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Maximizing the Value of Data

Joe Karaganis and Ian Mulvany discuss ways to harness data efficiently at the annual conference of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishing. Joe Karaganis describes his own directed software which data mines and analyzes millions of syllabus to answer whats taught at universities. Ian Mulvany discusses maximizing the value of data through software publishing and taking the journey from collected data to usable data. 

Joe Karaganis is the vice president of The American Assembly at Columbia University and Ian Mulvany, head of product innovation at SAGE Publishing. This post was originally posted onto a SAGE hosted website, Methodspace, under the same title

The Best Tools for Using Twitter as a Data Source

Wasim Ahmed helps find the best research tool available for analyzing data appeared on social media while also offering  tips and examples of using certain tools. He also points to twitter as the best social media site to extract data due to its unique platform to attract not only industry but academics.