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Finding Insights in the Space Between Traditional and Big Data Research

POSTED ON April 2nd  - POSTED IN Insights

Working with large data sets is difficult. One of the hidden challenges when you’re digging for insight is that in larger, more open data environments the practices that accompany traditional research can be less than helpful. Think of it this way, you create a web page dialogue with a question and three buttons, one that […]

Seeing the Humanity in Data

POSTED ON March 6th  - POSTED IN Performance and Measurement

When you look at your analytics; do you see statistics or stories? This question forms the foundation of a philosophy which I practice daily. It speaks to the struggle between the logical and irrational, but also the whole of human experience. There are two parts to my Humanity of Data philosophy: Data which is generated by […]

 When Algorithms Go Wrong

POSTED ON January 9th  - POSTED IN Relationship to Technology

ArCompany is a social business intelligence company; we collect, analyze and strategize using data from the internet. I like to call myself a ‘data freak’ because I believe that usually the data will get you to the truth. In a debate, I constantly challenge friends to “show me the data;” I’m an honesty freak too. […]

The ROI of Humanity in Business

POSTED ON March 21st  - POSTED IN Customer at the Core

On Tuesday Andrew Jenkins started a discussion on this blog about organizations showing their humanity. Another way of looking at the humanity of a business is by analyzing its culture: is there a culture of kindness and mutual respect? If there is not, I can guarantee you that there are a tremendous amount of missed […]