Ahmed Dada

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A New Skill Model for Product Managers

Skill Set vs. Subject Matter<p>Product management is often situated at the intersection of user experience, technology and business. And while these …

Kevin Garnett posted an old picture of him and Paul Pierce who looked just like Jabari Parker

This is an old picture of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. They were like 15 years old at the time. Blah blah blah played together, won a title, whatever. That's not what's interesting here.<p>OK SO 15-YEAR-OLD PAUL PIERCE IS DEFINITELY JABARI PARKER.<p>I am not trying to say Jabari Parker is definitely a …

Adobe has figured out a clever way to track people as they switch between devices

One of the major advantages Google and Facebook have over other companies in the digital advertising and marketing space is their ability for cross-device tracking, thanks to those companies' huge audience of logged-in users.<p>Many other companies — particularly ones like Adobe that don't have …

Digital Advertising

Google’s smartwatch king has a 50-year vision for the future of Android Wear

The size of technical components is becoming ever-smaller, and the group wanted to figure out what could theoretically be achieved with a wearable technology platform.<p>So they attached their phones to their wrists and wandered the halls of Google, where they worked, pretending they were watches. …

Wearable Tech

Analytics 3.0

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Nonsensical Infographic No. 5, 2009, digital<p>Those of us who have spent years studying “data smart” companies believe we’ve already lived through two eras in the use of analytics. We might call them BBD and ABD—before big data and after big data. Or, to use a naming convention …

Hospitality

Maana comes out stealth, raises $11M for big data search engine platform

After three years, Maana is emerging out of stealth mode.<p>The company last week announced an $11 million funding round to fuel development of its big …

Big Data

Big Data Is Transforming Medicine

<b>In his classic</b> <i>The Sweet Spot in Time</i>, John Jerome detailed the pursuit of the athletic sweet spot, of excellent execution over time. How do superb …

Stephen Hawking

Big Data In Big Oil: How Shell Uses Analytics To Drive Business Success

The oil and gas industries are facing major challenges – the costs of extraction are rising and the turbulent state of international politics adds to the difficulties of exploration and drilling for new reserves. In the face of big problems, its key players are turning to Big Data in the hope of …

Oil & Gas Industry

The Most Common Mistake People Make In Calculating ROI

Your company is ready to make a big purchase — a fleet of cars, a piece of manufacturing equipment, a new computer system. But before anyone writes a check, you need to calculate the return on investment (ROI) by comparing the expected benefits with the costs. Analyzing ROI isn’t always as simple …