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Opinion | What Is Death? - The New York Times
By Sandeep Jauhar
Dr. Jauhar is a cardiologist.

Feb. 16, 2019
definitions  dying 
february 2019 by jerryking
Software development kit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A software development kit (SDK or "devkit") is typically a set of software development tools that allows the creation of applications for a certain software package, software framework, hardware platform, computer system, video game console, operating system, or similar development platform. To create applications you have to download this software development kit. For example, if you want to create an Android app you require an SDK with java programming, for iOS apps you require an iOS SDK with swift language, and to develop MS Windows apps you require the .net language. There are also SDKs that are installed in apps to provide analytics and data about activity. Prominent examples include Google and Facebook.
Wikipedia  definitions  software  tools  software_development  proprietary 
october 2015 by jerryking
15 Business Buzzwords You'll Need to Know in 2015
Dashboard: "A dashboard should be a series of charts and graphs that incorporate a business's relevant data displayed in an easy-to-understand charts and graphs. When viewed together, it's easy for entrepreneurs to quickly gauge the financial health of their business." – Sabrina Parsons, CEO, Palo Alto Software
definitions  metrics  dashboards  lingo 
january 2015 by jerryking
Open Data: Empowering the Empowered or Effective Data Use for Everyone? | Gurstein's Community Informatics
The overall intention is to make local, regional and national data (and particularly publicly acquired data) available in a form that allows for direct manipulation using software tools as for example, for the purposes of cross-tabulation, visualization, mapping and so on.
open_data  definitions 
december 2013 by jerryking
Stages of a Magic Trick
The pledge--a magician shows the audience, say, a bird in a cage.
The turn--he lets the bird disappear; the audience applauds.
The prestige--the magician lets the bird reappear; the audience is amaz...
magic  definitions 
december 2013 by jerryking
Occam's Razor
Occam's razor: Look for the simplest explanation that makes the fewest assumptions.
definitions  assumptions  simplicity  Occam's_Razor 
june 2013 by jerryking
Data Definitions
Definitions of a data warehouse, database marketing, data mining software, scoring, campaign management software, customer segmentation, dynamic scoring, attrition/churn. What about unstructured data, batch data versus real-time data?
definitions  data  data_driven  databases  data_mining  attrition_rates 
july 2012 by jerryking
Hierarchy of Company Statements
April 2008 | HBR |by David J. Collis and Michael G. Rukstad.

The trade-offs companies make are what distinguish them strategically from other firms.
HBR  mission_statements  definitions  company  tradeoffs  vision  values  strategy  balanced_scorecard  hierarchies 
june 2012 by jerryking
Addressable Market: Not Market Size
Jul 31, 2007 | Mark Peter Davis | by Mark Davis.

The addressable market is the total amount of revenue that your company could generate if it acquired every potential customer. The entire group of potential customers is often referred to as the addressable population.

Market Analysis Definitions
Type
Total Potential Market
Addressable market
Serviceable Market

Description
* Market without competition or competing solutions
* Market given unlimited (in capital, personnel, mkt. infrastructure) resources & Full product line.
* Market which is attainable with planned resources & product plans.

The addressable market is unique to your narrow industry focus and therefore is often different from the high-level market size numbers that analysts quote about that sector of the economy. If you are an ecard company - your addressable market is not the same as the online advertising market size. Your addressable market is a sliver of that market. Getting this wrong is bad.

Since the addressable market is often much smaller than the market size, using the market size as your addressable market typically means that you are over-stating the opportunity.

* TAM stands for total addressable market, or total available market. That’s the entire potential market. For a movie theater, that’s probably a total population over the age of two and under 85 or 90. It’s a large and essentially useless number.

* SAM substitutes serviceable for total. Serviceable addressable or serviceable available, So that’s a more useful number. I would define a movie theater’s SAM as the number of theater tickets sold per month or year in its geographic area. Others might make it the whole population, based on the assumption that even people who didn’t go to the movies during that time period could still choose to go tomorrow.

* SOM stands for share of market. People often refer to market share. I would divide a theater’s tickets sold per month or year by the total tickets sold in the whole area for a month or year. So for example, if this theater sold 30,000 tickets last year and all the theaters in the area sold 100,000, then this theater had a 30% share.

Remember to revisit the ILD Business plan in Google Docs.
Not every number matters.
Think about stories
Look for supporting narratives.
Market sizing can be wildly incorrect.
definitions  marketing  market_sizing 
december 2011 by jerryking
Equity co-investment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An equity co-investment (or co-investment) is a minority
investment, made directly into an operating company, alongside a
financial sponsor or other private equity investor, in a leveraged
buyout, recapitalization or growth capital transaction. In certain
circumstances, venture capital firms may also seek co-investors.
co-investing  definitions 
june 2009 by jerryking

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