it comes to many "next-gen" areas.
Enterprise Software - lots of new thinking -
"open source" oriented from
Vertical BPO - lots of neat stuff going on in
Security technologies -
Alternative Fuels -
Global Markets - while most of
Public Policy - It is always invigorating to visit Singapore and Dubai. These city states, disproportionate to their size, have a history of attracting innovative companies and experimenting with business practices and policy issues.
Of course, as Apple has shown with iPod and maybe soon with its new phone, commercializing innovations is where the big pay back is. And there the Valley will continue to have overwhelming advantages.