Christine Stewart

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The Important Habit of Just Starting

Every single day, my to-do list is a reminder of all the <i>other</i> projects I haven’t started. The passion projects that I ‘just don’t have time’ to do. …

12 Mind Tricks That Make People Like You And Help You Get Ahead

When you’re working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won’t make you a Jedi, but using the brain’s natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

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Watson Can Help You Treat Your Diabetes

Through a new partnership with CVS<p>People with diabetes may need emergency care if their sugar levels dip too high or too low; those with heart disease must be rushed to the hospital should they have a cardiac event. Now CVS Pharmacy and IBM’s cognitive computing system Watson have teamed up to …

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13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

How The Best Salespeople Make The Sale

There are a lot of misconceptions about how to sell effectively. Some people dive in with just one goal in mind: to close the deal. Others wing it and hope that their charm, talent and knowledge of the product or service they are pushing will get them the sale. A few salespeople even think the best …

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How to cope with information overload

<i>Andy Tattersall is an Information Specialist at</i> <i>University of Sheffield</i>. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. CNN is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The content is …

Overloaded Circuits: Why Smart People Underperform

David drums his fingers on his desk as he scans the e-mail on his computer screen. At the same time, he’s talking on the phone to an executive halfway around the world. His knee bounces up and down like a jackhammer. He intermittently bites his lip and reaches for his constant companion, the coffee …

21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals

New York was freezing, and I had to leave. Thanks to JetBlue and a $63 round-trip ticket (yes, you read that right), I headed to the San Francisco Bay Area where the weather was better and the food, too, gave NYC a run for its money.<p>While there, I worked from various cafes, friends' homes and …

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How to become a data scientist

It’s really good that you want to become Data scientist. Most of the people think that it is very difficult to become a Data scientist.<p>But, let me …

Big Data Startups News: Funding, Acquisitions And IPOs Q4 2014

Total VC funding for Internet-related startups was up 67% in 2014, according to CB Insights, reaching $19.6 billion. “Business intelligence, analytics, and performance management” deals (the CB Insights category which, one assumes, includes most or all big data-related deals) was the leading …

IBM Accelerates Data Science Success for the Enterprise

IBM shifts data science into high gear today with the announcement of new In-Hadoop analytics technologies to accelerate the conversion of data into …

Big Data for HR: Does Big Data Take the Human Out of Human Resources?

Until 2004, The Boston Red Sox had not won a World Series since trading Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in 1918. Then they won the World Series again in 2007. After 86 years of losing, they finally upped their game.<p>But they have more than spring training to thank for that. It turns out the Red …

Gartner Predicts Three Big Data Trends for Business Intelligence

Big data has given businesses a window into valuable streams of information from customer purchasing habits to inventory status. However, internal data streams give only a limited picture, especially with the growth of digital business.<p>Three trends Gartner has identified <i></i>describe information’s …

Leveling The Playing Field For European Startups: A Croatian Entrepreneur's Goal

Given they are both based on the same solid business idea, what makes a US startup more valuable than one that is launched in Europe?<p>The continent is emerging as home to multiple hotbeds of entrepreneurial activity and potential, that are all too often held back by a lack of VC funds, or forced to …

When The Seattle Seahawks Win This Super Bowl, Defensive Analytics Will Have Made The Difference

When there are close football games, defense becomes the premium – either because both defenses dominated the game and points are scarce, or it is an offensive explosion and the team with the better defense makes the final stop. This Super Bowl is likely to be close if recent history is a valid …

A view from the chief analytics officer

Senior News Writer<p>Follow:<p>For Joe DeCosmo, analytics is no longer fit for IT. The chief analytics officer at online financial services company Enova …

PwC's 18th Annual Global CEO Survey: Mobile, Data Mining & Analysis Most Strategically Important Technologies

81% of CEOs see mobile technologies for customer engagement as the most strategically important in 2015. 80% see data mining and analysis technologies as the most strategically important, followed by cybersecurity (78%), Internet of Things (IoT) (65%), socially-enabled business processes (61%) and …

What Should Data Scientists Know?

Are there really 28,504 data scientist positions posted on the recruiting site Dice.com? That’s the number that comes up when you search for “data scientist,” but that incorporates listings that include both words, together or not. According to Dice, the number at any given time is actually more …

7 Secret Rules for Powerful Sales Emails

How to get a better response rate and better sales opportunities from your email-based selling and marketing.<p>Now that the combination of voice mail and call screening has made cold calling next to impossible, most companies are relying more heavily on email marketing (a.k.a. "selling by email") to …

How to Select a Big Data Analytics, Business Intelligence Vendor

January 13, 2015 - Healthcare organizations may be in hot pursuit of business intelligence solutions that harness the best of their big data and …

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THE E-COMMERCE BENCHMARKS REPORT: The Statistics That Define Winners And Losers On Mobile And PCs

A few key performance indicators, or KPIs, allow retailers to benchmark themselves in specific areas of online commerce. Identifying the right areas for improvement can help businesses adjust and capture a larger share of the e-commerce and retail market.<p>In a <b>new report, BI Intelligence</b>, measures …

Sehgals Lead India's Largest Auto Parts Maker Into New Markets Overseas

Vaaman Sehgal’s trial by fire was in May 2009, when he became CEO of one of the largest makers of vehicle mirrors in the world.<p>His father, Vivek Chaand Sehgal, who chairs India’s biggest auto parts conglomerate, the $6.1 billion (revenues) Samvardhana Motherson Group, had acquired the ailing U.K. …

China Just Knocked Off The Range Rover Evoque And Jaguar Land Rover Is Not Happy

Range Rover's Evoque crossover SUV has been one of the company's most popular offerings.<p>Suffice to say, the people at Jaguar Land Rover (Range Rover's parent company) were not happy when a Chinese car company unveiled a remarkably similar knock-off. Called the Landwind X7, the Evoque facsimile made …

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Ten Ways Big Data Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

McKinsey & Company recently published How Big Data Can Improve Manufacturing which provides insightful analysis of how big data and advanced analytics can streamline biopharmaceutical, chemical and discrete manufacturing.<p>The article highlights how manufacturers in process-based industries are using …