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Why Business That Use 'Big Data' Make More Money (Infographic)
Infographics

Why Business That Use 'Big Data' Make More Money (Infographic)

You have probably heard people talk about 'big data.' If your eyes start to glaze over when that term is mentioned, get your Big Data 101 Intro lesson here.
Catherine Clifford
Want to Track (or Stalk) Your Pet? Data and Gadgets Will Do It.
Pets

Want to Track (or Stalk) Your Pet? Data and Gadgets Will Do It.

As people view pets as family members, they're paying even more to keep an eye on them.
Why Data Trumps All When Plotting Your Growth Strategy
Data Analysis

Why Data Trumps All When Plotting Your Growth Strategy

Entrepreneurs exalt listening to their gut but first study the data.
John Rampton
Microsoft Nails All But 4 of 24 Oscar Predictions
Oscars

Microsoft Nails All But 4 of 24 Oscar Predictions

And the statue for best data-driven Academy Award predictions goes to...Bing.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Tools for Downloading and Analyzing Twitter Data
Twitter Marketing

5 Tools for Downloading and Analyzing Twitter Data

There is a mountain of Twitter data available with vast potential to enhance your marketing, once you have the resources to make sense of it.
Ann Smarty
Turn Your Data Into 'Lessons Learned' to Guide Your Marketing Plan
Marketing Plans

Turn Your Data Into 'Lessons Learned' to Guide Your Marketing Plan

"Lessons Learned" is a simplified approach to analyzing past year performance, program by program, to assess what's worked and what has not worked.
Jim Joseph
Palantir Buys Fancy That, an Indication that Brick-And-Mortar Shopping Is Increasingly a Digital Game
Big Data

Palantir Buys Fancy That, an Indication that Brick-And-Mortar Shopping Is Increasingly a Digital Game

The acquisition is a bit of a departure from Palantir's focus on issues like national security and defense strategy but also a harbinger of how data analysis is changing the game for retailers.
Catherine Clifford
How to Tame the Big Data Beast
Big Data

How to Tame the Big Data Beast

It is one of those topics we can't escape -- and with good reason.
Paint by Numbers. Harness the Power of Data Visualization.
Big Data

Paint by Numbers. Harness the Power of Data Visualization.

The easiest way to tell an information-dense story may be graphically. And you don't have to be Leonardo da Vinci to create an effective chart or infographic.
Asha Saxena
The 7 Biggest Mistakes Made When Creating Charts
Visual Presentations

The 7 Biggest Mistakes Made When Creating Charts

Charts are undeniably powerful tools for communication but with great power comes great responsibility.
Drew Skau
The Secret Behind a Company That Gets Wildly High Internal Message Open Rates
Managing Employees

The Secret Behind a Company That Gets Wildly High Internal Message Open Rates

What would your company's messaging analytics say about your communications to employees?
Eric Siu
Big Data

Ask the Right Questions About Your Data to Build Business Value

Arriving at the appropriate line of inquiry could be the catalyst that pushes your leadership, teams and company toward success.
Asha Saxena
Urban Planning in Boston Is Getting the Uber Bump
Uber

Urban Planning in Boston Is Getting the Uber Bump

Anonymized trip data from the transportation giant will help metropolitan authorities make more informed planning decisions and better policy.
Catherine Clifford
3 Promising Trends for Smaller Businesses in 2015
Small BizTips

3 Promising Trends for Smaller Businesses in 2015

There are ever fewer barriers to small and medium sized businesses using technology and data as effectively as the largest companies.
Himanshu Sareen