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Does Your Organization Make Good Decisions?

In our current age of information, analytics are often popularized as the sole way to make smart decisions. However, human wisdom and expertise are still imperative to making sound decisions. Babson Professor Thomas Davenport‘s newest c0-authored book, Judgement Calls: Twelve Stories of Big Decisions and the Teams That Got Them Right, introduces a model about organizational…

On Analytics And Entrepreneurs

I do a lot of research and writing on analytics, and like seemingly everyone these days I am looking into the world of “big data.” Yesterday I had an interview with DJ Patil, one of the original “data scientists” (he coined the title!) at LinkedIn and a major guru in the big data world. He’s…