Analytics
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Business People Are Dumb On Average(s)

Timo Elliott - September 12, 2011

Here’s one real-life example of the limits in quantitative thinking observed in an average company, shared with me by Michael…

Analytics
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What is the Biggest Challenge for Big Data?

TonyBain - September 9, 2011

Often I think about challenges that organizations face with “Big Data”.  While Big Data is a generic and over-used term,…

Analytics
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Bridging the Communications Gap Between Utilities and Consumers

Christine Hertzog - March 28, 2011

The ongoing saga of smart meters in California and a recent opt-out ruling once again highlight the existence of a…

CRM
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Jill’s Anti-Predictions for 2011

JillDyche - January 4, 2011

It’s time for my annual predictions list for 2011—which esteemed TDWI members can find in this month’s edition of Flashpoint, coming…

Inside Companies
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Why Does Shaken Confidence Reinforce One’s Advocacy?

GaryCokins - December 14, 2010

These last few years I have been mystified as to why the adoption rate of proven and valuable managerial methods…

Data Quality
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Spinal Tap and The Art of Data Management

MIKE20 - November 15, 2010

Here’s a dirty little about data management: It’s about art as well as science. In this post, I discuss how…

Uncategorized
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What Will be the Next New Management Breakthrough?

GaryCokins - August 24, 2010

Since the 1890s there have arguably been only a few major management breakthroughs with several minor ones. What will be…

Uncategorized
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A “Dear CEO” Advice Column

GaryCokins - August 17, 2010

Self-help books and newspaper advice columns, such as the famous Ann Landers column, are prevalent for issues involving relationships, money…

Uncategorized
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Data integration and keeping the decision in mind

JamesTaylor - July 22, 2010

Some time ago I was at a warranty conference and there was an interesting discussion about registration cards. You know,…

Uncategorized
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3 factors that lead to better employee performance

SDC Editor - July 1, 2010

  The Royal Society of Art (RSA) in London collaborated with illustrator Andrew Park to animate talks given at RSA.…