Analytics makes the business world go round. The ability to effectively gather and analyze data is critical to the success of any company, and establishing an ability to forecast business trends and deconstruct financial data will set you on track for high-level success in any industry. Show More Summary
CPA and well-known accounting author Edward Mendlowitz laments the demise of public accounting. Trends in the industry show more and more people with accounting degrees leave to become private accountants, meaning a business hires staffers to oversee the finances of just one company or a set of companies. Show More Summary
Ever been speed dating? Before I turned 30, I wanted to give speed dating a try. Movies like Hitch to 40 Year Old Virgin, which featured speed dating scenes, left me curious. As a busy woman, the idea seemed alluring, but I wondered how can people go on speed dates and honestly establish a legitimate connection. Keep Reading ?
Generation Z... the rising wave of future consumers, swelling on the horizon. Most leaders in the business world right now are Generation X, Y or Millennials, and when they hear of Generation Z, fear fills their hearts. However, they...Show More Summary
The iPhone is often regarded as the trendsetter in the smartphone business. Whatever Apple does with its phone tends to set design trends for the next couple years: plastic became glass, which gave way to the unibody metal phones everyone...Show More Summary
July 18 was a big day at Yahoo: it announced its second quarter earnings and took the final bids for the auction of its core business, which eventually sold to Verizon. But it appears that day marked the start of a new trend at Yahoo...Show More Summary
Categories: Industry News, Procurement Strategy & Planning, Technology, Travel Tags: L1, technology Business travelers are increasingly using home-sharing services like Airbnb for overnight business trips. Concur’s recent State of Business...Show More Summary
Radiohead has always bucked trends, in business models, in politics, but mostly in music. The band never sounded like 1997 in 1997, or 2003 in 2003, and last night at Madison Square Garden, its first show there in a decade, the band’s rebel impulses danced with arch musicianship, providing much-needed ... More »
It’s vital to be on top of what’s happening in the industry and the world beyond. You never know when the right thing will come along.
The hottest June on record marks the fourteenth consecutive month in which average temperatures reached all-time highs. Both Gavin Schmidt and Walt Meir of NASA commented on an “underlying trend which is producing these record numbers”. But when it comes to our influence on global warming, we’re well past the stage of skirting around the edges.
The content marketing industry is growing faster than ever before and will continue to do so. While many new trends come in and old trends fade out, it is important to stick to those which align with your business goals. As important...Show More Summary
Welcome to Fashion History Lesson, in which we dive deep into the origin and evolution of the fashion industry's most influential and omnipresent businesses, icons, trends and more. Along with a less encumbered way of female dressing and tweed suits, the practice of tanning can be... Continue reading
Are trends favoring social businesses over classic “greed is good” businesses? Is all business social business? Or, every day, more business is social? I think so. I hope so. I first heard the term “social venture” in the late 1990s....Show More Summary
Customer service initiatives that arise from the business trend du jour or as a marketing strategy will never be successful.
Did you know that 1 in 3 American workers is doing so on a freelance basis? This growing trend is changing where small businesses are finding their talent.
John Hagel III is a prolific author and an adviser to CEOs around the world. His most profound impact has been at the intersection of business strategy and technology, predicting a number of significant and transformative trends in books such asThe Power of Pull,Net Gain, andNet Worth.In2007, Hagel co-founded the [...]
The globalisation trend is starting to reverse. The idea that companies should be able to do business across continents unrestricted by national governments is falling out of favour with politicians. To survive, globalisation needs international trade agreements. Show More Summary
Virtual reality is poised to become a major trend. Do you know how it will impact your business?
A retail process that's at least in some part automated could help earn you more money, retain customers, and keep you organized.
Iran’s anti-vice squads, also referred to as the morality police, are particularly busy in the hot summer months when Iranian women wear lighter clothes and are less observant of the mandatory hijab. But this year the squads are focusing on a new “threat:” women wearing clothes with large English words on them. On National Hijab […]