Will Twitter make you a better investor?

My paper, titled Will Twitter Make You a Better Investor? A Look at Sentiment, User Reputation and their effect on the Stock Market, has been published in the Conference Proceedings for the Southern Association for Information Systems (SAIS) 2012 Conference. You can grab a copy of the PDF here: Will Twitter Make You a Better Investor? A Look at … Read more Will Twitter make you a better investor?

Understanding Twitter Sentiment for Investing Decisions

Its been quiet over the last few weeks on here for a reason… I’ve been finalizing my Dissertation Proposal. Yesterday (Wed Oct 26th), I successfully defended my proposal. (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) I am now officially in the dissertation phase. While preparing/rehearsing for the defense, I had the foresight to record one my rehearsals and thought I’d share … Read more Understanding Twitter Sentiment for Investing Decisions

Dissertation Proposal Defense Scheduled (!!!)

I’ve finally got my dissertation proposal defense scheduled! (!!!!) October 26th is the big day! For those of you interested, my Dissertation Proposal Title is: Analysis of Twitter Messages for Sentiment and Insight for use in Stock Market Decision Making In other words, I’m looking at whether you can actually use twitter messages for decision … Read more Dissertation Proposal Defense Scheduled (!!!)

Mining for knowledge in a social word

Image via Wikipedia Last week I published a post titled Mining for Knowledge where I discussed some of the research that I’ve been doing in my doctorate program. One of the favorite lines from the article, and one that resonated with a few others as well. The line was: …converting tacit (i.e., internal) knowledge to explicit (i.e., … Read more Mining for knowledge in a social word

Mining for Knowledge

In my doctoral research, I’ve been researching ways to improve knowledge capture and sharing methods, specifically within project teams but the ideas can be dissemenated around the organization. One of the biggest issues I’ve found while working as a consultant is the amount of knowledge that I walk away with after a project is complete. … Read more Mining for Knowledge