No matter how sags securities publicly traded Internet companies, but information technologies have irrevocably changed the world. And here’s Thomas W. Malone (Thomas W. Malone, Director of the Center for collective intelligence Massachusetts Institute of technology, tried to systematize these changes ("How Is the Internet Changing the Way We Work? "). With them is to acquaint our readers with.
First of all, in the spirit of the forgotten now we have a Marxist Professor Malone brings change in society by purely material and purely technological parameter, wholly held at the Department of information technology — the cost of communication. The first form of communication was oral communication face-to-face. Its capacity is quite enough for small decentralized and egalitarian group (Malone uses the term “bands”) hunters and gatherers, wandering in the primeval forests and savannas. Yes and the first farmers was enough.
The continuum of interlocking systems by Malone — from traditional military organizations to the Internet economy. Continue reading
1. According to statistics on average ATMs around the world mistaken for 250$ in a year, how would they do it not in their favor.
2. The famous chain of fast food restaurants “McDonalds” daily serving nearly 46 million people. Basic income the company receives from the sale of their drinks.
3. In the list of the most popular products in the world of coffee takes place three times, immediately after the petrol.
4. In baby stores are the most interesting, informative and expensive toys are placed on lower shelves so kids could easily reach out to them…Good idea, isn’t it?
5. Today on Amazon you order products from around the world. This company sells more than 158 items per second. Continue reading
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Among the members of a community of entrepreneurs “MATRIX BUSINESS people engaged in small and medium business, as well as top managers of companies and all those who hurt themselves the question “How to create a business?”
We share with each other experiences and cognitive information which relates solely to the business. We are not affected by other extraneous topics and love to talk only about business, about how to create a company from scratch, without the initial capital, or almost without him.
We divide the world into two categories: Continue reading
One blogger ZeroHedge has published the opinion of Dan Steinhart from Casey Research. Now in the possession of American corporations is more money than any other period since the Second World war. Not counting, of banks, of course. It comes to non-financial corporations, i.e., those that sell goods and services. These companies keep the 1.4 trillion. dollars. In absolute terms, it’s a record.
As investors, we can conclude that the inability (or unwillingness) of the corporations to use their money. This can only mean one thing – the business took a defensive position.
Cash, of course, are a kind of protection against uncertainty, which leads to slower business for any reason. Management wants to maintain a healthy reserve of cash with which it can pay the bills and stay afloat, if suddenly there will be something unexpected. I think many will agree with me, because it is reasonable and good business practice. Continue reading
Over the past 10 years, the flow of digital data in the world has increased significantly. Now 2 days mankind produces as much information as was created from the beginning of civilization until 2003. International consulting firm McKinsey &Company suggests that the usual big company today produces about 200 terabytes of information: data about customer purchases, transactions with suppliers, information about financial transactions. In fact, the annual volume produced by American companies, would be enough to completely fill ten thousand Libraries of Congress.
These huge amounts of data require careful analysis. In a changing market where trends change extremely fast, and the behavior of consumers is difficult to predict in traditional ways, companies are turning to Big Data. Technology analyze huge volumes of structured, unstructured and metadata, allows you to develop complex computer models to identify existing patterns and conduct various simulations. Continue reading