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10 More Big Data Pros To Follow On Twitter

Looking for big data expertise in 140 characters or less? Here are 10 more industry players that can help.
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Vera Wang (@THEverawang)

No, not that Vera Wang, the Vera Wang. This Vera Wang doesn't design wedding dresses (though her Halloween costume shows a keen sense of fashion). She's an account manager at PR firm Highwire. This gives her a practical viewpoint on the value of big data. Favorite recent tweet: Understanding the value of needing various data sources to find the truth from @Guavus Solving the #BigData Mystery? http://j.mp/1n4ntrv

Vera Wang (@THEverawang)

No, not that Vera Wang, the Vera Wang. This Vera Wang doesn't design wedding dresses (though her Halloween costume shows a keen sense of fashion). She's an account manager at PR firm Highwire. This gives her a practical viewpoint on the value of big data.

Favorite recent tweet: Understanding the value of needing various data sources to find the truth from @Guavus Solving the #BigData Mystery? http://j.mp/1n4ntrv

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7/11/2014 | 2:55:47 PM
Re: Twitter list to subscribe to?
@johnnykelso- Good suggestion. There isn't a list yet. But I'll look into making one for all of IWeek's favorite follows.
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7/10/2014 | 6:35:53 PM
Re: Data Pros
A meant with a feather touch. An example would be providing data that proves a point without ever trying to make that point. Just let the data stand on its own and slowly work on the viewer until they come to your inevitable conclusion.
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7/10/2014 | 12:17:51 PM
Re: Data Pros
@jastro- Shouldn't we all read more literature? :)

What I like about Kline is that he uses numbers to contextualize the news rather than prove a point. Data can be used like a hammer or a scalpel or a feather. He seldom uses it as a hammer.
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