April 20, 2024

Weekly Report 24-18

GEN Z PRIORITIES AND CHALLENGES NOW CRITICALLY IMPACT STRUCTURE, RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION for most companies. Latest workplace survey by EduBirdie found that key priorities and most important facets of Gen Z employment are: (1) Meaningful Work which makes a positive impact; (2) Over half prioritize Financial Stability; (3) Family & Relationships are top priorities for... Continue
April 14, 2024

Weekly Report 24-17

MEDIA AND POLITICIANS LOVE TO CITE CRIME DATA, BUT STATISTICS ARE FAR FROM ACCURATE. While 60% of registered voters say violent crime is very important in their voting decisions (according to Pew Research), the inability or refusal of law enforcement agencies to submit data to the FBI has resulted in a “distorted picture of crime... Continue
April 6, 2024

Weekly Report 24-16

POST-PANDEMIC BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION IS ESSENTIAL to survive the “seismic shift in business landscape, accelerating changes in consumer behavior, work arrangements and digital transformation.” For small businesses, the principal characteristics and critical factors involve digital presence, cybersecurity, supply chain protection, ensuring customer/client experience, and probably most important: workforce infrastructure – i.e. employee recruitment and retention, given... Continue
March 31, 2024

Weekly Report 24-15

THE WEAKNESS OF GEN Z THINKING SKILLS IS INCREASINGLY EVIDENT and a direct result of the public school system. “While a global onslaught of misinformation, social media saturation, partisan politics, and science skepticism continuously challenge how information is shared, understood, and how it influences the decisions people make,” developmental psychologists suggest that adolescents can begin... Continue
March 24, 2024

Weekly Report 24-14

DESPITE INCREASED CYBERSECURITY FOCUS, DATA BREACHES CONTINUE TO GROW, mostly because Ransomware ‘gangs’ are on the rise, allowing even criminals with minimal computer knowledge to get into the game.  Hackers are always a step ahead (as are any other criminals) driving ransomware attacks, cloud misconfigurations and vendor vulnerabilities to a 78% increase in reported U.S.... Continue