If you talk to many people in the retail "brick and mortar" industry (and maybe publishing), they will probably tell you that Amazon is the new "evil empire" – ousting Walmart. The reason why retail is losing money, closing stores, malls becoming inhabited and general despair. In the mid-1990s of … [Read more...] about Does Amazon Have The Prescription Right?
This idea has been rolling around in my head for about two months (yes a scary thing!). And, finally transferred it to paper (or in this case, a blog). Clearly, Amazon has transformed retailing by inventing the pure play concept of online retailing. The Amazon Effect is clear ... … [Read more...] about Should Amazon Plug Into Cable?
Amazon has been the focus of several of my blogs and quotes. Why? Amazon is a business organization that is a leader to leverage technology so tightly into their business strategy. Maybe more than any other business in the US history. So many successes, new business models and achievements. In … [Read more...] about Is Amazon’s Strategy “Go”-ing Anywhere?
The Gen Y Health Act: Is there an app for that? by Gerardo Reyes, MBA Candidate The Millennial Wave The Millennial generation represents over one fourth of the US population at 83.1 million (Bereau, 2015). As they shift into their prime spending years, their digital nativity experience will … [Read more...] about The Gen Y Health Act: Is there an app for that?
At the early stages of my career, I never understood the value of buying a high-quality pair of shoes for business attire. Figuring that "low cost alternative" was the best value. Then, I read the opinion article from ComputerWorld (May, 19, 2014) titled "A Project Staffing Worst Practice" and … [Read more...] about Fatalistic Project Management and Cheap Shoes!
Austin Hatem '14, IT442, Bryant University April 14, 2014 Project management provides an increased focus that systematically accelerates the rate at which projects are completed Project management has too long been conceived as a practice that stymies project completion. Companies worldwide … [Read more...] about Project Management: The Fast Lane
Kathy Philangam '14, IT442, Bryant University April 11, 2014 Treat project management communication as if it is with your significant other. Communication is the foundation that upholds our relationships not only in our everyday lives but especially in project management. Anthony Robbins, … [Read more...] about Communication Determines the Outcome of a Project
Dan Loveland '14, IT442, Bryant University April 7, 2014 Project management has a lot in common with taking a road trip from New York to Los Angeles for a big Hollywood event. While this may seem like a stretch, hear me out. You may be surprised at the similarities. I will use this analogy to … [Read more...] about Don’t Let Scope Creep You off the Road to Success