The recent news about the hacking of the Associated Press's (AP) Twitter account has once again highlighted the topic of social media and data security. When a reputed organization like the AP is hacked and misinformation spreads via their Twitter channel, it is natural for IT managers to be concerned, especially when internal customer relationship management (CRM) applications, such as Salesforce, interact with public social media.
Due to ever-changing business conditions and technological advancements, the predictive power of an analytical model can fade unless there is a mechanism to monitor and calibrate it, thereby keeping it in sync with decision variables. This raises few important and related questions. Can models be calibrated to ensure longevity? Is it feasible to design a self-learning model sensitive to business environment? Are there some model design and management principles which can address future performance needs?
In the mid 1980's it was popular to talk about excellence. Since then, not so much.
What does it take to make a great company.
Here are my thoughts; Number One, the company must be capable of making a profit to sustain itself and it's employees; Number two,a great company should have long term, profitable customers, Number three it should have long term and secure emoloyees at all levels.
What do you think? Please respond and I will share your thoughts.
There is nothing new about one person lending money to another. What is new, however, is that companies that enable this simple human activity to take place on a massive scale are now emerging. They offer consumers and small companies a genuine alternative to going to the banks for savings and loans. It's called peer to peer consumer finance (P2P) and in fact it's a better alternative