Analytics
962 views

Black Swans Causing a Rethink on Global Supply Chains?

paulbarsch - April 19, 2011

A fair percentage of academicians and corporate supply chain experts agree that running supply chains “lean and mean” with just…

Analytics
1318 views

Getting Smarter About Water?

paulbarsch - April 13, 2011

There are 326 million trillion gallons of water on the earth, however 98% of that water is undrinkable because it’s…

Analytics
1446 views

Is Analytics “Different”?: 2 Lessons in Sales from The Mayflower Madam

metabrown - April 13, 2011

Sydney Biddle Barrows is an expert in marketing luxury services. She consults for plastic surgeons, salons, retailers and others. Her…

SmartData Collective Exclusive
1223 views

Exterior Design, Part III: Growth

Rob Armstrong - April 6, 2011

This is the last of my Exterior design topics.  Again the underlying question was how does one design for an…

Analytics
1720 views

Tom Davenport’s Culture of Analytics

CliffFigallo - April 5, 2011

On March 15 in San Francisco, Tom Davenport addressed a plenary session at Data Driven Business Week, calling his presentation The…

Data Quality
949 views

Exterior Design, Part II: Frequency

Rob Armstrong - April 3, 2011

To continue the theme of designing for an ever changing set of requirements, I wanted to talk about the second…

Commentary
865 views

A New Economy of Data

SDC Editor - March 30, 2011

There is a revolution in data. Yet the revolution is not as much a new technology as it is a…

Analytics
1423 views

Why Predicting the Future is So Darn Difficult

paulbarsch - March 28, 2011

Predicting the future is difficult—just ask George Soros.  While Soros is often celebrated for the $1 billion profit he made…

Analytics
1230 views

Demographics Meet Analytics: An Interview with comScore CMO Linda Abraham

CliffFigallo - March 23, 2011

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Analytics
1242 views

Talk Analytics with Executives – Revisited

metabrown - March 22, 2011

Analysts often complain that their work has little impact on decision-making. Seems ridiculous, doesn’t it? Businesses invest in analytics resources,…