For many years, manufacturers have been trying to outperform the competition by offering up to five warranties on a car, for example, overusing the warranty argument in their marketing. Moreover, warranty costs have gone through the roof and repeated callbacks have ended up tarnishing the image of many companies. Therefore, it is obvious that their favorite integrated management software is not going to solve the problem, as it requires the integration of data from the entire company and all…Continue
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When was the last time your car made a funny noise or ran a little hotter than usual? Chances are, you quickly consulted a web browser for answers and found your way to a forum full of similar consumers and car enthusiasts, all eager to get answers to questions and argue over best solutions. A few pages through the conversation and you probably end up with a fairly educated guess as to whether a trip to a mechanic, or a car parts dealer, is in order.
Forums like the one mentioned are…Continue
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It was not easy to select a few out of many Open Source projects. My objective was to choose the ones that fit Big Data’s needs most. What has changed in the world of Open Source is that the big players have become stakeholders; IBM’s alliance with Cloud Foundry, Microsoft providing a…Continue
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Over a five year time period, based on better analytics, and where everybody win (except drug companies, doctors and hospitals).
Most analytic models to reduce health care costs are focusing on having insurance companies,…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on August 27, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Understanding how data converts from data to information to intelligence can be seen in the flow across the databases in an enterprise. What is a data warehouse? How do we get Business Intelligence? In this video I explain the high level view of how large corporations like Dell evolve their data to the front-end BI applications.
Added by Mitchell A. Sanders on August 27, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Very interesting study published by KDNuggets. Here are the highlights:
The most popular languages continue to be R (used by 61% of KDnuggets readers), Python (39%), and SQL (37%). SAS is stable at around 20%. The highest growth was for Pig/Hive/Hadoop-based languages, R, and SQL, while Perl, C/C++, and Unix tools…Continue
Data Science - The Process of Capturing, Analyzing and Presenting Business Intelligence with Skill - DataReality
Business analytics comes in three (3) general flavors: descriptive, predictive and prescriptive. See: …Continue
Added by Michael Walker on August 27, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Data analysis echo system has grown all the way from SQL's to NoSQL and from Excel analysis to Visualization. Today, we are in scarceness of the resources to process ALL (You better understand what i mean by ALL) kind of data that is coming to enterprise. Data goes through profiling, formatting, munging or cleansing, pruning, transformation steps to analytics and predictive modeling. Interestingly, there is no one tool proved to be an effective solution to run…Continue
I know that not everyone will agree with my definition of Business Intelligence, but my objective is to simplify things; there is enough confusion out there. Besides, who is the authority on a terminology that its traditional frame of reference is outdated and doesn't cover the entire spectrum of the value that …Continue
Another use of bigdata in ionospheric calculation:
Be kind to visit my hut on divine communication, a validation to brain waves, esp, and all the weird things!…Continue
In 2009 when I completed my first book "Unlocking Your Empire - keys to enable your social media powered business", social media was just starting to take off, and I made some predictions about the impact it would have on business, and the role both big data, and social media would have on the future of…Continue
Added by Tullio Siragusa on August 22, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
Big data applications in the CRM space is a no brainer -- so why are there so many laggards? Is is because of the investment required? I discuss this in my blog post and which refers back to a CMO.com article I contributed and was published this week.
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Natural language processing (NLP) involves machine learning, artificial intelligence, algorithms and linguistics related to interactions between computers and human languages. One important goal…Continue
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Business-Driven Evaluation of HP Vertica, Featuring CMA Consulting Services
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. ET
If you’re like most organizations, you have made a major investment in…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on August 19, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
I am starting my masters in the field in predictive analytics and searching feverishly for scholarships. If anyone is aware of scholarship opportunities for students within the industry of data I would greatly appreciate it!
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I am no expert in market analysis of any kind, but my personal Big Data Analytics embedded in my small brains which I inherited from my cave-dwelling ancestors tells me that the industry is anticipating huge profits from…Continue