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10 Ways to Become an Analytics Superhero for Your Company and Clients

by Steve Kerr

Look! In the sky…it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s an analytics superhero!

While there is an ever-increasing amount of collected data (global data volume is now measured in the zettabytes – which is a trillion gigabytes), there is also a sharp, parallel increase in the depth of experience and skill necessary to successfully create and capture the critical value obtained from this data.

Raising a Wonder Woman

by Katy Bartlett

Full disclosure, I haven’t seen Wonder Woman yet. However, now that’s it’s officially become the highest ranking DC comic movie in the U.S., I’m definitely in the minority. For many, Wonder Woman is much more than a movie, it’s a movement. A movement for Girl Power. So why is this important?

So You Think You Want To Be a Project Manager?

by Alix Fiorino

As the coordinator of Stone Ward’s intern program, Camp Reality, it is safe to say that I love helping other people find what they are good at. When I am not organizing interns (by day), I am a project manager (by the rest of the day), and it is by far my most favorite and challenging job that I have ever had. So, I am basically a superhero. Obviously, a humble one. 

Make Your Office Space Your Office Place

by Madeline McGee

The average the person spends 90,000 hours at work during their lifetime.

It’s essential for anyone in an office to make their workspace welcoming and comfortable — just think of it as your second home. Here’s a few tricks to make your office space a place that feels all the more welcoming 9 to 5.

Ten Principles of Media Management

by Brett Parker

As Media Director, I often look for articles to help further my industry knowledge. With an ever-changing mix of new media, it’s difficult to separate the important from the gimmicky. Upon some searching, I stumbled across Ten Principles of Media Management written by former Stone Ward Media Director, Debra Reid. Debra was my Media mentor for 8+ years at Stone Ward and has taught me everything I know about Media. Have a question about Media?

Boyette Strategic Advisors Launches New Integrated Website

by Kyle Floyd

Boyette Strategic Advisors is an economic development consultancy that delivers dynamic ideas and straight talk. Stone Ward designed their latest website in a way that communicates both of those characteristics. Bright colors and a slightly unconventional user experience reflect Boyette's ability to inject fresh thinking into organizations and communities to yield innovative results.

AGFC Has Your License to Fun This Summer

by Sarah Scott

The Natural State is known for many things – Razorback football, breathtaking scenery and an abundance of outdoor activities, such as hunting and fishing.  This summer, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wanted to remind us why we fish and what it means to purchase a yearly fishing license.

A More Social Social Media, Let's Have More Positive Conversations

by Bryan Jones

For a living, I spend my day on the internet. It’s nice work, if you can get it, but the past couple of years, my time online has felt like playing in traffic.

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