Forecasting is Hard (But Let’s Do It Anyway)*

By Keith Blincoe, Staff Writer Warning: Satire below. At a recently convened panel event featuring industry experts, ASU/Thunderbird faculty members, and random people from the street, panelists were asked their opinions on future trends impacting global business. Every respondent was careful to note that projections into the future are notoriously inaccurate, and went on to […]

Meta-Consulting and the Division of Labor*

By Keith Blincoe, Staff Writer ATTENTION: Satire article. Reader discretion is advised. Consulting is on the rise—volatility in the world market and increased specialization raises the demand for consultants’ services. Thinking about entering a new market? Hire a consulting firm. Profits slipping despite revenue rising? Need to be reminded every 30 seconds that the world […]