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Evolution of big data at CERN – a short overview by Dr. Tim Smith

There is a mind-boggling amount of data floating around our society. Physicists at CERN have been pondering how to store and share their ever more massive data for decades – stimulating globalization of the internet along the way, whilst ‘solving’ their big data problem. Tim Smith plots CERN’s involvement with big data from fifty years ago to today. Dr. Tim Smith works in the CERN IT Department leading a group that provides services for the 10,000 strong CERN user...

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SMEs adopting SaaS apps on the Cloud powered by Big Data technologies

SMEs adopting SaaS apps on the Cloud powered by Big Data technologies

Rarely has a new generation of technologies started a sweep to replace the legacy technology as is happening in the software industry today. For nearly all types of enterprise software applications are now made available in the form of Software as a Service (SaaS) for a small ongoing fee and without any major upfront costs of infrastructure or licenses. Plus most of these applications are hosted on the cloud, and can be used from any location with just an Internet connection. Another major...

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Big data bringing Asimov’s Psychohistory from fiction to reality

Isaac Asimov, a science fiction writer and thinker introduced a concept called Psychohistory in his famous “Foundation” novel series. Psychohistory is the science of predicting the behavior of large groups of people using a statistical model of the psychology of groups using historical data. And for events in the future are primarily the outcome of the what people do, by predicting the behavior of people one can effectively predict the future! There are some logical requirements or...

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Lead Nurturing

Lead Nurturing

[slideshare id=7733914&doc=leadnurturingv0-21-110425233930-phpapp01] Lead nurturing v0.21 – Presentation Transcript lead nurturing – why – how – who – e.g. lead nurturing – why more leads < good leads good leads > few leads conflict! – maximize number of leads v/s maximize quality of leads resolving the conflict! more leads -> lead nurturing funnel -> good leads -> sales funnel lead nurturing – how process lead nurturing funnel...

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Web Content Strategy – How to Plan for, Create and Publish Online Content for Maximum ROI

Joe Pulizzi, a thought leader, speaker, writer and evangelist for content marketing, is founder and chief content officer for Junta42, a content marketing/custom publishing community search engine and resource, helping businesses of all sizes learn how to create valuable, relevant and compelling content. Joe has authored several useful resources, including a free eBook and several articles on his blog. His presentation titled Web Content Strategy – How to Plan for, Create and Publish...

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Employee Engagement – a Towers Perrin study

Towers Perrin is a global professional services firm that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. Don Lowman, who is Managing Director of the Human Capital Group in Towers Perrin recently wrote on his blog about how he has spent half his life working at Towers Perrin. This is no wonder, for one of the most innovative area of work that Towers Perrin specializes in is Employee Engagement. Their Global Workforce Study (2007-2008) titled...

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