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Education Is The Key To Improving Your Analysis Skills

I’ve written previous posts sharing how data is everyone’s domain, that we need more people with serious data chops, and how data-driven leadership is your organization’s future. So I’m excited to share today our team is launching the next course in our Analytics MOOC (Massive Open Online Course).

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March 4, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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BuzzFeed Bashes Creative Use Of Data, Then Tries To Hire Data Geek

BuzzFeed is apparently trying to hire a data editor (see the job listing here, we’ve also screencapped it below for when it’s eventually taken down):

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February 7, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Headlines Against Humanity: A Brilliant Commentary On The State Of Media

One of the most important things for media to master is the art of the headline, as is the art of the lede. Unfortunately the former is frequently abused purely for the sake of clicks from the average social media user. It’s become less art, more pandering.

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January 7, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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NYT Columnist Proves (Again) Op-Eds Are Out Of Touch With Society

I love the NYT, it has always been one of my favorite publications I’ve read daily since I was a kid. However this opinion piece on marijuana reform is without question the single worst thing I think I’ve ever read on the site. Go read it, we’ll wait.

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January 3, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Future Buzz Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of 2013

We’re about to wrap up another year of publishing at The Future Buzz and head into year 7 of this site. Some of you have been here from the beginning and read nearly everything we’ve shared, which is amazing (& extremely motivating to everyone who writes here).

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December 13, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Analytics = Most Desirable Skill (And Largest Talent Gap) For 2014

I’ve  previously written how we need more people with serious data chops. In that story I pointed to several recent reference points (qualitative and quantitative) of the increasing demand, yet limited supply of Analytics-savvy professionals.

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December 4, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits