Digital Strategy, Innovation

Sharing Data in the Sharing Economy

5 Dec , 2014  

The rapid and impressive rise of Uber and Airbnb in revolutionizing the car service and lodging industries is a testament to the rise of the “sharing economy.” In the sharing economy, assets that are traditionally owned and utilized by a single person for a single purpose, such as a personal car or personal apartment, are […]

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Big Data and Analytics, Innovation

Big Data to Big Profits: Asset Surveillance & Economic Value

22 Nov , 2014  

Big Data to Big Profits: Asset Surveillance & Economic Value

Leveling the Data Playing Field – Forming New Markets The economic concept of asymmetric information is fascinating … so much so that research on the topic earned the 2001 Nobel Prize in economic sciences. The idea is that there is an imbalance of power in a transaction when one party has access to more information […]

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Big Data and Analytics, Innovation

Big Data to Big Profits: Turning Data into Valuable Data Products

22 Nov , 2014  

Big Data to Big Profits: Turning Data into Valuable Data Products

Turning Data into Valuable Data Products In June, WIRED published an infographic that showed the top feeder schools for big technology companies. It used information available on LinkedIn to see where recruits to companies like Apple and Twitter went to college. It meant that the merits and benefits of a college (and presumably all colleges) […]

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