Caitlin Mulligan

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20+ #SocialMedia Monitoring Tools For Business

<i>This is a guest post by Matthew Yeoman.</i><p>A business that is getting serious about its social media marketing presence can’t operate like an average …

What is the State of Wearable Technology in Healthcare?

While the wearable market is poised to expand, the impact on the healthcare landscape is up for debate.<p>February 24, 2015 - One of the biggest factors …

How Authenticity Can Keep Professionals From Growing Into Effective Leaders

The concept of “authenticity” means many different things to different people: not putting on a show, being true to one’s values, being transparent, feeling aligned with one’s integrity, etc. For many, the practice of authenticity feels positive, liberating and growth-inducing. But, in practice, it …

Language and Big Data: Mapping social media with words

Location data may allow smartphone apps to use cell tower and GPS to pinpoint where you are in the world, but there is something less obvious in your …

America’s founding obsession: What we really talk about when we talk about the founding fathers

Even centuries later, the memory of the American Revolution is abused in the service of political gain. Here’s why<p>Many Americans and foreign observers have noted that we seem to be the only country whose citizens want to be in conversation with our founders, as though men dead for two centuries …

6 Tips for Using Metrics in Performance Reviews | Inc.com

Performance measurement is, admittedly, a tricky subject. On one hand, you must manage your operations and decisions by the numbers. But on the other hand, your employees are <i>people</i>--and people can be difficult to measure quantitatively. So what's a manager to do? Are there certain situations where …

Humility: The Secret To Confident Leadership

Successful entrepreneurs must consistently focus on improving and promoting themselves and their companies. Personal motivation, individual sacrifice, and self-promotion are necessary and important components to moving a business forward. But once the herculean task of creating a business has been …

Entrepreneurship

Which Tool For Big Data: DIY Or Point And Shoot?

When it comes to digital photography, there are two basic approaches: point and shoot or do it yourself (DIY). Reflecting on these approaches, I find some similarity to selecting a tool for big data projects.<p>With point and shoot cameras, engineering is invested in features that enable users with …

Big Data

Experts decry “nibbling at the edges” rather than real surveillance reform

Intelligence community tweaks data interception, National Security Letters.<p>The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) announced …

Congress Renews Push to Require Search Warrants for Email Snooping

House and Sen­ate law­makers are ex­pec­ted to re­in­tro­duce bi­par­tis­an le­gis­la­tion on Wed­nes­day that would re­quire law en­force­ment to …

Blur Enables Users to Obscure Their Google Search Data

It’s almost impossible to browse the internet these days without exposing some of your data. Most companies online, especially social networks and …

Big Data Needs More 'Creative Types'

I’ve argued before how the field of data science should be populated with artist-explorers and creative people — “data artists” — who can navigate content and find something others don’t see. I’ll go into more detail here about what I mean by “data artist,” so you know what to look for to solve …

Big Data

Why Fear Spreads Faster Than Facts on Social Media

Share<p><i>When health crises capture the public’s attention, social media can quickly spread rumors and misinformation. This article offers 5 data-backed</i> …

ARM makes 15 predictions about 2015

ARM has tweeted about “15 things you need to know for 2015.” These predictions cover a wide range of topics and reflect all the different areas of technology that utilize ARM based processors. The areas covered include smartphones, wearables, IoT, security and servers.<p>The first prediction that is …

2015 Trends in Data Modeling: The Machine Learning Effect

Data Modeling has become easier – in certain instances. It has arisen from the nearly exclusive reach of Data Scientists and IT departments to take …

Moving Mobile Health Past The Hype

Imagine if the iPod could only play Frank Sinatra songs, or if the latest iPhone version was a not-so-smart-phone with just text, email and a weather app. It’s not just the existence of mobile computers we call smart phones that has changed our lives in profound ways, but the content delivered by …