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There’s been a great deal of discussion over the past several weeks regarding data mining and predictive models. Terms like “meta data” and “algorithm” are fast moving from the domain of IT practitioners and into the realm of water cooler discussion. This might be a good opportunity to briefly review some of these concepts in order to better understand data mining practices and standards.
First, some terms.
Meta Data - refers…Continue
Most companies work regularly to reduce risk without truly understanding exactly what risk really is, or how much it should be reduced. Some managers will tell you that risk exists, but they won’t be able to tell you where or to what extent. Others can identify where a risk might lie, but can not tell you the impact to the company should the identified risky event occur.
Most technology managers tend to talk about risk in terms of security and disaster…Continue