Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The ABCs of school retention analytics

The high school dropout rate in the US is about 25% nationwide. What can be done to improve that figure? Some people believe the answer lies in analytics. It all depends on ABC, my latest post up at AllAnalytics.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Marketing weather data and retro appeal

When it rains, it pours. Well, weather is one of the topics that I addressed. But as the expression goes, what I mean is that I had two blogs published on the same day, even though they were written many weeks apart. One is on long term weather predictions applied to business decision.
The other is on the use of retro design for modern places and products and set up as a slideshow for the numerous pictures to illustrate them. Nostalgia sells, as we see with the attention brands garner on their Facebook timelines that showcase their origins with the stores, ads, and logos of the last century.