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Millennials have become the Ben Franklin generation

August 14th, 2015 at 7:22 pm » Comments Off

An online financial services start-up, Wealthfront, has squarely and unashamedly targeted Millennial wallets and raised$64 million last month. That’s on top of $35 million that venture firms plowed into the company earlier this year.  

Has digital technology created a new labor movement?

August 14th, 2015 at 7:09 pm » Comments Off

The labor movement  in the U.S. is finally starting to go online. It was born from the shifting economic environment created by the Industrial Revolution—and we are, once again, at a technological turning point: this time, change is driven across transistors rather than by steam engines. Labor issues are as much in flux as any […]

Data visualization shows China’s economy is shrinking

August 12th, 2015 at 6:41 pm » Comments Off

The economy in China is shrinking, and it’s happening faster than anyone expected, not even the country’s government.

More experience equals worse bootstrapping

July 29th, 2015 at 10:33 pm » Comments Off

The logical thing to do when a company wants to generate the most revenue from its resources, is to put its most experienced leaders in charge of those resources.  

What $100 is worth in every state

July 21st, 2015 at 6:25 pm » Comments Off

According to recent data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, you might consider moving to Mississippi or Arkansas, if you want the most bang for your buck.  

Blockchain tech could change auditing for good

July 16th, 2015 at 8:03 pm » Comments Off

Something unprecedented happened following the Enron Scandal in October of 2001.  Although for a short period, for the first time in its modern history the global audit industry lost its most precious asset: public trust.  

After student exodus, 900 laid off by University of Phoenix

July 7th, 2015 at 3:45 pm » Comments Off

Over the past five years the for-profit institution has shed about half of its students, and since September the university has fired 900 employees.  

The vaule of information is declining in our networked society

July 6th, 2015 at 11:33 am » Comments Off

According to a recent paper published in the Portuguese academic journal, OBS, the single most striking element explaining the difficulty in the discovery and implementation of new business models for the media in the digital age, is the declining value of information in the networked society.  

The death of car ownership?

July 2nd, 2015 at 6:26 pm » Comments Off

Owning a car, in just a few short decades, could be a lot like owning a horse — mostly for hobbyists and really unnecessary for transportation purposes.  

Planning for the future: Generation Z

June 30th, 2015 at 9:14 pm » Comments Off

A mart HR manager is already looking at the generation Z, oldest of whom are turning 18 and slowly entering the workforce, while a lot of companies are still struggling with millennials.