"Well, that is the fundamentals of Data Analysis. Simple relationships, presentaions -- the so called EDA ala Tukey style is still worth its weight in Gold. A well known sarcastic comment from Models "Use Them " - "Don't believe…"
"Statistics is more like after the fact data analysis. Of course, you can also design a study, collect the data and perform analysis. Optimization in Statistics includes the theory and procedures like MLE. However, Forecasting and Predictive Modeling…"
"Yes, I find it very hard especially for the Senior positions. I have been out for a while. Both Govt and private sectors are slow to hire.. still very reluctant to hire permanent positions. And of course when you have 1 to 10 ratio for applications…"
"I concur with most of your observations. India - I
As long as the positions are client facing and people interaction is needed in the US, the analytics market is all right. I believe you need at least two technical strengths / Stats / OR / BI and…"
Experienced Applied Statistician/Predictive Modeler/Consultant with technical and project leadership roles in cross-functional and cross departmental settings including interaction with external vendor consultants with Senior and Executive Management as sponsors of projects addressing key business drivers.
Successful application of Applied Statistical techniques–Multivariate regression, Discriminiant Analysis, Probability Distribution Fitting, Forecasting, SAS GLM: Log-Linear and Logistic Regression Modeling, Monte Carlo Simulations to problems in Loss Prevention/Safety and Reliability and Insurance Loss/Risk Management Modeling and Customer Account Risk Profiling/Scoring and Market segmentation
Field of Expertise:
Operations Research, SAS
Years of Experience in Analytical Role:
Finding a New Position, Networking
What is your Favorite Data Mining or Analytical Website?
I welcome comments on the Outlook for our Operations Reseach and Applied Statistics analytic professions especially for the seniors in these economic downturn and the prospects for their return to work and opportunities for the 2009 graduates;
Any compiled surveys results whether Govt, private industry or professional societies would be a good point of discussion and help us all.