As data continues creeping into the sports world—more general managers these days have Harvard MBAs instead of experience on the playing field—making decisions based on stats is becoming commonplace.
Women are having a moment. Ignited by Sheryl Sandberg's manifesto, Lean In, the issue of gender equality became part of the national discourse.
Truck drivers buying islands with online trading fortunes, courtesy of Discover Brokerage Direct. Stuart, the office goofball, teaches his boss how to trade stocks on TD Ameritrade. And who can forget the E*Trade Super Bowl monkey shuffling through the cucaracha in a garage?
Social media data around the Super Bowl is becoming part of the big game fun—especially in the marketing world. So with that in mind, what can the brands "liked" on Facebook tell you about the fans of the 49ers and Ravens?
What should the E*Trade talking baby do next? Give financial advice to celebrities? Make pithy points about trading while reading articles in the Los Angeles Times?