Creating Value from Information Assets

To Facebook, you’re worth about $81. Your friendships are worth $0.62 per connection. Each “Like” or post is worth about $.03. When added up, information generated from your (and all other Facebook users’)  friendships, likes, posts and pages accounted for $68B in Facebook’s planned IPO. From the WSJ post on how Facebook creates and values […]

Datarati are skilled in Data Analytics + Design

[ I believe ] that a new era is dawning for what you might call the datarati—and it's all about harnessing supply and demand.  "What's ubiquitous and cheap?" Varian asks. "Data." And what is scarce? The analytic ability to utilize that data. Hal Varian, Chief Economist at Google , Wired – May 2009 "Designers versed […]