Data Intelligence, Business Analytics
Added by Amy on April 10, 2011 at 8:48pm — No Comments
Added by Georges Grinstein on April 10, 2011 at 11:38am — No Comments
Accused WikiLeaks source Pfc. Bradley Manning installed and used unauthorized “data-mining software” on his SIPRnet workstation during the time he allegedly siphoned hundreds of thousands of documents off that classified network, the Army said Friday in response to inquiries from Threat Level.
Manning’s use of unauthorized software was the basis of two allegations filed against him this year in his pending court martial, but the charge sheet listing those allegations was silent on the…Continue
Added by Mirko Krivanek on April 6, 2011 at 1:04pm — No Comments
My print column this week examines the concept of statistical significance — a concept that the Supreme Court recently weighed in on, but that remains elusive even to some scientists who use it to determine whether their experimental findings are worth…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on April 2, 2011 at 9:39am — No Comments
Analytics can be used in a variety of ways to demonstrate real business value for organizations. Talent analytics, defined as the measurement of an organization's talent, is no exception.
Imagine being able to use analytics to forecast at a glance visually how four different teams within a large organization may interact with each other?
With today's talent analytics technology you're able to identify trends and forecast employees behavior at the team (or…Continue
Added by Mike Kennedy on April 1, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
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
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.…
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
Hi folks, it's being an exciting adventure evaluating GenSTATS for teaching and learning, well to sum up I think it is a brilliant software especially for the teaching of statistics to undergraduates, first time programmers or students from other fileds such as public health and social sciences. The ease to navigate and the tips that appear at the landing page makes statistical computing appealing and unintimidating. I will be bloging on this some more as I receive more feedback…Continue
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
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
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
* 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
Added by Vincent Granville on March 7, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments