Dollars for Drafts: Exploring the Business Behind Fantasy Sports

In 2015, there were 56.8 million people playing fantasy sports in the United States and Canada, according to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association. So if you are not playing fantasy sports, you almost certainly know someone who is. Fantasy sports have spread across all sports and are evolving at a rapid rate. What has driven… Read more »

Digital Games: How Sports Technology and Analytics Are Changing Sports

Home runs, touchdowns and points are all statistics that the average sports fans fully understands and can talk about regularly. But much of the time, this doesn’t tell the whole story. As teams look to gain an edge against competitors, they have begun to use advanced statistics and sports analytics to better understand performance. With… Read more »

How the Shift From ICD-9 to ICD-10 Is Changing Medical Coding

On Oct. 1, 2015, medical coding in the United States changed forever when the entire healthcare industry shifted from using ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes, affecting providers, insurance companies and patients. What exactly does medical coding involve? And why was the shift so important? The History and State of Medical Coding According to the World Health Organization,… Read more »

Strategic Human Resource Management for Recruiting and Hiring

As the American economy continues to rebound from the Great Recession, companies are placing great value on the strategic recruiting and hiring of employees. In many ways, the hiring process is easier than ever because of the technology available to HR professionals. But in other ways, technology has made the recruiting and hiring process more… Read more »

5 Reasons Why Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Must Get an MBA

According to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity, 280 out of 100,000 adults started/opened their own business every month in 2013. While there was a slight decline in the business creation rate from that of 2012, the key takeaway was that more and more Americans felt encouraged to start a business in the current economic… Read more »

Can an MBA Make You a Powerful Leader?

They say leaders are born, not made. But a whole lot of them sure go to business school. According to an article published on, about 40 percent of S&P 500 CEOs have an MBA in any given year. An MBA is, by far, the degree with the most representation among these executives. So, if… Read more »

5 Ways a Business Degree Can Help Non-Profit Organizations

What we all love about non-profit organizations is that they operate with a view to benefit the society and the general public rather than having profit-earning as their primary motive. A non-profit organization can actually generate any amount of profit, but that profit has to be used to achieve their goals and cannot be used… Read more »

How to Create A Powerful Online Profile

If you’re looking for a job, you must create a thorough and strong online profile. Why? Before a meeting or interview, 80% or more of the people considering your application will Google your name. You want to influence those results, and the best way to ensure they find information you want them to know is… Read more »

12 Awesome Apps to Help Fight Crime

Being a superhero is every child’s fantasy. But as people grow up, they realize that the real heroes are those fearless men and women who spend a good part of their lives patrolling our streets and maintaining peace and order, and some ‘ordinary’ citizens, who, through their actions, ably assist these badge-wielding crime fighters with… Read more »

Are You the Kind of Person Who Could Benefit from an Online MBA?

According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), 191,571 students graduated with a Master’s degree in business in 2011-12. Business degrees comprised more than 25 percent of the total Master’s degrees conferred that year. Nowadays people have the option and ability to acquire their MBA without having to travel farther than their home office…. Read more »