Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world, there is nothing certain but death and taxes.” I’d like to add one intertwined level of certainty – the modern staple. In fact, staples are killing worker productivity and they’re a major part of our tax process.
Shrewd households have a mechanism for saving and investing in good times to help augment future income and mitigate future monetary crises. Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) do a similar job for nations.
In the past couple of decades, due diligence has evolved and improved, thanks in large part to the advance of technology and digitisation. Where before the process was frustrated by physical data rooms and huge volumes of paper documents
Change is hard, and organizational transformations are among the hardest change endeavors. Only a few out of the very many companies that try to change dosucceed.
Climate change appears to be happening at a faster rate than previously predicted. Today, sea levels are rising twice as fast as they were 25 years ago, due to the melting of ice and warming of oceans, according to the most recent United States national climate assessment
The financial landscape is rapidly changing. Sophisticated algorithms are enabling buyers to meet with sellers more efficiently and enabling supply to meet demand at large in better ways.
2018 has been a good year thus far for both entrepreneurs and venture capital firms. Entrepreneurs are showing strong innovation and disruption capabilities, and investments from venture capitalists (VCs) are burgeoning.
The rate of digitisation in the organizational world is fast. Advances in computing efficiency at around Moore’s law speed or similar rates have enabled technology to become embedded in production systems everywhere.
Purists will tell you that data science is a unique combination of advanced mathematical, analytical and programming skills which enable practitioners to manipulate, manage and analyse huge volumes of data, possibly generated in real time
There is a general concern that intelligent machines can be dangerous to humanity. Yet an examination of human behavior and machine behavior reveals that the former can inherently carry a greater risk to human welfare than the latter.