Sep 01, 2018

Global Finance Leader Study: Unlock the Power of Advanced Analytics by Combining Finance and Non-Finance Data by Christy Sasser


        Simply having lots of data does not necessarily translate to having lots of insight. Strategic and useful data-driven insight requires effective advanced analytics. As Rick Rodick, chief financial officer at TELUS International, explains, “My biggest concern is what we don’t know. Even if you have access to the data you need, you could be making some wrong decisions if you don’t ...

Aug 27, 2018

Marketing Tools That Will Generate Value For Your Business by Alannah Tsimis Sandehl


        From content marketing platforms to social media management solutions, marketing technology, or martech, is helping businesses catapult their profits. However, there are so many martech products on the market today that it can be challenging to know which ones to choose. If you want to generate value for your business, you have to select among the best. Here are some key marketin...

Aug 24, 2018

Fighting climate change is not just a cause, it’s also a business Silvia Amaro


        Amid growing awareness about climate change and a consequent shift in consumer behavior, brands are increasingly selling more sustainable goods.From vegan footwear to recycled denim and organic toothpaste, the offer to consumers is growing — but such items are often more expensive than their non-sustainable equivalents."As a fair trade business and the only retailer to be certifi...

Aug 23, 2018

This Lansing woman's consulting business helps women see the beauty in being bald by Haley Hansen


        LANSING — Nekeyta Brunson was "the girl with the wig."The Flint native was diagnosed with alopecia, an autoimmune disease that manifests in hair loss, when she was in the first grade. There weren't special children's wigs she could wear, so she wore ill-fitting adult wigs to school, making her an easy target for bullies.Brunson covered her head for most of her life, but said she ...

Aug 22, 2018

US stock market sets record-long bull run by Leia Klingel


        U.S. stocks turned in a lackluster performance Wednesday, but this session goes down in the record books as the day that marked the longest bull market run in history.The current bull market began on March 9, 2009, when the S&P 500 was at 676 points, hard hit by the Great Recession.Nine and-a-half years later, and the S&P 500 has rallied about 323 percent. The tech-heavy ...




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