Analytics
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The analyst function is dead

SDC Editor - September 9, 2011

The role of the operational analyst has moved from the business into both Finance and into IT.  The Finance team…

Business Intelligence
871 views

Why Statistics is the next sexy profession

DavidMSmith - May 27, 2009

Google's Chief Economist, Hal Varian, recently said, "The sexy job in the next ten years will be statisticians." On the…

Data Mining
882 views

Quick Visualization of irs.gov Search Queries

SDC Editor - April 15, 2009

Here is a quick visualization I did in honor of April 15th to investigate what people looking for on tax…

Data Mining
785 views

Chrome Experiments: Online Data Visualization

SDC Editor - March 21, 2009

Here are some nice data visualization methods elaborated in http://www.chromeexperiments.com/.I created one using Social Collider for searching @smartdataco and generated this…

Data Mining
1360 views

Modeling Visualization Macros

SDC Editor - March 16, 2009

I was creating some scoring models and decided to look for some macros.1) Here is a nice SAS Macro from…

Data Mining
885 views

Detecting latent variables… in rock music

DavidMSmith - March 5, 2009

Here's a neat example of data analysis and visualization (sadly, not using R) with an interesting application: detecting rock songs…

Business Intelligence
841 views

Data intimacy

TedCuzzillo - February 25, 2009

Long before Scott Davies made the self-service ETL tool he calls Lyza, he tried to find out how analysts really…

Data Mining
747 views

PAW: The High ROI of Data Mining for Innovative Organizations

JamesTaylor - February 18, 2009

Live from Predictive Analytics WorldJohn Elder presented a collection of case studies to showcase the ROI of data mining. John…