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Keep Your Data Scientist…Send Me A Data Artist!

BillFranks - February 9, 2012

There is a lot of hype about the new position of “Data Scientist” (see January’s Fortune magazine). (more…)

Analytics
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Is Big Data at Risk of Unleashing Big Brother?

BillFranks - January 6, 2012

Privacy is always a flash point. With the advent of big data, privacy is only going to be even more of a concern. The fact is that…

Analytics
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Incorporating MapReduce in the Analytics Environment

BillFranks - December 6, 2011

A few weeks ago, I attended the Hadoop World show in New York to hear first-hand how organizations are making use of the new technology. (more…)

Analytics
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The Dire Consequences of Analytics Gone Wrong: Ruining Kids’ Futures

BillFranks - November 12, 2011

We always hear about the benefits of analytics done correctly and used well. What we don’t hear as often are the dire consequences of analytics done poorly…

Analytics
595 views

Analysts As Rock Stars? Don’t Be A One Hit Wonder!

BillFranks - October 14, 2011

What a change a few decades makes! When first starting my career as an analyst, I had no illusions about what I was getting into. I was…

Analytics
668 views

Analytics Conferences Gone Wild!

BillFranks - September 15, 2011

As a result of the attention business analytics has received in recent years, we’re seeing a proliferation of conferences tied to analytics. It seems like everywhere one…

Analytics
555 views

Aiding an Analytics Enthusiast

BillFranks - August 24, 2011

How Can You Help “Bob The Marketing Guy” Succeed With Analytics? (more…)

Analytics
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“Big Data” Is Coming, “Big Data” Is Coming:

BillFranks - August 5, 2011

What Does It Mean To Analytic Professionals? (more…)

Analytics
586 views

Should “Bob The Marketing Guy” Be Building Your Analytics?

BillFranks - August 5, 2011

There is a certain topic that comes up a lot. In fact, I responded to a LinkedIn discussion on the topic just a few days ago. While…