Accounting & Finance

In markets with slim margins, such as the restaurant industry, automating routine and time-consumptive tasks can make all the difference between reporting a profit or a loss on a company's bottom line. Some of the key activities that can be fully automated include data entry, vendor payments, statement reconciliation, and...

Hedge fund managers and quant market investors utilize complex algorithms to predict trends and trades. Traditionally, the data fueling these algorithms was derived from official surveys and reports. There have been considerable recent innovations in data sources, principally scraping information from websites accessible on the Internet. As an example, Quandl,...

With unemployment sinking to record levels, it becomes more critical than ever for companies to retain their employees. After all, if your current employer isn't meeting your needs, there are plenty of other options. Inventive businesses find employee perks in unusual places. One of those places that is all-too-often often overlooked...