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Alibaba vs. Amazon: The Battle of Disruptive Innovation Beyond Traditional E-Commerce

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If one thing is for certain, it’s that there is a dominant figure in the e-commerce world. I bet your mind instantly went to Amazon—and for good reason. They have 300 million active users, bring in billions of online revenue each year, and hold 49.1 percent of the US e-commerce market share. They are the literal definition of a tech …

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How to Derive Actionable Insights From Your Talent Recruitment Process Data

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I recently published an article on LinkedIn discussing the need to move away from self-validated opinions when it comes to talent recruitment, talent acquisition, and talent attraction and the value that data can add to the talent recruitment process. In that article, I spoke about the role data plays in recruiting top talent and how to derive actionable insights from …

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6 Steps to Build a Data-Driven Sales Team

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Did you know that the most successful sales teams are three times more likely to use analytics than under-performing teams? A statistic like that would convince me to use data immediately, but that isn’t always the case. It seems that data has taken a backseat to other less successful sales tactics and it’s time for that to change. But you …

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Managing Your Personal Data: Working Towards Protection Is A Team Effort

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Earlier this year, the Cambridge Analytica data scandal resulted in 87 million Facebook profiles being harvested for data. Over and over, we see scandal after scandal of our personal data, that is collected by a major company, compromised. The company admits to the occurrence, the public reacts in outrage and the company promises transparency and increased security in exchange. And …

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5 Fixes for Your Failing Data Initiatives

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There are thousands of articles written about the importance of using data in business and finding success. I’ve written about it several times. Some businesses have been able to capitalize on big data and analytics and have been able to improve the decision-making process across the organization. But despite the few gleaming success stories, I’m still seeing failing data initiatives …

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Why Edge Computing and Data Centers Must Work in Harmony

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Forget the speed of light. In today’s marketplace, it’s almost impossible for data itself to move fast enough to keep our businesses running. As Cole Crawford, CEO of Vapor IO, has said: “Speed of light sucks.” And since we haven’t yet developed a way to beat it, we have to find a way to outsmart it. Enter: the growing differentiation …

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In A World Where Data Rules, All Companies Are Tech Companies

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We are sitting smack dab in the middle of the data revolution. Every single company regardless of size or industry has the ability to collect data—on supplies, on inventory and of course, on consumers, just to name a few. And it’s no secret that data can aide in decision making and increase the productivity of our business operations. Whether you …

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The Next Role You Need to Fill—Analytics Translator 

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Big Data. It seems like you can’t go anywhere without hearing about it. As more and more devices become connected via the IoT, companies everywhere are scrambling to collect, structure, and organize all of the data they can about their customers’ habits and desires. The only question: who is helping them use that data to maximize it’s power for their …