• Newer Concepts of Management, Profits, and Profitability: Summaries and New Directions 

    Kozmetsky, George; Ruefli, Timothy W. (IC² Institute, 2012-07-19)
    Forecast of the impact of new information technologies on management in the period 1971-1990. Summarizes and extends three studies commissioned by the Conference Board in 1970.
  • On the Role of the University in the Knowledge Economy 

    Conceição, Pedro; Heitor, Manuel V. (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Argues for changes in the traditional way of viewing economic growth and questions the role that contemporary institutions, specifically universities, play in this process. Shows, empirically, the increasing importance ...
  • Open Innovation Conference 2012 

    Various (2012-11-14)
    Presentation slides from the First Annual Open Innovation Conference held at the University of Texas at Austin on November 8-9, 2012. The conference was sponsored by the IC² Institute on the theme "The Journey from Ideation ...
  • Opening Address to The Second World Conference on Integrated Design & Process Technology of the Society for Design & Process Science (SDPS) 

    Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Discusses generational road maps and commercialization of science and technology. Describes the current lack of clear-cut generally acceptable road maps, formal or informal, and the changes facing all five basic dimensions ...
  • Operating Guidelines for Effective Venture Capital Funds Management 

    Dorsey, Terry (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014-12-09)
    Extending Liles' work in the development of an effective "enabling strategy," the author has formulated a set of 20 operating guidelines for effective venture capital funds management. The guidelines presented in this paper ...
  • Opportunity on the Horizon: Photovoltaics in Texas 

    Kellison, J. Bruce; Evans, Eliza; Houlihan, Katharine; Hoffman, Michael; Kuhn, Michael; Serface, Joel; Pham, Tuan (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-07)
    Report on the economic potential of the solar energy industry in Texas.
  • Overview of US Incubators and the Case of the Austin Technology Incubator 

    Wiggins, Joel; Gibson, David V. (Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, 2012-02-21)
    Business incubators have a 25-year history in the US. Today they number more than 800. Most are non-profit entities, many associated with universities. This article provides a general overview of business incubation ...
  • Perspectives on Business and Emerging Trends For the 21st Century 

    Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    In a presentation at the Fall 1997 CBA Advisory Dinner, discusses three mega business trends: (1) the transformation of high technology business from U.S. dominance to a global commodity-based industry, (2) the need for ...
  • The Politics of Sustainable Development in Japan 

    Park, Jacob (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Discusses three important questions and issues regarding Japan’s role in global environmental affairs: how the environmental movement has evolved in Japan; what the country’s major environmental policy challenges are on ...
  • “Quicklook” Assessment of Greater Adelaide’s Assets and Challenges for Accelerated Technology-Based Growth 

    Gibson, David V.; Gurr, Graham (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2013-01-03)
    Study of assets and challenges for accelerated technology-based growth in Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Regulation and American Business 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Ayala, Sofía G. (Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 2012-02-23)
    This article examines the cost of federal regulations for U.S. businesses and U.S. international competitiveness, as well as one proposal to address the issue, the Competitiveness Impact Statement (CIS). A review of the ...
  • Regulation and Competitiveness of U.S. Businesses: Is It Time for a Competitive Impact Statement? 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L.; Ayala, Sofía G. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-02)
    This report addresses the question of whether there is a need for a Competitiveness Impact Statement (CIS) attached to proposed legislation in the U.S. A review of the literature on the cost of complying with federal ...
  • Remaking the Pitch: Reuse Strategies in Entrepreneurs' Pitch Decks 

    Spinuzzi, Clay; Nelson, Scott; Thomson, Keela S.; Lorenzini, Francesca; French, Rosemary A.; Pogue, Gregory; Burback, Sidney D.; Momberger, Joel (IEEE, 2015-05-01)
    Examination of how Korean entrepreneurs in an entrepreneurship program revised their English-language slide decks for their competitive presentations (“pitches”) by reusing content from professional communication genres, ...
  • Remote Sensing and Clandestine Tire Pile Identification 

    Eaton, David J. (LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-06-24)
    This report examines the waste tire problem along the Texas-Mexico border and explores the possibility of evaluating aerial imagery in GIS-based software in order to identify clandestine tire piles. Remote sensing technologies ...
  • San Angelo 2002: Accelerating Technology-Based Economic Growth in the Concho Valley 

    Jarrett, James E.; Wiggins, Joel; Bettersworth, Michael; Holloway, Amy (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-08-24)
    Report on a study of strengths and challenges for accelerating technology-based growth and entrepreneurship in San Angelo and the Concho Valley region of Texas, with particular emphasis on the feasibility of a business ...
  • Setting the Stage: Government-Industry Creation of the Japanese Fax Industry 

    Coopersmith, Jonathan (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Discusses the significance of the Japanese government’s role in the development of fax technology as a good model of how governments can influence the agents shaping technology. Describes how the Japanese government’s push ...
  • Structural Gaiastu: International Finance and Political Change in Japan 

    Pempel, T.J. (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Argues that the principal contributor to changes in Japan’s political economy is the decline of Japanese governmental control over capital flows and foreign exchange rates brought about by structural “gaiatsu”, or direct ...
  • Sustainable Energy Options for Austin Energy 

    Duncan, Roger; Eaton, David J.; Ferchill, Cary; Vice, Jeff; Wolfe, Chip (LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015-06-29)
    During the 2008-2009 academic year the City of Austin, on behalf of Austin Energy (AE), and Solar Austin co-funded a policy research project to review options for AE to achieve sustainable energy generation and become ...
  • Sustaining The Technopolis: High-Technology Development in Austin, Texas 1988-2012 

    Gibson, David V.; Butler, John Sibley (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2013-04-09)
    Update and elaboration of the 1988 Journal of Business Venturing article "Creating the Technopolis: High-Technology Development in Austin, Texas" which emphasized the role of key influencers, institutions and networks that ...
  • Synergy for the 21st Century: Between Unstructured Problems and Management Planning Controls 

    Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, 2012-11-03)
    In the plenary address to the INFORMS Dallas Fall 2007 conference for Operations Research and Management Sciences (OR/MS), discusses the synergy between OR/MS and digital technology. Describes historically and prospectively ...