Interns: A Win/Win

I recently had the opportunity to learn about Urban Alliance (see video above), a youth development organization that empowers under-resourced high school seniors to aspire, work, and succeed through paid internships, formal training, and mentoring. Urban Alliance targets young people in communities where the odds are stacked against them. Most do not graduate from high […]

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Why big data matters…big

“The amount of data in our world has been exploding, and analyzing large data sets—so-called big data—will become a key basis of competition, underpinning new waves of productivity growth, innovation, and consumer surplus.” Research Study by MGI and McKinsey’s Business Technology Office  Have you heard of a relatively new entrepreneurial framework termed the Lean Start-up? […]

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