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The application and usage of data along with the interaction between people, organisations and technology
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What Data Can’t Do - for one Thing, it Can't Measure Social Context

What Data Can’t Do - for one Thing, it Can't Measure Social Context | Data & Informatics | Scoop.it
Data can’t account for everything in our experience, nor serve as the only guide for our thinking, planning and decision-making.

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Stephen Dale's insight:

In order to really understand what the data is telling you (i.e. the information) you need to add context through narrative.

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janlgordon's comment, February 27, 2013 6:18 PM
Well put Neil Wilkins, I'm in total agreement!!
janlgordon's comment, February 27, 2013 6:19 PM
Thank you Stephen Dale, adding context through narrative is a skill all by itself. Thanks for your comment....
Ignasi Alcalde's curator insight, April 19, 2013 7:12 AM

Los límites de los datos.

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From Data To Insight: Turning Information Into Intelligence

From Data To Insight: Turning Information Into Intelligence | Data & Informatics | Scoop.it
Marketers are all over big data - but are they looking to big data at the expense of true insights and missing the heartbeat of their customers?

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William J. Ryan's curator insight, March 4, 2013 8:35 AM

Same can be said for learning as well, we track a lot in LMS's but are we measuring what matters?  Have we defined, and agreed upon, the metrics that will help the business and the performance of the community we serve?

Irina Radchenko's curator insight, August 13, 2013 7:32 AM

Today’s connected consumer has access to an insane amount of information, all at their fingertips, thanks to the ubiquity of smartphone access to the web.

 

From checking restaurant reviews and stock prices, to taking pictures of a new pair of jeans and asking the opinion of friends on Facebook, today’s consumer is no longer restricted to choosing a brand through a push marketing approach.