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RT @Franceunquote: Argos Soditic Mid-Market Index, unlisted mid-market companies fall to 6.2x EBITDA from 7.6x in previous semester. #yam

Devant le salon #ecommerce. Taux de cravates: 5%. Taux d’iphones: 60%. #yam

Notation crédit 2.0 : Cortera

Quelques entreprises sont notoirement connues pour être de mauvais payeurs

Ils ne le font pas forcément exprès. C’est plus souvent une question de procédures : trop de signatures à…

Notation crédit 2.0 : Cortera

La bonne question

La mesure d’opinion est un sujet bien complexe… Pas forcément pour les raisons que l’on pense.

De l’extérieur, la complexité semble être dans les modèles de traitement numérique et statistique,…

La bonne question

Some companies are well known to be awful payers

Not necessarily on purpose. Usually, it is a question of process: too many necessary signatures, approvals, too many changes needed on the billing statement…

Of course, if a SME tried to do the same, its suppliers would soon panic, think it is in trouble, and stop delivering. However, most bad payers are usually large reputable companies. As a consequence, their suppliers bide their time and find other solutions — while, for…

Surveys are not an easy undertaking. Not for lack of answers, but for lack of questions.

Complexity seems to lie in numerical and statistical procedures. However, the best statistician will not get anything out of skewed or faulty data.

Why then are so many surveys so badly written ?

For instance :

  • many questions have multiple parts (“what is your opinion about this restaurant’s service?”). How do you know whether the client reacted to the great maître d’h or the horrendous waitress?

I think that yes. RT @andrerib: (thanks mum!) Do dysfunctional families breed entrepreneurs?

Finally there is somebody else from NextStage on Twitter. Welcome @ma_gastineau !

RT @epelboin: 10 pistes d’évolution pour la télé (sur Internet) !

Enfin reçu mes nouvelles cartes de visite avec mon identifiant twitter. #yam

RT @Franceunquote: NextStage has invested EUR 1m in Expertissim, an online art retail platform.

Nouveau post : “travailler dur, c’est surfait”

RT @oliviermarx: Expertissim (e-Commerce d’objets d’art) lève 1 million d’euros via Nextstage et choisit ALTICS –

“The best way to graduate from beginner is to get in way over your head. Nothing makes you better faster.”

New post : The problem w/ being certain is getting it all wrong (En français :

The day the media died : Madison Avenue Blues. Right on target and great !

What’s the point of my credit card’s 3 digit CVV if firefox decides to memorize it ?

New blog post: Working hard is overrated

Why oh why does #Google Reader’s “mark all as read” act as “just mark some random things as read” ?

Travailler dur, c’est surfait

Caterina Fake, fondatrice de : Travailler dur, c’est surfait

(traduction KN, lien via Bijan Sabet)

“Quand nous construisions Flickr, nous travaillions très dur. Toute…
Travailler dur, c’est surfait

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