Barbara Geraghty

About Barbara Geraghty

In her 25-year career, Barbara has held various positions in technical communications, product management, marketing, marketing communications, training, and higher education.

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Back To The Future Of Training And Education: Why We Should Listen To Millennials [VIDEO]

19-Jun-2014 | Barbara Geraghty

As a former professor from a family of educators, I’m encouraged to see Millennial-inspired discussions around critical human factors in the workplace. If innovation is the key to business growth, i

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Smart Trading: Adding Precision To Big Data-Inspired Trading Strategies

19-Mar-2014 | Barbara Geraghty

Since it emerged as a Wikipedia entry circa 2010, Big Data – the trend and technology innovation – has grown in lock-step with the volumes of structured and unstructured data it embraces. In 2014,

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Big Data Science Takes The “If” Out Of “What If”

3-Mar-2014 | Barbara Geraghty

What if your “what if” scenarios could predict rather than suppose? Retailers could see how store-by-store pricing sensitivity would impact markdown strategies to optimize the depth and timing

Top 5 Benefits Of In-Memory Computing In Retail [SLIDESHARE]

19-Feb-2014 | Barbara Geraghty

Every Saturday morning, the checkout clerk at my Giant supermarket asks me if I’ve found everything on my grocery list. And every Saturday morning I smile and answer, "Yes, thanks, everything and mo

Big Data In Public Services: Is This The End Of The Never-Ending Commute?

5-Feb-2014 | Barbara Geraghty

Ten years ago, at the start of yet another 1-hour commute to my place of work, I started channeling Popeye the Sailor Man. “I’ve had all I can stands, I can’t stands no more.” That day, Popeye

Making The Difference: Best Practices In Social Customer Service

22-Jan-2014 | Barbara Geraghty

Is my deer-in-the headlights response to the notion of “upgraded” technology so unusual? There’s a reason I freeze when faced with making changes to a tool I’ve just learned to use and I’m a

It’s High Time For High-Performing Business Intelligence Dashboards

14-Jan-2014 | Barbara Geraghty

What I like best about Big Data is how it’s re-energized the discussion on what it takes to actually use it. Volumes of data beget in-memory processing technologies beget next-generation business in

Data As A Corporate Asset: What It Takes To Get Information Governance Off The Ground

8-Jan-2014 | Barbara Geraghty

No day at the office is complete these days without at least 10 references to that four-letter word, data. The need for fact-based decision making, data-driven planning, performance monitoring with re

The Case For Integrated Enterprise Performance Management

6-Jan-2014 | Barbara Geraghty

In his blog commentary, Investing to Close the Gap in Performance Management, Richard Barnett summarizes the findings of new PwC research on enterprise performance management priorities in the “new

9 Trends That Will Transform The Automotive Industry

3-Jan-2014 | Barbara Geraghty

Just in time for the OEM planning cycle, IndustryWeek has introduced 9 Trends Driving the Automotive Industry Forward. The article – complete with research to back up the predictions – reports