Tag Archive | "statistics"

Data Collection #FAIL

Data Collection #FAIL

Over the years and in various roles: technical, training, leadership. I’ve served on a number of implementation teams and used a number of data-collection applications: time-tracking, project-management, Web analytics, surveys, other statistics packages. What I have learned from these experiences is that there are three common ways to fail:

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Email Stats Can Be Deceiving

This week I attended a demo of Harris Connect’s email marketing tool.  Harris is a popular tool for maintaining alumni communities and the email tool they offer is fairly sophisticated in regards to segmentation your audience to target a message to the audience.  But where it lacks is reporting, leading to what could be statistics [...]

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Social Survey: StumbleUpon

According to eBizMBA, StumbleUpon is the 5th largest social bookmarking site.   It is one of the most well known and many people would say the most fun to use social bookmarking sites.  What makes StumbleUpon so much fun is the StumbleUpon toolbar.  What is so amazing about this toolbar is the ability to truly surf [...]

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Book Review: The Baseball Economist

I just finished reading The Baseball Economist: The Real Game Exposed the other night.  If you’re not a baseball fan then you can skip the rest of this post without offending me.  Besides being a book about something that I love, this book was written by a Wofford alum!  All the more reason to reason [...]

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