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‘Waffle House Index’ Guides FEMA

Posted on Oct 31, 2012 in Analyze, Blog, Collect, Manage, Sources | 0 comments

Thrasher summarized the Index: when an official phones a Waffle House and the restaurant is open and serving the full menu, the index is...

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San Francisco to Hire Chief Data Officer

Posted on Oct 20, 2012 in Blog, Collect, Manage, Sources | 0 comments

The new CDO will be charged with educating agency leaders throughout the organization as to how open data can help them achieve their...

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Just in time for the holidays! Donate your big data expertise (and time) to DataKind

Posted on Oct 20, 2012 in Analyze, Blog, Collect, Manage, Sources, Visualize | 0 comments

BUSINESSES avidly mine data to improve their efficiency. Non-profit groups have plenty of information, too. But they can rarely afford to...

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The Unofficial Guide to IBM Information On Demand (IOD)

Posted on Oct 19, 2012 in Blog, Manage, Sources | 0 comments

IBM Information On Demand (IOD) starts Saturday, October 20 and runs to Thursday, October 25 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las...

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Unlocking Big Government Data: Whose Job Is It?

Posted on Oct 19, 2012 in Blog, Collect, Sources | 0 comments

Privately owned data, such as tweets and Facebook posts, aren’t under government control, so we can expect the owners of that data to...

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LinkedIn Reveals the World’s Most In-Demand Employers

Posted on Oct 17, 2012 in Analyze, Blog, Collect, Sources, Visualize | 0 comments

LinkedIn released a list Wednesday of the 100 most in-demand employers, based on interactions between the more than 175 million...

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