The Valuation of
Technology-Based Intellectual Property in Offshoring Decisions,
with Gio Wiederhold, Amar Gupta, and David Branson Smith,
Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol 24,
Issue 1, 2009. (28p)
Software Industry Globalization and Its Role in
Software Industry Development: Considerations for Government Planners. Examines
software as a key element of industrial infrastructure as well as an
industry in itself, with Nagy Hanna, World Bank, April 2003. Electronic
Journal of Information Systems in Developing
Countries (EJISDC), (2003) 13, 10, 1-17. (22p)
and the Global Software Industry. Study funded by the Korean IT
Industry Promotion Agency, with William F. Miller, Graduate School of
Business, Stanford University, Oct., 2002. (80p)
Sri Lanka’s Software Industry. A Report to the World
Bank. July, 2002. (13p)
a Professional Software School. A concept paper that argues
that software professionals should be educated like doctors, lawyers,
and architects, April, 2002. (3p)
a Knowledge-Level Software Platform. A position paper for the
first International Semantic Web Workshop at Stanford Univ., with
Buddy Kresge, BenefitsXML, July, 2001. (2p)
Entrepreneurism in Korea. Working paper, December 1999.
Entrepreneurism and Economic Development. Slides from
the talk presented at the US-Japan Technology Research Center, Stanford
University, December 2, 1999.
Entrepreneurism in Korea. Slides from the talk presented at the
Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University, October 19, 1999.
The Software Talent Shortage
IT Labor Shortage, Which Never Really Existed, Is Finally Over, Right?
Notes for a panel at the IT Services Executive Forum, San Francisco,
Componentware Save Us from the Software Talent Shortage? Web
Builder Conference, San Francisco, April 1998, slide presentation.
to the Editor, San Jose Mercury News, published February 22,
for Survival. January 1998. (A version of this paper, entitled Treasuring
IT Talent, appeared in Compuware's InTelligence Magazine, Volume 2,
No. 1, 1998)
Will the Software Talent Shortage End? November 1997. (A
version of this article appeared in the January 1998 issue of American
on Human Resource Issues in the Software Industry and Their
Implications for Business and Government. Talk presented
to the NSTC Presidential Advisory Committee on High-Performance
Computing and Communications, Information Technology, and the Next
Generation Internet, Washington, DC, October 30, 1997.
Software Talent Shortage, the Impact on the Software Industry.
Slides from the talk presented to the Enterprise Software Roundtable,
September 4, 1997.
of Arguments About the Software Talent Shortage. Enterprise
Software Roundtable, Sept. 1997.
on the SCIP Software Labor Roundtable: Discussions regarding the global
software labor supply. June 1997.
Software Shortage, March 1997. (A version appeared in
Distributed Object Computing in April 1997.)
R&D Strategies of Developing Countries. Report for
the Council on Foreign Relations, January 1997.
Globalization of Software R&D: The Search for Talent. Report
for the Council on Foreign Relations, Dec. 1996.
Programmers Are Hard To Find: An Alternative Perspective on the
Immigration Of Engineers. October 1996.
The Software Industry
Sourcing Strategies. Slides from Strategic Uses of IT, Stanford
Executive Ed., May, 2000.
Keys to Failure as a Software Entrepreneur. Slides from
SoftExpo 2000, Seoul, Dec. 2000.
Silicon Valley: A Special Place for High-Tech
Innovation. Slides for Finnish Science & Technology Careers
Summer Camp, Stanford, CA, August 1998.
A Pilot Survey of
Software Product Management. In the Proceedings of the
Software Engineering Process Group '97 Conference, San Jose CA, March
from the talk at the Software Engineering Process Group '97 Conference.
San Jose CA, March 1997.
US Domination Of Worldwide Software Products Sales Increased in 1995.
Some Thoughts on Regulating the NII. In the
Proceedings of Infotech Malaysia '95, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November
Initiatives on the National Information Infrastructure.
Talk presented at Infotech Malaysia '95, Kuala Lumpur, November 1995.
Software Products Publishers: Trends and Issues.
Presentation, Stanford Computer Industry Forum, Sept. 1995.
Overview of the Software Industry Study, June 1995.
the Classification of the Software Industry, A Recommendation to the
Economic Classification Policy Committee of the US Office of Management
and Budget, with Brian Lent, March 1995.
2000: A New Role for Corporate IS Departments and People. An
address to Software Development conferences in San Jose, 1993,
Washington, 1994, San Francisco, 1995.
AI and Expert Systems
Systems: A Technology Before Its Time, AI Expert Magazine, May
Qualitative Structural Analysis Using Diagrammatic
Reasoning, with Yumi Iwasaki and Kincho Law. In the proceedings of
the 1995 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence,
Montreal, August 1995.
Active Information Systems: The Evolution of Expert
Systems Technology. IEEE Expert, July 1993.
That Know That They Don't Understand. Presented at Cognitiva
85: Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience, Centre d'Etudes des
Systemes et des Technologies Avancees, Paris, June 1985.
Help Desk Automation and Knowledge Management
Central Role of Knowledge Technology in the Transformation of HR.
Working paper, September 1998.
Management in the Information Age. Slide presentation
for Documation '98 panel, "Whither Knowledge Management Technology,"
Myths About Knowledge Management. Slide presentation,
Trends at the Help Desk. Intelligent Software
Strategies, September 1992.
Distribution at the Help Desk: The Future of Corporate Information
Systems. Information Center Magazine, May 1991.