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The changing TV market shows why engineers need to understand business

The Boston Consulting Group recently published an article titled “The Future of Television: Where the US Industry Is Heading”. It’s an in-depth look at the forces disrupting television as we know it. If you’re interested in TV as a business, you’ll like the article. One big lesson from the TV market is that innovation doesn’t
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On Jeff Immelt's embittered but correct rant about protectionism

Jeff Immelt, the CEO of GE, gave the commencement speech recently at NYU’s Stern School of Business. His speech was mostly about the dangers of the world’s newly resurgent taste for protectionism. This topic is front of mind for a lot of people. We often hear about it in the context of jobs. You’ll hear
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An economist's painful misunderstanding of what a Black Swan is

Andrew Duguay is a senior economist at Prevedere. He wrote an op-ed for CNBC titled “This could be the ‘black swan’ for the economy”. He claims that the ‘black swan’ is consumer spending. Specifically, relatively strong consumer spending has been propping up the economy. Weaker than expected consumer spending might invite a recession. Duguay is
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Why we need scientists and engineers as business leaders

Today I published my free eBook titled Why We Need Scientists and Engineers as Business Leaders. It’s a short eBook, with around 1,000 words. I wrote it to appeal to scientists and engineers that are looking to take on broader, more senior business-focused roles. I published the book today to meet the requirements of day
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