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Thinking By Sprinting: What Cognitive Science Tells Us About Why Scrum Works

Christiaan Verwijs — February 6, 2020 A while ago, I received an interesting scientific article from Gunther Verheyen titled “Getting Things Done: The Science Behind Stress-Free Productivity” (Heylighen & Vidal, 2007). The article discusses possible scientific explanations for the success of a personal productivity approach called “Getting Things Done” (GTD; Allen, 2001). The authors apply … Continue reading Thinking By Sprinting: What Cognitive Science Tells Us About Why Scrum Works

A Marketer’s Guide to Kaggle for Analytics and Data Science

Alex Papageorgiou — January 10, 2020 Kaggle, the Google-acquired data science platform, started as a virtual meeting point for machine-learning geeks to compete on predictive accuracy scores. It evolved into a Swiss Army knife for data science and analytics—one that can help data professionals, including data-driven marketers, elevate their analytics game. Despite being a free … Continue reading A Marketer’s Guide to Kaggle for Analytics and Data Science

Can You Have a Fun and Productive Work Environment? Science Says Yes

Mike Kappel — November 11, 2019 Follow @PatriotSoftware As an entrepreneur, you’re likely serious about your startup and want to succeed. But, there’s no rule that says you need to be serious 24/7. News flash: your workplace doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom to be productive (the truth hurts, doesn’t it?). If you … Continue reading Can You Have a Fun and Productive Work Environment? Science Says Yes

5 Things to Do When You Get Bored Working Towards Your Goals, Backed by Science

Mayo Oshin — July 9, 2019 Follow @mayowaoshin — July 9, 2019 What do you do when you’re bored at work? Bored of eating healthy and exercising? Bored of your relationship? Do you keep going or throw your hands up and give up? When we first get started, we’re excited and highly motivated to take … Continue reading 5 Things to Do When You Get Bored Working Towards Your Goals, Backed by Science

The science of storytelling

The importance of storytelling has become universally accepted in today’s marketing world, but why does it work so well? Contributor Peter Minnium delves into the biological underpinnings of how stories affect us. Peter Minnium on August 10, 2018   “Storytelling” has become an industry buzzword that’s bandied about in client meetings and marketing conferences. Spurred … Continue reading The science of storytelling

Steering digital messaging with behavioral science insights

Contributor Peter Minnium explains how brands in the information overload era can appeal to the basic human processes that govern decision-making. Peter Minnium on April 23, 2018   The conjoined worlds of business and market research are constantly in flux. Changing media technologies demand new marketing strategies and adaptive research methodologies. Evolution is also driven … Continue reading Steering digital messaging with behavioral science insights

Why, How and When Should I Be Active on LinkedIn? The Science and Strategy Behind Content Sharing

Virginia Franco — March 2, 2018 Follow @VAFrancoResumes — March 2, 2018 illustrade / Pixabay Why Should I Be Active on LinkedIn? From a job search standpoint, the notion that LinkedIn is THE place to see and get seen is grounded in fact. According to a 2015 Ad Week article, 92% of recruiters reported using … Continue reading Why, How and When Should I Be Active on LinkedIn? The Science and Strategy Behind Content Sharing