Category archives: Platform

Kickstarter: a data analysis exercise

I am a data nerd. I am a platform geek. I am passionate about commerce. These are things that, if you have met me, you know. What you may not know (unless you have seen the fingernails on my right… continue reading »

Fraud Management as a Value-Added Service

This is a cross post from PaymentsAPI.com. Recently, PYMNTS.com posted an interview with Retail Decisions entitled Fraudsters Take No Prisoners But Retail Decisions Can Strengthen Your Strategy for Prevention. The entirety of the interview is just under 10 minutes, and… continue reading »

Building Developer Communities

This is a cross post from PaymentsAPI.com. I rarely cross post…but this presentation is important to watch and something I will be discussing in the next several posts. If the Messages From The Edge series is about translating, and communicating,… continue reading »

Mobile. A New Market?

As I sit in the hotel prior to heading over to meetings at the National Retail Federation “Big Show” (known on twitter as #NRF11), I’m following a somewhat standard pre-conference routine. The process is relatively simple and includes: A cup… continue reading »

Medieval Art, Collective Intelligence, and Language Abuse

As mentioned in my last post, I suspected that last week would prove to be extremely interesting. I was, in fact, not disappointed. The Paypal X Innovate event was much what you would expect. I will comment on some of… continue reading »

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