Induced Demand and How it Affects You

By Michael Harrington   What is Induced Demand? There is in transportation department circles one guiding mantra above all others.

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How to Work From Home with Children (and Keep Your Sanity)

After working in the corporate world for seven years, I chose to stay home when I had my daughter. For me, it was an easy decision. It was a dead-end job and I’d had enough. I didn’t feel totally respected and the work was mind-numbingly dull.

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Productivity Tips for Keeping Things in Focus

How do we block out the distractions, get work done, and avoid acting like the troll living under a bridge?  Here are some of the techniques I use that might just work for you as well.

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Did Trump Launder Drug Money Through Panama?

President Donald Trump made tens of millions of dollars in profits by allowing Colombian drug cartels and other groups to launder money through a Trump-affiliated hotel in Panama, according to a new investigation by the organization Global Witness.

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Gucci Wins Latest Round in Legal Battle With Forever 21

Monday’s decision to dismiss the fast fashion retailer’s complaint bodes well for the luxury brand in the ongoing trademark conflict.

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The Strategic and Tactical Balance Myth

Often when discussing strategy and tactics when it comes to getting work done the word “balance” comes up. The concept being, finding a point of harmony between the two sides so they each get equal consideration. It’s this mythical point of balance that many believe is the sweet spot they need to strive for. I say that the concept of balance between strategy and tactics is a myth.

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Why the Fall of Harvey Weinstein Signals the End of Fashion’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Practices

Weinstein’s accusers were muffled for more than two decades, but today’s connected world won’t tolerate this sort of behaviour in any industry, including fashion.

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Chinese Textile Giant Brings Factory Jobs to Struggling Arkansas Town

One of China’s biggest textile mills is planning its first North American factory in a small town in the southern U.S. state of Arkansas. Forrest City, located near the Mississippi River, is where the Chinese textile giant Shandong Ruyi plans a $410 million investment to spin yarn at a factory where local workers once built Japanese…

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Trump FCC advisors proposal to bring free Internet to poor people requires lifting net neutrality

Trump advisor says net neutrality hinderes free data services for the poor.
FCC leadership now fully supports zero-rating, the practice in which ISPs exempt some websites and online services from data caps, often in exchange for payment from the websites. Zero-rating is controversial in the US and abroad, with many consumer advocates and regulators saying it violates the net neutrality principle that all online content should be treated equally by network providers.

But some zero-rating proponents believe it can serve a noble purpose—bringing Internet access to poor people who otherwise would not be online. That’s the view of Roslyn Layton, who served on Trump’s FCC transition team, does telecom research at Aalborg University in Denmark, and works as a visiting fellow at the conservative American Enterprise Institute.

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How business intelligence can help non-techies use data analytics

Source The Next Web The world of #business intelligence (BI) is evolving. Big data is now moving from the sole

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