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Optimizing Portfolio Management through Analytics and Modeling

How the forward-thinking credit manager leverages analytics and models to improve credit decisions, collections, and portfolio management This is the last of three posts exploring how credit managers use modeling […]

Analytics

Optimizing Risk Management with Analytics and Models

How the forward-thinking credit manager leverages analytics and models to improve credit decisions, collections, and portfolio management This is the first of three posts exploring how credit managers use modeling […]

Announcement

Take a Look: Six New First Research Industry Reports

Nonstore retail companies are embracing multichannel marketing tactics. Catalog retailers have adapted to online marketing successfully; they enjoy the advantages of having an established infrastructure and have extensive experience selling […]

OnlineEducation

First Research Has Six New Industry Profiles

Online education is growing in popularity. About 7 million Americans are enrolled in at least one online course, according to Babson Survey Research Group. Some institutions, both academic and corporate, […]

3D Printing

Check Out Five New First Research Industry Profiles

BIZMOLOGY — The maker movement, a term that refers to growing interest in DIY manufacturing, has sparked interest in CAD/CAM software among hobbyists and tinkerers. The movement has been spurred […]

Trophies

Hoover’s Nominated for Small Business Influencer Award — Vote Now!

BIZMOLOGY — Hoover’s is up for a 2014 Small Business Influencer Award (produced by Small Business Trends). The awards recognize outstanding contributions that directly support small business growth and prosperity. […]

Innovation

Introducing New Content: Four More First Research Industry Profiles in July

BIZMOLOGY — More and more devices are being connected to the Internet, a trend commonly referred to as the “Internet of Things.” The wave of new Internet-enabled electronics, including fitness […]

Financial Data

How Working Capital Data Offers Insight to Business Health

BIZMOLOGY — Money comes in. Money goes out. It seems rather simple. But being able to accurately gauge the efficiency and profitability of a business is an art form that […]

bizhealth

D&B: Business Health Strengthens but Investment Lags

BIZMOLOGY — The overall health of US businesses is strong, with jobs being added and people paying their bills on time. However, the lack of significant business investment is dragging […]

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Can econometrics be used to predict the 2014 FIFA World Cup winner?

BIZMOLOGY — Can econometrics — the branch of economics that uses mathematical methods to describe economic systems — predict the likely winner of the 2014 FIFA World Cup? That’s the […]