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Management thinking is in a rut. This is a harsh thing to say, but it must be said. Despite all the great brainpower being applied, the field of management is failing to provide the empirical, grounded, actionable guidance that organizations...
SWOT analysis (which focuses on an organization’s internal Strengths and Weaknesses and external Opportunities and Threats) is one of the most popular analytic techniques amongst competitive intelligence professionals, as well as various other...
Data Skeptics is a monthly event covering the mathematical, ethical, and business aspects of data from a skeptical perspective, hosted by Steven Mornelli. In... (Video of this past week's Meetup with Dr.
Most designers know that yellow text presented against a blue background reads clearly and easily, but how many can explain why, and what really are the best ways to help others and ourselves clearly see key patterns in a bunch of data?
A IRPP Research Program Study. they did serve two important functions. First, they reminded analysts what the words they were using were supposed to mean. Second, they provided an invaluable source of information that could be used to answer the accuracy question.
When we met, Alan was already tackling that question by keeping track of how events in the world that were forecasted actually turned out. To know how accurate forecasts are, one must also know what eventually happened. Yet such ex post facto tracking is hardly ever done by intelligence organizations. That’s not too surprising either, given how much time it takes to keep careful, systematic track of the past.
In this interview, Kevin Watkins, Chief Architect at Appthority, talks about the benefits of using behavioral analysis in information security, how behavioral analysis can influence the evolution of security technologies and offers several...
Meet Dadaviz: A Curated, YouTube-Style Distribution Platform For Data ... Forbes This helps explain why marketing expert and consultant León Markovitz co-founded Dadaviz, nicknamed by some as “the YouTube of data visualizations“.
Big Data is poised to play a powerful role in sustainability. But that power can be abused and it could remain cloistered in the developed world. Hopes are high for Big Data. GE declares in an online video that the Industrial Internet, a.k.a.