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The Rationality of Risk, Part 2: Avoiding Risk, Keeping Busy, and Resorting with Praetorians

November 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Finance & Economics, Surdak on TechnologyComments (2)

By Christopher Surdak, JD In part two of the series on the Rationality of Risk, Chris Surdak provides an overview of some of the avoidance techniques that business people use to try to generate business returns without accepting any risk.  

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The Rationality of Risk: Creating Real Value After a Legacy of Easy Money

September 17, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Finance & Economics, Surdak on TechnologyComments (0)

By Christopher Surdak In order to get back on the path of value-creation and rational, sustainable economic growth, businesses must first tackle their tendency towards absolute risk avoidance and recognise that risk is, necessarily, part of the value

Selling Illusory Joy: Emotions, Big Data and the Coming Retail Renaissance

May 22, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Marketing & Consumers, Digital Transformation, Surdak on TechnologyComments (2)

By Christopher Surdak and Ed King Today the world is awash in massive amounts of context-rich data. Whether it’s GPS position information, social media posts, emails, digital audio or video, – even bio-sensor gathered data – customers are

Local Technology Expert & Acclaimed Author Receives Wharton Club’s “2015 Benjamin Franklin Innovator’s Award”

April 27, 2015 • Surdak on TechnologyComments (0)

Redlands,CALIFORNIA – May 6, 2015 –Redlands-native Christopher Surdak, J.D. was awarded the “Benjamin Franklin Innovator’s Award” from the Wharton Club of D.C. at the 2nd Annual Wharton D.C. Innovation Summit held April 28th and 29th. The Summit

Analysis Paralysis: How “Big Data” May Finally Spell the End of Make-Believe Numbers

March 12, 2015 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Surdak on TechnologyComments (1)

By Chris Surdak  In this article, Chris Surdak speaks from experience and argues that financial models are not used to present scientific or mathematical fact but rather to further the political agenda of a business. But as Big Data takes hold, he asks what

“I Can’t Help You:” The Dangers of Employees Disablement in the Social/Media Era

January 19, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Global Business, Marketing & Consumers, Digital Transformation, Social Media, Surdak on TechnologyComments (0)

By Christopher Surdak The quality of customer service has been steadily declining in recent years, but now that increasing digitisation has shifted more power to the consumer. Christopher Surdak demonstrates that bad service can, and will, become detrimental

Better Be a Baller: The Coming Talent Gap May be the Opposite of What Many Fear

September 18, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, Global Business, People Management, Social Impact, Surdak on Technology, Team ManagmentComments (1)

By Christopher Surdak The concept of Big Data has rapidly emerged as web and telecoms-based networking has expanded on a global scale. Christopher Surdak explores how this could affect the job market in terms of the population’s talent, skill and expertise,