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Jun
1

Jeff Bezos and More: In Defense of the Value of Valedictorians

written by Dr. Duru

Source: Steve Jurvetson – Flickr: Bezos’ Iconic Laugh, CC BY 2.0 Jeff Bezos is known as the founder and CEO of Amazon.com (AMZN). The stock for his company is toying with the $1000 level for the first time ever and is close to pushing Bezos past Bill Gates as the world’s richest man. Source: FreeStockCharts.com […]

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Feb
1

Amazon’s e-Book Pricing Problem

written by Dr. Duru

I intended to write a detailed examination of Amazon’s pricing problem with e-books. However after doing just a little research, I found there are plenty of people who have already provided excellent opinions and recommendations. So, instead of providing my classic unsolicited advice, I am posting links to the two most insightful pieces I found […]

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Jan
8

Tom Davenport Discusses New Book: “Analytics at Work: Smarter Decisions Better Results”

written by Dr. Duru

Tom Davenport discusses his new book “Analytics at Work: Smarter Decisions Better Results” in Information Week. Davenport and his co-author, Jeanne Harris, wrote this follow-up to: Provide a guide for creating and promoting analytical capabilities without making analytics a core business strategy. Emphasize the importance of data governance. Introduce a formal framework called the DELTA […]

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