16-02-2018 - Hits:373 - Ruth Fisher
This is a new idea I'm working on. I'd love to hear any feedback you might have.
We Collect and Analyze Data
Why do we collect and analyze data? It informs us about (i) what happened in a given time and place and (ii) why (see Figure 1).
24-01-2018 - Hits:705 - Ruth Fisher
Traditional currency systems are being assailed from several directions. Some propose digitizing national currencies as a means to decrease transaction costs, facilitate tracking, and discourage illicit uses of currency. Some suggest a single, global currency system is inevitable. Others propose creating non-government-backed forms of currency to eliminate the ability of...Read more
18-01-2018 - Hits:429 - Ruth Fisher
Why do we adopt new technologies?
Many people will be quick to respond, “Because they help us do things faster, easier, or better.”
Well, then, why don’t people adopt new technology?
Most people would probably say that people don’t adopt new technology either because the technology is too expensive or because people...Read more
12-01-2018 - Hits:334 - Ruth Fisher
This analysis was co-authored with Norman Marks, CPA, CRMA and originally posted on his blog.
Many liked the post on Risk and Game Theory with Ruth Fisher (my co-author on the piece). We were asked for more, especially an example or two.
As with the last post, I will set the stage and...Read more
08-12-2017 - Hits:956 - Ruth Fisher
Definition of Sexual Harassment
Scenarios in the Sexual Harassment & Misbehavior Game
Cost to Firms of Sexual Harassment & Misbehavior
The Sexual Harassment & Misbehavior Game
Musings about the Game
Outcomes of the Model
The scourge of the day is sexual harassment. There’s nothing new about sexual harassment. It has always existed. What has changed is the...Read more
07-11-2017 - Hits:768 - Ruth Fisher
Remember when restaurant delivery options included Domino’s, Pizza Hut, or Papa John’s? No longer! These pizza restaurants still have a majority share of the restaurant delivery market. However, GrubHub, Eat24, DoorDash, UberEats, and other restaurant delivery platforms are expanding users’ choices beyond just pizza.
This analysis examines the Restaurant Delivery Game:...Read more
08-10-2017 - Hits:977 - Ruth Fisher
The purpose of this analysis is to better understand the dynamics of internet platforms. The analysis considers the three basic types of platforms:
Vendors (WalMart, Apple, Pandora, etc.)
Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.)
Matchmakers (eBay, Uber, etc.)
And will seek to address such issues as
Who are the different players in each type of...Read more
25-09-2017 - Hits:935 - Ruth Fisher
This is a presentation I’m preparing for “Tech Startup Conference: Artificial Intelligence” being held on September 26, 2017.
1. Issues Covered
Adoption of New Technology Systems: What does it take for new technologies to become successfully adopted in the marketplace? Why do some technologies become adopted while others do not?
Value Creation: How...Read more