Big Data and the Big Opportunity to Reform Education
Big Data
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Big Data
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Big Data and the Big Opportunity to Reform Education

andreesa - April 4, 2013

In big data terms, every human being is a rich resource. Students, from enrollment to grades to the clubs they join, generate as much data as any…

Uncategorized
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The Computing Deployment Phase

ChrisDixon - February 11, 2013

Technological revolutions happen in two main phases: the installation phase and the deployment phase. Here’s a chart (from this excellent book by Carlota Perez via Fred Wilson) showing the four previous…

Analytics
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Big Data Goes to School

Brett Stupakevich - May 3, 2012

Online education is certainly not new. But what about classes with tens of thousands of students, participating from locations all over the world? (more…)

Hadoop
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What Is a Data Scientist (and What Isn’t)?

nraden - February 17, 2012

The perception among organizations over the past five years is that more quantitative methods, with or without Big Data, are critical to success. The problem is that…

Analytics
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Big Data: We Have the Technology, but Do We Have the People?

JoeMcKendrick - January 5, 2012

Organizations are awash in big data, opening up huge opportunities to understand and predict customer preferences and market growth. (more…)

Analytics
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Picture Story: A Curriculum of Analytics

JackMason - December 27, 2011

IBM and Universities 'Picture Story' -- A Curriculum of Analytics: (more…)

Analytics
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Norman Nie on Two Big Problems with Big Data

DavidMSmith - December 23, 2011

Revolution Analytics CEO Norman Nie sat down with Cassimir Medford from Business Agility to talk about the problems business today face with respect to Big Data. The two…

Analytics
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Course: Financial Data Modeling and Analysis in R

DavidMSmith - November 28, 2011

The University of Washington is holding a web-based course which will be of interest to anyone who wants to learn about financial modeling with R: (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
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Building a Better Analyst

MarkBradbourne - October 6, 2011

I participated recently as a panelist in a Business Intelligence Summit at the University of Akron as they had identified a gap that their graduates had when entering…