Uncategorized
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Why Capacity Management Matters to Business Executives

PaulBarsch1 - July 1, 2009

In a challenging global slowdown, the world seems awash in capacity. Scans of major business publications show airlines reducing flights, companies furloughing or firing employees, and manufacturers…

Data Mining
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Mathematics Invades the Marketing Kingdom

PaulBarsch1 - June 30, 2009

Think marketing doesn’t have much to do with mathematics? Mathematics  is giving some companies a competitive edge in better understanding customers. Indeed, companies across all industries are…

Data Visualization
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Data Visualization – One City at a Time

PaulBarsch1 - June 25, 2009

Ever wondered what the “rhythm” of your city looks like? In cities like Rome and New York, aggregated real-time data from mobile providers is helping government officials…

Business Intelligence
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In a Petabyte Age, Is Understanding Passé?

PaulBarsch1 - June 18, 2009

Analysts have estimated that the volume of data in enterprises of all sizes is doubling every two to three years. With the deluge of data, some companies…

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Inflexible Business Models and Black Swan Exposure

PaulBarsch1 - June 18, 2009

Too many companies are not prepared for the significant adverse event – rare and unexpected kurtosis. As such, when tsunami’s hit (those 1 in 100 year floods)…

Business Intelligence
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Think “Conditions” When Estimating Probability

PaulBarsch1 - June 17, 2009

Often in modeling any system from complex to basic, we think about the “assumptions” that underpin the model and call them out for critique. What we often…