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New civil infrastructure will be digital to the core

by Mark Raskino  |  December 1, 2016

Following this year's Brexit vote and the Donald Trump election there is a distinct policy shift in British and American politics and economics. The idea of pursuing fiscal stimulus by investing...

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Monopolies, Oligarchies, and Our Digital Business Future

by Jack Santos  |  January 27, 2016

Quick civics quiz.   In the United States, monopolies are illegal. True or False? As business people, we have a love-hate relationship with monopolies....would love to be one, but hate having to...

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The issue U.S. presidential candidates are afraid to talk about...

by Jack Santos  |  August 5, 2015

We don't normally venture into politics in this venue - tech issues only.  But technology - and its social implications - is at a crossroads. It comes to a head...

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Banging on the Drum: US Needs More Competitors

by Andrew White  |  July 9, 2015

I really felt that the article in today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal by Greg IP on point.  it was titled, "Why Corporate America Needs Some More...

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UK's Prime Minister David Cameron: Now Down to Work

by Andrew White  |  May 9, 2015

On Thursday the UK delivered a stunning victory to the Conservative Party.  Not since 1992 has the Conservative's had a clear majority.  By now the Champagne has probably lots its fizz...

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Iceland to lead the way in preventing financial bubbles!

by Andrew White  |  April 10, 2015

Monetary Reform: Iceland. One does not think of Iceland for monetary policy reform or innovation.  With a population of around 300,000 and a currency as far removed from reserve status...

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New FICO Credit Score May Lead to Unintended Consequences

by Andrew White  |  April 3, 2015

When a production plan operates with a notable proportion of the schedule 'past due', it appears logical to many that the way to reduce the past due backlog is to...

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The Mighty Dollar - What Should We Do?

by Andrew White  |  March 27, 2015

My spider-senses are tingling.  I read this morning this week's Economist article, The Mighty Dollar: Feeling Green, and the hairs on the back of my neck stood up.  At present...

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Reinterpreting Data leads to different Forms of Information and Insight

by Andrew White  |  March 24, 2015

In last week's US print edition of the Economist the Free Exchange article, titled The Bigger, the less fair: The growing size of firms may help explain rising inequality.  This delightful article reports...

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Economic Minute #7: The Growth that doesn't Satisfy

by Andrew White  |  March 18, 2015

Recent news suggest the U.S. economy is recovering.  The lead headline article in the WSJ weekend edition March 7-8 noted, "Brisk Jobs Growth Puts Fed on Notice".  This was in...

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