Bill Schmarzo

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Norway Understands the Unique Economic Value of Data

I am always looking for examples to bolster my University of San Francisco “Economic Value of Data” research efforts, and I think I’ve found a good one. The NHO article “Is value creation with data something Norway can live off

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Is Analytics-driven Innovation the Ultimate Oxymoron?

Sometimes it just takes a simple, provocative statement to kick-off the innovation process – to remove an everyday given like driving a car or possessing a landline phone or centralizing all of your data in the cloud – to fuel

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Schmarzo’s Favorite 10 Infographic Blogs for 2019

Infographic Blogs for 2019 2019 was a year full of outstanding customer engagements and provocative teaching experiences across numerous universities.  My eyes were opened to many new opportunities to integrate economics, design thinking, big data and data science (AI / ML

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The Data Lake Chronicles: Pitching Through Pain, Vampire Indecisions and Second Surgeries

The Data Lake Chronicles There is a phrase in baseball about pitchers “pitching through pain” that refers to pitchers taking the mound to pitch even though they have aches and pains – sore arms, stiff joints, blisters, strained muscles, etc.

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Value Chains vs Network…Make Way for Co-creation Business Models

Value Chains vs Network Before I kick off this new blog, I’m happy to announce the release of my 3rd book” “The Art of Thinking Like A Data Scientist”. This book is designed to be a workbook – a pragmatic