Data Intelligence, Business Analytics
One of the biggest moments for the markets can come when there is a key news release or fresh fundamental data. Buyers and sellers seem to wrestle with the potential outcome, and in the case of larger announcements, volatility goes through the roof. The problem that I see some traders struggle with is knowing what news to look for, and how to trade it.
Finding news that you can actually use.
The thing that often comes up when you talk about announcements is that…
Added by Larry Levin on May 31, 2012 at 12:12am — No Comments
Perhaps you took my advise a few weeks back and took advantage of the amazing (trumps blare!) SAS Enterprise Guide ability to import MS Excel spreadsheets. However, if your spreadsheet is a little different – then you may run into some issue when you go to import it. For instance, look at this…Continue
Added by Tricia Aanderud on May 30, 2012 at 3:27pm — No Comments
For the first time, the number of users of free/open source software exceeded the number of users of commercial software.
The usage of Big data software grew five-fold.
R, Excel, and RapidMiner were the most popular tools, with Statsoft…Continue
Added by Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro on May 30, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Deloitte Analytics is conducting a major research study to better understand where companies are in their adoption of analytics. We would like to invite you to participate in our first annual Global Analytics Advantage survey. This brief survey should only take 15 minutes of your time and results will be shared with participants in September. Thank you!
Added by Suzy Tonini on May 30, 2012 at 9:46am — No Comments
Emphasis here is on web log data. More than one rule must be triggered to fire an alarm. You may use a system such as hidden decision trees to assign a specific weight to each rule.
Several members of the Talent Analytics team had the opportunity to attend Teradata's Big Analytics Conference in Boston on May 22. With a great speaker lineup, the educational and networking event offered both a technical and digital marketing track that covered the latest advancements across the big analytics ecosystem and highlighted how data-driven products and…Continue
Added by Mike Kennedy on May 28, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
US Training for RapidMiner and RapidAnalytics - http://www.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/us-training-for-rapidminer-and-rapidanalytics…
Added by Vincent Granville on May 24, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
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...Usually such behavior is not proficient to obtain good results, but this time I think that the change of…Continue
Added by Cristian Mesiano on May 23, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments
When I was creating the Summary and Detailed reports for the SAS Global Forum paper, I was demonstrating how to link from the weekly chart to the detailed report about the week. On my first try with my Week Filter based on the date value – it just would not work. Eeek! To fix the problem I made a new data item that was a character value. This posts talks about my strategy. [You can read our paper "…Continue
Added by Tricia Aanderud on May 22, 2012 at 4:20am — No Comments
Here is our weekly selection, with several original articles from Vincent Granville (the Founder).
Added by Vincent Granville on May 18, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
One of the best things about attending the SAS Global Forum is all the brilliant people you get to meet. Guy Garrett’s presentation about planning a BI strategy was quiet popular and I have to say he was very witty. Turns out implementing a BI strategy is similar to dating – who knew? Anyway – here’s a follow up from Guy – I encourage you to sign-up for the Achieve Intelligence monthly newsletter for more goodies.
Added by Tricia Aanderud on May 18, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments
A Better Analytic Tool - For Free
Introducing Lavastorm Desktop Public
I’m pleased to share with you some exciting news. Lavastorm Analytics is now offering, …Continue
Added by Jean-Paul Rasson on May 17, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
This is our third post in our series of "great articles". For each article, click on the link after the title to read the full story.
1. How Big Data Will Disrupt the $9 Billion Music Publishing Rights Business - …Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on May 16, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Looking to learn R, or to expand your R skills for data visualization or package development?
Here are some R courses presented by the experts you may be interested in:
June 19-20: Visualization in R with ggplot2. This course presented by Garrett Grolemund & Dr. Winston Chang of Rice University is also a web-based course with live presentation. This course provides instruction on data…
Added by James Peruvankal on May 16, 2012 at 2:15pm — No Comments
Here’s some usability tricks that I have learned with my SAS Stored Processes to make them more robust and harder to break. Really the out-of-the box prompts provide a lot of functionality that really helps. That’s right – let’s build a better mousetrap!…Continue
Added by Tricia Aanderud on May 16, 2012 at 6:01am — No Comments
Added by Vincent Granville on May 15, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
At BigML we believe that over the next few years automated, data-driven decisions and data-driven applications are going to change the world. In fact, we think it will be the biggest shift in business efficiency since the dawn of the office calculator, when individuals had “Computer” listed as the title on their business card. We want to help people rapidly and easily create predictive models using their datasets, no matter what size they are. Our…Continue
Added by Jos Verwoerd on May 15, 2012 at 3:20am — No Comments
SAS Global Forum 2012 was a success! After a whirlwind week of activities followed by a vacation and week of rest – I’m ready to give you some highlights. It was a lot of fun! Tip: Click on any picture to enlarge it.
Day 1 – Saturday Ready for the Tweet-Up
The biggest drama was at the airport – our flight was delayed due to mechanical failure so I decided it might be better to take a later flight. Met…
Added by Tricia Aanderud on May 14, 2012 at 6:46am — No Comments