Valuable Lessons for Entrepreneurial First-Timers You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way

Being an entrepreneur is exciting, but it’s definitely not risk-free. Entrepreneurs tend to take on a great deal of speculative risk, not really knowing if their bets will pay off. The hope is that those big bets will pay off and result in a huge profit for them, and their business partners or employees. Continue reading “Valuable Lessons for Entrepreneurial First-Timers You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way”

Lies, Lies and statistics…and data!

Over the past few years, there has been a trend with big business to gather enormous amounts of data. Where do they get all this information? How do they store it? What do they do with it? How safe is it? Data repositories hold billions of bits of information. Is there even a word for such a high number? Apparently there is. The words ‘exabytes’and ‘zettabytes’ get bandied around when people start discussing the amount of data being held. Can you imagine how much information is held by Google? Every time you do something on your computer, it’s remembered. Next time you surf the internet, little bits of info they have about you keeps popping up. Scary! Continue reading “Lies, Lies and statistics…and data!”