Data

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Sears battled the challenges of big data...in 1932

In his 1962 book Strategy and Structure, former Harvard business professor Alfred Chandler Jr. chronicled the growth of four iconic companies: DuPont, General Motors, Standard Oil of New Jersey, and Sears, Roebuck. Specifically, he looked at how they redesigned their organizations in the early 20th century to meet emerging strategic challenges. I have already written
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A fun use of data in the fashion industry

The Wall Street Journal published an article titled “Behind the Making of an ‘It’ Dress”. It’s the story of how fashion designer Michelle Smith tried to create a viral dress, for lack of a better word. Here’s an excerpt from the article: What happened next illustrates the changes currently roiling the fashion industry. Social media,
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