The International Monetary Fund has lowered its forecast for global economic growth for the next two years. Despite the downgrading, the world economy will still be growing faster than in 2014.
21 Jan 2015, business.mega.mu
Technology jobs have replaced those in middle management as the positions employers are trying to fill most, new research shows.
19 Nov 2013, business.mega.mu
Gartner just concluded its Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013 in Orlando, gathering tens of thousands of IT executives. Among the most anticipated aspects of the gathering are the ruminations from the Gartner pontificators regarding IT trends. Among several trends shared were the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2014. Here is a summary of those trends:
23 Oct 2013, business.mega.mu
Panelists at Hot.E discussed key trends in Europe, such as shrinking spreads, bountiful capital and high-demand portfolios.
30 Sep 2013, business.mega.mu
Keeping up to date on the latest trends in hospitality technology—everything from in-room entertainment options to meeting room technology to effective use of social media in marketing—can be a daunting task for hotel owners and operators.
04 Jul 2013, business.mega.mu
This is the second part in a four-part series from the International Society of Hospitality Consultants discussing technology trends in the hospitality industry. Read part one here, and look for parts three and four this week.
19 Jun 2013, business.mega.mu
The only thing people in Silicon Valley like to do more than talk about the future of tech is to invent it. Tonight they settled for the second-best thing, in the form of the popular Top 10 Tech Trends dinner.
27 May 2013, business.mega.mu
Thuesday three economists, (Tobias Preis of Warwick Business School in the U.K., Helen Susannah Moat of University College London, and H. Eugene Stanley of Boston University) published an eye-opening paper that said Google Trends data was useful in predicting daily price moves in the Dow Jones industrial average, which consists of 30 stocks. Their research result:
28 Apr 2013, business.mega.mu
Leaders are often easy to pick out from a crowd — they’re charismatic, driven people who simply stand out from the rest. However, there’s much more to leadership than taking charge and giving orders.
04 Apr 2013, business.mega.mu
Trends get a bad rap, mostly because they are often equated with fashions. Talk about trends and people immediately start imagining wafer thin models strutting down catwalks in outrageous outfits, or maybe a new shade of purple that will be long forgotten by next season.
14 Mar 2013, business.mega.mu
On paper, Frederic Larson is just one data point in five years of U.S. government statistics showing underemployment in dozens of industries and stagnant income growth across the board.
30 Jan 2013, business.mega.mu
When well-heeled Muslim guests check into the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski in Munich, they know the management and staff will do everything they can to meet their special religious requirements—a marketing trend hoteliers in the West are beginning to emulate as Muslim travel takes off.
20 Jan 2013, business.mega.mu
All leaders want to know what trends will shape the future of their industries before they happen. To spot them early, you can't mingle with the usual suspects at industry events. You need to interact with the peripheries of your industry. Here are two ways to do that:
16 Jan 2013, business.mega.mu
As hoteliers start planning for 2013, travel industry players are predicting the next big trends and concepts, said a group of panelists who spoke during EyeforTravel’s Travel Distribution Summit North America 2012.
08 Jan 2013, business.mega.mu
Recent innovations like touchscreen technology, electronic payment options and unique products could give the vending machines industry a boost.
03 Jan 2013, business.mega.mu
It long last, the fax machine may finally die. Read on for more shifts next year that may change how you do business.
28 Dec 2012, business.mega.mu
Traditional business lending is still faltering, but more people are starting businesses, which means borrowers and lenders are getting creative..
28 Dec 2012, business.mega.mu
Experts agree: Weary consumers have had enough of false promises and conflicting marketing claims and are simply seeking brands they can trust.
27 Dec 2012, business.mega.mu
is a gift for the newly elected President Obama: Global Trends 2030 report, concocted by the National Intelligence Council (NIC) that has been made public.
24 Dec 2012, business.mega.mu
Energy-enhancing products have grown into a multibillion-dollar industry fueled by young consumers.
21 Dec 2012, business.mega.mu