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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

Twitter / HarvardBiz: What Makes the Best Infographics …

What Makes the Best Infographics So Compelling http://s.hbr.org/1ij5hgt … Good piece on Infographics – thx @HarvardBiz – ” What Makes the Best …

What The New Twitter Design Means

All you have to do is look at the dramatic rise of infographicsto know that visuals are effective and growing in popularity. A Customer Magnetism study …

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

Twitter shares jump ahead of results

Shares in Twitter rose 5pc ahead of their results on Tuesday evening, as investors gained confidence that the social network would narrow its losses …

2 Social Media Stocks to Buy Post Sell-off

The recent sell-off of high flying social media stocks such as Twitter (TWTR – Analyst Report) highlight intensifying investor concerns over their growth …

Connecting With High Net-Worth Individuals Through Social Media

Many are turning to social media to build investment partnerships and decisions. In fact, more than five million high net worth North Americans are …

2 Warning Signs That Twitter Could Fall on Earnings This Week
And investors are hoping for a strong quarter to turn around recent price … To be sure, shares of the social media stock have fallen nearly 30% since …

When fund managers get caught in herd mentality

Fund and pension investors who are watching their biotech and social mediastakes melt before their eyes may well feel they’ve had their pockets …

Social media fuels Chinese overseas real estate purchases

Social media is the catalyst, connecting Chinese buyers and overseas … been magnets for Chinese investment, more money is flowing to real estate …

BIG DATA NEWS

Big Data knows you’re broke

Big Data knows when you’ve fallen on hard times. Whether you’re deep in debt or a senior on a fixed income, data brokers can track and sell your …

SAS white paper: big data’s biggest role — aligning the CMO and CIO
However, as organisations realise the importance of delivering on a more customer-centric overall business strategy, big data has emerged as the real …

Big Data With a Personal Touch: The Convergence of Predictive Analytics and Positive Deviance

Over the last few years, the triple aim has taken center stage in health care. Through more effective identification of individuals at higher risk, health …

Can small firms benefit from the big data dividend?

Is big data – and all the useful insights we can glean from analysing this growing plethora of digital information – solely the preserve of big business?

Three Legs Of Big Data Stool Needed For Success
Success in the big data world is far more than what many of the software and hardware vendors would have you believe. Simply buying software does …

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