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More on Your Largest "free" Data Source That You Probably Don't Use

by Andrew White  |  October 11, 2017

I wrote in August a blog (see Your Biggest Data Asset is Free) concerning a pending course case between LinkedIn and HiQ.  They story concerns an agreement whereby LinkedIn has permitted...

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Does Open Data Lead to Sleazy Data?

by Andrew White  |  July 1, 2015

The U.S. print edition of the Wall Street Journal carried an interesting article today called, "Doctors, Hospitals Got $6.49 Billion From Firms in '14".  The article reports on data made...

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The Inexorable Rise of Self Service Data Integration

by Andrew White  |  May 22, 2015

let's keep this simple: "self-service", the art of moving work from supplier to customer, tends to reduce costs for a supplier and increase costs for the customer.  At the same...

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The Era of Data

by Svetlana Sicular  |  June 3, 2014

In 2009, a CRM icon Tom Siebel was attacked by a charging elephant during an African safari. Ominously, this was exactly the time of changing epochs signified by another elephant,...

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Big Data Analytics is a Rocket Ship Fueled by Social, Mobile and Cloud

by Svetlana Sicular  |  March 7, 2014

The rocket ship of big data analytics is launched and on its way to orbit.  Data and analytics are gaining importance with a cosmic speed.  The rocket ship is fueled...

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Open Data and the Coming Revolution – NOT!

by Andrew White  |  February 4, 2014

Interesting article in today's US print edition of the Wall Street journal titled, "Rivals band together in search for new drugs".  Many who have looked at Open Data have heralded it as...

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Word of the Next Year

by Svetlana Sicular  |  December 27, 2013

Selfie is the word of 2013. Or maybe, it isn’t. There are other winners: (data) science, privacy and geek.  The latter wins for acquiring a more positive image, together with...

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When Open Data is only as Open as I want it to be (not what you want or mean)

by Andrew White  |  November 8, 2013

On Tuesday I blogged on the pending passing of the Data Act that should, if it works as expected, bring some transparency on where our US Federal governance spends our...

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Open Data and Structured Data – Will we find out where the Government spends our money?

by Andrew White  |  November 5, 2013

I saw this interesting article today: Government must lead the way on structured data.  It seems that that a committee will vote this week on a move to require the...

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Labor Department's dubious reduction in jobless claims - Data or Process Prolem?

by Andrew White  |  September 13, 2013

Faulty jobless-claims report assailed The short headline, on the first page of the newspaper, started, "Faulty job data..." And so I assumed the report concerned bad quality data.  After reading...

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