New for GBS Alumni: GlobalData Disruptor

Thanks to the contribution of class gifts, the Goizueta Business Library is able to provide all Goizueta Business School alumni free remote access to GlobalData Disruptor. GlobalData Disruptor focuses on disruptive technologies that are going to affect companies and industries 3-5 years from now. This includes case studies and analysis on  technology focused innovations such as…

This Day in Business History: Apple Inc. Is Founded By Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

April 1, 1976: College dropouts Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak founded Apple Computers, Inc. The two wanted to make computers small enough for people to have in their homes and offices. Ever wondered how they came up with the company name? According to an interview that Wozniak did with Byte magazine in December 1984, he credited Jobs with…

This Day in Business History: Starbucks opens its first doors in Seattle

March 30, 1971: Well before Howard Schultz walked into the picture, a small coffee shop with a name inspired by Moby Dick opened its doors in Seattle’s Pike Place Market for the first time. What started as a humble coffee shop has boomed since then into a monolithic organization which leads the industry. Today, it…

New: Hoovers Adds Search Features + RMA Annual Statement Studies

Hoovers has recently revised their interface and offers additional ways to filter your search and generate ideas for related firms in emerging industries.  This is great for times when you wish to search more qualitative data such as “green energy”  instead of the more quantitative filters such as revenue or employee count.  To get started…

The Conference Board: Probing Global Management Challenges & Successes

If you are not familiar with this excellent resource, The Conference Board is a global business, membership-based organization that provides important analysis and insights on management-focused issues facing today’s global organizations.  Its research, covering topics such as sustainability, innovation, productivity, talent management, diversity & inclusion, corporate citizenship, communications, marketing, and more, gives executives practical, relevant…

This Day in Business History: Word’s First Internet Domain Is Registered

March 15, 1985:  The world’s first internet domain name, symbolics.com, was registered by the Symbolics Computer Corporation of Massachusetts. The international private non-profit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers  was created in 1998 to maintain domain name coordination; there are now  over 1 billion domains in existence.      Signposts in cyberspace the Domain…

This Day in Business History: Pan Am Airways Takes Flight

March 14, 1927: Initially designed to be just an air mail and passenger service operation between Key West, Florida and Havana, Cuba, Pan Am grew to be one of the most influential and innovative airline companies of the twentieth century. Within the same year of its launch as a mail carrier, the company was selected…

Spring Break Hours

Business Librarians Are Here and Available to Help You Just a reminder that the Business Librarians are here and available to help you with projects and interview prep during Spring Break – so don’t hesitate to reach out to us at GBS Ask a Librarian. Spring Break Library Hours and Business Librarian Desk Hours The…

NEW: Thomson Reuters EIKON Available to GBS Students

Over the winter break, the Goizueta Business Library went live with the Thomson Reuters EIKON platform – a much improved version of Thomson ONE.  A competitor to Bloomberg and FactSet, EIKON is a premium resource for monitoring and analyzing financial data, including market, company and industry fundamental data, deals and private equity transaction data, and…

This Day in Business History: The Birth of the Commercial Typewriter

March 1, 1873: While the history of the development of the typewriter dates back to the 16th century, in the U.S., production on one of the first commercially made typewriters began on March 1, 1873 by E. Remington & Sons, known for manufacturing sewing machines.  Initially marketed under the name Sholes and Glidden Type-Writer for the…