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This week, many of us will gather around the Thanksgiving turkey to feast and give thanks. But sometimes dinner with the extended family can feel a bit chaotic: kids running around, in-laws complaining that they don’t see enough of the grandkids, grandparents giving a litany of their aches and pains, and you’re probably thinking about work.
We’re all coming from different interests, different needs, and different concerns. As a result, communication becomes complicated because…Continue
Added by Radhika Subramanian on November 26, 2013 at 6:11pm — No Comments
In the spring of 2009, the White House launched the website Data.gov with the goal of increasing public access to the data that various government agencies create and collect through their regular operations.
The federal government further hoped that with the release of so much data, the resources of the private sector would take hold and create the kinds of applications that would not be possible with government resources and restrictions.…Continue
Added by Radhika Subramanian on November 21, 2013 at 12:41pm — No Comments
Financial services firms have found themselves the keepers of reams of valuable data in the midst of the Big Data revolution. While the collection of this data wasn’t entirely unplanned, its potential value far surpasses any expectations the collectors might have had. Hidden within that data are the secrets of how and why money moves. The winners in this shift will be the banks that can extract good information quickly and easily from their data and turn it into a benefit for themselves and…Continue
Added by Radhika Subramanian on November 12, 2013 at 9:23pm — No Comments
Knowing what, when, how, and where customers are buying is important information. So important in fact that one online retail giant has built an empire around their suggestive selling methods. True customer knowledge is a complex challenge, but not so much that only the largest corporations have the ability to turn sales data into profits.
Consider S.P. Richards, an office supply distribution company that sources individual distributors, online…Continue
Added by Radhika Subramanian on November 4, 2013 at 5:33pm — No Comments