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Data Roundup: Great Podcasts for Data Geeks

I’m able to walk from my house to Syracuse University’s campus each day – where I both work and am a student in the Information Management program at the School of Information Studies. It is about a mile-long walk, which means I have about 20 minutes each way where I generally listen to podcasts. Recently,… Read the full article…


Data Roundup: Data during the Holidays

As 2014 comes to an end, plenty of websites and blogs are projecting the role big data will play in the world in 2015. ITProPortal projects that data use will become more formalized – meaning “Big Data” will become less of a buzzwords and companies will start to analyze data with more purpose. This will… Read the full article…




Data Roundup: Data Lives Everywhere–At Work, In History, Even For Babies

Business schools are beginning to get into the Big Data game, as institutions like the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business introduced a Master of Business Analytics degree this fall. Companies continue to realize the power of employees that can analyze their data to produce meaningful insights, so more universities are trying develop… Read the full article…


Startup Roundup: Golden Gear MMA

While most kids were outside playing with their toys, Dan Goldberg was in the gym diligently practicing the combat martial art, Muay Thai, at only 12 years old. Day in and day out, Goldberg would suffer injuries, some minor and others major. Some injuries would be so severe that he would have to miss fights in… Read the full article…


Data Roundup: Data Science Projected the Ebola Outbreak and More

Big data and analytics are buzzwords that have companies in almost every industry trying to capitalize. Though there are real benefits that can occur when data-driven approaches are adopted, many employees have an emotional response that keeps them from embracing these new strategies. McKinsey writes about three common concerns that employees have – “it’s too hard”,… Read the full article…