quote by W. Edwards Deming

The ultimate purpose of collecting the data is to provide a basis for action or a recommendation.

— W. Edwards Deming

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Data collection quote Measure your success not by the things you collect, but by the lives you affect.

Measure your success not by the things you collect, but by the lives you affect.

You don't just wake up one day with dementia or Alzheimer's;

these conditions are developmental. Even when a problem triggers the need to collect data, it's reviewed by a specialist and filed away. There's no central repository allowing information to be shared across a multitude of researchers worldwide.

Without big data, you are blind and deaf and in the middle of a freeway.

Data collection quote Collect moments, not things.

Collect moments, not things.


Data really powers everything that we do.

Data are becoming the new raw material of business.

Philosophers of science have repeatedly demonstrated that more than one theoretical construction can always be placed upon a given collection of data.

Data collection quote Collect moments, not things.

Collect moments, not things.


I keep saying that the sexy job in the next 10 years will be statisticians, and I'm not kidding.

Knowledge about limitations of your data collection process affects what inferences you can draw from the data.

Data is like garbage. You'd better know what you are going to do with it before you collect it.

Data collection quote All science is either physics or stamp collecting.

All science is either physics or stamp collecting.

The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight.

To write it, it took three months; to conceive it --three minutes; to collect the data in it --all my life.

To write it, it took three months; to conceive it three minutes; to collect the data in it all my life.

Data collection quote Companies such as Google and Facebook rely on capturing as much data as possible

Companies such as Google and Facebook rely on capturing as much data as possible to enhance their advertising targeting.


Data is the new science. Big Data holds the answers. Are you asking the right questions?

Scientists do not collect data randomly and utterly comprehensively.

The data they collect are only those that they consider *relevant* to some hypothesis or theory.

Analytical software enables you to shift human resources from rote data collection to value-added customer service and support where the human touch makes a profound difference.

If we have data, let's look at data. If all we have are opinions, let's go with mine.

As a physician, I understand how important it is to collect data on people so we can understand what's happening with them. I will be in the position to help enable that knowledge.

With data collection, 'the sooner the better' is always the best answer.

You know something is wrong when the government declares opening someone else's mail is a felony but your internet activity is fair game for data collecting.

We're now going to develop the standards on transparency, data collection for police, but the whole goal is to fully integrate the police into the community because everybody has the same goals.

[Women] tend to collect more pieces of data when they think, put them into more complex patterns, see more options and outcomes. They tend to be contextual, holistic thinkers.

Intellectual Property is the oil of the 21st century.

Advertising isnt just the disruption of aesthetics, the insults to your intelligence and the interruption of your train of thought. At every company that sells ads, a significant portion of their engineering team spends their day tuning data mining, writing better code to collect all your personal data.

Data that is loved tends to survive.

We chose it because we deal with huge amounts of data. Besides, it sounds really cool.

Every day, three times per second, we produce the equivalent of the amount of data that the Library of Congress has in it's entire print collection, right? But most of it is like cat videos on YouTube or thirteen-year-olds exchanging text messages about the next 'Twilight' movie.

Data is gathered all the time. Just take your mobile phone. Geo-location data collected by your (mobile phone service) provider is not just about your movements. It's about who you are with and what you will do next.

We live in a world so utterly infused with digitality that it makes even the slightest action ripple across the collection of data bases we call the web.

One of the myths about the Internet of Things is that companies have all the data they need, but their real challenge is making sense of it. In reality, the cost of collecting some kinds of data remains too high, the quality of the data isn't always good enough, and it remains difficult to integrate multiple data sources.

Now I existed solely thanks to the quantum paradox, my brain a collection of qubits in quantum superposition, encoding truths and memories, imagination and irrationality in opposing, contradictory states that existed and didn't exist, all at the same time.

The constant dilemma of the information age is that our ability to gathera sea of data greatly exceeds the tools and techniques available to sort,extract, and apply the information we've collected.

An interface can be a powerful narrative device.

And as we collect more and more personally and socially relevant data, we have an opportunity, and maybe even an obligation, to maintain [our] humanity and tell some amazing stories.

We do not realize how deeply our starting assumptions affect the way we go about looking for and interpreting the data we collect. We should recognize that nonhuman organisms need not meet every new definition of human language, tool use, mind, or consciousness in order to have versions of their own that are worthy of serious study. We have set ourselves too much apart, grasping for definitions that will distinguish man from all other life on the planet. We must rejoin the great stream of life from whence we arose and strive to see within it the seeds of all we are and all we may become.

We don't collect a lot of your data and understand every detail about your life.

That's just not the business that we are in.

I definitely think there's some way to understand how people emotionally feel about somebody, but I don't think data collects it. They're not going to click your bit.ly link or click your TweetMeme retweet every time.

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