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Global Impunity Index getting away with the murders of journalist
Global Impunity Index getting away with the murders of journalist
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In the past decade, at least 324 journalists have been silenced through murder worldwide & in 85% of these cases no perpetrators have been convicted - Such numbers may no longer evince horror or concern. However, The Global Impunity Index,...
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Goodhart’s Law – When confusing KPIs with goals, leads to failure
Goodhart’s Law – When confusing KPIs with goals, leads to failure
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Have you ever sat through an office meeting on project metrics, KPIs and progress tracking... and had a moment where you asked yourself - 'What the hell am I doing here?' I have. Many many times. As someone on the...
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Pretty gets you in the door but Useful sells again and again
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Here is a great line in this article when it comes to Dashboards - ‘Pretty gets you in the door but Useful sells again and again.’ CXOs today are crazy about dashboards and visualisations, but only a few really understand...
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240 million records. 130 Million Guests details. 3,800 hotels. 382 cities. Price? - $56,776 (8 Bitcoin)
240 million records. 130 Million Guests details. 3,800 hotels. 382 cities. Price? – $56,776 (8 Bitcoin)
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It is important to note how the dynamics of cryptocurrency play out in this 'hack'. While the perpetrators may have had bad intentions and criminal motivations, how exactly did cryptocurrency allow them to find value in doing the deed? Imagine...
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Data is now critical to the gainful functioning of individuals and organizations.
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The SEC has stepped into a critical fight, to regulate or at least relook at the price of data, between powerful buyers (Banks, FIs, Brokers and HFTs) and sellers (Financial Market Exchanges). The fundamental driver for this is similar to...
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Pizza and Data Assets Get more or Less
Pizza and Data Assets Get more or Less
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How much food do I order for the party tonight? This is one of those eternal and important questions which seldom has the right answer. It belongs to a philosophical set of questions such as: a. What is the meaning...
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Network Visualizations for Risk
Network Visualizations for Risk
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The only thing worse than being blind, is having sight but no vision - Helen Keller. Almost all business leaders have one thing in common - they all dislike the number of meetings which fill up their day. This was...
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“Data is expensive”
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The last time this statement was true was in the 1800s when the first data companies came about. Just like bell bottom jeans, this trend may also be coming around. The average Business Leader, CXO and wisdom guru have long...
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Top Data Breaches 2018
Top Data Breaches 2018
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Am I at risk of losing my personal data? If you have stayed at an international hotel, worked out by using a fitness app or even bought some nice warm bread to make a sandwich, the answer is probably Yes....
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Data Gravity | The laws of Physics impacting our data driven world
Data Gravity | The laws of Physics impacting our data driven world
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Data has seen quite a ride over the last 100 years. From being treasured like gold, traded like oil, serenaded to like a fair mistress and looked at with fearful eyes, it has become many things to many people. Having...
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