Rebecca Carfi

Planning for a Comfortable Retirement

Planning for a Comfortable Retirement

All retirement planning strives to provide a mix of resources for enjoying life, alongside resources that can cover unforeseen costs and events, plus expectations about inflation. While there is much under your control, early consideration and planning will result in...
Opening the Door – Apple Inc. Versus the FBI

Opening the Door – Apple Inc. Versus the FBI

A national debate is escalating over the balance between security and privacy, playing out as much in the court of public opinion as the court of law. Who hasn’t received a phone call from their banker or credit card provider questioning a transaction? We are leery of...
The Force is Around you

The Force is Around you

We are in the second inning of a nine-inning game.  Big software came first.  We are about to go into hyper-drive with Machine Learning, AI (Artificial Intelligence), and Big Data.  Software is becoming self-learning.  The coalescence and maturation of these...
Package Delivery Nightmare – Under Promise Over Deliver

Package Delivery Nightmare – Under Promise Over Deliver

Online holiday sales are expected to grow 8% this year, compared with 5.8% a year ago with flat retail sales overall, according to the National Retail Federation.  While online shopping is often a boon to sales, it can be a drag on profits as brick-and-mortar...

The Internet of Things

Sensor and connector super forces converge to revolutionize the way we work Sensors are proliferating in every area of our lives, from the biometric fingerprint used to unlock our mobile devices today to visions of automatic ordering of household supplies based on...
Ten Super Forces – a revolution that will change the world

Ten Super Forces – a revolution that will change the world

I recently attended a presentation given by Jay Walker, founder of Priceline.com, Chairman of Walker Digital, twice been named by TIME magazine as one of the “50 most influential business leaders in the digital age.” He described the Ten Super Forces that will...

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