Data Intelligence, Business Analytics
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In February this year, Kate Crawford, principal researcher at Microsoft Research New England, delivered a talk at the Strata Conference, entitled Algorithmic Illusions: Hidden Biases of Big Data. Her talk focused on the subjectivity of…Continue
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Who benefits by predicting your behavior? Organizations do—companies, governments, hospitals, and political campaigns. They employ predictive analytics, technology that learns from data to render per-person predictions, one individual at a time.
People have been struck by the final words in the title of my new book on this subject, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die (…
Added by Eric Siegel on April 4, 2013 at 1:53pm — No Comments
The common analytics in retail industry include analysis for finance, market, commodities, customers, vendors, and salesman. The retail data analytics gives a summary on top performers, bottom performers, key value items, sales performance, forecasting, trend and seasonality. Retailers need to make strategies based on the result of data…Continue
Added by Jim King on March 25, 2013 at 2:59am — No Comments
Joel Schectman at the Wall Street Journal wrote about a story broken in my new book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die.
Wall Street Journal Article:
Book: HP Piloted Program to Predict Which Workers Would Quit
Joel Schectman, Wall Street Journal
Hewlett Packard Co. tested a predictive scoring system that attempted…Continue
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A standalone alternative for Excel on complex data computing, esCalc, will be offered for free to participants who write reviews or share their application cases (The application cases could be the usage of esCalc in a task or a function introduction of esCalc.), according to the announcement of Raqsoft. This campaign starts from March 6, 2013 and will end at May 6, 2013.
Participants will get various licenses of esCalc through different forms of participation, showing as…
A recent article entitled "Nate Silver on big data's future: It's about attitude" appeared on fcw.com (The Business of Federal Technology). The full article along with the points made below can be read here:
In the meantime, what came to mind has to do with different analytic approaches being used together to solve a…Continue
Added by Tony Agresta on February 26, 2013 at 1:22pm — No Comments
What's next is what's next… Predictive analytics is where business intelligence is going.
— Rick Whiting, InformationWeek
Ten Predictions for the First Hour of 2020
Good morning. It's January 2, 2020, the first workday of the year. As you drive to the office, the only thing predictive analytics doesn't do for you is steer the car (yet that's coming soon as well).
1. Anti-theft. As you enter your car, a predictive model establishes your…
Added by Eric Siegel on February 26, 2013 at 9:34am — No Comments
Getting train tickets is always very difficult during holiday, especially in Spring Festival, the most important Chinese holiday for family reunions. The transport peak spans from Jan. 26, 2013 to March 6. During this period, buying tickets at railway station or from the official website of MOR (China’s Ministry of Railways) or through phones seem to become an extravagant expectation. What are the reasons? How to take effective measures?…
The first session of our introductory course consists of an Overview of Analytics.
As part of our 6 video lecture series on Overview of Analytics, we recently shared the first 3 videos in a previous article. In the following videos, we have covered the Analytics Tools topics.…Continue
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The Fiscal Times is running an excerpt from my book, Predictive Analytics, about the Obama campaign's use of uplift modeling (aka net lift or persuasion modeling).
ARTICLE: The Real Story Behind Obama's Election Victory
By Eric Siegel
Elections hang by a thinner thread than you think.
By now you probably know that Barack Obama's 2012 campaign for a second term "moneyballed" the…
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The first session of our introductory course consists of an Overview of Analytics. We recently created a 6 video lecture series on Overview of Analytics. Here are the first 3 videos from this series.
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Here is the preface for Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die
By Eric Siegel, with a foreword from Tom Davenport
(Wiley, February 2013)
To order the book:…
Added by Eric Siegel on February 8, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
The computing in business activities involves enterprise reporting (Reporting), business data integration and cleaning (Data Integration and ETL), OLAP (Online Analysis Process), ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), CRM (Customer…Continue
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A NoSQL database from MarkLogic provides the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) with the ability to unlock a treasure trove of assets. Now the RSC can publish three times as many journals and four times as many articles. It also gave the Society the ability to develop new educational applications to make chemistry accessible to a wider audience.
Modern approaches to information products replete with full text search have the power to…
Added by Tony Agresta on January 18, 2013 at 7:58am — No Comments