Category Archives: Business

Why you need a lawyer on speed dial

I heard this joke the other day whilst having a whiskey in my local pub, after a long stressful day, and I just had to smile. So, while I am not at all good at telling jokes, here it goes -: “If you think lawyer jokes are funny – next time you’re in a jam, call a comedian.” And, that is the real clinch to why you need a lawyer on speed dial. Yes, lawyers fall into the same pile as insurance brokers and possibly nuclear weapons. You know that you may need them one day, but the thought

How Big Data Creates Actionable Insights in Healthcare Settings

There isn't an industry that Big Data won't touch in the coming years. The new reality we're living in is based on acquiring and using data to reach goals whether it is personally or professionally. There are some industries that are becoming immersed in the world of Big Data far sooner than others. One of the industries that is embracing Big Data in big ways is the healthcare industry. Actionability of Big Data Offering in Healthcare Settings The biggest advantage that healthcare institutions

How Cloud Technology Changes the Way Businesses Operate

It may be premature to say that cloud technology is everywhere, but it’s only matter of time before that statement becomes reality. A growing number of businesses have reaped the benefits of this revolutionary technology, choosing to purchase software as a service (SaaS), instead of through traditional license plans. Many companies have passed the burden of maintaining their software and IT infrastructure to cloud service providers. According to a recent IDC report, cloud computing revenue

Groupon is now offering business listings with a difference

If you've been around the net for a while you'll probably be able to recall the days when Groupon became a massive hit with its popular deal-a-day vouchers and coupons. Now, Groupon is banking on a new business model to reignite interest in its vouchers, by focusing on providing more than just big savings deals. Groupon now looks much more like a business listings directory, and that's great for consumers. That's because Groupon is still offering coupons and vouchers just about every kind of service

50 Top Companies To Work for in America

If you don’t have a college education, you don’t have to settle for minimum wage. The following 50 companies offer employment for non-degree holding professionals. The companies on this list pay above minimum wage, and many offer promotions, regular raises, and mentorship and educational programs. If you’re looking for more than just a job, consider one of the top companies to work for in America: 1. Crest Financial From Crest Financials’ Google+ page, “CrestFinancial is an industry