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Don’t put US bases in Poland

What makes NATO the most successful military alliance in history is the cohesion of its members. Any policy that risks undermining that should be …

CryptoTheorem Launches News Sentiment Analysis Service

CryptoTheorem (https://cryptotheorem.com), the leading provider of real-time cryptocurrency sentiment analysis services, has launched a new version …

Washington prepares the Baltics for war

- Advertisement -<p>The United States should help its allies and partners in Europe to strengthen their defense in the face of Russian aggression. The …

The U.S. Should Move Troops From Germany to Poland

Poland is willing to spend $1.5 billion to $2 billion to entice the U.S. to build a permanent military base there, according to a Defense Ministry proposal. The plan offers a strong incentive for the U.S. to consider moving at least some of its forces from Germany, especially since the current …

Geopolitics

Why Europeans Turned Against Trump

These days, they lament America’s disengagement instead of fearing its overreach.<p>With the Trump administration’s recent withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, the already rocky relationship between the United States and its European allies has become even more tenuous. For many Europeans, Trump’s …

Geopolitics

Warsaw to Trump: Let’s make a military deal (without NATO)

It’s the kind of HUGE deal that Donald Trump promised would be a hallmark of his presidency: Poland wants a U.S. Army armored division permanently …

The Gulf crisis: How it all started

For a long time, the GCC was effective in resolving regional disputes and ensuring balance of power.<p>As the first anniversary of the blockade on Qatar approaches, the main protagonists have settled into a modus vivendi of sorts.<p>After overcoming the initial psychological and financial shock, Qatar …

Are the U.S. and China "Destined for War"?

Are the U.S. and China “destined for war“? Harvard professor Graham Allison posed that question in a provocative book published last summer. I’ve …

Is The US A Reliable Strategic Ally? – Analysis

India needs to reconsider the depth to which it is willing to engage the US in the strategic domain.By Harsha Kakar*The United States announces in …

Trump’s Recipe for Middle East Chaos

EPA-EFE/STRINGER<p>Click for full view<p>An Iranian man reads a copy of Iranian daily newspaper 'Shargh' with a picture of US President Donald J. Trump on …

How other countries see the South China Sea dispute

MANILA, Philippines — Defense ministers of different countries expressed their nations' commitments to rules-based order amid China's expanding …

Commentary: Why neutral, peaceful Sweden is preparing for war

WASHINGTON: Over the last two weeks, every household in Sweden received a booklet of instructions on how to prepare for war.<p>Issued by the government …

Why big data has some big problems when it comes to public policy

For all the talk about using big data and data science to solve the world’s problems — and even all the talk about big data as <i>one of</i> the world’s …

3 Myths That Kill Strategic Planning

In its simplest form, strategic thinking is about deciding on which opportunities to focus your time, people, and money, and which opportunities to starve. One of history’s greatest strategic thinkers, Napoleon Bonaparte summed it up this way: “In order to concentrate superior strength in one …

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Using Big Data And Game Play To Improve Mental Fitness

<i>This article was written together with Ellen M. Martin and Melinda Speckmann.</i><p>Games have been part of human culture for millennia. It is no surprise that elements of play can be powerful digital tools to grab our attention and keep us on a path to taking care of ourselves and others.<p>Big data is …

5 Ways Data Can Help You Stay Ahead of the Game

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Data-driven marketing is no longer a mysterious buzzword or a novel business tactic. From Fortune 100 companies to nimble startups, businesses have learned how to leverage their internal data and translate it into business success. It’s …

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How to Explore Cause and Effect Like a Data Scientist

The ability to think analytically is important for any manager today. The first steps, as I’ve explained before, involve collecting data, making some simple plots, drawing basic conclusions, and planning next steps. But data do not give up their secrets easily. While we can use data to understand …

Heidegger's Marketing Secrets: What German Philosophers Know About Selling TVs

When the German philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer died in 2002, at the age of 102, he was unaware of the impact he would posthumously have on mobile …

Engage a Mentor with a Short-Term Project

Last summer my friend Rick hosted his nephew, a recent graduate from university, for two weeks as an intern in his consulting business. Under Rick’s guidance, his nephew prepared presentations, assisted in customer engagement projects, built a scheduling spreadsheet, suggested marketing …

The Logic Behind Facebook’s Recent Moves

Recently, two Princeton graduate students released a study predicting the demise of Facebook by 2017, using concepts from epidemiology. No quicker had the media reported the results of the study than numerous rebuttals were posted. A few Facebook data scientists had great fun by posting their …

Banks’ New Competitors: Starbucks, Google, and Alibaba

It took computer company Apple only five years to become America’s largest music retailer, and just seven to become the world’s largest. In 18 short months, search engine Google erased 85 percent of the market cap of the top GPS companies after launching its mobile maps app. Alibaba, China’s …

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Does Bigger Data Lead to Better Decisions?

Many scholars, from decision scientists to organizational theorists, have addressed this question from different perspectives, and the answer, as for most complex questions, is “it depends.” Big Data can lead to Big Mistakes. After all, the financial sector has been flooded with big data for …

The Big Data Boom: Is Your Company Ready?

Samsung uses it to power the content recommendation engine on its newest smart TVs. Progressive Insurance relies on it to capture driving behavior and determine customer risk profiles. LexisNexis Risk Solutions uses it to identify individuals and family relationships, thus helping financial …

News

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Where to Find & Access Big Data to Drive Business Forward

With 2.1 billion people on the internet, the amount of data generated every second is overwhelming. Online purchases, sites visited, and all activity on Facebook and other social media is compiled in huge databases and whoever has access to that data knows more about a consumer than his/her best …

Big Data

The Art(isan) of Data Analysis

Firstly an announcement – I’m moving jobs, from the start of January I’m very pleased to say I’ll be working at The Information Lab, one of the …