About Wyatt Nordstrom

Wyatt Nordstrom is the co-founder and CEO of Maven. When he's not mapping the world's expertise he likes to row, brew beer, and make BBQ.

Communities of Expertise

Maven organizes communities of expertise and provides the tools needed to discover and acquire professional knowledge. Learn more about how it works…

Update: The Quora Experiment

Back in April 2013 we asked Quora several questions on topics of interest to our customers. Nearly 19 months later we finally got a response. Quora gets a lot of hype, but is it really “your best source for knowledge?”

Connect to Maven with Linkedin (October 2014 Newsletter)

Our October 2014 newsletter includes tips for connecting your Maven profile with LinkedIn, a case study on wearable technology, and top recruiting needs.

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    You Mix Fact and Opinion – One of the Top 10 Mistakes Survey Writers Make

You Mix Fact and Opinion – One of the Top 10 Mistakes Survey Writers Make

Do you write questions that mix fact and opinion? If so, you are falling victim to one of the top ten mistakes Survey writers make.

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    You Think Sample Size Matters – One of the Top 10 Mistakes Survey Writers Make

You Think Sample Size Matters – One of the Top 10 Mistakes Survey Writers Make

Do you think sample size is the most important thing? If so, you are falling victim to one of the top ten mistakes Survey writers make.

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    WTF? Undefined Acronyms – One of the Top 10 Mistakes Survey Writers Make

WTF? Undefined Acronyms – One of the Top 10 Mistakes Survey Writers Make

Do you use slang, industry jargon, colloquialisms, or catchphrases in your questions? If so, you are committing one of the most common Survey mistakes.

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    Slang, Industry Jargon, and Colloquialisms – One of the Top 10 Mistakes Survey Writers Make

Slang, Industry Jargon, and Colloquialisms – One of the Top 10 Mistakes Survey Writers Make

Do you use slang, industry jargon, colloquialisms, or catchphrases in your questions? If so, you are committing one of the most common Survey mistakes.

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    Incomplete or Overlapping Multiple Choice Selections – One of the Top 10 Mistakes Survey Writers Make

Incomplete or Overlapping Multiple Choice Selections – One of the Top 10 Mistakes Survey Writers Make

Do you provide incomplete or overlapping responses to your multiple choice questions? If so, you are committing one of the most common Survey mistakes.

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    Maven Selected by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch

Maven Selected by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch

For the second year in a row Maven, the world’s first knowledge logistics platform, has been selected to the AlwaysOn Global 100 companies to watch.

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    Vague Language – One of the Top 10 Mistakes Survey Writers Make

Vague Language – One of the Top 10 Mistakes Survey Writers Make

Do you use vague language in your Survey questions? If so, you are committing the Survey writing mistake that led to the infamous Soap Survey disaster.

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