Business Intelligence
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Teradata Podcasts on Data Mining And SNA

TimManns - May 21, 2009

I sometimes get asked by vendors to present case studies or examples of work so that they can attract new customers or demonstrate how existing customers can…

Data Mining
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Telstra found guilty of abuses of telecommunications network data

TimManns - May 5, 2009

- Disclaimer. I do not represent any organisation. This is a personal blog and I talk freely about data mining from a personal perspective only. --See a…

Uncategorized
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When graphs, piecharts and all else fails… Dilbert to the rescue!

TimManns - April 22, 2009

If you work in a Marketing or Sales department then you probably have the challenging task of convincing your less technical colleagues of the benefit of using…

Business Intelligence
758 views

Clementine is dead, long live PASW Modeller

TimManns - April 7, 2009

For the new Clementine homepage seehttp://www.spss.com/software/modeling/modeler/SPSS have gone for new product names, including changing Clementine to PASW. I'm more interested in the new features and bug fixes…

Business Intelligence
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Tips for the KDD challenge :)

TimManns - March 30, 2009

I recently heard about the KDD challenge this year. Its a telco based challenge to build churn, cross-sell, and up-sell propensity models using the supplied train and…

Business Intelligence
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Presenting at conference Uniscon 2009

TimManns - March 27, 2009

I've been asked to present at Uniscon 2009. One to the professors involved at the University of Western Sydney is a relative of an analyst I work…

Business Intelligence
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And then there were Three, not!

TimManns - March 18, 2009

I haven't been contributing to forums or making posts with my usual vigour because of a few recent events;1) becoming a daddy-> lots of fun!2) recent announcement…

Business Intelligence
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How many models is enough?

TimManns - March 3, 2009

I recently missed a presentation by a data mining software vendor (due to my recent paternity break), but I've been reviewing my colleagues notes and vendor presentation…

Business Intelligence
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re: “Thoughts on Understanding Neural Networks”

TimManns - January 19, 2009

Great post by Gordon Linoff the the Data Miners.com Blog about visualising Neural Networkshttp://www.data-miners.com/blog/2009/01/thoughts-on-understanding-neural.htmlI usually get better predictive success using neural nets, but the lack of explain-ability…

Business Intelligence
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Isn’t In-database processing old news yet?

TimManns - January 14, 2009

A bit of a Clementine plug, but hear me through...I'm puzzled by a few recent articles I've read describing in-database processing, the practice of doing very sophisticated…