Foto Friday – Logan Pass Walkway

Logan Pass Walkway

This is a black and white of Hidden Lake Overlook Trail at Logan Pass in Glacier National Park. Captured with Canon 7D Mark II and Sigma 8-16mm. Purchase a copy of Logan Pass Walkway

Foto Friday – Sun rising over Myrtle Beach

Sunrise over Myrtle Beach

I captured this sun rising over Myrtle Beach earlier this year. Captured with Canon 5DSR and Canon 16-35 f/4 L. Purchase a copy of Sun rising over Myrtle Beach here.

Data Analytics – Data Modeling, a Necessary first step

Data Analytics - Data Modeling, a Necessary first step

What do you think of when you hear the term ‘data modeling’? Just typing ‘data modeling’ almost made me go to sleep.  Who am I kidding…I’m a data geek and this stuff is interesting…but some folks aren’t quite as excited by this stuff as I am. Data modeling has many different definitions and connotations.  For […]

My Plantronics Savi 740 just died…so I bought another

Plantronics Savi 740

I’ve written before about my love of for the Plantronics Savi 740 (see here and here). Earlier this week, my beloved 740 died.  I’m not quite sure what happened but it just stopped working.  Mind you, it was only 4+ years old…which is something you really don’t see much of these days. For a few minutes, […]

Data Analytics – The importance of Data Preparation

Data Preparation

How many of you would go sky diving without learning all the necessary precautions and safety measures necessary to keep you alive? How many of you would let your kid drive your car without first teaching them the basics of driving?  While not as life-and-death as the above questions, data preparation is just as important to […]

Data Analytics – Prescriptive vs Descriptive

Data Analytics - Prescriptive vs Descriptive

You’ve collected tons of data. You’ve got terabytes and terabytes of data. You are happy because you’ve got data. But, what are you going to do with that data?You’ll analyze it of course. But how are you going to analyze it and what are you going to do with that analysis? How does data analytics come […]

What digital projects should you be chasing?

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I was talking to a CMO today about their current and future plans for digital projects. We were talking about data analytics, customer experience, technology, social media and other topics when the CMO asked what the ‘next’ project or technology that she and her team should be chasing. She asked: We’ve talked about all data, social, […]

Don’t get “Theranosed”

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Kaiser Fung just posted a blog titled “Tip of the day: don’t be Theranosed” where he defines “theranosed” as: Theranos (v): to spin stories that appeal to data while not presenting any data To be Theranosed is to fall for scammers who tell stories appealing to data but do not present any actual data. This […]

Foto Friday – Sunrise through the Clouds

Sunrise through the clouds

This is another capture of a cloudy sunrise over Myrtle Beach. This was captured with a Canon 5DSR and a Canon 16-35 f/4 sitting on a Gitzo 1228 MK2 Tripod. Buy a copy of Sunrise Through the Clouds

Foto Friday – Burrowing Owls playing Peak-A-Boo

Burrowing Owls Playing "Peak-a-boo"

A capture of a Burrowing Owl Couple checking things out from their hole.  Captured with Canon 7D Mark II and Canon 100-400 Mark II.   Purchase a copy of Burrowing Owls playing Peak-A-Boo for your wall