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Watson: Digging Up the Answers for Us

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January 23, 2017

One Sunday morning, I had the pleasure of watching an interview on CNN conducted by Fareed Zakaria on his show GPS. He was interviewing Ginni Rometty, the CEO of IBM, and they were discussing the details of IBM’s latest development, a question answering system called Watson. This system can data mine and data process in  Click for full story…

Retail Therapy: Contingent Workers in the Retail Industry

Retail Therapy: Contingent Workers in the Retail Industry

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December 28, 2016

The use of contingent workers in America has been growing exponentially over the last few years, and this growth is led primarily by a few industries such as retail. To put the popularity of this flexible component of workers with the retail industry in perspective, we need only look at how 82% of retail companies  Click for full story…

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Ardent’s State of Contingent Workforce Management Report – Highlights

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December 7, 2016

DCR has sponsored this invaluable independent research report from the renowned supply management experts, Ardent Partners, to bring you insights into the state of and future look into contingent workforce management. Read on to learn about the strategies and approaches that have helped the current market leaders to succeed, and craft your own success story.  Click for full story…

The Ugly Underbelly of the Gig Economy - Its Issues with Legislation

The Ugly Underbelly of the Gig Economy – Its Issues with Legislation

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November 29, 2016

Until the Department of Labor releases its reckoning of the gig economy in 2017, we may not have a truly official figure to confirm estimates that put the share of the gig workers in the workforce at 40%. It’s truly innovative structure has made it possible for people to embrace unforeseen opportunities to monetize assets  Click for full story…