Monthly Archives: April 2012

Building an Analytics-Driven Culture

Turning Big Data and Big Analytics into Business Opportunity If you haven’t read my friend Tom Davenport’s book Competing on Analytics (Harvard University Press, 2007), you should.  If you have read it, it’s a really good time to read it … Continue reading

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The Power of Mentoring

Paying Back by Paying It Forward There are all kinds of reasons to mentor people in business. It feels good to invest in the next generation.  You get back more than you give.  You’d want someone to help your own … Continue reading

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Building New Systems for Scientists

Three Good Places to Start In my last post,  I wrote about the need to build new data and software systems for scientists – particularly those working in the life sciences.  Chemists, biologists, pharmacologists, doctors and many other flavors of … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Build New Systems for Scientists (Particularly Life Scientists)

Society and the Cambridge Innovation Cluster Will Benefit Scientists are potentially the most important technology end-users on the planet. They are the people who are conducting research that has the potential to improve and even save lives. Yet, for the … Continue reading

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