Category Archives: Industry Data

Buffer’s Open Salaries

Source: Buffer website, Dec 2013 The salary formula Salary = job type X seniority X experience + location (+ $10K if salary choice) job type = base happiness hero = $45,000 content crafter = $50,000 engineer = $60,000 designer = … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality Market (2018 projections)

Source: VentureBeat, Nov 2013

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1 Billion People Use MSFT Office

Source: Business Insider, Aug 2013 … how many people use Office (1 billion) …

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US$9 Billion Luxottica Sells about 73 million pairs of eyewear (2012)

Source: Forbes, Jul 2013 Luxottica produced 46.6 million sunglasses and 26.1 million prescription frames (it does not make prescription lenses.) Then it sold them through one of its 7,000 retail stores like Sunglasses Hut, Pearle Vision or LensCrafters around the globe. … Continue reading

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Shoes as Fashion Accessories

Source: NYtimes, Jun 2013 Shoes are an especially fetishized subject in fashion, but it is only since the late 1990s, not coincidentally at the start of the television series “Sex and the City,” that they have become what they are … Continue reading

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Algorithms Help White-Collar Work

Source: WSJ, Jun 2013 Data scientists are beginning to peer into work relationships, trying to identify patterns that can improve how employees collaborate with peers, manage sales relationships, or see how they stack up against colleagues. It is a nascent … Continue reading

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Big Data to Improve Employee Hiring and Practices

Source: NYTimes, Apr 2013 … startling findings of an emerging field called work-force science. It adds a large dose of data analysis, a k a Big Data, to the field of human resource management, which has traditionally relied heavily on … Continue reading

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