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How To Extract Business Value From Data Science: It’s All About The Teamwork – Jack Soat

To make an impact at the enterprise level, the data science group can’t work in isolation, said Ian Swanson, Oracle vice president of machine learning and artificial intelligence product development, during a presentation at the recent Oracle OpenWorld conference. “In order to do data science right, it has to be a team sport,” said Swanson, … Continue reading How To Extract Business Value From Data Science: It’s All About The Teamwork – Jack Soat

Here’s How Bloomberg Should Have Spent His $1.8B For Economic Mobility – Allison Dulin Salisbury

As soon as news hit of Michael Bloomberg’s latest donation to Johns Hopkins University, the praise—and the critiques—started rolling in. If you missed it, the billionaire and former New York City mayor announced last week that he would be giving $1.8 billion to his alma mater to increase need-based financial aid for low- and middle-income … Continue reading Here’s How Bloomberg Should Have Spent His $1.8B For Economic Mobility – Allison Dulin Salisbury

Don’t Believe Beijing: China Really Does Rival The U.S. – Kenneth Rapoza

Liu Qiangdong, better known as Richard Liu here, is already a billionaire. At the 7-Fresh grocery store in Beijing, not far from Liu's JD.com, there's this fruit stand that looks awfully similar to anything an American would find at a Trader Joe's or Wholefoods. It's organic. It's small farm friendly. But here at 7-Fresh you … Continue reading Don’t Believe Beijing: China Really Does Rival The U.S. – Kenneth Rapoza

The Philippines Per Capita GDP Has Reached An All-Time High Under Duterte – Panos Mourdoukoutas

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has a terrible human rights record. But the average Filipino is doing better under Duterte. When it comes to per-capita gross domestic product (GDP), that is. That’s a measure of the total output of a country divided by the number of people in that country. The Philippines’ per-capita GDP was last … Continue reading The Philippines Per Capita GDP Has Reached An All-Time High Under Duterte – Panos Mourdoukoutas

The Scariest Economic Chart In The World Right Now May Come From China – Pedro Nicolaci da Costa

Move over, U.S. economy: The real action in global forecasting these days lies in figuring out what is happening in the world’s second largest economic powerhouse, China.Wall Street is increasingly worried about slowing growth in foreign economies despite strong economic numbers at home. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, too, recently identified weakening overseas economies as … Continue reading The Scariest Economic Chart In The World Right Now May Come From China – Pedro Nicolaci da Costa

Delivering A Great Digital Experience? Prove It – Bridget Bisnette

Imagine that you can provide your customers with visibility and actionable insights on how “users”—be it customers or employees—are consuming applications, what their digital experience is while using them, and more importantly quantify how those experiences directly impact revenue, productivity, costs, and other business KPIs.For those of you not currently in the business of providing … Continue reading Delivering A Great Digital Experience? Prove It – Bridget Bisnette

Black Friday, Cyber Monday Sales Hit Another High, But It’s Not Time To Celebrate Yet – Andria Cheng

The American sport of deal hunting and conspicuous consumption has again been on display with the onset of Black Friday doorbuster deals followed by Cyber Monday promotions enticing consumers to open their wallets and officially kick off the U.S. holiday shopping season.On Cyber Monday, an occasion the industry invented to encourage online shopping, American consumers were on … Continue reading Black Friday, Cyber Monday Sales Hit Another High, But It’s Not Time To Celebrate Yet – Andria Cheng

Is a Recession Coming – Brooke Crothers

In December 2007, Larry Kudlow, then a talking head for the business network CNBC, proclaimed, “There’s no recession coming. It’s not going to happen.” That same month, the economy plunged into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. This week, Larry Kudlow, now the director of the National Economic Council, stood on the White … Continue reading Is a Recession Coming – Brooke Crothers

MIT Awards $1 Million To Most Innovative Future Of Work Organizations In The World – Devin Cook

The MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy has announced the four global grand prize winners for the 2018 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC). The winning organizations were selected by the IIC Champion Committee from 20 Regional Winners in Latin America, Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America. All were vetted after a year-long search for the most innovative, … Continue reading MIT Awards $1 Million To Most Innovative Future Of Work Organizations In The World – Devin Cook

How Business Can Make An Exponential Difference In The Lives Of Students – Lisa Dughi

We know how much of a difference one person can make in another’s life. But what if your goals are loftier than reaching just one person? What if you want to make a difference in the lives of a hundred, a thousand, or more? There are millions of young people across this country that need … Continue reading How Business Can Make An Exponential Difference In The Lives Of Students – Lisa Dughi

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