Early Indications October 2010: The Analytics Moment: Getting numbers to tell stories

November 2, 2010

Thanks in part to vigorous efforts by vendors (led by IBM) to bring the idea to a wider public, analytics is coming closer to the mainstream. Whether in ESPN ads for fantasy football, or election-night slicing and dicing of vote and poll data, or the ever-broadening influence of quantitative models for stock trading and portfolio development, numbers-driven decisions are no longer the exclusive province of people with hard-core quantitative skills.(more…)