1. The Changing Competitive Landscape Due to COVID-19: The Impact on the Retail Sector

    The now prolonged COVID-19 pandemic is hitting the U.S. and global economy hard. U.S. GDP in the second quarter of this year fell a whopping 9.5%! And the unemployment rate remains above 10%, though it has improved in recent months. While the economy has recently been improving, the prospect of a prolonged pandemic raises serious…

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  2. Employee Spotlight: Rob Kneuper – Expert Economist

    “Oh, my first impression was that everybody was having way too much fun.”  About three years ago, Rob Kneuper joined Infotech Consulting as an economic expert.  “In my years of working in large consulting firms, we would joke around a bit, but for the most part it was very serious – there were many millions…

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  3. From the Statistics Classroom to the Real World: Takeaways from a Consulting Internship – Hayden Hampton

    Ask anyone who knows me, and they will tell you that I have always had a plan. I recently graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Statistics.  I entered the working world with a sense of optimism and options for my future. I was fortunate to have been able to…

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  4. The Economic Impact of COVID-19: The Plight of Small Businesses

    COVID-19 is dramatically changing the economic landscape. Some industries are faring well while others are being devastated by the pandemic. Businesses are rapidly adapting to the demands and peculiarities of living within the constraints of a pandemic. Of particular concern to me is the plight of small businesses. In many ways, small businesses are the…

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  5. Summer 2020 Intern Reflection

    In May of 2020, our four summer interns braved the new world of remote internships. In years past, the Infotech Consulting interns have co-occupied the large southeast corner office on the third floor of our headquarters in Gainesville, Florida. Due to the coronavirus, our offices converted to a remote work situation. Knowing the immense mutual…

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  6. Exactech Arena

    Employee Spotlight: Michael Smith – Data Management Specialist

    Adaptability and open-mindedness are key traits when working for Infotech Consulting. After all, to sift through and understand mountains of data and then find keen insights from it, one has to be able to problem solve – a skill for which those traits are a necessity.  After graduating with his Masters in Economics from UF…

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  7. Mental Preparedness vs Stress

    Starting my career during this global pandemic has been no easy task, but I am fortunate to have joined such a great group of people who have made this transition feel seamless. Something that I really appreciate during this unprecedented time is Infotech’s emphasis on wellness. Our company’s Wellness Committee posts weekly challenges in one of…

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  8. Meet the Interns – Kevin Fernandez

    One of Infotech Consulting’s Summer 2020 Interns, Kevin Fernandez, sat down to answer a couple of critical questions about his academic interests, his internship expectations, and his desired superpower. Check out this interview to get a glimpse of the next generation. What university are you attending and what is your area of study? University: University…

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  9. Playing in Everyone’s Backyard

    Statistician John Tukey once said, “The best thing about being a statistician is that you get to play in everyone’s backyard.” At any given time, my co-workers and I are immersed in the study of different markets ranging from electronic components to chocolate to chemicals to dental supplies. Since Dr. Jim McClave called me out of retirement…

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  10. Meet the Interns – Hayden Hampton

    One of Infotech Consulting’s Summer 2020 Interns, Hayden Hampton, sat down to answer a couple of critical questions about his academic interests, his internship expectations, and his desired superpower. Check out this interview to get a glimpse of the next generation. What university are you attending and what is your area of study? University: University…

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