Why blockchains could be good (and bad) for financial reporting

While associated with digital currencies such as Bitcoin, the potential applications for blockchains are practically unlimited. Also known as distributed ledger technology (DLT), a blockchain records and verifies digital transactions without any central authority. Every transaction (aka block) is recorded on thousands of ledgers in a network of replicated databases. Before a block is recorded, […]

July 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Money Ball Proved the Value of Harnessing Big Data

In Major League Baseball, it’s a whole new ball game. Ever since the movie Money Ball demonstrated the value of using advanced data analytics, the game has changed. Using big data has proven to help MLB teams succeed.

Of course, statistics have always been a part of baseball, but until the last few years, stats were […]

July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Customer Insights Begin with Insights into Consumer Trends

Stores closings are on a record pace and the retail industry will likely see more brick and mortar store closures this year than ever before. Now more than ever, retailers must keep a close eye on current trends. No one can predict the future, but by closely watching and reacting to consumer trends, you stay […]

June 29th, 2017|Blog|