Author Archives: Phyllis Ezop

Study Shows Preserving Old Ways Motivates People to Change

Not long ago, new academic research came out indicating that people are more motivated to change when leaders communicate how some of the old ways of doing things will continue. I am intrigued by this because my 25+ years researching … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Needing Too Much Learning

Learning is valuable. It helps companies develop the strengths needed for business success. But, learning takes time. And, if there are too many items to learn, success is deterred until enough is understood to make things work well. Start-ups that … Continue reading

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Fail Fast Versus At the Perfect Pace

Fail fast has been a mantra for quite some time. Especially in industries heavily based in technology or ecommerce, speedily testing various approaches and quickly discarding what doesn’t work is often viewed as the optimal way of doing things. But, … Continue reading

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Example of an Excellent Brief Description of AI (Artificial Intelligence) Challenges

Those of you who have followed my writing for the last several years know that I have long been an advocate of combining human understanding of what the information means with the technical skills of data science. And, we see … Continue reading

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Big Data Faces Recent Challenges, Yet Can Bring Benefits

After the data crisis at Facebook, we are seeing articles implying that Big Data’s reputation has become a bit tarnished. For example, it has been said that big data has become bad data. Additionally, it has been said that rather … Continue reading

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