Normalcy Bias and You

If you aren’t familiar with the term “normalcy bias”, here’s a quick definition: Normalcy bias is…the phenomenon of disbelieving one’s situation when faced with grave and imminent danger and/or catastrophe. As in overfocusing on the actual phenomenon instead of taking evasive action, a state of paralysis. Another way to think about normalcy bias is the … Read more Normalcy Bias and You

Optimizing your Data Center with the Cloud

This post is brought to you by the Enterprise CIO Forum and HP’s Make It Matter. Most organizations today have some type of cloud implementation and/or service.  Every organization views the cloud a little differently than any other organization. Some view the cloud as a place to store data while others view the cloud as … Read more Optimizing your Data Center with the Cloud

The role of IT and the CIO in Marketing

Isaac Sacolick recently wrote a post titled Dear CIO, Here’s How To Help the CMO with Marketing Automation where he talked about the need for CIO’s and CMO’s to work closely together for marketing automation projects. In that post, he wrote: …fully achieving “marketing automation” is no where as easy as SalesForce, Microsoft, or Oracle … Read more The role of IT and the CIO in Marketing

Links for June 9 2013

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Freeing your IT department from Stackholm Syndrome — Tech News and Analysis Quote: Many IT departments are enslaved by the very systems they have constructed. The solution doesn’t require starting over, only giving business the freedom to operate outside the stack. Reclaiming the role of the CIO Quote: So, rather than being distracted by constant … Read more Links for June 9 2013

Comparing Twitter Sentiment vs Random Numbers for Entry Signals

This is a cross-post from Trade The Sentiment One of the concerns that I have of my research into using Twitter Sentiment for entry signals in the market has been that the market has, in general, been in an up-trend over the last year.   With that up-trend, there’s a good change that any entry, made … Read more Comparing Twitter Sentiment vs Random Numbers for Entry Signals

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