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March 2014

Data in the News for the week of March 31, 2014

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Topics this week: Military using Big Data to protect troops, data suggests frequent shoppers might not be loyal ones, 60 Minutes Data Broker Report has cracks in it, and Acxiom’s CEO Scott Howe on self-regulation.

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Data in the News for the week of March 24, 2014

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Topics covered this week: The Deep Web you don’t know, GM brings social media data in-house, and making Geofencing work for small business.

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Data in the News for the week of March 17, 2014

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Topics covered this week: Data Brokers selling your info, David Cameron on the Internet of Things, and making Big Data work for you.

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Press Release: Charlie Stryker, Chairman & CEO of The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) speaks at Geoscape’s 10th Annual New Mainstream Business Summit

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Charlie Stryker speaks at Geoscape’s 10th Annual New Mainstream Business Summit

March 12, 2014 – Charlie Stryker, a leading innovator in the data business and advisor to dozens of the most prominent corporations who capitalize on data resources for business intelligence and marketing   delivered the keynote address at Geoscape’s 10th Annual New mainstream Business Summit. His comments covered why business growth in the 21st Century requires Big Data analytics and how it will shape the way new mainstream marketers act on rapidly changing consumer segments.

The summit brings together mid to upper level executives from retailers, consumer goods producers, insurance, telecommunication and service companies, to health organizations, marketing specialists, investors and media agencies. Discussions with these executives centered on the latest market data and leading technologies to revolutionize the business market.

About The Venture Development Center, Inc.
The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) is an advisory services firm that assists its clients in identifying, defining, and implementing breakthrough uses of Big Data. The VDC success story is based on the unique ability of the organization to identify new and powerful data assets from the Big Data ecosystem and then develop applications and information use cases that drive solid revenue results and transform existing business practices. The practice areas that characterize VDC projects include creating new products and revenue streams for data owners and bringing forth new information assets and strategies to educate and assist data users to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Big Data.

For more information, visit our website at www.venturedc.com or contact Eric Darrah at edarrah@venturedc.com.

Data in the News for the week of March 10, 2014

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Some of the topics covered this week: OneSource changes its name, staking Marketing Vampires, the strength of ‘weak signals’, and Big Data gets personal.

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Data in the News for the week of March 4, 2014

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Topics covered this week. Challenges presented by deal for Oracle buying BlueKai, and what the Netflix-Comcast deal really means.

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