White House Says Small Biz Recovery a Work in Progress
Newsroom: Innovation in the News
By: John Tozzi
May 16, 2011
Small businesses have begun to create jobs, White House officials said today, though the recovery is not as robust as they would like. The White House released a report today detailing its attempts to aid small business owners, part of the Obama administration’s effort to counter charges that it is anti-business.
“There’s very little question that small business is now once again contributing to job creation and helping to lead a job recovery that is strengthening, but we would still like to see much stronger,” said Gene Sperling, director of the National Economic Council, on a conference call with reporters this afternoon. “We feel very strongly we have come a long way, and that this economy still has a lot further to go.” Read Full ArticleNew Ways to Exploit Raw Data May Bring Surge of Innovation, a Study Says
The New York Times
By: Steve Lohr
May 13, 2011
Math majors, rejoice. Businesses are going to need tens of thousands of you in the coming years as companies grapple with a growing mountain of data.
Data is a vital raw material of the information economy, much as coal and iron ore were in the Industrial Revolution. But the business world is just beginning to learn how to process it all. Read Full Article