Business Intelligence
994 views

Considering IT Operational Decision Making as an Asset in Current Dynamics

koolhits - October 18, 2011

“To deliver on increased qualitative and quantitative expectations and combat with situations of close margins, it becomes imperative to redefine…

Analytics
1036 views

Survey Shows Business Intelligence Wants and Struggles of SMBs

David Abramson - October 18, 2011

While dashboards and reporting continue to be critical elements driving adoption of business intelligence (BI) among small to medium-sized businesses…

Modeling
899 views

The Human Factor Continually Confounds Probability Models

paulbarsch - October 14, 2011

With four weeks to go in the 2011 Major League Baseball season, the probability of the Boston Red Sox of…

Analytics
1146 views

Blasphemy? Quantitative Approaches Don’t Always Work Best

paulbarsch - October 6, 2011

Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates hedge fund, Pure Alpha II, is up 25% in year that hasn’t been kind to competitors.…

Analytics
1384 views

Self-Promoters Score! Why Analysts Can’t be Shy Anymore

metabrown - October 6, 2011

It’s 2011. Analytics is hot! Does that mean we analysts are hot, too? Well, no.   “Hot” isn’t a term…

Analytics
1458 views

Personalization: The Underappreciated Aspect of Self-Service Business Intelligence

David Abramson - September 30, 2011

These days, it seems like you can’t read an article about business intelligence (BI) without seeing the term “self-service.” Self-service…

Analytics
1761 views

Text Analytics WIIFM (What’s in it for Me?)

metabrown - September 27, 2011

Every day or so, someone asks me what’s hot in analytics now. My answer is simple – text. Text analytics,…

Analytics
1083 views

Take the Predictive Analytics in the Cloud survey

JamesTaylor - September 20, 2011

Decision Management Solutions, the company of which I am CEO, is running a study on Predictive Analytics in the Cloud…

Analytics
3015 views

Executives Don’t Like Analytics: Why Business Isn’t Data-Driven

metabrown - September 13, 2011

The business bestseller lists have showcased several high-profile books featuring case studies of companies enjoying competitive advantage from their cutting-edge…

Commentary
1285 views

“Average” Statistics that Bruise Our Ears

paulbarsch - September 7, 2011

The term “on average” denotes the usual amount of something. However, using “average” in presentations, media and more can be…