"for me "going to school" is more about making me actually do the work and getting some kind of feedback that I am understanding the concept. Yes, you can just as easily read a book, but there is something about being held accountable…"
"You should learn to build a web analytics measurement model. Where you can elicit and list the business objects / goals in three areas - acquisition, behavior (engagement) and outcomes for your website. There identify metrics to measure these goals,…"
"has anyone actually used weka on a large dataset. It seems to throw outOfMemory exceptions (aka heap) no matter how much memory your machine has and regardless of how much heap you specify for it from the command line. It seems the…"
"Seems to me that also long as result positioning is based on a popularity measure (how many sites link to your site), there is no real way to combat this behavior. Based on the article, the risk just might be worth the punishment. And…"
Hi all, hopefully this is the appropriate forum to ask this question. I am a seasoned Software Developer looking to move into the Web Analytics space. I have been able to get an internship, working for an SEO/PPC company, to help develop a software application. I will be able to learn the basics of SEO, PPC as well as the google analytics api. Eventually, I hope to learn (and write code for) prediction algorithms in the SEO/PPC space. What other skills should I look to develop in this…See More
Does anyone out there know of tools that can gather intelligence of how a user uses an application? This would be for a java swing-based application (stand-alone thick-client).Has anyone out there worked on adding Usage Data intelligence to a shrinkwrap application that could send that data to a remote server for analysis? If so, what kind of analysis (and what analytical tools) did you use to evaluate the data? And, what did you use the usage data for?I'm wondering if adding something like…See More
"I'm suprised by the belief that the legeslation will increase costs in a way that will affect hiring. For smaller business, it will decrease costs because part of the legislation provide long-term care, which is one less thing the employer has…"
"The open source ETL tools I am familiar with are:
Kettle. This is the ETL tool used within the Pentaho BI stack
Talend. This environment has nice tools for work flow definition and execution
Apatar. I have not used this environment, but it too…"