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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

U.S. Travelers Are Benefiting From The Lowest Domestic Airfares In At Least 9 Years – Dan Reed

With only one month left in 2018 it now appears almost certain that the average inflation-adjusted domestic round-trip air fare in America this year will be the lowest it has been in at least nine years. Based on data and analysis from the U.S. Department of Transportation and Airlines for America, the major carriers’ trade … Continue reading U.S. Travelers Are Benefiting From The Lowest Domestic Airfares In At Least 9 Years – Dan Reed

Harnessing Innovative Technologies To Advance Audit Quality – Panos Kakoullis

Businesses today operate in a dynamic, fast-moving, digitally enabled, and fiercely competitive global economy. To respond, organizations must constantly adapt – and so must their auditors, by incorporating innovative technologies to continuously address and identify emerging risks in markets characterized by perpetual transition. Ground breaking technologies are significantly enhancing audit quality by arming auditors with … Continue reading Harnessing Innovative Technologies To Advance Audit Quality – Panos Kakoullis

How Jeff Immelt’s Courtship Of An Activist Investor Backfired For GE Shareholders – Antoine Gara

When hedge fund Trian Partners in October 2015 disclosed a $2.5 billion investment in General Electric GE -1.85% in support of Jeff Immelt’s efforts to reshape the conglomerate, it was the culmination of a multiyear effort by GE’s then-CEO. Two years prior, Immelt had invited Trian’s billionaire cofounder Nelson Peltz to speak at a corporate offsite … Continue reading How Jeff Immelt’s Courtship Of An Activist Investor Backfired For GE Shareholders – Antoine Gara

Why You Should Not Risk Your Personal & Financial Data For Attractive Deals Online – zoaib Saleem

A recent WhatsApp forward claimed that a popular e-commerce website is offering 99% discount on popular gadgets. The message included a link to the website that looks similar to the original e-commerce website. It could be an attempt to steal your personal information by tricking you into believing that you are getting a great deal. … Continue reading Why You Should Not Risk Your Personal & Financial Data For Attractive Deals Online – zoaib Saleem

Want To Sell More? Keep Your Mouth Shut – George Deeb

I have written dozens of useful how-to lessons for driving sales, but perhaps none is more important than this one.  This is the day that you learn that driving sales has very little to do with what YOU have to say.  And, it is everything to do with what YOUR CLIENT has to say.  The magic … Continue reading Want To Sell More? Keep Your Mouth Shut – George Deeb

Here’s How Stocks Perform After Every Midterm Election Since World War II – Stephen McBride

As you likely know from the lawn signs dotting American neighborhoods, midterm elections take place this Tuesday. If the polls are correct, President Trump and Republicans are in big trouble. There’s an 85% chance Democrats will seize control of the House of Representatives from Republicans, according to statistical analysis firm FiveThirtyEight. This is causing bigtime … Continue reading Here’s How Stocks Perform After Every Midterm Election Since World War II – Stephen McBride

Bridgewater’s New Brain: A Millennial Woman Is Blazing To The Top Of The World’s Largest Hedge Fund – Nathan Vardi

In August, Karen Karniol-Tambour warned that the U.S. stock market was priced for perfection, making it vulnerable to the sort of sell-off that took place in October. While convinced that in the long term investors need more exposure to Chinese markets, as of late October she wasn’t bullish about China for the short term, either. … Continue reading Bridgewater’s New Brain: A Millennial Woman Is Blazing To The Top Of The World’s Largest Hedge Fund – Nathan Vardi

Why Investing In Your Employees Is The Future of Work – Drew Holler

As we look toward the future of work, it’s becoming more important than ever for companies to understand the needs of their teams, and to build solutions and products to help serve them—whether that’s through training, healthcare, or other investments. At Walmart, we’ve been very deliberate about investing in our associates, particularly over the past … Continue reading Why Investing In Your Employees Is The Future of Work – Drew Holler

New Documentary To Show How Far People Go For Financial Independence – Tom Anderson

Scott Rieckens has the zeal of a convert. The 35-year-old first heard about the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement in February 2017. Now he is finishing a documentary, Playing With FIRE, which follows his frugal journey from beachy Coronado, Calif., to affordable Bend, Ore., with his wife, Taylor, and their 2-year-old daughter. Along the way, … Continue reading New Documentary To Show How Far People Go For Financial Independence – Tom Anderson

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