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7 Things You Need to Know About 'The Numbers' In Any Business

Craig Ballantyne | Posted 08.08.2016 | Business
Craig Ballantyne

If you want to see if your product or service is truly successful, the best metric to look at is how long people continue to use it or pay money for your product or service.

Can Big Data Steer Us Wrong

Daniel Newman | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Daniel Newman

We talk incessantly about the importance of big data to drive better business decisions and outcomes. Marketers, managers, business owners, thought leaders -- just about everyone is spending inordinate amounts of time debating big data. Why?

What a Broken Jetta Taught Me About Dashboards

George Weiner | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
George Weiner

Data dashboards of all kinds have quickly become a staple in our daily work and life. There are a number of dashboard tools that are racing to make sense of this data, which is great. But it's impossible for us to process it all.

Are You Tracking the Right Business Metrics?

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

This time of year, the bottom line many business owners are most concerned about is the one showing whether they owe taxes or are getting a refund. Bu...

Why Companies Should Love Their Data -- Unequivocally

Paul Vallée | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business
Paul Vallée

Every day, news stories illustrate data's capacity to either damage or empower organizations. Data's yin and yang.

Good Data Trumps Good Stories

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Despite all of the stories, the numbers told the right story all along. The numbers said that the election was not that close, and it was not.There is an important lesson here for business.

2012: The Year of the Semantic Web

Steve Hamby | Posted 03.26.2012 | Technology
Steve Hamby

The Semantic Web allows us to invest our brain power in responsibilities and tasks that require alert human cognition -- and give the tedious line checking and data grabbing to a machine who doesn't talk back, get grumpy or demand coffee.