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The Psychology Of The Sell

It doesn’t take a twirling gold pocket watch or a mysteriously flashing strobe to get into the minds of your buyers and encourage them to buy more of your goods. 80 more words

Best Practices

Big Data Opportunities Need Big Data Security

From Security Intelligence, 11/25/15:

The adoption of big data analytics is rapidly growing. If you don’t get ahead of the curve, there’s big potential for big problems; but if you do plan ahead, there are big opportunities to successfully enable the business. 62 more words


3 ways to address looming big data privacy and security issues

From TechRepublic, 11/23/15:

There are still a number of unanswered questions when it comes to data privacy. Despite these unresolved issues, here are three things you can do to secure data. 138 more words


Get Your IT Fundamentals in Place

This post is a hodgepodge list of what I think of as the IT fundamentals. These are activities tangential to our regular analytics, big data and data science work, but they build a foundation that nudge the odds of project success onto our side. 1,705 more words

Business Intelligence

You're a DBA, you should know these

  • How many databases are you responsible for?
  • How many different version do you support?
  • How much data have we handled this month?
  • How much capacity will we need next year?
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How to Craft Effective Resumes

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Recycling bins from HR probably contain thousands of resumes. Employers will usually glance at the top 45% 856 more words

Winning With Wikis in the Workspace

Wikis have received a lot of bad ink over the years. Few trust them since they can be updated by any- and everyone. But this forgotten Web2.0 tool has a lot to offer, especially when published within a company intranet. 552 more words

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