The Human Side of Social Media Analytics with @JimSterne

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The Human Side of Social Media Analytics and a New Metric for a Privacy Worried World

Jim Sterne (, Founder, eMetrics Summit ( and Co-Founder and current Chairman, Digital Analytics Association Technology captures data, stores it, crunches it and reports the results. But the analysis of that data is a human endeavour.

Jim describes what it means to be a top notch analyst in a time when analytical prowess is a make-or-break career skill. This non-technical, non-mathematical session describes the role of the data detective rather than the data scientist and emphasizes the nature of enquiry, curiosity and communication. It's the short-course in how to become indispensable.

As a bonus, Jim offers up a brand new marketing metric to measure how good are you at getting customers to accept being watched, tracked, stalked, collected, scrutinized, accumulated, analyzed and popped into a segmented cubbyhole.

More about Jim Sterne (@JimSterne (

Jim Sterne has spent more than 20 years selling and marketing technical products. He began his career as a professional explainer, helping people understand Visicalc at a time when “personal computer” was an oxymoron. He successfully described sales order processing systems to people using hand-cranked tabulators. He was at the forefront of the Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tool revolution and has clarified the salient points of object-oriented programming to software engineers across the country. To top it all off Jim is a celebrated author with already five titles ( under his belt.


5:30 p.m. Doors open, meet new and old friends

6:00 p.m. Presentation, followed by Q&A session

6:45 p.m. Community mix and mingle

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