Just a few short days into January, pundits are already trying to predict what 2016 will bring. Despite last year’s slowly steps toward economic health, economists doubt any outstanding recovery in the coming months ― especially with the current state of global markets. The monumental rise of startups in 2015 will likely fall precipitously this year, and even some of the most successful, like Airbnb and Snapchat, could go public or fail. Perhaps the most difficult revolution in 2016 ― and the one that most small-business owners eagerly await ― is the presidential election, as the [...]
Data science is hot right now. Harvard Business Review reports that companies in all sectors are struggling to find — and retain — qualified data scientists, because this field requires such a unique blend of computational, analytical, quantitative, and leadership skills. But while large, established companies are competing for the services of experienced data scientists, even small businesses can benefit from looking at their data through a scientist’s eyes.
Warm water, sandy shores, and sunshine. You already know the main reasons for going to the beach, but you might not know how to maximize your summer fun. While many follow traditional vacation itineraries, few take advantage of the foreign culture, cuisine, and amenities. There’s more to the coast than boardwalks, sandcastles, and salt water. Nearly 60 million Americans per year travel to southern and western hotspots.