The U.S. healthcare system is going through monumental change and criticism. On October 1, one of the pivotal components of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect in the form of public health insurance marketplaces. And like any highly anticipated consumer product launch–think Apple iPhone, Madden NFL video games or Microsoft…

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Every day we see new survey findings in the news – everything from the cleanest city and the best beaches to the unhealthiest states and most stressful careers. Nationally known research companies such as Kelton Research, Gallup and Harris Interactive are making a killing organizing consumer surveys for foundations, corporations and consumer interest groups. However,…

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Earlier this month, the Puget Sound Business Journal published an article about the growth of Seattle-area businesses involved in fighting cybercrime. The article included our client Stroz Friedberg, which helps business customers manage digital forensics, data breach and cybercrime response, electronic discovery, security risk consulting, and business intelligence. There next to the Front Page headline…

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Can you name someone whose opinion you value, to whom you would look to for guidance, who might have an influence on how you conduct business? Chances are you can. You might think of that person as a mentor. But in a broad sense we have another term for it: “Thought leader.” What is a…

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