Entries by Ben Bratton

What 5G Technology Has to Offer

5G or 5th generation technology has the potential to revolutionize the way we live our lives and the way we do business. Starting at 2G and moving up to 3G and eventually to 4G we have seen a shift in the standard of connectivity and speed that we expect. The change from 4G to 5G […]

Tariffs on Imports From China

Recently, President Donald Trump decided to impose tariffs on about $50 billion worth of imports from China – This is when the trading war between U.S. and China started and escalated. The white house claimed this new restriction is executed in response to Beijing’s longstanding theft of US companies’ intellectual property. Asian stocks struggled since […]

First Female African American Brigadier General for the Marine Corps

Col. Lorna Mahlock has been nominated to become the first female African American Brigadier General for the United States Marine Corps. She is a graduate of Marquette University, the US Army War College and Naval Postgraduate School. At the age of 49 she has already served over 30 years of service and has contributed to […]

Small Business Contracts exceeds $100 Billion

Last month, the Small Business Administration released its scorecard for fiscal year 2017. Among the news was that small business contracts have exceeded $100 billion dollars for the first time ever. This milestone stems from surpassed expectations: the federal government has a small business contracting goal that 23% of government-wide contracting spending comes from small […]

Innovations Shaping The Future of Transportation

Transportation is the heart of every individual’s daily life, whether you are commuting to and from work or traveling on vacation. As years pass we are becoming more and more efficient in the way we transport ourselves from one place to another. In the 1800’s we were using horses to go from place to place. […]

The EU’s GDPR and Privacy Policy Changes

In the last few weeks, many companies have been sending out emails with the following message: “We’ve updated our privacy policy.” The reason for the abundance of such messages is the General Data Protection Regulation, also known as the GDPR. In 2016, the European Union enacted the GDPR, a sweeping data-protection law, but the EU […]

Memorial Day: Remember And Honor

Memorial Day marks not only the beginning of summer but also a solemn day of remembrance for all veterans who have died serving in the American armed force. The holiday was originally known as Decoration Day and started after the civil war to honor the union and confederate dead. On the first Decoration Day, General […]

More Jobs, More Money, Less Unemployment

Ever since the beginning of 2018, the US economy has been on a steady up surge with regards to both employment, and earnings. In the month of April, however even though trade tensions are predominant, and the financial markets are volatile; business have been able to boost job openings to 200,000 jobs according to the […]

How Companies Are Using AI for Marketing Strategy

Artificial intelligence has made it easy and perspective for companies to survive and excel in international competition by keeping up with the latest technology. AI refers to the social science of making computers work like how humans do. With the use of AI, a number of areas in the digital marketing industry have advanced and […]

Highest In 17 Years – Share of U.S. Small Business Raising Pay Picked in April 2018

As mentioned in previous article “Best Time for Small Business”, small businesses are having a hard time finding skilled workers. As a result of low supply and high demand, pay packages offered by small business owners are going more and more aggressive. According to the statistics provided by National Federation of Independent Business, job opening […]