Information Edge Blog

Are you Remarkable?


Recently, I attended the annual conference in Denver. Presenters included Debra Fine (author of The Art of Small Talk and other books), Erika Napoletano (The Power of Unpopular), and Aaron Templar, who presented the Roger Summit Lecture. Templar urged us to “connect” – to inspire, encourage, and engage with clients, potential clients, friends and … Read More

Big Data You Can See – Linkedin InMaps

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Big Data can be hard to understand or imagine. Linkedin InMaps help you visualize what your network looks like and better understand Big Data and its value. With Linkedin InMaps, you can easily visualize your Linkedin network. You’ll see a rainbow of colors, each representing clusters of connections in particular industries, associations, educational institutions, former … Read More

Free Government Information (FGI) -FullTextReports


Our friends Gary Price and Shirl Kennedy over at Full Text Reports have a handy reminder today: …some of the papers and reports posted on are freely available online for just a limited time before they disappear behind a paywall (or go away entirely). If you see something you suspect might be useful to … Read More

You Need Data. We Have Data.

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The Center for Regional Studies is an economic development collaborative between the University of Nevada, Reno, College of Business Administration and the Nevada Small Business Development Center. The Center serves the State of Nevada with data and market analyses designed to help a business select a location for operations, understand current market trends, and predict … Read More

Oxford Blocks Google Docs in Response to Phishing Scams


The University of Oxford temporarily blocked Google Docs on Monday in an attempt to make its students and professors more aware of an increase in phishing scams that use the Web service. In a blog post, Robin Stevens, a communications programmer at Oxford, said university officials had decided to take “extreme action” after what they perceived … Read More