As a storm was rolling into White Sands National Monument, I caught a ray of light hitting some plants in the foreground. Converting the image to Black & White really sets this image up nicely. Captured with Canon 5DsR and Canon 16-35 f/4 L.
In a recent speech, John Costello, former president of Dunkin Donuts, is reported to have said “Big data is not a strategy…” I wish I had said that sometime in the past few years. I think I’ve similar things but I haven’t come right out and said those exact words (that I can recall). Again, I wish […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]