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The City Between Two Worlds

Old Costantinople is a vibrant, cosmopolitAn and a rising city. A unique city which provides a world of modern life without forgetting its tradition. This new business centre of the Millennium has now more things to offer.

Does Clean Mean Rich?

When “green ideology” meets big money: the eco-business of urban waste management brings many solutions to municipal administration (and good profits for the companies that are investing).

Statistics: Math or Myth?

The World celebrates the first World Statistics Day to promote the many achievements of official statistics premised on the core values of service, professionalism and integrity. The WSD serves as a tool to further support the work of statisticians across different settings, cultures, and domains.

Bringing Statistics to Life

Gapminder was born in 1998-99 since the technology was available at that time. We have found a new understanding of data analysis. Your understanding changes over time. In our website, data become alive becoming more understandable.

Taking Risks in Medicine

The process of decision making in medicine is complex and involves knowledge of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, their relevance, safety, benefits and costs. Discovery of drugs from initial development until their commercial availability is a long and complicated process.

Making your Company Stronger

Today’s organizations are exposed to different kind of risks, such as cyber-attacks, plundering of intellectual property, stealth competition from grey and black markets, unconscionable acts of executive greed and corruption, identity theft, fraud, and terrorist threats.

How to Make Decisions Using Superior CI

In an issue devoted to statistics, this piece will probably stand out as sacrilege. In stark contrast to the excessive use of number crunching at various managerial levels, and the excessive weigh executives place on the predictive qualities of quantitative data, competitive intelligence is qualitative and predictive.

Did your Child Choose their University?

A diploma from a school that offers the highest quality academic programs can help a graduate land a good job as well as gain admission into the best graduate programs in the country.

The New Renaissance of the Chateaux

Living in a real fairytale castle is no longer a childhood dream. A castle vacation can be true joy for anyone’s senses, breathing in the historic air between ancient walls and discovering the exciting secrets of noble families with a long, rich tradition.

The ‘New Life’ in Neighborhoods

Looking for new ‘centers’ for building your career, finding plenty of attractive spots to feel at home, where there is the ‘globalization of the local’.

Abuse and Addiction in the Workplace

According to a survey by the International Data Corporation, up to 40% of Internet access in the workplace is spent on non-work related browsing, and 60% of all online purchases are made during working hours. The same survey also reported that 90% of employees felt the Internet can be addictive, and 41% admitted to personal internet surfing at work for more than three hours per week.

Out With the Old Economic Ideologies, in With the New

More About Commerce, Less About Competition. Leading business strategists like, Michael Porter brought about a shift beginning in the 1980s. Theorists like Peter Drucker had suggested the purpose of business was to create customers. Porter posited a more Hobbesian worldview, in which the natural state of business was one of competition. A company was constantly in a struggle to gain sustainable competitive advantage, Porter said.