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A hot startup raised $66 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

Tech investors are throwing money at Front, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. The startup makes a shared-inbox app that lets teams handle messages from email, texts, Slack, and social media, all in one place.<p>This year, Mathilde Collin, the 28-year-old …

Startups

Mindy Kaling encourages graduates to ask 'why not me?' at Dartmouth commencement

Back at @<b>dartmouth</b>! Oh heyyyy old dorm room pic.twitter.com/efdyjcVgEv<p>204 replies 634 retweets 29,179 likes<p>Today, @<b>mindykaling</b> '01 urged the</b> …

Using Analytics to Prevent Customer Problems Before They Arise

A non-negligible percentage of customers who buy a new smartphone return it within the “free return” window. Many of these returners claim that the phone does not work correctly. However, the data clearly indicates that this is often not the real issue. The reality is that these customers simply …

Profit

Why Marketing Analytics Hasn’t Lived Up to Its Promise

We see a paradox in two important analytics trends. The most recent results from The CMO Survey conducted by Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and sponsored by Deloitte LLP and the American Marketing Association reports that the percentage of marketing budgets companies plan to allocate to …

Big Data

Closing Data's Last-Mile Gap: Visualizing For Impact!

I worry about data’s <i>last-mile gap</i> a lot. As a lover of data-influenced decision making, perhaps you worry as well.A lot of hard work has gone into …

Data Visualization

Trouble in Big Food: America's cereal, soda and soup companies are in turmoil

America's cereal, soda and soup companies are having a rough 2018.<p>General Mills (GIS), Campbell Soup (CPB), Hershey (HSY) and Pepsi (PEP) are all failing to convince investors they have a plan to navigate shoppers' changing tastes.<p>The consumer staples sector is at the back of the pack in the S&P …

General Mills

GDPR: What it Means for Google Analytics & Online Marketing

If you’ve been on the Internet at all in the past few months, you’ve probably seen plenty of notices about privacy policy updates from one service or …

SEO

Measure Matters Episode 1: Machine Learning

Leveraging Global Data Objects for Google Analytics Ecommerce Tracking

Many organizations experience large project backlogs and limited development resources. When you have the opportunity to do well-planned, robust data …

Reusing Google Analytics Campaign Information with Google Tag Manager

There are many situations where it would be helpful to have the source, medium, and other campaign information for a user’s session. For example, we …

How to combine and analyze data from multiple data sets using Excel Power Pivot

If you've have lots of data and lots of analysis to do, but little time or skill, you need Excel's Power Pivot feature. Here's how to get started …

Separating Better Data from Big Data: Where Analytics Is Headed

Ten years ago, the most forward-thinking companies were just starting to dive into the potential of data and analytics. Since then, brands have moved …

To Make The World's Best Pasta Sauce, You Only Need 3 Ingredients

Grazie, Marcella Hazan.<p>If Julia Child taught America how to roast chicken, Marcella Hazan taught us how to make good pasta. There's not a blockbuster …

Lobe’s ridiculously simple machine learning platform aims to empower non-technical creators

Machine learning may be the tool de jour for everything from particle physics to recreating the human voice, but it’s not exactly the easiest field to get into. Despite the complexities of video editing and sound design, we have UIs that let even a curious kid dabble in them — so why not with …

How to boost your homemade smoothie game: A step-by-step guide

Step 1: Liquid<p>Pour <b>liquids</b> (1 to 2 cups) in first for efficient blending. Examples: coconut water, milk, juice, kefir, kombucha, herbal or green tea.<p>To add a little <b>magic</b>, sprinkle in spices, herbs, citrus zest, natural extracts and flavorings and sweeteners.<p>For a nutritional <b>boost</b>, sprinkle in …

Healthy Eating

The best books on finance and economics

THE late Hans Rosling is best known for his Ted talks (here is one on the wonders of the washing machine). Sadly he died last year. But before he did …

23 High-Protein Sheet Pan Dinners That Pretty Much Cook Themselves

I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Unfortunately the two go hand in hand, and unless you're a wizard who can zap away the mess, you kind of …

Delivery boom is changing everything about the restaurant business

NEW YORK — Micha Magid would prefer that guests grab a table to enjoy the sweet corn fritters, chicken wings and "brontosaurus" ribs served at Mighty Quinn's Barbecue, his restaurant chain.<p>But so many diners want their food delivered to their front doors instead that the eateries have to carve out …

Google Analytics Reveals New “Conversion Probability” Report

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Google+Share on Linkedin<p>Over the course of the last few weeks, Google has rolled out a new report to …

How data-driven marketing helps you act when the time is right

Where do timely connections start? Inside the data. Marketers say that improved understanding and reaching the right customers is a top priority for …

Customer Experience

Skillet Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce Are a Dinner Win

Easing back into the hustle and bustle of life after the weekend requires some key self-care steps. First and foremost? Making yourself a delicious, …

Visualizing Differences

Focus on finding or displaying contrasting points, and some visual methods are more helpful than others. A guide.<b>Tags:</b> comparison, contrast, …

Your Plan for 5 Easy Dinners with Help from the Slow Cooker

When you have a hectic week on your calendar, do you properly batten down the hatches when it comes to meal plans or do you let your planning go a …

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:: bookmarks ::<p><i>We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community for their go-to easy dinner ideas — the ones perfect for busy nights where you don't want to spend hours in the kitchen, but still want something more substantial than, say, a PB&J. Here are some of their picks, along with several of our</i> …

Cooking

How to Create Effective, High-Quality Marketing Reports & Dashboards

My current obsession has been reporting. Everyone could benefit from paying more attention to it. Five years, countless ciders, and too many …

What Makes A Great Data Visualization | Articles | Big Data

<b>'The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see.' - John Tukey, American Mathematician</b><p>The collection …

Expert Insight: 'An Effective Visualization Results From A Great Deal Of Curiosity And Exploration' | Articles | Chief Data Officer

Ahead of his presentation at the Big Data Innovation Summit in San Francisco this April 12-13, we spoke to Abon Chaudhuri, Sr. Applied Researcher, at …

50+ Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes for Busy Winter Nights

Dinner has never been this easy.<p>Just throw the ingredients into your Crock-Pot, let it go to work, and come home to these ready-to-serve appetizers, …

How modern data analytics gives us the freedom to transform

<i>Transformation of any kind introduces risks and challenges. Visual analytics can help you overcome them, and deliver the best possible transformation</i> …

How VW Predicts Churn with GPU-Accelerated Machine Learning and Visual Analytics

MapD is a founding and active member of GOAi (the GPU Open Analytics Initiative). One of the primary goals of GOAiI is to enable end-to-end analytics …