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Which Businesses Will Succeed in a Perfect Storm?

Debbie Messemer | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Debbie Messemer

Companies that align all their people on their vision, strategy and goals will be in best position to quite possibly become the companies that spark the next new business term and hot segment.

Nonprofit Data Users: 3 Challenges to Overcome

Adnan Mahmud | Posted 03.14.2014 | Impact
Adnan Mahmud

Increasingly, nonprofits are also realizing the value of gathering good data about our donors, clients and programs, and using that information to maximize impact.

Republicans Using Fake Websites to Trick Donors Is Just the Start

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics
Tarun Wadhwa

Not thinking anything of it he entered his financial information and hit submit. What he didn't notice was the small print at the bottom of the screen.

Your Face Here: Pixlee Posts Your Tagged Photos to Big Brands' Website

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.26.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

Kyle Wong is the cofounder and CEO of Pixlee, a tech company that leverages the trove of visual brand endorsements available on the web today. The st...

How to Define and Use Paid, Owned and Earned Media

John Lusk | Posted 03.23.2014 | Small Business
John Lusk

From what I've observed, most marketers will typically focus on channel results. That is, they'll look at data from the perspective of a particular channel, be it Organic Search, Referral, Traffic, a single Paid campaign, facebook, etc. And that's not a bad way of looking at things.

Jon Ward

True Believers Seek To Bottle Obama Campaign Magic

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One year after electing President Barack Obama to a second term, key former campaign aides have created their own private sector compani...

A Baseball Lesson in Building Culture and Managing Talent

Dov Seidman | Posted 12.23.2013 | Sports
Dov Seidman

In our era of "Moneyball," quant jocks, and $100 million-plus payrolls, the story of how one baseball team found a more enduring competitive advantage offers a valuable playbook for Little League coaches, corporate chief executive officers, and leaders of all organizations.

Conference Fosters Diverse Community Around Data

Travis Korte | Posted 11.23.2013 | Technology
Travis Korte

For all their different approaches, the data enthusiasts spoke a common language, and common themes did emerge from the proceedings.

Marketing Metamorphosis: The Artist Becomes the Scientist

Jim Yu | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
Jim Yu

Real-time technologies, the explosion of social networks and emergence of big data are revolutionary breakthroughs in the post-traditional ad world. Consumers are smarter, savvier and more empowered than any other time in history.

Revolving-Door Hospital Admissions are Unsustainable - Let's Open the Door to Point-of-Patient Health Sensing Technologies

XPRIZE | Posted 09.08.2013 | Technology
XPRIZE

By Gioia Messinger Gioia is Founder and CEO of LinkedObjects, a Global 100 Mentor at the Founder Institute, a Lecturer at U.C. San Diego's Rady Schoo...

When the Jobs of Tomorrow Don't Exist Today: Jeff Selingo on College, Liberal Arts, and the Possible Future

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 08.25.2013 | College
Davis Schneiderman

"How do I know that my son or daughter has learned something in your class? You tell me, 'Well, you know, he got an A, he showed up every day, and he was here for 15 weeks. He must have learned something.' Yet we want to know that there's value."

The Internet of Things in Motion: Interview with Ayla Network's CEO David Friedman

James Grundvig | Posted 08.07.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

The word "thing" has its roots from the Viking days of yore. In Iceland, the Althing was founded in 930 AD at Thingvellir--the "assembly fields"--the ...

In The Age of Big Data - Data Is Power

Navin Nagiah | Posted 07.16.2013 | Technology
Navin Nagiah

Your web site must be the center of gravity for your online strategy. While you need to use multiple channels for reach, the most important activity needs to coalesce around one place, and that must be your web site.

Gerry Smith

ATF Seeks 'Massive' Database For Faster Investigations

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.08.2013 | Technology

The federal agency tasked with regulating firearms wants a new weapon in its investigative arsenal: Big Data. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firea...

The Cost vs. Quality Conundrum: Top Higher Ed Tech Trends for 2013

Sean Devine | Posted 02.20.2013 | Education
Sean Devine

Technology has transformed a variety of industries over the past decade, from ecommerce to entertainment. One could argue that 2012 was the year that technology accelerated its march to transforming education as well.

Big Data, Big Potential

Sean Devine | Posted 01.07.2013 | Education
Sean Devine

As in other areas of our lives, the use of data and analytics has the potential to greatly improve higher education, if we are able to effectively navigate it.

Three Winning Lessons We Can Learn From This Presidential Campaign

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Kare Anderson

Within this bitterly contested presidential campaign are at least three valuable lessons for anyone who wants to win by becoming the favorite choice in their market.

Rugby: How Analytics Can Reduce Injuries in a Very Tough Sport

Steve Hamm | Posted 07.01.2012 | Technology
Steve Hamm

Rugby is one of the world's toughest sports. Professional rugby teams have long used analysis of game play to improve their performance and prepare for the upcoming rivals.

Are Vanity Metrics Making Your Organization Sick?

George Weiner | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business
George Weiner

Vanity metrics, because they only look at surface performance and don't relate to the actual health of an organization, can make a business sick. The solution, however, is simple.