COVID-19: The Conference Board’s Perspective on HR, the Economy, CEO Confidence, and More

The Conference Board is uniquely positioned to provide the C-Suite with a 360° view of implications for business and insights on what’s ahead related to the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Visit this page often as new resources are being added to help you effectively and confidently navigate this quickly evolving situation. Just click on the COVID-19 banner…

Consumer Research with Simmons Quick Reports

Simmons Quick Reports let you quickly analyze target consumer groups for products and services.  Before creating a crosstab search, it can be helpful to generate a Quick Report for your target to get a general idea about their behaviors and preferences.  You can search and enter your target and select from multiple reports.  These include…

This Day in Business History: McDonald’s Opens First Franchise

April 15, 1955: Ray Kroc opened the first McDonald’s franchise in Des Plaines, Illinois, having purchased the rights to franchise the restaurant across the country from the founders, Maurice and Richard McDonald.  To announce the grand opening, Kroc ran in add in the Des Plaines Journal, advertising “speedee service” and “plenty of free parking,” along with…

Congrats Graduates! Library Resources for Lifelong Learning

Congratulations on your graduation from the Goizueta Business School! The Business Library team has enjoyed working with you as a student and we look forward to continuing after graduation. As Goizueta Alumni, you will continue to have access to a select suite of library services and resources for your career research and lifelong learning needs. All…

More Healthcare Market Research is Now at Your Fingertips

If you have used any of the GlobalData databases (e.g. Retail, Foodservice, Technology, GlobalData Disruptor), you already know what an excellent resource this is for market data and analysis, a resource well aligned with IMPACT client projects and more.  Well, two more databases – this time in the healthcare sector – have just been added:…

Too Much Free Time? Earn a LinkedIn Learning Certificate!

Has COVID-19 stopped you from attending various workshops, trainings, or classes that would have given you valuable skills to add to your resume? Don’t despair! Instead, take advantage of the wide variety of courses and tutorials available to you from LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com). Once you complete a course, you will be awarded a certificate…

COVID-19 Data in SimplyAnalytics

SimplyAnalytics is now offering COVID-19 data at the national, state, and county levels, updated daily.   The data is sourced from USAFacts.org.   Data variables included are:  Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by date Prevalence of confirmed COVID-19 cases (per 100,000 individuals) by date Deaths from COVID-19 by date Prevalence of deaths from COVID-19 (per 100,000 individuals)…

This Day in Business History: Microsoft Releases Windows 3.1

April 6, 1992: This updated version of Windows established some features that are taken for granted today.  This includes the CTRL-ALT-DEL command to avoid rebooting your computer, and allowing you to cut and paste from one application to another.   As internet access moved forward, Windows 3.1 also supported modem speeds up to 9600 bps. To…

How to Locate Electronic Resources in DiscoverE, Emory Libraries’ Catalog

Interested in accessing electronic resources for your schoolwork and research? You can do this easily enough using DiscoverE, the Emory Libraries’ catalog. Here’s how to get started: Log in at http://discovere.emory.edu/ Click Sign-In on the upper right corner using your Emory UsernetID/password Enter title/keywords in the search box Does Emory Already License an Electronic Copy? Here’s…

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…