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    While writing my last post on the topic of Data Driven business, a small voice in the back of my head kept saying “it’s about information, stupid”. There is a lot of confusion in the industry about... READ MORE
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    On Tuesday of this week, Forbes had a blog summarizing ten points for how Oracle claims they will be Number One in the cloud, surpassing competitors like Salesforce.com and Workday. The piece was... READ MORE
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    There are nearly 5 billion adults on planet Earth today but more than 2.5 billion do not have access to even basic financial services like a bank account. However, this is changing rapidly as the... READ MORE
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    No, I’m not saying that big data is good for nothing. Nor am I referring to the privacy issues it creates, although they are very real and dangerous. What I’m saying is that the current mythology of... READ MORE
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    This is the season for making predictions for the coming year. I curate a blog called The Business of Data and this week’s entry contains a number of interesting predictions from some technical gurus... READ MORE
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    Disruptive and data-driven organizations such as Netflix have created competitive advantage through the effective use of high-volume multi-structured data, not accepting the restrictions of on-... READ MORE
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    Happy Holidays to The Business of Data readers. It's a new year and I'm seriously looking forward to delivering the goods in 2015. I am lining up a number of guest authors to kick off 2015. These... READ MORE
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    Moth: They have been at a great feast of languages, and stol'n the scraps. Costard: O, they have liv'd long on the alms-basket of words. Shakespeare, Love's Labor's Lost At least 80% of the... READ MORE
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    In my last post, I emphasized the central role of business transactions as the legally binding representation and long-term record of all business activity. It was for this reason that databases—... READ MORE
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    What’s the perennial favorite New Year’s resolution? You guessed it, lose weight. No wonder the diet and weight loss industry is big business at more than $60 Billion in revenues for the USA alone... READ MORE
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    The Data Driven train has already left the station. That is, at least, according to the recently announced preliminary results of the EMA/9sight 2014/15 Big Data survey. Over 60% of the respondents... READ MORE
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    Who is the original, quintessential, data-driven business? A number of candidates come to mind. But two of the most obvious, with very different models of how they use data, are Google and eBay. I’m... READ MORE

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