Applied Anthropology

Azimuth Labs – An Ethnographic Research Company

2018-10-27T17:17:08-04:00

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 products. About Azimuth Labs Azimuth Labs is an ethnographic research company offering product development, organizational culture, and corporate strategy consulting. [...]

Azimuth Labs – An Ethnographic Research Company2018-10-27T17:17:08-04:00

Bioethics, Reunification, and Genetic Testing along the US Mexico Border: is “23and Me” the Answer? at AAA 2018

2018-10-17T14:54:44-04:00

This year at the 2018 American Anthropology Association (AAA) conference in San Jose I will be presenting a late-breaking gallery session titled: Bioethics, Reunification, and Genetic Testing along the US Mexico Border: is “23and Me” the Answer?. The presentation is Thursday, November 15, 6:15 PM – 8:15 PM. My coauthors for the abstract were Dr. Doug Henry and [...]

Bioethics, Reunification, and Genetic Testing along the US Mexico Border: is “23and Me” the Answer? at AAA 20182018-10-17T14:54:44-04:00

Building Sensemaking Capacity: Drawing Insights from Anthropological Thinking at NABET

2019-02-23T18:59:11-04:00

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 Building Sensemaking Capacity: Drawing Insights from Anthropological Thinking. Building Sensemaking Capacity: Drawing Insights from Anthropological Thinking Abstract Businesses, according to an IBM global study of 1500 CEOs, are facing a rapid [...]

Building Sensemaking Capacity: Drawing Insights from Anthropological Thinking at NABET2019-02-23T18:59:11-04:00

Anthropology Jobs AAA 2018 Event

2019-02-22T19:29:09-04:00

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 - 4:00 pm in the main exhibit hall. About AAA 2018 Change in the Anthropological Imagination: Resistance, Resilience, and Adaptation [...]

Anthropology Jobs AAA 2018 Event2019-02-22T19:29:09-04:00

Why Analytics Needs Ethnography at NABET

2018-10-16T17:56:54-04:00

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 have increasingly gained prominence in business because it has provided beneficial insights regarding emerging trends, behaviors and preferences.  Relying exclusively [...]

Why Analytics Needs Ethnography at NABET2018-10-16T17:56:54-04:00

Methods of Recruiting Participants For Research

2018-09-09T17:08:57-04:00

After selecting a topic for my ethnography project, landing Sequencing.com as my client, getting my ethnography proposal approved, and creating my ethnographic interview script, the next step in the process was to begin recruiting participants for my UNT anthropology thesis. In this article, I will discuss methods for recruiting participants for research. Recruiting Research Participants [...]

Methods of Recruiting Participants For Research2018-09-09T17:08:57-04:00

Ethnography Proposal Example for Direct-to-Consumer Genetics (DTCG)

2018-08-23T14:29:13-04:00

As discussed in my last post, I recently completed my UNT applied anthropology thesis and plan to blog about that experience. I am hoping that up-and-coming students can find some of the content useful for their own journey. Furthermore, I think it is important that we are discussing the opportunities and threats of Direct-to-Consumer Genetics [...]

Ethnography Proposal Example for Direct-to-Consumer Genetics (DTCG)2018-08-23T14:29:13-04:00

Sequencing.com: My Ethnography Thesis Client

2018-09-09T16:13:53-04:00

After selecting a topic for my ethnography project, and reaching out to potential clients, I eventually narrowed the potential opportunities down to my final selection, Sequencing.com. Of course, this process was a bit of a give and take as not all potential clients work out. That said, I couldn’t have been happier when I landed [...]

Sequencing.com: My Ethnography Thesis Client2018-09-09T16:13:53-04:00

Selecting a Topic for my Ethnography Project

2018-09-03T17:51:32-04:00

Selecting a topic for my ethnography project was hard.  There are the topics we wish to research, and there are topics we have access to research, and they may not be the same.  If you are lucky they are, but that is certainly not always the case based on my experience as well as the [...]

Selecting a Topic for my Ethnography Project2018-09-03T17:51:32-04:00

My UNT Anthropology Thesis

2018-09-03T17:51:46-04:00

Now that my UNT MS Applied Anthropology degree has officially been conferred, I am going to begin sharing information on my UNT anthropology thesis. To accomplish this, I am going to be posting many articles over the next few weeks that breakout key sections of my thesis into bitesize chunks suitable for a blog format. Following [...]

My UNT Anthropology Thesis2018-09-03T17:51:46-04:00
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