Big Data Anthropology

As a business anthropologist working as a mixed-methods researcher, I support the use of qualitative and quantitive methods, including big data. But, I do not support the use of only big data. Research and the [...]

Why Anthropologists Make Great Product Managers

Anthropologists are often unique individuals. Most are naturally curious and often obsessed with getting to the root cause of human problems. These traits led many to the exoticness of anthropology in the first place, but [...]

The New NAPA Anthropology Website

For any practicing or applied anthropologists out there, the new NAPA anthropology website has recently launched. The site is much better designed than the previous version, making it far easier to find the content we [...]

Anthropology Consultant Microsite

I have launched an anthropology consultant microsite to focus specifically on the services I provide as an applied anthropologist. Currently, the site has only a description of my work, services, and contact information. However, over [...]

2019 Global Business Anthropology Summit Registration Open

Following up on the 2018 Global Business Anthropology Summit, leaders from the business anthropology community will be getting together May 29-30, 2019 at Fordham University in New York City for the 2019 Global Business Anthropology Summit. About the 2019 [...]

Azimuth Labs – An Ethnographic Research Company

Matt Artz has founded Azimuth Labs, an ethnographic research company where he is the principal researcher leading a team of experienced anthropologists, strategist, and technologists to help organizations unlock hidden insights with users, employees, data, markets, and [...]

Anthropology Jobs AAA 2018 Event

If you are attending the 2018 meeting of the American Anthropological Association and seeking a career in applied anthropology, get advice and inspiration at the Careers Expo on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 11:00 am [...]

Why Analytics Needs Ethnography at NABET

This year, at the 2018 Northeastern Association of Business, Economics, and Technology (NABET) conference, Dr. Rex Dumdum and I will be presenting a paper titled Why Analytics Needs Ethnography. Why Analytics Needs Ethnography Abstract Big Data analytics [...]

MPE MIDI Controllers: The Future of Electronic Music

As any electronic musician who has tried to recreate a natural sounding acoustic instrument will tell you, expressiveness has historically been lacking. In many cases, this also applies to electronic sound design prior to applying [...]