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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

A Roadmap to Wellness Program Success
This infographic is a great tool to share with your employees to provide that direction. It’s a clear roadmap for success in a wellness program.

Study: Financial Prosperity Has Plummeted For Millennials
30 years ago, young adults had relatively healthy financial prospects. Many of them earned more than the average national wage in the …

Guide to Mobile Solutions in Finance
This infographic looks at how banks and financial advisors are embracing technology to improve customer interactions and increase sales.

Mobile Helps Parents Make Better Purchasing Decisions
The social network’s research arm shared the infographic below, containing the results of a study of parents of infants, toddlers, adolescents …

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

8 Enlightening Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week
Last week, we found out women love social media. … Instacart and Favor also vying for investors’ and consumers’ dollars, one must wonder if …

How Instagram’s First Investor Steve Anderson Struck Gold As A One-Man Deal Machine
Now they had to convince their founding investor–a guy named Steve ….. The irony: Conway went off to focus on social media but missed …

What’s All The Buzz About ‘Mobile Banking’ in Social Media Channels?
It only takes a modest level of social media marketing acumen to monitor … At a minimum, these conversations tell us that investing in an app is …

BIG DATA NEWS

How The Citizen Data Scientist Will Democratize Big Data
The rise of the citizen data scientist is a subject which is creating a lot of excitement at the moment. Put simply (and a bit bluntly) businesses, …

Amazon, Microsoft look for big data role in self-driving cars
The consortium needs cloud computing providers to manage the mountains of data collected from sensors on thousands of Mercedes, BMW …

Hadoop Creator Cutting Talks Big Data Past, Present, Future
Several factors combined to bring big data and Hadoop to this moment, he said, including the inexpensive hardware driven by the PC revolution and …

4 Steps to Reach Your Next Customer with Big Data
Predictive marketing replaces the campaign targeting guesswork with Big Data and machine learning, in order to predict who your next customers are …

Five Reasons Why Big Data Isn’t Enough
It can’t give you the whole picture. Here are 5 reasons why Big Data no longer can stand alone, and why the future is likely to always include Small …

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