In this Data Point, Frank visits the new Barnes and Noble location in Rockville, MD which is the first store in the US to sport the book retailer’s new design.

Oddly enough, it looks a lot like the Amazon brick and mortar bookstore just down the road in Bethesda.

With less space and a revamped layout, you have to think that the store’s design is much more data-driven. (Pun somewhat intended.)

We can all agree that data analytics is critical to any company’s success, but what does it mean to have a data driven culture?

Here’s an interesting article on that topic.

The importance of data analytics in company’s culture lies in the fact that it has become a core part of any business in today’s tech-savvy corporate world. By consolidating these parts, a productive information investigation activity will give an idea of where you are, the place you have been and where you ought to go.

As the way toward examining crude information to discover patterns and answer questions, the meaning of information investigation catches its expansive extent in the field. In any case, it incorporates numerous methods with a wide range of objectives.