Digital

3 Keys to the Future of Digital Business

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An underlying trend is the rise of informational content in the products and services that make up our economy and, increasingly, that information is managed by machines rather than humans. That is the essence of digital business and it’s changing everything we thought we knew about creating value. Here are 3 keys to understanding the new era.

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When Right is Wrong

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In my recent post How to Get the Wrong Answer, I stated that analytic correctness (e.g. the "right answer") increases when large volumes of data are highly varied. Analytic correctness also has a corollary statement: the right answer is wrong if it takes too long too calculate.

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Are We Teaching Kids To Be Too Dependent on Technology?

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Edudemic writer Jeff Dunn recently wrote an article about a technology bus that is making headlines at a middle school in Mississippi. This bus, is a vehicle filled with products that enrich the classroom through the latest technology tools, gadgets, and software. While it may be a smart marketing tool for tech companies, is technology bulldozing its way into the classroom?

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Amazon Launches Virtual Currency

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Amazon has announced a new virtual currency for purchasing games, apps, and in-app items on the Kindle Fire. ‘Amazon Coins‘ will be an easy way for customers to spend money in the Amazon Appstore. They are geared towards developers to help drive traffic, downloads, and increase monetization.

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