By Ryan Skinner (email)
For all the wrath that the .com bubble created, it also created something else - something called serial entrepreneurs. These are people who develop new business after new business, or, better yet, a dozen at the same time. Shipping's had its entrepreneurs, mind you, but none that could operate at the speed of web.
For those in shipping who aren't there already, it's time to understand that we're now beginning to see the full import of the information age. It's no longer just the coders who dominate the big IT ideas.