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Data-driven business education for the modern world.


Do you have lengthy conversations with Alexa? Do you track your every step? Do you find it odd that the shoes you almost purchased are now flooding your social channels? Our everyday lives are producing massive amounts of data. Data that is interpreted and used to influence decision making in many organizations across all industries and municipalities. The interpretation is no longer limited to the analysts. Data savvy professionals are now a requirement of all business careers–and why data analytics is infused into our business core.

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Accounting professor doubles as an established painter

Tim Lindquist began painting when he was just a teenager. A friend invited him over to learn how to create a dog on canvas, and Lindquist was hooked. He asked for paints that Christmas and considered majoring in art at college. But he chose accounting instead, becoming an educator and professor at the College of Business.

1 week 2 days ago
Working from Home
Working Remotely - A Year in Review

Since March 2020, many organizations have moved to a work-from-home model to limit as much person-to-person contact as possible. And it’s stuck longer than many expected at first. In fact, in June 2020, S&P Global found 67% of companies expected the shift to stick, at least in some capacity. 

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Elon Musk
Bucking the 'MBA-ization of America'

Elon Musk, the popular founder of Tesla and SpaceX, sent shockwaves through the business world when he criticized the “MBA-ization of America.” His point: Too many business executives focus on financials and meetings—taught to them by various masters of business administration (MBA) programs—rather than the products and services themselves. 

1 month 11 hours ago
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Good-bye, mom and pop restaurants and shops

Most of my readers are familiar with small towns in Iowa that have longstanding family-owned businesses, such as family eateries. Grandparents, parents, and children may own and work in these restaurants. They often have loyal employees that are “part of the family.” These owners may be unable to afford to pay their workers much more than $10 per hour, to say nothing of the proposed $15 per hour minimum wage.

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Dictionary Billionaire
All hail the billionaire

After months of dreary experimentation in her basement, Dr. von Frankenstein, PhD, has concocted an effective antidote and vaccine for a deadly virus sweeping the United States. She files and receives a patent for her discovery.

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