4 Things to Expect this Black Friday

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As Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach, here are some things we can expect to see within the next week: 1. Total Black Friday spend should increase dramatically 2013 was certainly a down year as far as total spend on Black Friday is concerned. While the shift to online shopping continues to increase, in-store sales plummeted. Sales were so soft ... Read More »

Twitter Partners With IBM – Big Data Just Got Bigger!

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On October 29, 2014 IBM announced a historic partnership with Twitter. The partnership joins Twitter data with IBM’s analytics and customer engagement platforms. To me this seems like a rather important partnership, as it takes one of the largest global social media platforms and pairs it with a preferred analytics solution. To date, there have been a variety of independent ... Read More »

The Most Overpaid Pitcher In MLB History Is…

Is Johan Santana the most overpaid pitcher in MLB history? Image credit: wikimedia

I was recently reading an article on the Richest MLB Pitchers of All Time. As I was going through the list, there were more than a few names that surprised me on how much money they had earned over their careers. In a time of Sabermetrics, it still surprises me the mistakes many organizations make on over spending for a starting ... Read More »

Google Launches A More “Evolved” Inbox

Google announces new Inbox App

Today Google announced an new email app called Inbox, which claims to be the next evolution in email. We’ve heard things like this before, how instant messenger services or social media were going to be the death of email. What I like about the Inbox app is that it is not claiming to kill email, rather it is going to ... Read More »