Let’s Talk About Creative Accounting Themed Halloween Costumes

I know what you're thinking. Creative and accounting-themed just don't go together. But like chocolate and potato chips, sometimes unexpected combinations are the best. We've previously discussed Halloween...
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Uber is Delivering Kittens to Your Office Today

In honor of National Cat Day, Uber has brought back its successful kitten delivery program. I have some issues with this knowing how much cats hate the car but hey, whatever, kittens are pretty resilient...
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Judge: AICPA Was a Little Melodramatic About IRS’s Voluntary Registration Program

Earlier this year, the AICPA warned that they would go on a jihad against the IRS if our favorite sovereign tax authority went ahead with a plan to offer voluntary tax preparer registration. Getting really...
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Accounting News Roundup: Big 4 Bullied Into Anti-Hong Kong Protest?; Entrepreneurs: Made or Born?; EY NYC Superday | 10.29.14

Accounting Firms’ Anti-Hong Kong Protest Stance Prompted by Pressure [WSJ]Sayeth the Big 4 brass: "An executive at one of the Big Four firms said the executive had no knowledge of the ad until the night...
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Five Keys to Marketing Analytics Excellence

In marketing, you can't necessarily observe and measure interactions, responses and outcomes with the naked eye. Instead, you have to build a solid, defined plan with diagnostic metrics. Learn how USAA...
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A Marketer’s Guide to Analytics

This paper is designed to give managers and other marketing professionals an introduction to applying analytics to marketing so you can significantly improve outcomes. It explains not only why you need...
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Big Data, Analytics and Hadoop

SAS and Hadoop are natural partners. Hadoop provides distributed storage and processing power. SAS treats Hadoop as just another data source and complements it with data management, data discovery and...
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State of the Art Practice with Visual Analytics

Drawing from his most recent book, Keeping Up with the Quants, Professor Thomas Davenport describes the evolution of analytics and explains how to make visual analytics most effective by defining a clear...
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The Analytics Mandate

Based on interviews with more than 90 executives, this research paper examines how organizations can step up their analytics game by rethinking their organizational culture. Readers will learn how leading...
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Footnotes: Workplace Viruses; Sleep Your Way to the Top; DISMISSED | 10.28.14

Find Out Whether This Unkillable Tracker Is On Your Smartphone [Forbes] Honesty is contagious at work [BND] I will alert the clerk at Homegoods! [Twitter] I came from retail so I have a housewares consulting...
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