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Why Every Business needs a Customer Data Capture Strategy

A data capture strategy sets out how you collect and manage information about your customers, clients and prospects. A good data capture strategy …

Biofilm-Busting Enzymes May Rout Hospital-Acquired Infections | GEN

Click Image To Enlarge +<p>Glycoside hydrolases derived from fungi and bacteria have shown antibiofilm activity, pointing to the possibility of new …

Biology

Does A Data-Driven Culture Need To Be Implemented From The Top Down? | Articles | Big Data

In a recent report by the Aberdeen Group, organizations classified as data-driven were found to experience a 27% year-on-year increase in revenue, as …

Big Data

3 Things Are Holding Back Your Analytics, and Technology Isn’t One of Them

During the past decade, business analytics platforms have evolved from supporting IT and finance functions to enabling business users across the enterprise. But many firms find themselves struggling to take advantage of its promise. We’ve found three main obstacles to realizing analytics’ full …

Management

Google's Free Advanced Attribution Offering Is Touch & Go

Google recently announced that it was introducing an advanced attribution solution for marketers: A multi-touch attribution lens that fractionalizes …

AdWords

Two Google publisher metrics suspended over missed deadline

In the wake of revelations that Facebook overestimated a key video metric for years, Google — the other half of the mobile advertising duopoly — is …

CloudPhysics 2016 Predictions: The Year of Infrastructure Analytics

<b>Virtualization and Cloud executives share their predictions for 2016. Read them in this 8th Annual VMblog.com series exclusive.</b><p><i>Contributed by Chris</i> …

How DNA sequencing is transforming the hunt for new drugs | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Drug manufacturers have begun amassing enormous troves of human DNA in hopes of significantly shortening the time it takes to identify new drug candidates, a move some say is transforming the development of medicines.<p>Technician Mike Lattari prepares a flow cell slide for loading …

Genetics

Unkindest cut? Insect penis gets the chop in the name of science

It seems an obvious result: researchers lop off part of an insect’s penis and find it doesn’t work so well. But is this as cut and dried as it seems?<p>Scientific papers are not known for their brilliant titles. But today, the Royal Society has published a wonderful exception.<p><b>“Experimental reduction</b> …

Biology

Data visualisation tips from Information is Beautiful

David McCandless shares how journalists can 'add a bit of punch' to stories using data visualisation

Data Visualization

Build Analytics Special Ops Teams To Spark Business Innovation

Successful businesses start with an idea, an innovation. A great idea becomes a business. The problem comes in later, when we institutionalize the success we’ve achieved. Our processes and procedures become hardened. The aftermath of the first success becomes an impediment to the next wave of …

Big Data

Visualization is growing up

For a while, somewhere in between 2007 and 2011, infographics — in the everyday person’s sense, not the statistician’s — were all the rage. They came …

DNA 'Printing' A Big Boon To Research, But Some Raise Concerns

Here's something that might sound strange: There are companies now that print and sell DNA.<p>This trend — which uses the term "print" in the sense of making a bunch of copies speedily — is making particular stretches of DNA much cheaper and easier to obtain than ever before. That excites many …

Genetics

Nutrigenomics: The Diet That Can Change Your DNA

Diet and exercise. The importance of both was known to the earliest humans, but today we know much more about how food and exercise affects our minds and bodies through scientific evidence. In this two-part series, I delve into the latest science behind diet and exercise and how they are ultimately …

High Fiber

Machine Learning: Using Your Google Analytics Data for Prediction

Continuing with our theme of working with your data sourced from Google Analytics, in this post we look at how to get your Google Analytics data …

Analytics
AdWords

The Science behind Landing Page Designs

What makes a great landing page has always been a topic of discussion for many designers and webmasters. In order to design a winning landing page, …

Aster AppCenter – Sharable, Repeatable Big Data Analytics

I recently spent a week at the headquarters of Teradata Aster in Silicon Valley working on the recently announced Aster AppCenter.The basic idea of …

Big Data

ToutApp Raises $15M To Build Email Tools For Salespeople

Email-focused startup ToutApp has raised a $15 million Series B led by Andreessen Horowitz.<p>The company started out as an email-tracking tool, but founder and CEO Tawheed Kader told me that his team discovered that salespeople “used the product the most, complained the least, and stuck around the …

Startups

The 5 Pillars of Interaction Design

<i>Jerry Cao is a content strategist at UXPin —</i> <i>the wireframing and prototyping app</i> <i>— where he develops in-app and online content for the wireframing and prototyping platform.</i><p>In today’s world of infinite-scrolling websites and touch devices, you must understand interaction design in order to create user …

Data analytics: Are we there yet?

Remember what travel was like before GPS? You could usually manage if you were traveling along familiar roads, but go on a long trip and it could get …

Data Analysis