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The New Industrial Revolution - According to the WSJ

by Andrew White  |  November 13, 2018

The insert in today’s US print edition of the Wall Street Journal is called The New Industrial Revolution. The paper updates and adds new data to the promise, made by...

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Struggling to Account for the Benefits of Digitization

by Andrew White  |  August 10, 2018

  There is much afoot about how we measure our economy. Classically since the ‘40s we have used GDP and related measures to describe how well we are doing. See GDP:...

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Preparing Yourself for the Digital Economy

by Andrew White  |  April 26, 2018

I was reading Diane Coyle’s (Author: GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History) column in today’s US print edition of the Financial Times. It is called, "The Digital Economy is Disrupting...

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How to Tame, or to Blame, a Market? Get Data!

by Andrew White  |  January 25, 2018

The Economist’s Leader this week is both fascination and excellent.  It is called, The New Titans, and How to Tame Them.  As you may surmise, the article concerns Amazon, Facebook...

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The Data That Bind Us

by Andrew White  |  January 19, 2018

It’s been a fun week.  After reading several articles that drew me to blog, I sat down last evening and read an even more important article.  It was “Free Exchange-The...

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The Economist this week: On Start-ups, disruption, and the cost of a new ideas

by Andrew White  |  October 9, 2017

  There were some interesting articles in this week's Economist (Sept 30-Oct 6) that warranted special attention. Entrepreneurship in America: Gazelles in the heartland. The article first sets the stage...

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Insurance as a Service?

by Andrew White  |  September 25, 2017

There was an interesting article in this week's Economist (US print edition, Sept 23-29) titled, Real-time insurance - Pay-per-risk.  The article explores newly emerging firms that represent a new business model...

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The Digital Economy is Making us Worse Off. Apparently.

by Andrew White  |  September 15, 2017

I was caught in a three way mind-meld this morning.  I was just writing an email to a work colleague about a book I just came across.  More than a...

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Disney Bets on the Value of Information over the Value of Channel

by Andrew White  |  August 10, 2017

I was so moved at yesterday's news from Disney that the company plans to pull its content from Netflix in order prime its own digital channel.  I emailed our data...

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The Role of Digital and its Impact on the IT Productivity Paradox

by Andrew White  |  July 6, 2017

I read with great interest a paper last weekend: The Coming Productivity Boom: Transforming the Physical Economy with Information, Michael Mandel and Bret Swanson.   It is now marked up all over the place...

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