One of the most intriguing sections of Deloitte’s new Tech Trends 2016: Innovating in the Digital Era report discussed the right speed for IT. Moving beyond the current, hyped-up two speed approach, the report highlighted speed-related considerations CIOs must take...
You might wonder how “non-punitive parenting” precepts applies in the business world. After all, we’re all adults here right? Unfortunately, the trend for big business is shifting to punitive approaches when it comes to working with suppliers.
Thanks to Dr. Evan Lieberman, I had the opportunity to be interviewed for this July/August 2016 piece, What's trending in school technology spending?, for the Texas School Business journal: Source: Texas School Business - Read it online...Show More Summary
As someone who watches technology trends closely as part of my business, I have been thinking about the future impact of all the technology innovations and automation we are currently experiencing and on the cusp of achieving. Many of the headlines I read about these trends — and even some [...]
Adding an online store to your website, or creating one from scratch, is a great way to increase your business revenue and reach new customers. This is especially true if you’re a small business owner looking to expand your customerShow More Summary
Parks Associates kicked off the first day of CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference today with sessions and keynotes examining the innovations, business models, and trends for the connected home ecosystems, including the disruptive effects of connected technologies on the consumer-based IoT. Show More Summary
Despite the ongoing trend of multiple units and high-speed trains substituting passenger coaches in the worldwide passenger rail vehicle business, the classic vehicle type continues to be delivered in constant numbers.
New research reveals a cross-sector trend that sees organizations using governance to strengthen extra-financial performance.
As the trend to show pre-collections abroad grows, it was only a matter of time before American brands wanted in. First, Public School took pre-fall to Dubai. Now, according to a report by Business of Fashion, Proenza Schouler will show its Cruise collection in Paris on July 4 to coincide with the... Continue reading
In the mid-1990s, James and Karla Murray started registering a disturbing trend as they photographed street culture in neighborhoods across New York City. “Despite the short time frame between visits, we noticed that some blocks looked drastically different. Show More Summary
A food delivery startup called Farm Hill is expanding its business from the suburbs of Silicon Valley to San Francisco this week, bucking the trend of so many “on-demand” businesses that focus on dense, urban markets first. Interestingly, Farm Hill benefitted from the demise of one of its city-focused peers in the industry, Spoonrocket. Show More Summary
Fintech is an exciting area but we are not seeing peak disruption. Why is this? When will we see real disruption? Both questions were asked and answered at Wired Money last week.
It’s no secret that the west has taken yoga and made it famous – but it’s inadvertently giving back – and it’s something that could potentially catch the tail-end of the global athleisure trend and become big business in India - with a homegrown twist: yoga apparel.
What trends in mobile marketing and technology should you and your business have your eyes on the rest of this year?
Biz2Credit and Small Business Trends are teaming up to present a free webinar on June 29 to discuss the summertime's impact on small businesses. It's usually a slow time for a lot of businesses, so what are some marketing tips for companies to get through the summer?
Bed Bath and Beyond might be in trouble. A recent note from UBS says that the company is in a "difficult spot." "We believe sluggish consumer demand trends along with intense competition from online players will make it difficult for BBBY to accelerate its comp growth," the note read. Show More Summary
Regular readers know we love pet trends here at Small Business Labs. The latest is the rise of pet parties, especially birthday parties for dogs. According to Small Biz Daily's Party Animals; "7 percent of dog owners hold holiday or...
By Cathrona Samuel On a global scale, consolidation in major industries has been rampant. Businesses have come together to leverage expertise in technology and larger economies of scale through merged market shares. The global trend towards consolidation has also been quite evident in the Caribbean. Over the past 14 months, much of the telecommunications infrastructure...
The financial landscape is constantly changing. For small businesses that are strapped for cash, keeping up with these fluid trends and developments can almost feel like a full time job. And, while you should never count out traditional...Show More Summary
BlackBerry is expected to publish its fiscal Q1 earnings on June 23rd, reporting on a quarter that could see the company’s revenues trend lower, as growth in software sales fail to offset declining Service Access Fee revenues and potential challenges to its handset. Below we outline some of the key factors to watch when […]