A Historical Analysis of Headphones

Dumb Little Man

The post A Historical Analysis of Headphones appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Headphones have become one of the most reproduced tech gadgets in history and our relationship with them will continue to grow as headphones evolve.

2019 191

WordPress Plugin Analysis & Facelift.

Eco-Office Gals

Post from: Eco-Office Gals WordPress Plugin Analysis & Facelift. WordPress is a wonderful platform, back in it’s early onset I knew this was going to be the medium I wanted to work with at Eco-Office Gals.

2013 255

3 Important Factors to Consider for an Effective Business Analysis

Dumb Little Man

This is when I realized the strategic utilization of business analysis. I will explain the three factors of an effective business analysis, but before that let me share a story with you. The 3 Factors to Consider in your Business Analysis Quest. Business analysis involves the process of engaging your employees to express themselves at every level in the organization. So, extend your business analysis to adequately address the industry trends.

2018 174

Using Digital Data For Economic Analysis

Small Business Labs

One of the biggest shifts going on in economics is the growing use of digital data for research. The Internet and cloud computing platforms are generating large amounts  of digital data on pretty much all areas of business and economics. In fact, the amount data is growing much faster than our ability to analyze and use it. In our work we've seen a clear shift to using digital data and away from our traditional sources - surveys and government produced data.

2015 149

Analysis: Honesty Can Backfire in a Performance Review

On The Job

In a recent analysis by Ivan Marinovic of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, it was found that honest appraisals actually boost costs and cut profits because they increase the chances of erratic efforts that people put into their jobs. When can telling the truth be counter-productive?

2015 201

Using Satellite Imagery for Investment Analysis

Small Business Labs

But they've expanded their product line to include investment analysis.    According to their analysis traffic fell in both August and September, so October showed a positive turn around (and yes, the pun was intentional if not good).  DigitalGlobe is a fascinating company.    According to their website: DigitalGlobe owns and operates the most agile and sophisticated constellation of high-resolution commercial earth imaging satellites.

2011 138

Quick Biz Tip: Income Analysis Financial Report

Office Organization Success

This is a very simple report that you can set up using a spreadsheet that tracks your monthly income. This is money you receive into your business from clients, products, programs, affiliate commissions – in fact, any income that you receive as part of your business activities you need to list in this report. Set up your report so that you monitor the whole year on one spreadsheet, broken down month by month.

2012 130

Instant Customer Data Analysis using Excel: worked example

BioTeams

In this article I will share with you a simple 7-step plan based on a fully worked example of Customer Data Analysis using Excel. Before you start any data analysis it's always a good idea to identify a number of questions you want answers to. Step 3 - Perform the Basic Analysis.

2012 91

3 Essential Financial Reports to Ensure YOUR Profitability

Office Organization Success

Income Analysis: This is a very simple report that you can set up using a spreadsheet that tracks your monthly income. Expenditure Analysis: The flip side to the Income Analysis is the Expenditure Analysis and, again, you can set up a spreadsheet that will track this for you.

2016 193

How to Present Data to Your Executive

Office Dynamics

Admin Assistant Training Communication Skills Mgr/Asst Team Organizational Skills Problem Solving Self Development Uncategorized balance sheet data analysis financial analysis how to present data presenting information to your executive profit and loss Sue Pekonen

2016 130

What Is Big Data? Understanding the Role Data Plays in Modern Business

Small Business CEO

Information Technology Sales big data big data analysis business data Customer Data Customer Service Tools Data Analysis Tools MarketingAre you trying to figure out the true significance of big data to your business operations, but feeling overwhelmed by the answers?

2019 52

3 Essential Financial Reports to Ensure YOUR Profitability

Office Organization Success

Income Analysis: This is a very simple report that you can set up using a spreadsheet that tracks your monthly income. Expenditure Analysis: The flip side to the Income Analysis is the Expenditure Analysis and, again, you can set up a spreadsheet that will track this for you. Like the Income Analysis you’ll want to be able to see the whole year at a glance, and have it broken down month by month.

2010 191

Why Your Small Business Needs A SWOT

The Small Business Blog

Why Your Small Business Needs A SWOT by Stefan Töpfer on Mar 17, 2010 As a small business owner, or entrepreneur, you have no doubt heard of a SWOT analysis. But with a heavy workload, is it really necessary for your small business to complete a SWOT analysis? E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 176

Featured Soloist Laura Brandenburg: “You Need To Be Self-Aware”

The Solopreneur Life

Name of business and city: Clear Spring Business Analysis; Denver, Colorado. Web sites: Bridging the Gap and Clear Spring Business Analysis. At the time, I wanted to build my career in business analysis by accumulating diverse project experiences.

2010 185

Spending Smart by Maximizing Technological Investments

Small Business CEO

Business Case Analysis. Subjectivity in an investment can be offset by business case analysis.… … Finance Information Technology business analysis tech investments technology investmentsTechnological investments are a part of business.

2017 65

Power Control Solutions – Things to Know

Small Business CEO

Economy & Environment market analysis power controlWhen running a business, the most important element, no matter what, is power. Not power as in who’s in charge, but the type of power that operates everything.

2019 56

BIG Actions for Career Ownership

Office Dynamics

The first step is to do an analysis. Step 1: Career Analysis. I have great news to share with you! There is great opportunity ahead for you to take ownership of your career.

2014 130

The #5 Words 30 Days Challenge – The Outcome

Brilliantly Better

Personal Development 30 days challenges analysis balance More than a month ago I started a 30 days challenge, called “#5words”. In short, I set myself up to write down each day, around noon, a short description, consisting of only 5 words, of how the day went out so far. I also posted this on Facebook, with a hastag #5words, so other people [.].

2013 64

Foreign Born in the US Workforce

Small Business Labs

  In March, the BLS released their annual analysis of the number and characteristics of foreign born U.S. workers. 

2010 166

Disruption and the Analyst Industry

Small Business Labs

  It is a analyst service that provides research reports and analysis on emerging technology. 

2010 148

Five Ways to Respond to Social Media Challenges and Criticism

Andrea Kalli

Articles were published after days, sometimes weeks, of study and analysis.

Top 10 Reasons For Learning R Programming For Beginners

Dumb Little Man

The R programming language has a package called shiny that helps you create powerful web applications directly from your data analysis software. Go-to Option for Statistical Analysis & Data Science. So, naturally, it is apt for accomplishing statistical analysis.

2019 223

Want To Start Trading? Here’s What You Need To Know

Dumb Little Man

Learn how to conduct a fundamental analysis. Fundamental analysis is the central element of investing. There may be many different investment strategies, but the fundamental analysis is important to nearly all of them. In general, fundamental analysis is a method traders use to evaluate security and to determine the intrinsic value of that security. When conducted accurately, fundamental analysis can unveil whether a security is underpriced or overpriced.

2017 204

Renewable Energy to Pass Coal for U.S. Electricity Generation in 2021

Small Business Labs

According to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) , renewable energy sources will pass coal in terms of U.S. electricity generation in 2021. As their chart below shows, each of the sources will produce around 800 billion kilowatts of electricity in 2021.

2021 148

The Digitialization of Jobs

Small Business Labs

  The report: " presents a detailed analysis of changes in the digital content of 545 occupations covering 90 percent of the U.S. The analysis categorizes U.S. Brookings recently released an interesting study on Digitalization and the American workforce. 

2017 201

The Importance of Big Data In Business And Your Success

Dumb Little Man

Improved market trend analysis. In simple words, market analysis is conducted to determine whether the market is encountering a decrease, increase or if it stagnates. Ideally, every company should conduct a market trend analysis once every 6 months or at least once a year.

2019 130

Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill Likely Bad for the Independent Workerforce

Small Business Labs

The quick summary of our analysis of the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill on independent workers is: Low and moderate income independent workers would likely be worse off due to the reductions in medicaid and elimination of subsidies provided by the ACA (Obamacare). Normally the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) does an analysis of the impact of new bills.   The Kaiser Family Foundation's analysis shows the impacts of the bill on a state by state basis.

2017 141

Why You Need Good Writing Skills To Survive College

Dumb Little Man

College writing involves more analysis, citing of facts and days of research. Anyone can write. But not everyone can write well. College requires a lot of writing.This isn’t like high school where you can pass a 500-word essay about your reflection on a movie and get away with an easy A+.

2015 276

The Top 15 Cities for Specialized Freelancers

Small Business Labs

Census non-employer business dataset for this analysis.  So it was a good choice for the analysis done in this study.

2018 204

Deloitte on the Future of Work

Small Business Labs

Deloitte has become, in our opinion, one of the key go-to sources of information and analysis on the future of work. Their recent article Redefining work, workforces, and workplaces is a good example. In a relatively short article, it nicely synthesizes and explains "multiple converging trends and how they are already fundamentally changing all aspects of work."

2019 204

Gartner's Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies

Small Business Labs

One of my favorite technology trend analysis and forecasting efforts is Gartner's annual Hype Cycle report.     The Gartner chart below summarizes the analysis for 2010. 

2010 241

Why Strategy Is Important In Business

Dumb Little Man

A good strategy is a result of a lot of analysis. Merge action and analysis. Since you are just starting out, try to separate your analysis and action for a clearer picture of what needs to be done next. Do more analysis or swinging into action. Being an entrepreneur is not a cakewalk. Far from it! When the responsibility of fulfilling your dreams lies on your shoulders alone, you find yourself burdened and clogged by fear and uncertainty.

2018 177

Most Millennials Think Starting a Business is Risky

Small Business Labs

  We're in the data analysis phase of a new study looking in more detail at how Americans view the risk associated with starting a business.  According to a report from the global financial giant UBS , 72% of Millennials say starting a business appeals to them.

2018 224

3 Innocent Subject-Line Words That Harm Open Rates

The Solopreneur Life

The post said: “An unexpected discovery in our analysis was the negative impact of three innocent words. A recent best-practices post at the Mailchimp website included information on three innocent, non-spammy words that harm e-newsletter open rates.

2014 165

Co-Living Startups Continue to Attract Funding

Small Business Labs

According to Crunchbase , an "analysis of residential-focused real estate startups uncovered a raft of companies with a shared and temporary housing focus that have raised funding in the past year or so."

2018 214

In An Emergency, Be An Asset, Not A Liability

Dumb Little Man

When emergencies happen, there is little time for comprehensive analysis, thoughtful contemplation and making good choices may feel impossible. Most of us experience life as a set of predicable events that unfold as a series of manageable challenges.

2014 285

Purpose and a Paycheck and the New Retirement

Small Business Labs

The book also contains an analysis of the economic impact of an aging society as well as policy suggestions on how to deal with ageism and other age related issues.

Horizon Scanning – Have you heard of it?

The Small Business Blog

SWOT analysis is one of the oldest and most well known and frequently used planning tools; for anyone… Read the full article here: Horizon Scanning – Have you heard of it? In a meeting last week the person I was talking used the term “Horizon Scanning”, I hadn’t come across this before.

2013 211

Study Says Over Half of Older Workers Suffer Involuntary Job Loss

Small Business Labs

Key quote on those who experienced involuntary job loss: "Only one in 10 of these workers ever again earns as much as they did before their employment setbacks, our analysis showed.

2019 234

WinWeb Updates Business Planning App To Make Your Business Execution More Coherent!

The Small Business Blog

A Business Module Canvas has been added to the existing modules of cash-flow planning, SWOT analysis (no allows for multiple SWOTs) and the more traditional vision, mission, action plan, etc. WinWeb has updated its Business Planning App to allow business startups and established business to have a fresh look at their business plan.

2012 160

Top 5 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Business Tips

The Small Business Blog

From online marketing advice to trend analysis and hardcore metrics, these five profiles provide a wide range… For small businesses, keeping on top of digital marketing channels such as Twitter can be time consuming. The article identifies five of the best Twitter profiles that are publishing relevant and useful information for SME owners and employees.

The Rise of Smart Farms

Small Business Labs

Plant Data/Analysis : systems that help farmers understand plant composition (microbial makeup, genetic expression, etc.) Tech startups are increasingly targeting agriculture.

2017 192

The Do’s and Don’ts of Establishing a Business Plan

Dumb Little Man

While what’s referred to as the “traditional” business plan is a good choice for most, traditional plans can take a very long time to create, and may require a fair amount of upfront investment in research and market analysis in order to prove there’s a demand for your product.

2019 201