Business Intelligence
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Singularity: Is the brain too complex to model?

StephenBaker1 - August 15, 2010

We'd been through eight hours of lectures at the Singularity Summit, talks about the future of man-machine interfaces, anti-aging technology,…

Uncategorized
745 views

Why Learn R? It’s the language of Statistics

DavidMSmith - June 24, 2010

In the Introduction to his book “R for SAS and SPSS Users” (Springer 2009) Robert Muenchen offers ten reasons for…

Business Intelligence
650 views

PMML support is growing rapidly. From down under and into the stars!

SDC Editor - June 4, 2010

Back in November 2009, I reported on PMML and Open Source Data Mining, highlighting the support open source tools offered…

Business Intelligence
733 views

Voodoo Spectrum of Machine Learning and Data Sets

SDC Editor - June 1, 2010

I used to be very gung-ho about machine learning approaches to trading but I'm less so now. You have to…

Business Intelligence
700 views

First Look – FICO Xpress and Business Rules

JamesTaylor - February 17, 2010

Optimization is a mathematical process for finding the best decision for a given business problem – usually highest profit, lowest…

Predictive Analytics
642 views

Optimizing customer service levels with predictive analytics

JamesTaylor - February 17, 2010

Richard Boire gave a presentation on predictive analytics in customer service at the Canadian Automobile Association. Organizations that successfully adopt…

Data Visualization
714 views

Which is more important? Rearview mirrors or windshield?

GaryCokins - January 25, 2010

A popular pair of PowerPoint slides used by business conference speakers first displays a distant car behind in the rearview…

Data Mining
802 views

Physicists, models, and the credit crisis, ctd.

DavidMSmith - March 21, 2009

Allen Engelhardt, physicist and former quant, provides a thoughtful response to my post the other day, where I asked, "Do…

Business Intelligence
796 views

First Look – Incanto

JamesTaylor - March 13, 2009

I got a chance to look at a new decision product this week - Incanto from Qualia Systems in the…

CRM
777 views

PAW: New Challenges for Developing Predictive Analytics Solutions

JamesTaylor - February 19, 2009

Live from Predictive Analytics WorldKhosrow Hassibi of KXEN and Will Tangalos of Wells Fargo presented together on the challenges of…