Erin Moore

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Dumbest Guys in the Room: Does Wall Street Understand Utilities?

In January, investigators concluded that Consolidated Edison of New York had lost more than $225 million as the result of potentially criminal accounting improprieties from 2000 to 2009.<p>In response to this damning evidence of systemic and severe mismanagement at one of America’s largest investor …

Gigaom | FT launches “second generation” web app, says online payments will soon be much easier

Advertisement<p>The <i>Financial Times</i> last year decided to eschew the world of Apple and app stores in favor of an independent mobile content strategy …

Advertising - Oath

Oath surveyed 304 U.S. advertising decision makers for their thoughts on brand safety and uncovered the issue is only gaining importance.<p>The struggle …

How The iPad Totally Changed The World In Just Three Years

Apple's iPad was released to the world three years ago on April 3, 2010.<p>At the time, a lot of people were underwhelmed. We even called it a "big yawn," and said, "Jobs introduced something that is probably going to sell in the range of a few million units this year, much closer to one of the …

Ron Johnson's Stunning 97 Percent Pay Cut Shows Why Execs Should Fear Turnarounds

That celebrity status, the company's dire straits, and heavy recruitment from hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, who owns a large percentage of JCP, meant that hiring Johnson cost a lot. He received a massive $52.7 million stock grant on his hiring.<p>The hiring was well received by Wall Street, and …

McDonald's Looks to Address its 'Millennial Problem'

Last week, Ad Age reported that “when it comes to millennials”, burger giant McDonald’s “doesn’t even rank among the demographic’s top 10 restaurant chains.” Data from BrandIndex corroborates this report, showing that even among millennials who are regular burger eaters, the chain does not fare so …

In 42% of Companies, The Best Workers Are The Least Engaged

More than a third of companies are so dysfunctional, the best people don’t really care about what they’re doing and the worst people don’t know that they are doing a lousy job. Those are the findings of a new study by Leadership IQ, a twelve-year-old Washington, D.C. company that does employee …

Drivers could see 'significantly lower' gas prices this summer

Drivers can expect "significantly lower" gasoline prices this summer, but only if gas futures drop below the key level of $2.90 a gallon, professional trader Jim Iuorio told CNBC on Wednesday.<p>Chalk up the decline in gas prices to a divergence between gas and crude oil, Iuorio explained. Over the …

Oil & Gas Industry

The Lessons of JC Penney: How Bringing in New Blood at the Top Can Lead to Substantial Bleeding

Many middle market companies fall down when the CEO tries to pass the baton to an outsider who is perceived to bring in badly needed “new blood.” The new CEO often runs amok, or lacks the leadership qualities and experience needed to run the business. Look no further than JC Penney, whose board …

Huge survey reveals seven social classes in UK

<b>People in the UK now fit into seven social classes, a major survey conducted by the BBC suggests.</b><p>It says the traditional categories of working, middle and upper class are outdated, fitting 39% of people.<p>It found a new model of seven social classes ranging from the elite at the top to a "precariat" …

10 alternatives to PowerPoint

With PreZentit, all you need is a Web browser to create a presentation with its own URL. You can download the presentation for display without an …

3 types of tweets that are rarely retweeted

If your organization is failing to earn retweets, you haven’t found your Twitter voice.<p>Retweets lead to increased exposure for your company or …

Top Ten Social Media Tips for Nonprofits | Network for Good

Yesterday, the team here at Network for Good had a fantastic webinar with technology guru Guy Kawasaki. He provided his top ten social media tips for …