Data Intelligence, Business Analytics
Given a set of edits on Wikipedia articles, the task is to separate the ill-intentioned edits from the well-intentioned edits.…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on March 22, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments
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Added by Jaime Fitzgerald on March 22, 2011 at 5:41pm — No Comments
Data, metrics and analytics are a hot business topic these days. They’re “hot” because evidence shows that data helps make better decisions.
Data has led to operational efficiencies and cost reduction. “Talent data” is the obvious next focus. Data analysts have approached “talent data” by measuring traditional, easy to gather metrics like attrition, salaries, headcount, training and termination.
The challenge? It’s almost impossible to extract useful business intelligence from…Continue
Added by Mike Kennedy on March 22, 2011 at 10:37am — No Comments
The development and application of data mining algorithms requires the use of powerful software tools. As the number of available tools continues to grow, the choice of the most suitable tool becomes increasingly difficult. This paper attempts to support the decision-making process by discussing the historical development and presenting a range of existing state-of-the-art data mining and related tools.…
Added by Jaime Fitzgerald on March 16, 2011 at 9:27pm — No Comments
Has anyone used Solaris operating system on PCs?
Dr. Granville is the founder of Analyticbridge, the leading social network for analytic professionals, with more than 30,000 members. He has created several patents related to web traffic quality scoring, and he is an invited speaker at leading international data mining conferences. Vincent has consulted with Visa, eBay, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, CNET, LowerMyBills,…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on March 12, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Many BI platform and analytics vendors talk about the ways in which their tools enable people to acquire insights by means of analytics. That sounds like a good thing, but what do they actually mean by insights and why are insights associated with such high business value? I’m curious to know what people think about this and whether there exist any established models for measurement of insights and/or their value. Some thoughts of my own are found below.
Added by Tomas Andersson on March 11, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments
Three hours after I gave my name and e-mail address to Michael Fertik, the CEO of Reputation.com, he called me back and read my Social Security number to me. "We had it a couple of hours ago," he said. "I was just too busy to call."
In the past few months, I have been told many more-interesting facts about myself than my Social Security number. I've gathered a bit of the vast amount of data that's being collected both online and off by companies in stealth — taken…Continue
Added by Mirko Krivanek on March 10, 2011 at 12:24pm — No Comments
Added by Vincent Granville on March 8, 2011 at 8:43pm — No Comments
Recently, my colleagues and I worked with a BioPharmaceutical Manufacturing company to apply predictive analytics methods to solve a critical product quality problem. We were looking for root cause(s) of this complex problem.
The company manufactures vaccines, under strict regulatory guidelines for sterile manufacturing and packaging environments.
The Problem: Specifically, in an important part of the process in which they manufacture one of…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on March 8, 2011 at 1:19pm — No Comments
How much does failure cost in your…Continue
Added by Jean-Paul Rasson on March 8, 2011 at 11:21am — No Comments
Amazon.com has been expanding its office complex in South Lake Union and has about 1,900 openings in Seattle.
Seattle Times business reporter…
Added by Jean-Paul Rasson on March 7, 2011 at 2:04pm — No Comments
This USA Today article includes details on how statistical technology was used to unearth fraud cases.
MILFORD, Ohio — Scott Mueller seemed to have an uncanny sense about what his students should study to prepare for upcoming state skills tests.By Amanda Davidson, Cincinnati Enquiries.
Charles Seipelt Elementary School's gains and losses are typical of a pattern uncovered by a USA TODAY investigation of the…Continue
Added by Jean-Paul Rasson on March 7, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
* Teradata says deal will not add to rev in 2011
* Says deal to be dilutive to 2011 EPS
* Says to get $21 mln in cash from Aster balance sheet (Adds conference call details, industry context, share)
March 3 (Reuters) - Teradata Corp agreed to buy privately held analytics company Aster…Continue
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