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The great unraveling of globalization

By Jeffrey Rothfeder<p>In late 2013, Cisco chief executive John Chambers used a portentous phrase while telling analysts that sales in emerging markets were spiraling downward, forcing the networking equipment company to cut its three- to five-year revenue growth target: “We’re the canary in the coal …

How to capture the attention of six hundred industry professionals in a foreign market

It’s almost 7 a.m. and I’m waiting in the lobby for my boss, who’s the breakfast keynote speaker at an international convention being held in Sao …

Beyond Bar and Line Graphs: Time for a New Data Presentation Paradigm

Abstract<p>Figures in scientific publications are critically important because they often show the data supporting key findings. Our systematic review …

10 Exercises That Burn More Calories Than Running

We're huge fans of running. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road.<p>It also burns calories, of course. At a 10-minute per mile pace, you'll fry about 10 calories a minute.<p>That's a solid number, and if you run faster, you can burn …

The data science ecosystem, part 3: Data applications

Remember that quote I started part two with? About data scientists wanting better tools for wrangling so they could work on the "sexy stuff"? Well, …

Machine Learning

Upcoming Webcasts on Analytics, Big Data, Data Science – Apr 7 and beyond

Here are upcoming webcasts on Analytics, Big Data, Data Science and Data Mining for Apr 7 and later.<p>See full schedule at …

60+ R Resources to Improve Your Data Skills

This list was originally published as part of the Computerworld Beginner's Guide to R but has since been expanded to also include resources for …

Courses

Now You See It: Visual Data Analysis<p>Ninety percent of all business data analysis can be done using simple graphing techniques to discern meaningful …

Data Visualization

More Free Data Mining, Data Science Books and Resources

An Introduction to Data Science by Jeffrey Stanton, Robert De Graaf, 2013.<br>An introductory level resource developed by Syracuse University<p>An …

Machine Learning

How To Analyze Your Audience In Google Analytics

Understanding your audience is pivotal to any business. No matter what industry you’re in or what your approach is to marketing and advertising, understanding your audience better will allow you to improve your practices and increase your customer loyalty and retention.<p>Today, thanks to readily …

Google Analytics

The Easy Way: Getting Data Out from Google Analytics

In this post we consider how you can get data out from Google Analytics by examining the 5 Things you probably didn’t know about the Embed API. This …

Life Lessons from Machine Learning

What comes to mind when you hear the term “Machine Learning”? A bunch of programmers hunched over their computers in a dark room, working on …

Machine Learning

15 Mind-Blowing Stats About Marketing ROI

CMOs remain under the gun to deliver measurable results. The Internet and a plethora of measurement tools have made tracking easier for hard metrics, …

How AI Can Calculate Our Oil Surplus...From Space

No one knows how much oil we have left on the planet. No one can even say with any certainty how much oil is waiting to hit the market. The startup …

The Art of Visualizing Data to Find Actionable Insights

Charts, graphs, and other data visualizations, to be effective, should tell a story. The information relayed should give invaluable insights that …

Google Analytics: Tracking 4 Stages of Customer Interaction

Ecommerce businesses typically have four key stages of customer interaction. They are: Attracting prospects or site visitors; Engaging with the …

How to Run a Cohort Analysis in Google Analytics to Better Segment Your Traffic

Google Analytics is a staple in every experienced digital marketer’s set of tools.<p>That’s primarily because it provides a wealth of data, covering …

10 Key Steps To Expanding Your Business Globally

“Going global” is defined as the worldwide movement toward economic, financial, trade, and communications integration. The concept of globalization can be traced back as far as the Roman Empire. More recently, the concept was popularized by Thomas L. Friedman in his book <i>The World Is Flat,</i> in which …

7 Ways To Visualise Data Without Excel

Everyone procrastinates. Since the dawn of time, people have been putting things off.<p>Sometimes, procrastinating is harmless. Take for instance the …

7 immersive data visualizations that track global health trends

As big data evolves, data visualizations can help turn the most convoluted facts and figures into clear stories, aiding further research efforts and …

Big Data In Retail: How To Win With Predictive Analytics

A few years ago, Stage Stores—a $2 billion department store chain across 40 American states—decided to use analytics to drive sales. But its executive team faced a problem: not enough employees to handle the data.<p>In today’s hyper-competitive sales environment, buyers compare prices with a click and …

Here’s Why People Trust Human Judgment Over Algorithms

You’d think after years of using Google Maps we’d trust that it knows what it’s doing. Still, we think, “Maybe taking the backroads would be faster.”<p>That’s an example of what researchers call “algorithm aversion”: even when an algorithm consistently beats human judgment, people prefer to go with …

Big Data: Careful! When Correlations Go Crazy

In the world of big data, strange truths about the world begin to emerge. Orange cars are the most reliable used cars to buy. Prepaid phone card …

Sparklines in Excel

<b>Sparklines</b> in <b>Excel</b> are graphs that fit in one cell and give you information about the data.<p>Insert Sparklines<p>To insert sparklines, execute the …

20. Special charts (graphs) in Excel

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A LinkedIn For Analytics; Helping Analytic Insights Go Viral In Your Business

It’s been nice to see some recent news coverage of a big data mindset I’m calling “LinkedIn for Analytics.” It’s not related to the LinkedIn company, just inspired by that social media platform. The idea is to bring to the analytics world that same culture of engagement you see on LinkedIn and many …

The top 3 directions predictive analytics will take in 2015

Ironic really… I’m a futurist, making a prediction about predictive analytics. So, what does the future hold for big data and the growing field of …