Our weekly round up of relevant news from around data (big or otherwise), social, trends and our very own index:

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

Data Visualization – The Power of Infographics
We stumbled upon this today and thought it was an incredible example of data visualization. Infographic videos can be incredibly powerful. Thanks to …

7 Infographics to Increase Landing Page Conversions
In the world of online marketing, landing pages are king! Sure…everyone says “Content is King”, but if you were going to ask anyone in affiliate …

Interesting Infographics: The CMO’s 3 Keys to Success
As shown in this infographic, researched and created by Experian, 43% of interviewed CMOs identified poor data quality as a top challenge to …

CLOUD INFOGRAPHIC: THE FUTURE OF FILE STORAGE
Data storage has been readily increasing for decades. In 1989, an 8MB Macintosh Portable was top of the range; in 2006, the Dell Inspiron 6400 became available, boasting 160GB; and now, we have the ‘Next Generation’ MacBook Pro with 256GB of storage built in. But, of course, these are just laptop computers, what about the advancement of other mediums?

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

How Banks Are Cashing In on Your Social Media and More
How Banks Are Cashing In on Your Social Media and More ….. we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.

Twitter investor Chris Sacca calls for big changes to draw in new users
Outspoken Twitter investor Chris Sacca published a lengthy essay online Wednesday advocating big changes at the social media site to dramatically …

Investors fortify Spotify with $525m Apple Music war chest
Music streaming service Spotify is now valued at $8.5bn after raking in an impressive half a billion dollars in its latest funding round.

Twitter Inc Losing Popularity Among Investment Professionals
Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) use among investment professionals seems to have come to a standstill, according to a 2015 global investor media survey.

BIG DATA NEWS

Who’s Ready For Some Big Data Success Stories?
The most recent is this Forbes piece on how Dickey’s, the barbecue chain, uses big data. As varied as its menu is its uses of big data – near-real-time, …

A 2015 roundup of analytics, big data and business intelligence forecasts
Wikibon projects the Big Data market will top $84B in 2026, attaining a 17% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for the forecast period 2011 to …

Can Big Data Steer Us Wrong
We talk incessantly about the importance of big data to drive better business decisions and outcomes. Marketers, managers, business owners, thought …

Forget big data – energy-savvy businesses need green data
Forget big data – energy-savvy businesses need green data. 9 June 2015 · An app is not enough: how businesses can stay ahead in the digital age.

The big data phenomenon is broken: 5 tips for doing analytics the right way
Big data, big hype. Everyone in business seems to be talking about big data. Many have sat through bombastic and long-winded PowerPoint …

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