Data Intelligence, Business Analytics
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
Added by Eric Siegel on March 20, 2013 at 2:19pm — No Comments
Predictive Analytics: GET THE BOOK AND RECEIVE FREE ONLINE TRAINING
April 3rd is "Predictive Analytics" Day - not the science, the book! To build awareness of Eric Siegel's new, acclaimed book, "Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die" (published by Wiley Feb. 19), we're providing an offer ya can't refuse.
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1. Free access to the first of four modules of the…Continue
Added by Eric Siegel on March 12, 2013 at 11:04am — No Comments
Last October, a colleague and I speculated on how a special, powerful form of predictive analytics would revolutionize presidential campaigning—and, if successful, how it might be poorly received by the public thereafter. In our work, he and I focus more on financial, marketing, and online applications of this technology. But we bet the story would break within politics by 2016 or 2020.
Surprise: There's no wait! After Obama's win in November, we've learned they already did this.…
Added by Eric Siegel on February 20, 2013 at 8:47am — No Comments
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…
Added by Eric Siegel on February 14, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
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:…
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Added by Vera Klimkovsky on December 16, 2012 at 10:54pm — No Comments
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Added by Aravind on November 1, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
With the Summer Olympics starting this week in London, an estimated 10,500 athletes from 204 countries will gather to compete in 302 events within 26 sports. Every single one of these competitors has worked tirelessly to bring home the gold for their country and earn the honor of becoming a globally recognized Olympic champion in their sport.
While having world class skills is an important asset for any champion, the drive to compete and edge out their competition is critically…Continue
Added by Mike Kennedy on July 27, 2012 at 2:55pm — No Comments
The recent "bigdata" phenomenon has introduced lots of trendy external data types like unstructured social media data. While this data is extremely valuable, IIA Faculty Member Greta Roberts makes the case that performance models should always include a fundamental, obvious, and readily accessible data…Continue
Added by Mike Kennedy on January 17, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Evolution of every species on the planet has happened through a series of experiments – each experiment done with just one objective – to survive and to improve the chances of survival of the next generation. The selection criteria was simple – if the experiment succeeds, you survive and get to pass on your genes. If the experiment fails, you die!
The same instinct for arriving at innovative solutions can be applied to solving business challenges too – Of course the…
Added by Divyabh Mishra on November 29, 2011 at 7:11pm — No Comments
This contest is focused on forecasting Standard & Poor's 500 (S&P500) closing prices from 1st January, 2012 to 31st March, 2012. Its the first of many aimed at building a quality market prediction engine.Prizes include one for community participation and collaboration.
Timelines: The contest will begin on November 28th, 2011 and the final date of submission of entries will be December 30th,…Continue
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Decision Support and Risk Analysis Webinar
1:00pm EDT, Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
Added by Phil Morettini on September 19, 2011 at 10:18am — No Comments
The president of the data mining company I work for recently published a new article on data mining. This article from Tim Graettinger addresses some of the top questions he's been asked during a webinar on data mining that he helps to present:
Added by Daniel Graettinger on May 10, 2011 at 6:59pm — No Comments
A decision tree is a predictive model that, as its name implies, can be viewed as a tree. The predictions are made on the basis of a series of decision much like the game of 20 questions. For instance, if a loan company wants to create a set of rules to identify potential defaulters, the resulting decision tree may look something like this.
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