Strategy In A Big Data World

Strategy is creating a unique value in a unique way. I learned this while working on a project with Michael Porter, the world’s foremost authority on competitive strategy. The video above tells the story. Or you can read this. If you create a unique product or service by doing things a rival could copy, you […]

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Flatworms and Erdös with Bacon

On June 4th this year we’ll celebrate the 15th anniversary of a famous letter to the journal Nature. Start planning your Small World Day festivities now. In 1998, Duncan Watts and Steven Strogatz wrote about a nifty little effect in networks. Most networks, including the neurons of a flatworm, mathematical paper citations, and Hollywood are neither […]

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