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Month: August 2013

People who analyze data, collaborate!

In business, we’ve got data scientists, we’ve got accidental analysts, and we’ve got a million variations in between. Dave Wells thinks they can learn from each other. To help that start up, he’s forming an organization he’s calling Business Analytics Collaborative. The diversity and fragmentation that challenge those trying to reach this market are the …

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The value of small industry events

Any run-of-the-mill industry event calls itself a failure when just 24 attendees show up. An audience of that size tempts any keynote speaker to flee. The so-called “welcome” reception seems more like a wake for an unpopular deceased. Throughout, a deadly calm fills every room. Some events of that size, though, sparkle with life. Potential …

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