We’re Facing Disruption, Too

Women in Consulting

By 2027, over half of Americans will be independent or will have worked independently according to one study. By: Martha Olsen. :: Consultants are not immune to the forces of disruption.

Venezuelan Bolivar Plunges to Record Low on Black Market; Bond Default Coming Up in October?

MishTalk

Venezuela’s benchmark dollar bonds due in 2027 fell 0.44 I wonder why 2027 bonds trade as high as 79 cents on the dollar, even with 12.56% interest rate. Please consider the "official" exchange rate of the Bolivar to the USD.

What Workers and Companies Should Know About the Republican Tax Bills

Harvard Business

TPC estimates that, in 2027, the House bill would increase after-tax income on average by 2.6% Its total net tax cut would be much smaller in 2027 and, because the corporate tax changes would mostly benefit shareholders and other recipients of investment income, the tax cut would be more concentrated at the high end of the income distribution. Daniel Haskett/Getty Images.

How Competition Is Driving AI’s Rapid Adoption

Harvard Business

In comparison, absorption of AI might reach today’s level of digital absorption by 2027—in roughly ten years. Tomohiro Ohsumi /Getty Images. Artificial intelligence (AI) is engendering all kinds of breathless headlines, from being able to play Go to spotting rare cancer tumors.

Product Success Is Not About the Zeitgeist

Harvard Business

To see the problem, suppose that A New Hope had been released in 1957, 1967, 1987, 1997, 2007, 2017, or 2027. Star Wars has become one of the defining sag­­­as of our time. As of now, it’s earned more than $30 billion. No one predicted that level of success.

Ukraine PM Accuses Russia of Wanting WWIII; Kiev Forces Block Rebel Town; Russia Issues Downbeat Economic Statement

MishTalk

The yield on government bonds due February 2027 jumped 29 basis points yesterday to 9.65 Ukraine and Russia remain in the spotlight this weekend. Here are the top stories. Russia hiked interest rates 50 basis points on Friday accompanied with a warning about inflation and a sluggish economy. Russian Markets Have Worst Week Since Crimea. Ukraine''s acting prime minister accused Russia of wanting to start WWII.

How Health Care Providers Can Ensure Patients’ End-of-Life Wishes Are Known

Harvard Business

by 2027. cryingjune/Getty Images. Mr. M, an elderly man with chronic lung disease, was found on the floor of his kitchen by a neighbor, who spotted his prone body through an open window. Emergency medical personnel noted that he had a weak pulse and low oxygen level. Labs and imaging in the emergency department suggested that he was in respiratory failure from pneumonia, and he was quickly started on IV antibiotics and fluid support.