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What it Takes to Succeed with Big Data

by   |    April 16, 2014

In this excerpt from his new book, “Big Data @ Work: Dispelling the Myths, Uncovering the Opportunities,” Thomas Davenport describes the traits of successful big data leaders and how some companies are integrating big data leadership into their management structure. Read More…

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To Find the Value in Your Data, Stop Searching for It

by   |    April 11, 2014

Finding the value in a large pool of data can be difficult. Rather than search huge data stores for value, companies should think about the decisions they need to drive and then work backward to map out the type of analytics and data that would support those decisions, Christer Johnson writes in this opinion piece. Read More…

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Snowden Speaks at SXSW

by   |    March 10, 2014

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, noted for leaking details of data-collection programs of the U.S. National Security Agency and agencies other countries, spoke publicly by videoconference at SXSW. Read More…

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Leveraging Regulatory Data to Improve the Customer Experience

by   |    February 25, 2014

Companies often struggle to derive customer insights from a varied mix of data types. One feedback channel growing in importance is regulatory data. An analysis of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau complaints data, combined with social media, provides a valuable window into customer experience and market trends, writes Steven J. Ramirez of Beyond the Arc. Read More…