Blog Image

Why “AI/ML” Will Land Me in Jail, and My Other Pet Peeves

365
I joke quite a bit about how I am annoyed by a lot of things. I do have a lot of pet peeves, especially as I get older: Oxford commas, sweet tea that is...
Blog Image

AI as A Catalyst for Data Governance

335
“What is the fruit of these teachings? Only the most beautiful and proper harvest of the truly educated — tranquility, fearlessness, and freedom. We should not trust the masses who say only the free...
Blog Image

Three Imperatives for Successfully “Outsourcing” Analytics

816
I’ve been on the service provider side of analytics for my entire professional life. I’ve also been in leadership positions in which I’ve had to evaluate the pros and the cons of getting external...
Laptop and monitor on a desk

Top Marketers Keep Customers in Mind

255
Customers satisfied with the products or services a business provides are more likely to continue doing business with that company. The key is to maintain their constant flow to the enterprise.  Marketers who succeed have...
Blog Image

Can Synthetic Data Solve Our Data Bias and Privacy Problems?

348
Nicolai Baldin, founder and CEO of Synthesized.io, talks about the future of sharing data and the power of synthetic data. Synthetic data is a new solution for data sharing needs that’s secure and easier...
Blog Image

First Rule of Data: Don’t Talk About Data

518
Fight Club knew the rules. Shame data doesn’t.  The easy way out is to point the finger at something you don’t understand. Data is usually that fall guy. We are repeatedly told that ‘data is the...
Blog Image

5 Powerful Ways to Increase Sales by Leveraging Data Effectively

2655
If you’re interested in increasing sales, utilizing the power of data could be the right move. Here are 5 ways to effectively leverage data for improving those sales.  With the advent of digitalization and technology,...
Book resting next to a laptop

Valuable lessons lead the way to digital success

2012
Blundering online amounts to digital marketing malpractice. Engaging the wrong way—or not at all—muffing search engine optimization and other miscues dig deep holes to climb out of.  Mistakes are bound to happen, but if you...
Blog Image

Lessons From A Stroke — Can We Choose Our Way Into Better Healthcare?

1070
On Sunday July 5, 2020 my father had a hemorrhagic stroke that greatly paralyzed his right side and speech. He is a 78-year old who eats healthy, exercises regularly, had gone regularly for medical...
Blog Image

Interesting Animation of Covid-19 cases with Charts and Map using gganimate and tmap in...

1538
Covid-19 has drawn many people’s attention to creating charts and graphs for data analysis and visualization. In the last month, I spent some time experiencing R studio and am impressed with its powerful statistic...
Blog Image

Is this the time to change the systems that underpin society?

1605
Be the change that you wish to see in the world ~ Mahatma Gandhi Firstly, I want to thank the The5CsofBusiness, who inspired me to write this article on creating a better world by providing thought-provoking...
Blog Image

5 Principles for Business Value and Artificial Intelligence

1609
How to unlock business value with AI by focusing on user experience and enterprise value levers Extracting business value is hard. I mean really hard… And when it comes to advanced analytics that process is...
Blog Image

How Data Analytics Can Inform Real Estate Finance

2836
Data is the hot commodity of the 21st century. Because of its ability to fuel and inform nearly every industry in existence, data accumulation and usage should be focal points for any business, no...
Blog Image

The Convergence of Mobile and Mobility

1431
Phones weren’t always smart. Once that changed, they became permanent fixtures in our day to day lives. Inspired by these course of events and in an effort to accommodate the collateral impact on car...
Blog Image

The Business Value Problem with Analytics

1402
Analytics has a value problem. This is not new. In fact, we have been talking about this for decades. That notorious failure rate to meet expectations from analytics has been stuck at 60-70% for as...
Blog Image

Transforming IT for the COVID-19 Disrupted Business Context

1544
The ongoing COVID-19 crisis is desperately disrupting industries, CIOs are starting to anticipate not only the impacts on IT but also the changes to carry out. How to reorganize IT staff? How to optimize...
bennat-berger_data-analytics

Private Equity Investors Need to Keep Up With Data Analytics

3145
If you had a key that could unlock a shortcut to business achievement and professional success, wouldn’t you use it? The obvious answer would be yes, of course -- but today, some private equity...
Blog Image

Staying Fit in Exceptional Times

1745
We live in times like no other. The third of the world population is on lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In many countries, people are allowed to go out only for substantial reasons....
Blog Image

Please don’t let the data speak!

2061
The world of data and analytics is full of misunderstanding and misinformation. Unfortunately, a lot of this is perpetuated not just by data laypersons but by professionals of all kinds—from data scientists to vendors,...
Blog Image

Rehumanizing Data and Analytics

5035
I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with social media. I read what others have to say to be pissed off enough to be inspired to write in hopes of stirring up a...