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Bringing analytics to life | McKinsey Analytics

1. Identify sources of new business value<p>Every analytics project starts with identifying specific opportunities for analytics-driven revenue growth …

Data Warehousing

12 Week Half Marathon Training Schedule for Advanced Beginners

You've already run at least one half marathon (13.1 miles) road race, or you've done a 5K or a 10K and you're ready to race a half marathon. If the …

Marathons

What Is Cryptocurrency? A Simple Guide To Understanding Cryptocurrency And Crypto News

I am constantly running into techies and entrepreneurs who have made a ton of money by investing in cryptocurrencies. I don’t usually get into something unless I’ve educated myself on it and feel very comfortable with the industry, but to be honest, I haven’t experienced this much FOMO (fear of …

Cryptocurrency

The rocky road to blockchain: Why most CIOs are still ignoring it

Results from the 2018 Gartner CIO Agenda Survey are in, and for blockchain the numbers are stark. Despite its popularity as a news item, only 1 percent of responding CIOs indicate any kind of blockchain adoption, and only 8 percent of CIOs are in short-term planning and pilot execution of the …

Innovation

Didi sets new ridesharing safety measures following murder

China's Didi Chuxing is rolling out new safety measures for its Hitch carpooling service after a driver allegedly killed a passenger last week. Drivers will need to verify their identities through facial recognition before each trip -- the alleged murderer, who was also found dead over the weekend, …

Personal Information

30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p>‌KickCity—Platform …

Blockchain

Applying AI: Where--and how--to put artificial intelligence to work | McKinsey Analytics

The debate over whether artificial intelligence will impact businesses is over. While AI technology is still in its infancy, high-value-business use …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon’s highest rated iPad case now available for Apple’s new 9.7-inch iPad

ZUGU CASE, maker of Amazon’s highest rated case for iPad, has now officially confirmed support for Apple’s latest 9.7-inch iPad released just last month.<p>The <b>Prodigy Case</b>– also available for the <b>12.9-inch iPad Pro</b> and <b>iPad Pro 10.5</b>– has become one of the most popular iPad cases on Amazon for a reason, …

IPad Pro

Video: 25 iPad multitasking tips – do you know them all?

In this step-by-step video walkthrough, we discuss and demonstrate a multitude of iPad-centric multitasking tips for iOS. Most iPad users will be aware of the existence of some of these features, but there are probably a handful of tips that have flown under your radar. Watch our hands-on video …

Apps

The Future Is Freelance: How to Optimize Independent Worker Output

By treating freelancers like human beings, companies can ensure they'll never be at a loss for top talent, even on the most challenging projects.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Employees at massive companies often toil away without seeing a financial benefit -- and they …

Employment

Car subscriptions still flying under the radar for most shoppers

That doesn't mean the idea is dead in the water, though.<p>Car subscription programs like Care by Volvo are still very new, and it shows in terms of how many shoppers actually know they exist.<p>Autolist surveyed 1,428 car shoppers in the second half of April, and they found that 70 percent of those …

Automotive Industry

Amazon's New Blockchain Service Could Hurt IBM

AWS expands into private and public blockchain services.<p><b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) recently introduced Blockchain Templates, a "blockchain as a service" …

Blockchain

Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain

Welcome to 2018 and a children's book that teaches us how to find our place in the world... using the blockchain.<p>At around 7 p.m. every night you can catch me reading bedtime stories for my two children. On current rotation: Dave's Cave, a weird Avengers book and a million bedtime stories about …

Bedtime Stories

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Books

Workplace Matters: How To Make It Great

Everyone wants a great workplace. An environment where the work is both interesting and challenging. Where people collaborate to promote the worthy cause of terrific products or make-a-difference services. Where careers blossom and the bottom line thrives.<p>For more than two decades, Great Place to …

Employee Engagement

This 400 Square Foot 'Tiny House' is My Dream Home

Here at Apartment Therapy, we write about tiny houses a whole lot. Sometimes, I find myself wondering if we've reached peak tiny house. Are these …

Living Rooms

Finally comfy in the cloud? Get ready for another jolt: serverless computing

Just when you thought you had finally wrapped your brain around cloud computing, another revolutionary concept is on the way. “Serverless computing,” …

Cloud Computing

Amazon will install a full smart home security system for you

Amazon has been beefing up its home security business for quite some time now; earlier this year, it even purchased smart doorbell company Ring to take Google-owned Nest head on. Now, <i>TechCrunch</i> has discovered a portal on the company's Smart Home Services section offering full smart home packages. …

Smart Homes

9 of the Best Bars in Prague

Quench your thirst in one of Europe's top cities for beer.<p>If you ask around in Prague, you’ll often hear the claim that the city has the highest concentration of bars per square mile in the world. Whether or not that’s been mathematically proven, it’s definitely hard to walk more than a few yards …

European Travel

Amazon Gerber knife sale from $9 Prime shipped (multiple styles, Reg. up to $28)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>We have spotted a couple notable deals on Gerber knives at Amazon. Starting from <b>$9</b>, both of today’s options are at the Amazon …

4 Ways To Build A Data Infrastructure To Inform Business Decisions

All data is not created equal. In the era of big data, businesses have to first build the right infrastructure to support it.<p>Machine learning is becoming ever more prevalent in business today, but we're still only at the beginning of unlocking its true potential. There is still a tremendous amount …

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

This couple wants tourists to pay $6 a day to store their luggage with a total stranger

Husband and wife Neha and Sid Khattri were on the final leg of a four-week vacation when they found themselves in an inconvenient predicament: The Khattris had plans to visit LA's beaches before their flight home to New York, but had nowhere to leave their bags for the day.<p>Saddled with a month's …

Flying

I built my net worth to over $500,000 in 4 years — here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

1/<p>1. Make a budget and track your spending<p>Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>Tracking your spending and creating a budget is a must. Most people don't know …

Ginger Page is the 24/7 writing tutor you need on any device

Ever fielded a text or email so chock full of typos and grammar errors that it felt less like reading and more like code breaking? The sad fact is that the advent of quick, on-the-fly digital communication has done its fair share of damage to the English language.<p>Unfortunately, if you suffer from a …

4 steps to getting anything you want in life

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more …

Stanford professor: The workplace is literally killing us

No good employer is going to outright say that they kill you, but new research finds that too many modern workplaces are grim reapers inflicting a …

10 spiffy new ways to show data with Excel

Cool charts for allImage by ThinkstockHave you noticed that people groan when you pop open a spreadsheet to share your brilliant data insights? Maybe …

Data Visualization

4 Reasons Why Companies are Choosing CRM Over Traditional Marketing tools

CRM offers the perfect tools for accurately collecting, managing and analysing consumer behaviour data to help in creating impactful marketing strategies<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur …