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Why Humble, Empathic Business Leaders Are More Successful

It's increasingly evident that business leaders who are capable of experiencing and demonstrating empathy, compassion, and humility have greater success. Research as well as direct business experience confirms this. One recent example is a study of 1500 leaders and their employees. It found that humble leaders who have increased self-awareness and insight experience greater commitment and performance from their employees. According to the research findings, "Leaders with a strong self-insight demonstrate a good understanding of their own needs, emotions, abilities and behavior. On top of that,…

A Dead Octopus And The Future Of Sports Gambling

In 2010, a German octopus named Paul received worldwide attention for correctly forecasting the final matches of the World Cup. But this year, following Paul’s death, data scientists at companies such as Google and Microsoft gained the spotlight …Continue Reading

It’s the End of Innovation as We Know It

How the perfect intersection of technology and big data are fundamentally changing the way business gets done now and in the future.Continue Reading

How to Keep Your Data Scientist (And Keep Them Happy)

Big Data and Analytics are all the rage. And, as we all depend upon analytics to drive business – and stay competitive – hiring, developing, and retaining analytical and big data talent is becoming more critical. Over the past year, much of t…Continue Reading

Why the New Digital Health Apps Might Succeed Where Self-Help Fails

Despite efforts by both government and the medical profession, not to mention countless New Years’ resolutions, people still smoke, consume unhealthy food, become overweight and fail to exercise. But with digital self empowerment moving into its next c…Continue Reading

Could Big Data Be the Cure for the Largest Ebola Outbreak Ever?

Anonymous data to track a possible outbreak is a lot different than knowing which cell phone owner has symptoms of Ebola, if they have replied to a warning message. What should be done if this is known and it can be seen that he or she travels across t…Continue Reading

7 Big Data Blunders You’re Thankful Your Company Didn’t Make

When it comes to big data, learning from experience often means losing customers. Instead, let the other guys do the bidding for you, and learn from their mistakes.read more…Continue Reading

4 Ways Hadoop Is Improving Our Healthcare System

With new medical advances every day, it’s no surprise that the healthcare field has a bold new technology that allows doctors and researchers to more easily access and learn about diseases, treatments, and cures. This technology, Apache Hadoop, i…Continue Reading

Top 30 Success Tips from the Forbes Under 30 Game-Changers

From October 19th to 22nd, Forbes hosted over a thousand innovators in downtown Philadelphia for the first-ever Forbes Under 30 Summit. Among the attendees were those selected for the 30 Under 30 lists spanning across a multitude of industries. Here ar…Continue Reading

Big Data: New Oil or Snake Oil?

There are two differing perspectives on Big Data and its value. One is that it is a valuable commodity that flows through an organization powering the engines of new insight and action, the other is that Big Data is no more than a collection of sometim…Continue Reading