Pry & Punish: A new Big Data mindset emerging in G2C?

Governments are beginning to see the potential in Big Data in ways that differ from the commercial use of Big Data. For instance, the Chinese government is implementing a Big Data system that connects social, financial, political and legal data into a social credibility rating system – a development both parties can profit from, but what about the citizens? Governments …

New research supports that decisions cannot be data-driven

Not only politicians, but also managers tend to ignore facts that don’t support their viewpoints. A newly released research project reveals that politicians ignore facts that don’t support their viewpoints, but speak against their viewpoints and political beliefs. The results come from a survey conducted by Aarhus University, Denmark based on a sample of nearly 1000 politicians. The more facts …

Inside Business review: 5 out of 6 stars

The reviewer Stine Sofie Bisgaard, Hildebrandt & Brandi ssb@hildebrandtbrandi.com writes: “The book provides a good overview on the theme big data and the managerial challenges a new digital reality. It offers interesting case examples, which helps to convert the four mindset perspectives into practice – which makes it really useful.” http://ib.dk/digital-darwinisme/

Is Amazon Listen & Learn obsessed or Promote & Sell obsessed?

  Last year, Amazon.com accounted for app. 60% of the E-commerce growth in the US. Here, the Big Data technology helps to realize improvements in cost reduction and secure a sustained annual increase in sales. This company surely knows how to sell well, so how customer-obsessed is Amazon.com seen from a customer point of view? To find out we should …