It’s All About The Data


So people keeping asking me about my new gig, and it’s really tough to explain, other than saying “I work with data. It’s all about the data.” It’s actually a really good fit for me, working with data in this way, and although it’s only been a matter of months, I am really enjoying this … Continue reading

Defining Leadership – A Slippery Slope


Before reading the below, read this:  http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/14/opinion/cohn-pick-leaders/index.html As part of a business school application, I was asked “what is leadership?”  I think I answered that unanswerable question as well as I could, despite the fact that I did not get accepted into that school.  Now I read about how companies seem to be fair-to-middling at … Continue reading

Idle Hands: Patience Is A Virtue (or Why This Site Is So Quiet Lately)


Just another update on Doug’s professional situation

What is Leadership?


Image via Wikipedia I was asked recently for my thoughts on leadership, what is it?  How do you recognize it? I certainly know when I meet someone with poor leadership qualities, but it is much more difficult to identify the crucial aspects of a good leader. Knowledge is certainly a prerequisite for a good leader. … Continue reading

Sex! (A bibliometric analysis)


A bibliometric analysis, using Medline (MeSH terminology) and ISI Web of Science, looking at the use of the terms “sex” and “sexuality” in scientific and medical literature.

Doug Newman, Product Manager


A profile outlining Doug’s experience as a Product Manager.

Medicine vs. Surgery – Citation and Publication Trends


A bibliometric and citation analysis of the ISI categories Medicine (General & Internal) and Surgery. Data from 2001-2009 JCR. Learn more about how each of these subject areas has been represented, and respected, throughout scholarly literature.

Medical Sciences – Research and Impact Analysis


A citation analysis of Medical subject areas as presented in the 2009 Journal Citation Reports. See which areas have had the most influence and impact on the scientific community, as well as exploring some weaknesses of the Impact Factor and an alternate metric to rank these journals.

Pot vs. Beer: Which Has More Scientific Impact?


Bibliometric and citation analyses regarding the extent of scholarly research being done on the topics of beer and marijuana. Topic searches were performed in ISI’s Web of Science (SCIE, 2002-2011) and compared against each other. Learn which countries and institutions are performing the most research into beer and marijuana, and learn which are the most impactful. Who is funding this research, and what schools are performing it?

Subject Brief – Traditional Chinese Medicine


Learn about Traditional Chinese Medicine, and a listing of existing scholarly resources on the subject, followed by a citation analysis overview of Traditional Chinese Medicine as covered by the Web of Science.

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