September 21, 2017

Big Data… Making better data-driven decisions!

‘Big data’ is a term that’s been in common usage for nearly 10 years, yet we still talk about it as though it’s something other organisations are doing. There is a growing body of case studies of (mainly large) organisations that are managing to show how they are sifting through, analysing and acting upon large […]

How much for the taxi? $41billion!

What is it?  A $41bn taxi firm called UBER.  That’s a lot of money for a taxi business. What size is the global taxi market? Estimates put it at between $50 – $100bn. What share of that market can Uber expect to capture and how can that justify a value of $41bn? Well consider what […]

Facebook – what price growth?

Most people would agree that Apple is a high growth company.  What would you pay for Apple shares?  At the current time you would pay around 14 times their current year earnings.  This is their price-earnings ratio. What about Facebook?  It is a high growth company as well.  How much would you pay for Facebook?  […]