The First Data Scientist on the Evolution of Data Science
Analytics
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Analytics
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The First Data Scientist on the Evolution of Data Science

gilpress - February 18, 2013

Norman Nie was not surprised by the accurate predictions of the presidential election results from Nate Silver and others. “A…

Analytics
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The Global Nature of Big Data and Analytics

BillFranks - February 16, 2013

In the past few months, in addition to my usual travel around the United States, I have had the pleasure…

Analytics
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Is Your eCommerce Website Suffering From Usability Issues?

pveugen - February 14, 2013

The usability of your ecommerce site can make or break potential sales. How can you tell if usability is an…

What Will We Call Big Data in 2015?
Big Data
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Big Data
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What Will We Call Big Data in 2015?

nraden - July 24, 2012

 It is pretty much agreed now that the “big” in big data is a relative term. If the volumes of…

Analytics
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Analytics: Not About Saving Time

nraden - July 20, 2012

 We hear a lot these days about how analytics can accelerate a calculation that used to take ten hours and…

Analytics
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‘Moneyball’ Takes the Next Big Leap

paulbarsch - February 29, 2012

Spying inefficiencies – in markets, business models, business processes such as supply chains and more has been one of the…

Analytics
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Freakonomics and Your Data

knowwareman - November 8, 2011

In the August, 2005 issue of BusinessWeek, Michael Hopkins explored the best seller Freakonomics and it's authors' strategy for using…

Modeling
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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
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Business People Are Dumb On Average(s)

Timo Elliott - September 12, 2011

Here’s one real-life example of the limits in quantitative thinking observed in an average company, shared with me by Michael…

Commentary
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“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…