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Data Can Guide Us

But We Have To Be Willing To Listen – And Take Action – To Benefit Unless you’ve been living under a rock – and a pretty big one, at that – you’ve probably caught wind of the massive hype surrounding … Continue reading

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INSIGHT TO ACTION – A FRAMEWORK FOR DATA-DRIVEN MEDIA

PART 2 – Using Data-Centric Insights to Drive Effective Media Strategy This is the second white paper in a two-part series exploring how big data is revolutionizing digital marketing. PART 1 – Getting from Data to Actionable Insight explained the … Continue reading

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Top Business Technology Trend Predictions for 2013

It’s that time of year again. As 2012 draws to a close, we decorate our homes for the holiday season, reflect on the year about to end and ready our resolutions for the New Year. And, of course, try to … Continue reading

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Business Seems Stuck in the 90s When it Comes to the Mobile Internet

Attend any digital marketing conference and you quickly realize who the belle of the ball is these days. Everyone, from agencies, management consultants, publishers, to technology vendors, seems to be obsessed with mobile. Everyone except business, that is. For while … Continue reading

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Some readers will find themselves somewhat confused by the title of today’s post. Many others will have recognized instantly the significance of it. Others yet might be intrigued and eager to learn more. Some will quickly leave my blog – … Continue reading

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Effective Analytics Requires Actual Analysis, not Just Tools or Data

In a previous post we examined business’ new-found love of metrics & analytics data in their quest to prove the efficacy of marketing programs, specifically initiatives around social media and other popular initiatives long on buzz but short on proven … Continue reading

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Analytics Today – a Flood of Tools and Data, a Dearth of Insight

Digital marketing practitioners seem to have rediscovered their love of metrics & analytics of late. As a result, witness the current flurry of activity in this space. One suspects this is partly a result of business beginning to question the … Continue reading

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What’s Ailing Our Food System?

(This article first appeared as a guest column in the Saporta Report on May 13th, 2012) When it comes to food in America, we face a Dickensian dichotomy. Parts of our population enjoy abundance and an unprecedented variety of food … Continue reading

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Real Issues Drive Real Engagement

Yesterday I wrote about the recent rush by companies to vehemently and vocally trumpet their sustainability and corporate social responsibility efforts in an attempt to either plug into the current Zeitgeist of consumers or, in cases like BP and many … Continue reading

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