The Undeniable Power of Data Mining, Visualization and Infographics for Business

The Undeniable Power of Data Mining, Visualization and Infographics for Business

Data visualization, or presenting data sets in a visually-appealing way, is becoming quite the rage in today’s data-driven world. Data is collected (and stored) at ever-increasing speeds and data scientists, the people who interpret and turn information into action, are in higher demand than ever before. As this trend ramps up, large and small companies alike have begun looking for ways to analyze the ever-increasing amount of data they acquire. But why is data so important? Data: The basics It’s expected that only 6% of all data (read: information) comes…

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A decade on, did David Beckham's move to MLS make a difference?

A decade on, did David Beckham's move to MLS make a difference?

Wednesday marks 10 years since David Beckham confirmed he would leave Madrid and head to California to sign with the Los Angeles Galaxy. Then football’s most recognisable star, he arrived in Major League Soccer with the goal of improving the American game. Beckham promised to “make a difference” Stateside, but where did he fail and where did he succeed? Successes 1) He raised the profile of MLS Like it or not, MLS’s profile improved with Beckham in the league. At the time, the midfielder was a global superstar, a status…

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