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Pain and Innovative Disruption, August 25 #OBISeries

“Disruptive innovation” is what we all hope to bring to the marketplace through ideas, products and companies. Dr. Amy Baxter, an innovator in pain management and entrepreneur, is employing her low-tech product to disrupt the traditional approach to injections and positively impact public health.  Her research on pain, fear and health incorporates pain management as […]

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Volume, Variety, Velocity aka Big Data

Data and information are coming at us faster, in more complex ways and with more detail than we can possibly hope to digest. As Dr. Jennifer Priestley of Kennesaw State University detailed as part of the  Atlanta CEO Council #OBISeries, this is an issue complicated by the fact that we all want the same talent […]

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Preview July 21 #OBISeries on Big Data

Jennifer Priestley on Big Data

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Jennifer Priestley Discusses “The Art of Big Data”

The term “big data” is tossed around like everyone knows exactly what it means. In its simplest form, it is massive amounts of structured and unstructured data coming from numerous sources that is then interpreted and distilled into useful knowledge. Who can do that and how? Dr. Jennifer Priestley, professor of Statistics and Data Science […]

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The Talent Challenge

The growing economy is good news but also drives competition for talent. Blake Patton, Atlanta CEO Council board member, entrepreneur and managing partner of Tech Square Ventures, sees and hears everyday about the need for the development and retention of talent. “Working with partners like the Metro Chamber and TAG, we access a pipeline for […]

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