Inspired by Facebook: Five ways to create a culture of innovation

Visitors to the SAS campus in Cary, NC often walk away feeling inspired by our corporate culture and our creative surroundings. I felt the same sense of inspiration after a recent visit to Facebook’s headquarters in Palo Alto. There’s a real energy there that comes partly from the group effort […]

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Has Facebook changed the advertising model?

Facebook isn’t changing advertising. Rather, online behavior is changing advertising. And data analysis is changing advertising. But the biggest change in advertising – which we’re still just beginning to experience – comes with the ability to analyze online behavior. Those were my thoughts after reading the Businessweek article, “Facebook Sells […]

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Meeting mad scientists in Mexico

When Carl Farrell and I traveled to Mexico City to participate in a program on Business Analytics, we shared the program with Andreas Weigend, and I mean it as a sincere compliment when I say he is a mad scientist. He used to be Chief Scientist for Amazon, and now […]

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