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The Right Numbers: Supplier Fit, Gross National Happiness, and Blockchain

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The world is in the midst of a statistical revolution. Everything from professional sports to advertising to education to technology performance to climate can be measured and quantified with more precision than ever before. Statisticians and big data analysts are in demand and finally being..

The Ball and Blockchain

The Ball and Blockchain: Obstacles to a World-Changing Trajectory

The blockchain decentralization revolution may not be the first, but it is well-funded, and led by people that think big. With a dream and billions in funding, what can go wrong? Distractions, disputes, and hubris top the list, with a very dishonorable mention for the industry’s problem of hucksters.

What Solutions are Best Built with Blockchain or NOT

Obviously, not all solutions are a fit. No one is going to be building the next spreadsheet with blockchain. Rather, you need to focus on areas where one of the core strengths of the technology amplifies the value of the solution – or better yet, creates it in a place where centralized approaches are failing.

A Historical Perspective on Blockchain

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The blockchain has a small circle of bitcoin billionaires that can break the mold. Some are open advocates of the technology’s revolutionary potential, like Puerto Rico crypto-utopia crowd. Some prefer to remain more anonymous. But make no mistake, the goal of the blockchain game is not to make..

Is There Such a Thing as Price Gouging and Price Fixing in IT?

Is There Such a Thing as Price Gouging and Price Fixing in IT?

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In the wake of hurricanes, as the deluge recedes, regulators see a rising flood of complaints about price gouging for necessities such as water and gas. And despite contrary opinions from some economists, 34 states have anti-gouging laws on the books.

The Myth of the RFP

The Myth of the RFP for Everything at Half Price

The Myth of the RFP By Tony Greenberg A long time ago in a business not so far away, a king sat considering his fate. The weather had been poor during the last growing season, the peasants were getting restless, and neighboring kingdoms were either disappearing into the abyss or raising …