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December 2015

Data in the News for the week of December 29, 2015

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Here’s what’s making news for the last week of 2015: Experian sells Simmons and Hitwise in big $$ deal * Companies are leaking kids’ data online * Nostalgia and effective marketing are part of Disney’s success with new Star Wars * 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 December 14, 2015

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As we celebrate our 100th newsletter issue, these are the topics around the Big Data water cooler this week: IT systems and organizations need to prepare for the Internet of Things * PlaceIQ and IRI alliance means increase in offline purchase data for marketers * Digital ad spending is up 23% from Q3 2014, to $15 Billion this year * 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.