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January 2022

Causeway Solutions

January 14, 2022

Causeway Cribs: Abby Jovanovic Where is your Causeway Solutions home office located? How long have you been there? I work in Slidell, LA. I've been here since May of this year What is unique about ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

January 13, 2022

Clay's home in Old Metairie is within walking distance of grocery stores and sno-ball stands, satisfying all of his food needs. Learn more in this week’s Causeway Cribs. ... READ MORE

Tim Duer

January 8, 2022

Your New Year's resolution was to get back to running and your week one plan hinges on buying a new pair of running shoes. As always, your first step was to search for “top running shoes” online….3 months later, you still haven’t bought new shoes (or gone for a run), but the side bar ad on a website is still telling you about the upcoming release of the new Asics Kayano 27. Everyone has been there –this is a typical (albeit stereotypical and a bit outdated) example of personalized marketing. ... READ MORE

Lauren Kornick

January 8, 2022

Beginning in June of 2021, Causeway Solutions conducted 5 independent surveys as part of our monthly newsletters’ research study “Instant Insights.” Although each study focused on a new topic, we also included questions that we repeated each month to measure attitudes over time to monitor changing behavior. As 2022 begins, see how consumers’ attitudes have flipped and flopped since last summer. ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

January 7, 2022

Are targeted ads more effective at reaching consumers? How can marketers leverage data to ensure they reach the right people with the right message? In this month’s Instant Insights we asked consumers all about their habits, preferences, and what makes them take notice. ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

January 6, 2022

If you think constant access to a variety of stores and boutiques would be the perfect lifestyle, you’ll love where Causeway team member Sydni’s home is located. ... READ MORE

December 2021

Causeway Solutions

December 16, 2021

Gera lives where most people like to vacation: Sunny Florida. Learn about her beachside locale in this week’s Causeway Cribs! ... READ MORE

Madeleine Mattesky

December 14, 2021

The landscape of digital marketing is becoming more and more of a balancing act. How are marketers supposed to balance expectations of privacy with the growing expectations of personalization? ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

December 3, 2021

In this month’s Instant Insights, we look at today’s hot topic of Jobs and the U.S. Economy. In what is often called the year of the Great Resignation, we compared two of key groups, Job Seekers and Job Changers, read on to learn how they align and differ. ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

December 2, 2021

Do you have your own curated wall of art? Causeway team member Hailey does! Check out what makes her home special in this week’s Causeway Cribs! ... READ MORE

November 2021

Tim Duer

November 23, 2021

While COVID-19 took center stage in 2020 for all sectors of industry, the associated challenges that were faced by healthcare were multi-faceted, unique, and came about at incredible speeds in an industry that typically moves at a more modest pace. In this installment of “Healing Healthcare,” we’ll discuss just some of the impacts that COVID-19 has had on the healthcare industry, what the likely long-term influences will be, and of course, how data helps to keep things on course through the chaos. ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

November 18, 2021

When your community was given the award “Best Suburb in America,” you know you’ve found the right place to raise a family. Learn more about John’s safe haven in this week’s Causeway Cribs! ... READ MORE

Thérèse Mulvey

November 16, 2021

Studies show that 57% of holiday shoppers were planning to shop online, 47% in department stores, 44% in discount stores, and 43% in grocery stores. ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

November 11, 2021

Causeway team member Lauren’s crib is located in an area of Louisiana that has a curious mix of old school charm and new school development. Learn more about Metairie in this week’s Causeway Cribs! ... READ MORE

Hailey Russell

November 9, 2021

Big data can help urban city planners create data-driven solutions to handle growth. Learn more about how cities can address community needs with big data. ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

November 4, 2021

Having spent a year overlooking the Washington Monument from her window, Madeleine has been happy to call D.C. her home. Learn about her home in this week’s Causeway Cribs. ... READ MORE

October 2021

Causeway Solutions

October 28, 2021

Matt Kararo enjoys the sights and sounds of country life while also having the best internet connection on the Causeway Solutions team! Where is this idyllic area? Find out in this week’s Causeway Cribs. ... READ MORE

Tim Duer

October 27, 2021

Our latest edition of Instant Insights reveals that 94% of respondents say that they are satisfied with their health insurance, but is that all there is to the story? Are these respondents totally happy with their healthcare? Or are there hidden feelings on cost, coverage, and quality that paint a different picture? Read on to find out! ... READ MORE

Lauren Kornick

October 26, 2021

Streaming is projected to continue growing. Are you prepared to win the streaming wars? Learn more about the critical role data will play in discovering better ways to target key audiences. ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

October 21, 2021

Molly is a dedicated art collector, even though she may not have all her pieces hung up in her home yet. Learn more about Molly’s New Orleans house in this week’s Causeway Cribs! ... READ MORE

Joel Cochran

October 19, 2021

Check out our introduction on how to get metadata in Azure Data Factory. ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

October 14, 2021

Joel, our resident tech guru, always answers the call of the Shenandoah Valley. Learn more about his “hidden gem” in this week’s Causeway Cribs! ... READ MORE

William Skelly

October 12, 2021

As the AI Market continues to see exponential growth, Bill Skelly discusses the importance of humans in the growing world of machine learning. ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

October 7, 2021

Having the reputation of the second-most northern Causeway Crib, you won’t believe what holiday encouraged Chris and his family to settle down in their current place. ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

October 1, 2021

What do your Holiday Shopping Habits Say About You? If you start your shopping early, you tend to be more optimistic than those who wait until Thanksgiving, and if you lean toward Black Friday shopping, you are also more tech-savvy. Read on and learn what your shopping patterns say about you! ... READ MORE

September 2021

Causeway Solutions

September 30, 2021

Nestled in Northern Connecticut, Thérèse’s home has been standing longer than the United States has been established as a free nation. Learn more about her neighborhood in this week’s Causeway Cribs! ... READ MORE

William Fitzpatrick

September 28, 2021

Texas, The New Frontier In our “Covid-19: The Great Trend Accelerator” blog post from April, we looked at how the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated many of the trends present in our society. One of ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

September 23, 2021

Have you BEEn keeping up with Causeway Cribs? Today we travel to the Garden State of New Jersey to learn more about how Tim Duer's crib supports his home office and his sweet hobbies. ... READ MORE

Tim Duer

September 21, 2021

The 2021 Price Transparency Rule has attempted to usher in rapid changes regarding a patient’s role in healthcare delivery. While rollout has not been without many challenges, increasing attention on price also provides opportunity for health systems to promote their quality as a driver of choice rather than price alone. ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

September 16, 2021

In our next edition of Connect With Causeway, we're going to take a look at where each member of our team lives to learn about their unique location and then add some of the very cool location analyses of our own to show you a little bit of how interesting data can be. This week is Bill Skelly... Welcome to Causeway Cribs! ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

September 2, 2021

When he’s not making magic with data and dashboards, Clay likes to spend his downtime traveling to the most magical place on Earth! Learn more about our newest analytics associate in today’s Connect with Causeway. ... READ MORE

August 2021

Abby Jovanovic

August 31, 2021

What started over fifty years ago and may end up as an Olympic sport? Read on for this fascinating story of the history and future of Esports by Causeway Solutions Abby Jovanovic. ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

August 26, 2021

When she’s not fully immersed in Excel or SQL, Abby spends her downtime exploring different worlds in the form of video games and movies. Get to know our brilliant Analytics Associate in today’s Connect with Causeway! ... READ MORE

Molly Rutledge

August 20, 2021

What makes Esports fans different than the rest of the population? ESports fans are happier and more optimistic. Find out why. ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

August 19, 2021

Sydni is not only motivated by improving her work skills she is also inspired by delicious snacks! Learn more about Sydni in this week’s Connect with Causeway ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

August 12, 2021

Nicki is the newest team member to join Causeway. A proud New Orleans native, Nicki helps us keep our numbers straight! Learn more about our talented associate in this week’s Connect with Causeway ... READ MORE

Clay Duplantier

August 10, 2021

CRM systems are becoming more and more valuable, and, without proper maintenance and upkeep of your company’s data, the value CRM can provide will be lost ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

August 5, 2021

Matt is a top-notch researcher but when he is not at work he is growing berries on his Wisconsin hobby farm. Learn more ... READ MORE

Sydni Austin

August 3, 2021

Cloud computing is a business-friendly solution for managing business data that optimizes data and storage and improves data management services ... READ MORE

July 2021

Causeway Solutions

July 29, 2021

The only thing better than working with Causeway is working FOR Causeway. Learn more about our Director of Political Insights, John McClelland ... READ MORE

Tim Duer

July 27, 2021

Causeway Solutions Healthcare series Healing Healthcare Part 3 focuses on the rapidly changing world of healthcare reimbursement. As payments shift from fee-for-service to value-based care models, systems and patients both face some new questions. What are the differences between fee-for-service and value-based care? What does it mean for patients? How are hospitals adjusting? And as always… how does data play a role? ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

July 22, 2021

Did you know that Causeway Solutions has its own resident beekeeper? Learn about Tim's sweet hobby and more in today's Connect with Causeway ... READ MORE

John McClelland

July 20, 2021

At Causeway Solutions, we serve as your GPS and develop a Path to Victory which takes the guessing out of the process ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

July 15, 2021

How long have you worked at Causeway? I was on lend starting towards the beginning of the year, and then in March 2021, Causeway realized they couldn’t live without me. What would you say you do ... READ MORE

Gera Carstenson

July 13, 2021

Investors like Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos are using their fortune to open up space to humankind. Billions of dollars have been invested into space projects that could bring humans to the edge of space and allow them to experience weightlessness in the same way that astronauts do. Would you take a trip into the unknown? ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

July 8, 2021

Will Fitzpatrick supports analytics and sales at Causeway Solutions. Learn more about Will in our most recent Connect with Causeway update! ... READ MORE

Matt Kararo

July 6, 2021

Collecting and analyzing survey data is our bread and butter at Causeway Solutions. As an industry leader in creating custom blueprints for clients and delivering clear results, we know how to answer all of your burning questions about your product and develop the right path forward ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

July 1, 2021

Hailey Russell plays a pivotal role on the Causeway Solutions team. Get to know her in this week’s Connect with Causeway update! ... READ MORE

June 2021

Causeway Solutions

June 24, 2021

Welcome, Nicki Clay! Causeway Solutions is excited to welcome Nicki Clay to our team as an Accounting Associate. Nicki will help us with all things relating to billing, invoicing and accounting. ... READ MORE

Madeleine Mattesky

June 22, 2021

Many industries faced challenges due to the pandemic and had to respond and adapt quickly. The Olympic games were cancelled for the first time in history and sports teams were prohibited from practicing together. However, there was one positive that came from the difficult situation. Sports teams were given the unique opportunity to focus on the individual performance of each athlete, instead of only focusing on the team as a whole ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

June 17, 2021

Causeway Solutions is happy to announce the appointment of Tim Duer as Director of Healthcare Analytics! ... READ MORE

Tim Duer

June 15, 2021

How did the United States end up with such a unique healthcare system? We took an in-depth look at the discoveries, conflicts, and legislature that led us to the present-day situation—as well as what the future may hold ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

June 10, 2021

Causeway adds a familiar face as a summer associate. Welcome back Alex! ... READ MORE

Therese Mulvey

June 8, 2021

Is insurance just another battle of the sexes? To find out, we asked men and women how they felt about their plans. Their answers could mean big changes for healthcare’s future ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

June 3, 2021

Welcome to Causeway Solutions Abby and Clay! ... READ MORE

May 2021

Causeway Solutions

May 27, 2021

We are proud to welcome SydniCherise Austin to the Causeway family! ... READ MORE

Hailey Russell

May 25, 2021

Panic buying puts unforeseen stress on retailers and distributors. But why do Americans seem to constantly continue this shopping pattern? Our Senior Analyst Hailey explains the trend and offers a simple solution ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

May 20, 2021

Causeway Solutions is happy to announce the appointment of John McClelland as Director of Political Insights. His work at the intersection of policy and politics will be a valuable asset for our team and our clients! ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

May 13, 2021

Lauren Kornick is a native of NOLA and a very important part of the Causeway Solutions team, get to know Lauren in this week’s edition of Connect with Causeway! ... READ MORE

Tim Duer

May 11, 2021

Healing Healthcare: Part 1 - Healthcare History Causeway Solutions is excited to introduce a new series from our Healthcare team titled “Healing Healthcare.” Over the next few months, we will be ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

May 6, 2021

Madeleine Mattesky helps Causeway clients take advantage of their analytics and data. Find out more in the new Connect with Causeway update! ... READ MORE

Lauren Kornick

May 4, 2021

Though COVID-19 kept many Disney attractions closed last year, there’s a glimmer of hope for vacationers looking to plan a Disney trip this summer as parks reopen ... READ MORE

April 2021

Causeway Solutions

April 29, 2021

Welcome, Matt Kararo! Causeway Solutions welcomes Matt Kararo as our new Director of Research. Matt will employ his expertise in customer research, both quantitative and qualitative, with a passion ... READ MORE

Bill Skelly

April 27, 2021

Success is a three-legged stool. Is your agency ready to claim its seat at the table? ... READ MORE

Joel Cochran

April 20, 2021

Imagine your ADF patterns, but more reusable, more robust, and more managed. Learn how with this simple strategy from Causeway Solutions ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

April 15, 2021

Causeway Solutions is excited to announce the appointment of Gera Carstenson as our new Operations Coordinator ... READ MORE

Chris McNulty

April 13, 2021

Data alone doesn’t equal success. To win, every bit of a campaign must work together. Causeway Solutions analyzes and applies data strategically to make campaigns more efficient and more effective ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

April 8, 2021

Thérèse Mulvey started working at Causeway during the pandemic and has yet to meet her team members! You can meet her today in our most recent Connect with Causeway update ... READ MORE

William Fitzpatrick

April 6, 2021

COVID-19 has accelerated many new societal trends including population shifts, increased income tax, a jump in the housing market, and a higher rate of employees working from home. Learn more on our website ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

April 1, 2021

Joel Cochran takes care of the cloud and many other things for our company. See what Joel has to share in the most recent edition of Connect with Causeway ... READ MORE

March 2021

Molly Rutledge

March 30, 2021

While quantitative data is our bread and butter here at Causeway Solutions, QUALitative data is the jam that adds color, flavor, and a deeper, more nuanced analysis. That why we’re introducing Qualboard—a robust platform that increases the quality of our qualitative data ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

March 25, 2021

Get to know Chris McNulty, a leader in the political space here at Causeway Solutions! ... READ MORE

Madeleine Mattesky

March 23, 2021

Causeway’s data enhancement services and cross-channel targeting solutions combine offline data with online data. We offer Digital Onboarding and Email Appends, two great options to expand your reach and execute highly targeted marketing campaigns ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

March 18, 2021

Molly Rutledge leads the Causeway Solutions Analytics department. Get to know Molly in our latest Connect with Causeway interview! ... READ MORE

Thérèse Mulvey

March 17, 2021

Sports are one of the few things that were still able to operate during the pandemic. Now that things are turning the corner, we asked sports fans how they feel about returning to normal. Here's what we learned ... READ MORE

Causeway Solutions

March 12, 2021

Bill Skelly founded Causeway Solutions in 2013. Learn more about him in today’s edition of Connect with Causeway ... READ MORE

Hailey Russell

March 2, 2021

With a focus on data and informed decision-making, Causeway Solutions helped predict and analyze the turnout of an election, leading to a data-driven victory ... READ MORE

February 2021

Lauren Kornick

February 19, 2021

While there’s no predicting the future of the movie market, data can guide movie studios to make the right decisions in a COVID-19 world ... READ MORE

January 2021

Tim Duer

January 19, 2021

Advanced data in today’s environment allows us to connect the dots from consumer behavior to a diagnosis to a procedure. For example: Men who shop at Big & Tall stores are more likely to have a high Body Mass Index [BMI] making them a higher osteoarthritis risk and giving them an increased likelihood of knee replacement. Read how Causeway Solutions can use data to make your message count ... READ MORE

Bill Skelly

January 11, 2021

Please welcome Causeway Solutions’ Bill Skelly to our #StrategySession today where Majority Strategies CEO Brett Buerck asks ... READ MORE

December 2020

Molly Rutledge

December 18, 2020

Chief Analytics Officer Molly Rutledge defines how modeling and polling/surveying are different and how they can impact data-driven campaigns. ... READ MORE

Bill Skelly

December 17, 2020

BET ON PRESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS Causeway Solutions’ Bill Skelly joins the Majority Strategies #StrategySession today in a discussion of prescriptive analytics. Businesses thrive on being able to make ... READ MORE

July 2020

Tim Duer

July 12, 2020

As already slim health care marketing budgets are being cut even further, it is becoming more important than ever that health system marketing teams pivot to new strategies. In response to the ... READ MORE

June 2020

Tim Duer

June 30, 2020

How can hospitals use the chaos and upheaval that has resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic as the catalyst to advance the utilization of data analytics for strategic decision making? ... READ MORE

February 2020

Tim Duer

February 10, 2020

I’ve been working with Causeway Solutions for about a year. My initial role was providing brainstorms for the melding of analytics and health, and now I work to incorporate medical epidemiology and ... READ MORE

September 2019

Bill Skelly

September 23, 2019

Sometimes it’s difficult to work at Causeway Solutions if you’re not well versed in Monty Python sketches. One of our favorites is the Spanish Inquisition and we believe it’s a great metaphor for ... READ MORE

April 2018

Joel Cochran

April 30, 2018

Here at Causeway, we’ve been working with Azure Data Lake (ADL) as our big data analytics solution for a while now. We store national-scale data from a variety of sources, and over time we have ... READ MORE

March 2018

Bill Skelly

March 7, 2018

Sometimes you write Part 2 of your documentation before you write Part 1. This is one of those times. We’ll post Part 1 – which is ACTUALLY CONFIGURING Data Factory to have the authority to execute ... READ MORE

October 2017

Bill Skelly

October 18, 2017

We recently came across a client who wished to secure some of their Azure VMs by white listing IP addresses. After clicking around, we decided to share what we found. This is a much easier task to ... READ MORE

September 2017

Joel Cochran

September 11, 2017

Among its many features, Azure Active Directory (AAD) allows enterprise organizations to enforce Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) when accessing Azure and O365 resources. Previously it was not ... READ MORE

August 2017

Bill Skelly

August 22, 2017

Causeway Solutions has expanded its Washington D.C. presence with the opening of a new office in the nation’s capital and the addition of James Garcia as President of Public Affairs and ... READ MORE

February 2017

Bill Skelly

February 14, 2017

Well, we thought the next “chapter” of this USQL / Data Lake journey would be table query performance… but we quickly escalated from “hey let’s load this table from a small csv” to “WHERE DID THAT ... READ MORE

Bill Skelly

February 8, 2017

If only we saw this data problem coming… In December of 2011, I remember reaching out to O’Reilly Publishing with an idea I had for a book. Essentially, I was staring down the barrel of an enormous ... READ MORE

Bill Skelly

February 8, 2017

As with all database technologies, performance comes down partially to how much horsepower you can throw at a problem. At some point we’ll have to deal with distribution, skew and partitioning of ... READ MORE