January 21, 2019

Last Fall, we had an unseasonably warm October.  It felt like such a gift to be able to sit outside and enjoy the warmer temperature and soft sun.   We did this nearly every weekend savoring coffee one of our favorite local coffee shops. On one such Saturday, we were s...

January 15, 2019

What’s On Tap for 2019

Here @ Mettacite we’re avid readers and music buffs.  While Terry and Phil are both fantastic musicians and perform locally here in Chicago, I just show up to listen.

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The Third Wave- Steve Case

This book has been on my shelf since I saw...

September 25, 2018

Over the last few years, I’ve been paying more attention to the ads I see on my phone as I try to read the news.  Two phenomena have really stood out:

  1. The eerily timely and relevant ads.

  2. The irrationally persistent irrelevant ads.

Tackling the second one firs...

July 30, 2018

We understand the appeal of trying to shave cost and automate as much insight as you possibly can.  We also understand that true data science talent is hard to find and expensive to keep.  But most importantly, we suspect that your company never truly mastered the data...

April 11, 2018

Chicago, Illinois—Mettacite LLC, a business specializing in data management, big data analytics and business intelligence is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the WBDC, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Ent...

March 10, 2018

I want to introduce you to two people. I don’t know them, but I’d hire both of them without a second thought.

The Go-Getter

This past November was unseasonably warm in Chicago. Sitting outside, basking in the glow of the soft, midday sun and feeling its warm radiance, fe...

October 22, 2017

Three Equifax executives sold shares worth almost $1.8 million just days after the company discovered a security breach that compromised information on about 143 million U.S. consumers.

This unprecedented data breach exposed home addresses, phone numbers, Social Securit...

October 22, 2017

“I’m Shocked, shocked to learn there were client-focused Facebook employee teams working for Trump and the Republicans.” “Shocked to learn they were using science for targeting political ads.”

Come on Leslie Stahl, you weren’t born yesterday. Don’t think most big brands...

September 12, 2017

Data Science is hot. Ad-tech is hot. Mar-tech is hot. Underneath each of these is data and the analytics that drive discovery. Although the popularity of the data field is new, the dimensions that support the field are not. In this post we will summarize the Five V’s o...

September 3, 2017

Five years ago, we adopted a dog from a farming family in Wisconsin.   Seamus is a beautifully trained show dog turned stud dog.  He was winding down his  career and needed a new home.

When I arrived to pick up Seamus, he was nowhere to be found, but...

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