Why Refusing to Discuss Failure Erodes a Culture of Growth

Have you ever sat in a meeting where a project was described as a success, yet all the details of failure that led to that success were left out?
Alternatively, have you ever watched while data was cherry picked to make things seem rosier than they actually are?
These are common embodiments of a very common, yet little known, phenomenon called “Success Theater”.

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A File Power Lesson From 2000 – 2001

Here are two cases where I leveraged File Power, quite possibly to the detriment of my career.In February 2000 I was able to use my File Power methodology to demonstrate that the Online channel … E-Commerce … would overpower catalog marketing, rendering it at best a secondary channel. I presented my findings to a team of Executives from Eddie Bauer, Spiegel, and Newport News.

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Nielsen 2020: 10 On-Premise Predictions for the New Year

The U.S. on-premise alcoholic beverage outlook for 2020 is one of dynamic shifts, where Americans are fundamentally changing the way they interact and consume alcohol-based drinks at bars and restaurants. Here are 10 market moving trends to know as the New Year kicks off.
The Low-to-No-Alcohol Trend Will Expand
In the coming months and year, expect to see an increase in spirits with no alcohol.

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4 Crucial Big Data Profit Maximization Hacks for Business Owners

I attended a business conference earlier this month, where the topic of big data came up. I was surprised to see how many people are still sceptical about the value of big data in the world of business.
You probably know that big data is being used by business owners all over the world. The market for big data is growing faster than anybody ever predicted.

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Nintex Names Former SAP Leader and SaaS Veteran Ben Brewer as Chief Revenue Officer

Ben Brewer brings to Nintex 13-year SAP Concur experience where he successfully led sales professionals to delight customers with innovative cloud-based software solutions that improve how people work
Nintex, the global standard for process management and automation, today announced Ben Brewer as the company’s new Chief Revenue Officer effective immediately.

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Intel spends $2 billion for Israeli AI chipmaker

Intel is putting its money where its mouth is when its comes to the market for artificial intelligence by saying its has reached a deal to acquire AI chip technology developer Habana Labs for $2 billion.
Intel announced the acquisition early Monday morning, saying that Habana will help it make progress in the market for AI chips used in cloud-computing systems in corporate data centers.

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The Significance Of Data Optimization Solutions For Modern Enterprises

We live in a digital era where every business aspect revolves around technology, making IT systems the core of modern-day operations. Primarily, the role that IT systems play begins and ends with data, which is the constant input and output of computerized devices. It is therefore not surprising that the current trend for businesses is to seek solutions for big data adoption and usage.

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10 Terrible Ways to Start a Presentation

We‘ve all seen presentations to large groups where the presenter takes the stage nervous, sweating, with a dry mouth and a carefully chosen statement intended to kick off his or her PowerPoint. A strong start to a presentation can secure the attention of your audience as it engages their attention and willingness to step into the flow of your story.

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5 Secrets of Creating Click-Worthy Social Media Cards

Before my blog writing days at HubSpot, I was working at a marketing agency where I was in charge of social media posts for our clients.
One time, I was posting a blog on Facebook, but it kept aggregating the wrong image.
Frustrated, I went to Google to find the answer: social media cards.

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Top 5 Best Mobile App Development Agencies in Bahrain

We live in a world where speed is of the essence. Consumers would rather look for alternatives than wait for a website that takes 2 minutes to load, which is why mobile applications are the next best thing. With information and data right at your fingertips, it’s the go-to solution for companies looking to expand their customer base and increase their ROI.

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Dreamforce Interview with Jon Miller, CEO and Co-Founder at Engagio

” Companies today need to focus on coordinated customer experience – where Sales and Marketing work as a team at every stage of the account journey.”
What comes to mind when you think of Dreamforce?
Dreamforce can be overwhelming. It’s a very large and noisy event, where you can reach a thousand people with your message and still hit less than 1% of the whole show.

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What Info Is Verifiable?

For econ topics where info is relevant, including key areas of mechanism design, and law & econ, we often make use of a key distinction: verifiable versus unverifiable info. For example, we might say that whether it rains in your city tomorrow is verifiable, but whether you feel discouraged tomorrow is not verifiable.

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What is Actionable Data Anyway?

Our office Wheel of Destiny is the most actionable of data. The results tell you where to go to lunch. No questions asked.
Actionable. Is there an adjective that is more fun to put in front of the word data? Perhaps big.I’m as guilty as anyone. After all, the third step in our data storytelling framework is Action.

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OpenAI Scholars Spring 2020

We are now accepting applications for our third class of OpenAI Scholars, a 4-month full-time program where we provide stipends and mentorship to 8 individuals from underrepresented groups to study deep learning and produce open-source a project. The second class of Scholars recently released their projects and presented their work at the 2019 Scholars Demo Day.

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It’s time for data ethics conversations at your dinner table

In an era where fake news travels faster than the truth, our communities are at a critical juncture.With 2.5 quintillion records of data created every day, people are being defined by how they travel, surf the internet, eat, and live their lives. We are in the midst of a “data revolution,” where individuals and organizations can store and analyze massive amounts of information.

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