Neustar Weekly Reading: Data-driven Talent Crisis; Mobile Data Use

Neustar’s Weekly Reading provides a roundup of the headlines that got our attention this week–from both inside the company and out.

Drowning in Data, Our Business Faces a Serious Talent Crisis [AdAge] – The advertising and marketing industries are in the middle of a talent crisis. They need talent that can  draw insights from all their data.

Mobile Data Use Surging, but Tablets Largely a Wi-Fi-Only Affair [AllThingsD] -  Most tablet buyers are opting to use their devices only on Wi-Fi.

Hedy Lamarr: Movie star, inventor of Wi-Fi [CBSNews] – Speaking of Wi-Fi… did you know Hedy Lamarr invented it? I sure didn’t.

It’s Time for a New Definition of Big Data [SmartDataCollective] - Big data can be very “small” and not all large datasets are “big.”  It’s time to find a new definition for big data.

The Case for UltraViolet [Forbes] – Neustar’s Tim Dodd guest posts and explains that recently, consumers quietly began using the service to move copies of movies and TV shows to the cloud.


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Erin Bush is the Managing Editor of Neustar Insights. She blogs about big data, social media, STEM and other industry trends. She can be reached at, or you can follow her on Twitter @ErinSlick.

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