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Why Big Data Is Getting The Bully Treatment

Big data is accompanying a major shift of control in business organizations and society. The magnitude of both is arousing a lot of uneasiness, and even bullying.
Human Capital and Corporate Strategy

Human Capital and Corporate Strategy

Connecting HR to corporate strategy is not so much a matter of coming up with colorful stories or innovative HR metrics as it is determining the right model of how your organization achieves competitive advantage.
What Data Science Can Do To Become A Classic

What Data Science Can Do To Become A Classic

What happens in the next 3-5 years will likely determine whether data science emerges as a classic or disappears as a fad. The ability to go beyond data manipulation and solve real business problems, manage the economy of data,...
Data Science: Buyer Beware

Data Science: Buyer Beware

Data science currently has much more in common with management fads than actual science. Consequently, business users are paying premium prices to have gurus separate them from their data.
Classic Rock, Analytics, And The On-Premise/Cloud Debate

Classic Rock, Analytics, And The On-Premise/Cloud Debate

Only the Velvet Underground could provide such bare contrasts between their world of lacerating noise and squalid cityscapes, and many of their peer musicians’ worlds of rainbows and escapist indulgences. Yet even as the Velvet Underground’s career as a...
Do Analytics Make Us Smart Or Stupid?

Do Analytics Make Us Smart Or Stupid?

“If television’s a babysitter, the Internet’s a drunk librarian who won’t shut up” - Dorothy Gambrill, Cat and Girl, 2005 As a youth I lived in a strict house, where television viewing was restricted to one-half hour per day (or...