August 4, 2015

Editor's column

Sometimes, efficiency Is overrated

A recent experience refinancing my house made me think of one of my most memorable classroom experiences. In graduate school, for reasons I've forgotten, I chose a class with the charmless title of “Operations Management.” Read more »
Published on 11/12/2013

Tech Jewel: Robots Invade Miami

In December, at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, 14 of the most sophisticated robots in the world will compete in a simulation... Read more »
Published on 10/16/2013

Calculations and choices for health insurance

Editor's column by Mark Howard Read more »
Published on 9/5/2013

Re-education in Florida

The young Floridians who graduated from high school this spring all left with diplomas, but it has become a fact of life that the traditional diploma has become an empty vessel in terms of what it tells a college or employer. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2013

Ethics, Sort Of

This year's legislative session produced eight laws dealing with ethics in government... Read more »
Published on 7/4/2013

Florida's talent pool is too lightweight

Florida, with the nation's fourth-largest economy, has about 18,600 Ph.D. scientists and engineers in its public and private sectors combined... Read more »
Published on 6/18/2013

Graduates in the Family: Some Reflections

It says something about Florida and how far we've come that our state can compete better for the attention of bright, young graduates. Read more »
Published on 5/16/2013

Fix it: Florida's distorted homeowners insurance market

Each year this time, I am reminded in a very tangible way of how precarious Florida's property insurance system is... Read more »
Published on 4/17/2013

Doing Something: Creating career tracks for students in Florida

In the past decade, a healthy development in K-12 education has been the emergence of programs like Choice Institutes and career academies... Read more »
Published on 3/7/2013

Bill McBride, 1945-2012

He was simply kind, and he made you feel better for having been around him. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2013

Children's Voices

Scattered up and down Florida is a small army of children — about 31,500 — living under court supervision. Read more »
Published on 1/3/2013

No Mistakes at the Lake - Lake Nona and Florida's High-tech Future

Lake Nona (and, by extension, Florida) has staked out a place on the cutting-edge that deserves attention and investment. Read more »
Published on 12/5/2012

Think Younger - Evolving Florida's Age Mindset

21% of Florida's population is under 19. That's a lower percentage than in most states, but it reflects an under-19 population of about 4 million. Read more »
Published on 10/31/2012

What Makes Florida ... Florida

The flow of funds that defines the Sunshine State Read more »
Published on 10/3/2012

Back to School

When a company considers moving, its executives always ask economic developers and businesspeople in the target community how good their schools are. Read more »
Published on 9/19/2012

Politics at center stage

Column from Florida Trend's Executive Editor Mark Howard. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2012

System failure

Column from Florida Trend's Executive Editor Mark Howard. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2012

A private passenger train

Column from Florida Trend's Executive Editor Mark Howard. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2012

Florida's cultural identity

Column from Florida Trend's Executive Editor Mark Howard. Read more »
Published on 5/17/2012

Voting for Judges

Monthly column from Florida Trend Executive Editor Mark Howard. Read more »
Published on 4/11/2012

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