Kurt Johnston

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How the Body-Switching ‘Your Name.’ Became an Animated Oscar Contender

Director Makoto Shinkai's tells IndieWire how anime and rock music propelled his Oscar-contending romantic fantasy.<p>With its surprising Los Angeles …

Anime

The future of front-end development is design

Carson Miller Contributor<p>Carson Miller is head of digital at Fahrenheit 212, an innovation strategy and design firm now part of Capgemini Consulting.<p>Should we make our kids learn to code? This question was posed to me at a recent dinner party. As one of the only people in our social circle who has …

Dungeons & Dragons is changing how it makes books

“We live in a post Game of Thrones world.”<p>The venerable Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the granddaddy of the modern role-playing game, is now in its 5th edition. And, to hear publisher Wizards of the Coast tell it, the sourcebooks are selling like hot cakes. More people than ever before are …

4 ways to build a defensible business

Defending against competitors is on the agenda of most businesses; be it a board of a huge company contemplating the next step to cement its position in the market, or a startup explaining to VCs how it will be defensible in the long run.<p>No company can be eternally defended from the tentacles of …

Innovation

Best Practices for Choosing a Business Intelligence Dashboard

• Back To Start<br>• Pause<br>• Loading...<p><b>How to Choose a Well Designed BI Dashboard</b><p>As far as business buzzwords go, the terms Big Data, data visualization, data …

Your prototypes are so pretty, they miss the point entirely.

What is a Prototype?<p>Prototypes can be wireframes, hardware, software, web pages or even just text. They can be completely functional, or barely work. …

What Does a Data Scientist Do That a Traditional Data Analytics Team Can’t?

<i>In this special guest feature, Kumaran Ponnambalam of Transera provides his views on the distinction between traditional data analysts and the newer</i> …

Big Data

Five approaches to using a strategy palette

Setting strategy is an art. Perhaps you could use a palette.<p>Three management experts from Boston Consulting Group have developed one, intended to show the various ways you can approach strategy in this complicated, turbulent world.<p>"It's not that we lack powerful ways to approach strategy; it's that …

Why Every Organization Needs a Story Strategy

Every organization and any business of any size (including entrepreneurs!) must tell a variety of stories. Most of what we hear lately focuses on the …

Employment

24 Data Science, R, Python, Excel, and Machine Learning Cheat Sheets

Next Gen Innovators

You have to look beyond the CEOs and senior managers to find the people doing the dirty (but fun) work of figuring out which business problems are worth solving and then going off and solving them. Here are some of the innovation stars rising up through the ranks: product managers, strategists, …

A visual introduction to machine learning

In machine learning, computers apply <b>statistical learning</b> techniques to automatically identify patterns in data. These techniques can be used to make …

Data Science 101: Is Logistic Regression Dead?

<i>In this special guest feature for our Data Science 101 channel, Smita Adhikary of Big Data Analytics Hires shares her thoughts about how the data</i> …

Data Science