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October 2014

Data in the News for the week of October 27, 2014

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In the news this week: The New York Times discusses Ogilvy’s ability to translate Big Data to creative types * AARP’s ability to parse it’s varied customer data for advertisers * The 5 ways Ziff Davis is making global marketing work with local credibility * Annalect CEO Charles Butler interviewed about the company’s streamlining * and more.

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Venture Development Center (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.

Data in the News for the week of October 20, 2014

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Trending this week: The Wall Street Journal Explores what Big Data is really worth * Salesforce’s Wave, the Analytics Cloud, makes its debut * The Harvard Business Review blogs on how Uber and the Sharing Economy can win over regulators * and much more.

Are you looking to purchase data or possibly figure out how to monetize the data you currently own? Contact us today and let’s discuss your options!

Venture Development Center (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.

Data in the News for the week of October 13, 2014

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In the news this week: Profound’s acquisition of Netcomber is a new source for the B2B community * Cisco says the internet needs more control * Six of the best ways IBM’s Watson is powering startups * Southwest Airlines opens a Listening Center to utilize realtime data * and much more.

Data in the News for the week of October 6, 2014

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Trending this week: Time Inc. expands its publishing partners online * Missing a car loan payment has taken a unique turn * Ebay spins off PayPal as it’s own public company * Cisco pumps $1Billion into its Cloud Computing Network * and more.