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3 factors of smart news

Posted by Jennifer Tule on Sep 1, 2016 12:19:14 PM

It's that time of year when the kids are heading back to school so its seemed like good time for a news primer.  When it comes to making decisions on behalf of your business, there are 3 key news factors to consider: speed, accuracy and reliability.

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Topics: speed, Business Intelligence, News, taxonomy, decision making

Decision making: back to basics

Posted by Wes Fleming on May 28, 2015 10:43:00 AM

While I don’t particularly get a lot of amusement from the term, I did have to laugh the first time I heard somebody use the term “analysis paralysis.” It’s the perfect term for that situation at work (or at home) where everybody knows an important decision has to be made – possibly quite soon – but there’s so much unfocused information that it’s difficult to sift through all of it and make a solid decision based on just the good information.  After all, a 2007 study done at Cornell University determined that the average person makes 227 decisions a day just about food.

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Topics: decision making

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