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Over the years since its creation in 2007, Glassdoor, the site that allows employees of companies in the United States to anonymously provide information about their companies, even what they are paid, has become a reference source of unquestionable value, consulted by many candidates when considering job offers....
The seeds of our primary interface with machine intelligence rest in the humble origins of the vending machine. Here is the brief story of this evolution of self-service. The Process and Technology of Self-Service Not that long-ago, shop clerks pulled merchandise for us from high shelves behind a counter. Today, we...
I wanted to present a few of the entrepreneurial books I love. These are the best of the best I’ve found, full stop. I’ve “auditioned” many books in places like Barnes and Noble, with a cup of coffee and a comfy chair. Some books are so filled with wisdom or...
In pursuit of the good life over the course of our lives all of us expect our standard of living to materially improve. Can we expect this to continue or will we need to give new meaning to ‘the good life’ and tell ourselves a different story? To raise living...
Bermuda joins Iceland and a select band of countries to approve electronic money institutions (Circle and Monerium respectively) which will be authorizedto issue electronic money anchored to the value of their currencies through stablecoins. A growing number of countries are now moving toward digital currencies: China’s goal in issuing a cryptocurrency is to exercise further control over what its population gets up to, Switzerland...
In the first week of March, big retail chains announced more than 1,100 planned store closings. That, writes Hayley Peterson at Insider, brings the number of planned US store closings for 2019 to more than 5,300. The Retail Apocalypse is here, and it has consequences.  Including, reports...
Corporations are always looking to innovate. A Google search for “corporate innovation” easily returns over 1.5M results; Amazon carries over 10,000 book titles that deal with the topic. And yet, despite all the information, resources, and training available on the topic, corporations are derided for their inability to...
Business models can take various forms, depending on a company’s strategy and the way their products and services are dispersed to the market. The taxonomy of business models defines two opposing camps: pipes (a.k.a “pipelines”) and platforms. “Pipes” refers to physical infrastructure and assets that help create...
Raj Armani took a leap of faith and started an online adult store and seven years later it is India’s number one adult store with over 250,000 fans and followers. What's your story?We launched India’s first online adult store in 2012 in a country...
As we all know, the internet has already transformed a number of industries from the ground up: from putting travel agents out of a job almost overnight, it went on to disrupt the media industry (music, newspapers, TV) and retail. Currently, banking, insurance, hospitality, automotive and logistics are witnessing unparalleled competition from new...