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Spending on Corporate Training & Education in Global 5000 Companies

In previous posts, we have outlined the size and footprint of The Global 5000 set of companies. The combined revenue of this group of the largest enterprises in the world equates to approximately 2/3 of the world GDP.  They make most of the money in the business world...

A Global Metric for B2B Sales – how do your sales measure up?

As B2B companies look for areas of growth, going global and looking at emerging markets comes to the top of the list these days. The US economy has been on a good run from last year into 2012 but Europe is a big question mark.  Sizing up market estimates, sizes and...

American Airlines, Eastman Kodak and Facebook

Within a few short weeks the reports came out about 2 traditionalGlobal 5000 firms -- American Airlines and Eastman Kodak -- filed for bankruptcy. At the same time Facebook is filing for what is shpaing up to be one of the largest IPO's ever. None of this is exactly...

Where do Private Companies fit in your Database Plan?

Most of the business press and financial news focuses our attention on public companies. Because they are public, information on those companies is easy to find and they issues all forms of communications to keep up their visibility. Private companies are private for...

American and the Airlines Dilemma

AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, filed for bankruptcy this week. They are the last of the major carriers to file. When we step back and look at the overall airline industry, there are some interesting differences between the largest airlines and the rest...

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