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On apps and the bottom line: monetization!

Published December 19, 2016 by Mark Bodnar

It seems like just yesterday that smartphones were invented, followed shortly after by that wonderfully positive phrase, "There's an app for that!"*

And, as surely as traffic chaos follows Vancouver snow, I've noticed that the solutions proposed by many of our business students now start with a wonderfully enthusiastic proclamation, "We're going to build an app for that!

And, since the bottom line is never far from mind in business, even in academia, that bold statement is followed very quickly by the all-important question... "Are we going to go broke doing this?"... <more>

Numbers at your fingertips: Introducing Statista for SFU researchers!

Published December 3, 2016 by Mark Bodnar

We've all been there... that moment in a research project when you just need one key number to cement the last piece of your argument.

For instance, you might desperately need to know...

... Sound familiar? Then you really should get to know the newest database available via the SFU Library... <more>

 
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