Be a Text Analytics Heretic
Big Data
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Big Data
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Be a Text Analytics Heretic

metabrown - April 30, 2013

Promises, promises! Text analytics literature is full of them. Gain valuable insights! Know your customer! Harness the power of Big Data! And so on, and so on.…

Selecting Big Data Sources for Predictive Analytics
Analytics
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Analytics
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Selecting Big Data Sources for Predictive Analytics

metabrown - April 8, 2013

Why is big data valuable? Because it’s big? Not really. In fact, very large datasets always come with a very large set of headaches. Storage, maintenance and…

Modeling
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Protecting Public Data

metabrown - September 13, 2012

Public data, the data that government makes available to the public, is at risk. Wait a minute, what about all those great Open Data initiatives you’ve heard…

Ending the American Community Survey: Privacy is Not the Issue – by Virginia Carlson
Analytics
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Analytics
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Ending the American Community Survey: Privacy is Not the Issue – by Virginia Carlson

metabrown - September 11, 2012

How do we as a nation know who we are, what areas are prospering, who is in trouble, where we need new schools, roads and shopping opportunities?…

Why Business Needs Public Data
Analytics
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Analytics
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Why Business Needs Public Data

metabrown - September 6, 2012

With over 30 years in retail site location strategy, I used Census data every day to analyze business critical issues. Where do our customers live? How has…

Analytics
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Open Data: What’s It Hiding?

metabrown - September 4, 2012

Let’s get this straight – I’m all for open data. Yet the fanfare about open data is taking up so much of our attention in the analytics…

Predictive Analytics
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Text Analytics Is Hard (That’s What She Said)

metabrown - July 23, 2012

You think math is hard? Hah. At least in math, there is a clearly defined right answer, unless you’re talking statistics, and even there we have well-defined…

Text Analytics, Big Data and the Keys to ROI
Analytics
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Analytics
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Text Analytics, Big Data and the Keys to ROI

metabrown - June 18, 2012

When you were a child, and the grownups asked what you wanted to do when you grew up, you said, “I want to do text analytics on…

Analytics
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The STEM Profession that Women Dominate

metabrown - April 9, 2012

Do you know which major STEM field boasts as many women in the profession as men? Where almost half the college degrees – even at the PhD…

Analytics
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Planning for ROI in Text Analytics

metabrown - March 29, 2012

Want good ROI from text analytics? You’ve got to plan for it!  In any field, there are always two major ways to get returns on investment –…