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The US is relocating an entire town because of climate change. And this is just the beginning

The water has been inching closer to Rita Falgout’s house, lapping at the edges of her front yard. Her home is one of 29 in Isle de Jean Charles, a narrow island in the bayous of southeastern Louisiana that is slowly sinking into the Gulf of Mexico. The island, home to members of the …

Climate

10 Things Highly Productive People Do on the Weekend

How to use your weekend to create a better week ahead.<p>Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends …

Productivity

Resistance to Organizational Change: Causes, Attitudes and Mitigations

Greek Philosopher Heraclitus once said, “The only thing that is constant is change.” Although this statement was made in the mid B.C. years it still …

Millennials

Tableau Makes Data Visualization Smarter -- Humans Still Winning, Just

Bring me your data! As smart as computer data brains get, we humans are still good (often better) at identifying quirks, outliers and nuances and truly unique one-offs.<p>Data on its own can be bewildering, apparently meaningless and even nonsensical in all its raw forms. This in part is why we have …

Business Intelligence

Top Six Sigma Consultant Saves Billions for Clients. Then Explains Why Most Process Improvements Fail Utterly.

Subir Chowdhury has saved Fortune 100 companies billions of dollars. Here are his 4 simple principles to create a great culture with a caring mindset.<p>The New York Times has referred to Subir Chowdhury as a "leading Quality Expert". Recently, Chowdhury and his team helped save one of his Fortune 100 …

Four Bitter Facts You Should Understand About Your Reputation

Henry Thoreau once argued that “what a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.” In reality, however, our self-views are relatively inconsequential, particularly compared to what <i>other</i> people think of us. Indeed, although conceptions of talent have changed …

Bill Gates

Dozens of countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack

The Difference Between Business Intelligence and Business Analytics

For your business to thrive, you need to know what’s working, what’s not, and how to improve. That much is obvious. But figuring out how to go about …

Business Intelligence

AI will rob companies of the best training tool they have: grunt work

Deloitte has what it calls an “apprenticeship model.” The international auditing and professional services firm hires thousands of entry level employees with the expectation that most of them will work hard, then leave after they’ve learned marketable skills. The organization—like many …

Intelligence

Will Microsoft Acquire Tableau In 2017?

To continue to combat competition, Tableau will find it even more difficult to reach profitability.<p>The rising competition coupled with distant …

Business Intelligence

Simple math is why Elon Musk’s companies keep doing what others don’t even consider possible

Physicist Richard Feynman returned over and over to an idea that drove his groundbreaking discoveries. His approach was documentedby his Caltech colleague David Goodstein in the book <i>Feynman’s Lost Lecture</i> about physics classes Feynman taught in the 1960s:<p>Once, I said to him, “Dick, explain to me, …

Elon Musk

The company behind the SAT finally admits what everyone knew: You can game the test

A score on the US college entrance exam known as the SAT is meant to be an indicator of a student’s overall academic prowess—but in reality, as many counselors and teachers already know, it’s more a reflection of how hard they studied for the SAT.<p>After decades of denying that the scandal-ridden, …

Education

How to download and install Microsoft Power BI Desktop

Sometimes you can't get to the internet and must work offline. Power BI Desktop gives you access your data visualization tools without requiring …

Business Intelligence

Detecting Trustworthy Domains

High quality, truthful, diverse and informative content is Flipboard’s #1 priority. Hand-picking trusted sources guarantees quality, but is very time consuming, and can potentially miss out on the multitude of excellent but smaller publishers. To address this problem, we’ve developed a machine …

C-suite Reveals Surprising Insights Into Thought Leadership They Find Most Useful: Forbes Insights/Deloitte Study

<b>LONDON (May 9, 2017) —</b> In an age where ideas are increasingly conveyed through infographics, snackable soundbites and limited characters, Forbes Insights and Deloitte have produced a report that stands counter to the general perception that brevity and digital content are most effective in the …

Leadership

3 Reasons Why Analytics Isn’t Working

Now that many organizations have jumped on the analytics band wagon, the ability to assess the effectiveness of analytics in relation to business …

Business Intelligence

Five Keys to Leading in the Age of Analytics

By Andrew Wells, Aspirent, and Kathy Chiang, Wunderman Data ManagementSports have been a bastion for analytics for years (everybody remembers …

Big Data

Tableau Architecture - Tableau Tutorial

Tableau has a highly scalable, n-tier client-server architecture that serves mobile clients, web clients and desktop-installed software. Tableau …

Databases