Data Divination: Big Data Strategies was written to focus entirely on strategy from how to accurately calculate ROI, present a winning business case and empower your workforce from the CEO down, to developing overall and project-specific strategies that actually work.
If statisticians learn to do more than write code in the way of computing skills and data scientists begin to perfect their skills in statistical analysis--might the two professions merge into one? And if so, what title will be etched upon their office door?
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Last week we learned about "legal spyware." Shortly after that, the SCOTUS ruled a warrant is required for phone searches by law enforcement. Is "legal spyware" legal anymore?
A post submitted by Daniel C. Barth-Jones, M.P.H., Ph.D., responds to my post "Risk of re-identification 'greatly exaggerated'" which ran last week.
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A truly personalized ad would hit the individual prospect's exact buying trigger. Sure, you can use big data to find people with that same trigger. Just don't expect to pull that trigger if the ad copy and pitch doesn't line up with the target.
New knowledge isn't very useful if you can't act on it. But if you do take action on most or all of your big data analysis, odds are that those actions will eventually change how business leaders think and how the business operates too. Here is how that works and why it's a great thing to happen!
A recent report released by threat intelligence company Recorded Future found that Al-Qaeda has used intel gained from the Snowden revelations on NSA surveillance tactics to innovate new encryption technology to blind the agency to the group's terrorist actions. As the U.S government previously warned, the Snowden revelations are aiding U.S. enemies and weakening U.S. defenses. The analysis summary from that report is as follows...
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