Tag Archives: business trends

Business Trends To Leverage In 2020 | Getentrepreneurial.com

If you have a small business, it’s essential to keep up with the latest trends in technology, marketing, customer service and other areas that affect your business. Each business is unique, so every trend doesn’t necessarily impact you equally. However, all major trends do influence your customers’ expectations, so it’s good to be up to date.

Here are some of the most significant trends I’m currently seeing that will impact small businesses in 2020 and beyond.

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Built In LA’s 50 Startups to Watch in 2018 | Built in LA

Built In LA's 50 Startups to Watch in 2018

In 2017, Southern California tech raised nearly $7 billion, launching startups across industries and attracting top talent and funding support from local investors. As Los Angeles and Orange Counties have become the established homes to some of the most innovative startups in the world, the expectations for 2018 are high.

With an eye for fresh funding, top talent and innovative technology, Built In LA has carefully selected 50 young companies — all less than five years old — that we believe will make a significant impact on tech over the next 12 months.

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March Business Scan 2015 | LAECD

Kyser Center for Economic Research is pleased to provide the March 2015 issue of Business Scan, a compilation of 16 key Los Angeles County economic indicators and business trends, including employment in 7 industries, unemployment rates, trade, housing, tourism and entertainment.

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Big Data, Small Bets | Forbes.com

Big data and small experiments—what could appear more seemingly incongruous?  Yet the truth is: these two trends, one from the world of analytics, the other from the world of innovation and change, can be powerfully combined to drive sustainable success in a highly uncertain world.

Big data is a product of the technology revolution that is now well into its third decade. Thirty years ago, sophisticated analytical techniques promising extraordinary insights were lacking but one thing: the data to inform them.  The promise was clear: if you simply start measuring and tracking everything, from minutely segmented sales and resource usage metrics to every conceivable macroeconomic variable of remote interest, we will be able to identify all manner of relationships, correlations and insights, the net result of which will be the capacity to much more effectively and efficiently allocate resources to take advantage of opportunity and drive results.

The message was received, loud and clear.  In fact, perhaps too loudly and clearly.

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