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60+ R resources to improve your data skills

60+ R resources to improve your data skills | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
From books to videos to online tutorials -- most free! -- here are plenty of ideas to burnish your R knowledge.

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Strategy and Information Analysis
A collection of items for strategists and problems-solvers who aim to be well-informed about global affairs and perspectives; capable of developing and evaluating new knowledge; generating and analyzing courses of action; and who are interested in expressing clearly reasoned opinions and communicating effectively in writing, oral presentation, and visual display.
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Hacker Wars: Companies Fight Back With Counter-Intelligence - NBCNews.com

Hacker Wars: Companies Fight Back With Counter-Intelligence - NBCNews.com | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
ROME, N.Y. — One Monday last June, 16 workers logged into their computers at the defense contractor Exelis and found emails from a financial consultant who w...
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Here's How To Figure Out Everything Google Knows About You

Here's How To Figure Out Everything Google Knows About You | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Here's what Google's sharing with advertisers about you, and how to get Google to stop.

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Data Visualization: Your Secret Weapon in Storytelling and Persuasion - ClickZ

Data Visualization: Your Secret Weapon in Storytelling and Persuasion - ClickZ | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Creating visualizations of your data can help attract links, traffic, and buzz, which are all essential to a brand's success.
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The Future of Big Data – Big Data 2.0

The Future of Big Data – Big Data 2.0 | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
The future of big data isn't about numeric data points but instead about asking the deeper questions and finding out why consumers make the decisions they do.
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10 useful Google Search functions you may not know about - Gizmag

10 useful Google Search functions you may not know about - Gizmag | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Google Search is so widely used that the company's name has become synonymous with searching online. There's more to the most used search engine in the worl...
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8 big trends in big data analytics

8 big trends in big data analytics | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Big data technologies and practices are moving quickly. Here's what you need to know to stay ahead of the game.
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8 Excellent Concept Mapping Tools for Visual Le...

8 Excellent Concept Mapping Tools for Visual Le... | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
8 Excellent Concept Mapping Tools for Visual Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on eLearning, Blended Learning and Mobile Learning curated by Rod Murray
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Top 10 social media analytics tools: The VentureBeat index

Top 10 social media analytics tools: The VentureBeat index | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Consumers and businesses alike have something to learn from just about all of your social media interactions. Here's our initial list of the top tools for measuring your social impact online.
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Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind - BBC News

Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind - BBC News | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.
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Mastering Security Analytics - Dark Reading

Mastering Security Analytics - Dark Reading | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Fast data analysis can stymie attacks and strengthen enterprise security. Does your team have the data smarts?
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5 Great Online Tools for Creating Infographics

5 Great Online Tools for Creating Infographics | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it

Professional infographic designers rely primarily on a core vector graphics software program to create their infographics designs. The main advantage is that all the icons, charts, images, illustrations, and data visualizations are treated as separate objects that can be easily moved, resized, overlapped, and rotated. 


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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, October 15, 12:56 AM

These tools are mostly web-based and provide ways in which students can visually represent their ideas. 

Stephan Hughes's curator insight, October 21, 9:27 AM

Getting students to create infographics and using them ourselves to present information are more than justifiable reasons for these kind of tools

Isabelle Heymans's curator insight, November 8, 4:43 AM

ajouter votre point de vue ...

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Expecting the Unexpected: An Examination of Cognitive Bias in Intelligence Analysis

We often overlook the most obvious biases and filtering mechanisms that are part and parcel of our complex daily existence. These mechanisms have become so entrenched as to be undetectable.
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Best co-op strategy/grand strategy games? << Tweeted from @GamingReddit

Best co-op strategy/grand strategy games? http://t.co/VH6zu3qNcd
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Strategic Intelligence Management

Strategic Intelligence Management | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Babak Akhgar, \Strategic Intelligence Management: National Security Imperatives and Information and Communications Technologies\ 2013 | ISBN-10: 0124071910 | 330 pages | PDF | 11 MB Babak
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The beauty of data visualization

The beauty of data visualization | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections.
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Mike Allen's curator insight, November 1, 12:49 PM

this brings in another aspect of psychology in marketing. While the majority are visually inclined in accepting information, others touch or hear as a priority sensing method, or at least are more strongly influenced by sound or touch. How do we manage this in marketing?

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Insurance analytics – the missing link - Financial Times

Insurance analytics – the missing link - Financial Times | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Analytics and big data are the flavour of the season and every educational institution worth its name has introduced courses around them. Magazines, books, articles are flooded with information on the use of analytics and the harnessing of big data.
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Cyber Threats: Information vs. Intelligence

Cyber Threats: Information vs. Intelligence | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Cyber threat intelligence or CTI is touted to be the next big thing in InfoSec. But does it narrow the security problem or compound it?
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NGO’s could become threat to national security, Intelligence agencies

NGO’s could become threat to national security, Intelligence agencies | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
ISLAMABAD: Intelligence agencies are pressing government for conducting annual audit of local and foreign non-governmental organizations (NGO’s), media reports.
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When It Comes to Data, Skepticism Matters

When It Comes to Data, Skepticism Matters | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Managers should rarely take an important analysis at face value. They should almost always dig into the data and develop a deeper understanding of the hidden insights that lie within. Sometimes there are real gems awaiting discovery. Other times the data contain some truly snarky beasts, and failing to spot them soon enough presages real danger.

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7 Tips to Effectively Use Google Scholar ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Tips to Effectively Use Google Scholar ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
7 Tips to Effectively Use Google Scholar ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning - http://t.co/jykhUEaWq8
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3 Ways to Use Big Data to Achieve Big Compliance

3 Ways to Use Big Data to Achieve Big Compliance | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
Companies looking to mitigate risk of fraud, money laundering, bribery and corruption have been powering up their big data.
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Big Data Glut Fuels New Analytic Tools, Services and Start-ups - Forbes

Big Data Glut Fuels New Analytic Tools, Services and Start-ups - Forbes | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
The problem with big data is that there’s so much of it. No, that's not a Yogi-ism because it accurately describes the paradox facing many organizations today.
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8 Steps for Students to Remove Their Digital Footprints ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Steps for Students to Remove Their Digital Footprints ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Strategy and Information Analysis | Scoop.it
8 Steps for Students to Remove Their Digital Footprints ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/6wdQzuYHYd via @medkh9
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Mastering the art of decision making powered by the science

Data and analytics have made deep inroads on business. Many Canadian business leaders now have an enriched set of information to draw upon before making a choice about the direction in which to take their company.
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