BUEC Buzz blog
As you may have heard, there's been some talk lately about reopening and renegotiating the NAFTA agreement. If you'd like to join that conversation and want to contribute more than just "alternative facts," consider consulting this handy dossier of statistics from our newest database: Statista... <more>
Our BUS 345 students are going to be doing some taste tests again this semester, and this time the focus is on cheese!
If you're in that class, see below for some initial thoughts on resources to help you understand the cheese market and consumers, especially in Canada. Also be sure to check out my earlier blog post -- On taste tests and primary research (redux) -- for a list of resources and search strategies that may help you as you design your taste test methodologies and evaluate... <more>
Happy New Year, everyone!
And what better way to ring in the new year than a post about a new video course in Lynda.com aimed at those who want to start new ventures? :-)
Design Thinking: Venture Design is an intermediate level video course intended to help you "Discover the key principles of venture design and discover the tremendous advantages it brings to entrepreneurial efforts, both within startups and... <more>
Work-life balance, ecosystem accounting, & causes of death: A few recent Statistics Canada Daily highlights
When you think of Statistics Canada, is the population census the first thing that comes to mind? I suspect that's pretty common -- the census is, after all, a huge undertaking that touches on (and measures) all of us.
But Statistics Canada is about so much more than just the quinquennial counting of citizens! Here are just a few of the cool things they've published in the last few months (and yes, I'm aware that my definition of "cool" may need some work!):