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April 2014

Data in the News for the week of April 28, 2014

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Notable articles this week cover: The debate over Net Neutrality * Revealing details from the leading social media formats * and a Case Study on American Red Cross Marketing.

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Dr. Charles Stryker honored at the Data Innovators Group (DIG) as Data Innovator of the Year

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Dr. Charles Stryker honored at the Data Innovators Group (DIG) as Data Innovator of the Year

New York, NY – April 24, 2014 – Dr. Charles Stryker, the Founder and CEO of The Venture Development Center, Inc. was honored this evening with the Data Innovator of the Year Award from the Direct Marketing Club of NY. The award was presented to Charlie during The Direct Marketing Club of New York’s Data Innovators Group Leadership Dinner and Summit.

A leading innovator in the world of Big Data and advisor to dozens of prominent and early stage corporations, Dr. Stryker is renowned as a thought leader in conceptualizing transformational uses of information. A sought after speaker and “historian” of the information industry, Charlie is also regarded as the architect of numerous business development and investment opportunities that have consistently secured high rates of return for his investment partners.

The Data Innovators Group Leadership Dinner and Summit is an opportunity for senior level Data Marketers to exchange ideas with their peers and learn more about the developments shaping the industry. Following the award presentation, a panel discussion was held including participants from Predictus, LiveRamp, Acxiom and V12 Group.

 

 

 

Data in the News for the week of April 21, 2014

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In the headlines this week: Twitter acquires GNIP * BlueKai partners with MoPub * The American Red Cross’ revamped marketing efforts * Acxiom’s work with Google, Yahoo and others.


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Data in the News for the week of April 14, 2014

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Topics this week: Several applications, thoughts and opinions on ‘The Internet of Things’, plus pieces on Big Data and other industry related topics.


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Data in the News for the week of April 7, 2014

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Topics this week: Cisco has a $1Billion Cloud Computing Plan * American farmers confront the “Big Data” revolution * and The Internet of Things Ecosystem.


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Press Release: Charlie Stryker spoke at MeritDirect’s Big Data and OmniChannel Marketing Summit

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Charlie Stryker spoke at MeritDirect’s Big Data and OmniChannel Marketing Summit

April 3, 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, was the keynote speaker at MeritDirect’s Big Data and OmniChannel Marketing Summit at the Ritz Carlton in Half Moon Bay, California.

MeritDirect is a leading provider of global multi-channel solutions, offering integrated marketing through a wide array of products and services. This invitation only summit delved into such topics as the future of the data-driven economy, predictive analytics through a customer life cycle, B2B leads, and building a comprehensive, customized solution for enterprise. Participants included many senior level marketing executives from the information and data services industry.

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.