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Michael Walker's Blog Posts Tagged 'Predictive' (11)

Beware: Employers Mine Your Personal Data to Predict Health

Watch out folks - there is a new breed of health analytics firms sprouting like weeds - mining "big data" about you and making broad and bold predictions about your state of health to make workplace decisions.

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Added by Michael Walker on February 18, 2016 at 12:34am — No Comments

Data Science Summer Reading List 2015

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Added by Michael Walker on June 1, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Advanced and Predictive Analytics Vendor Ratings 2014

How will Advanced & Predictive Analytics (APA) affect you? Our inaugural Advanced and Predictive Analytics report can help answer that question! APA is growing and developing a plan for your organization now is critical!

The 2014 Wisdom of Crowds® Advanced and Predictive Analytics market study contains everything you need to assess this dynamic market…

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Added by Michael Walker on July 23, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Forecasting with the Baum-Welch Algorithm and Hidden Markov Models

Leonard Baum and Lloyd Welch designed a probabilistic modelling algorithm to detect patterns in Hidden Markov Processes. They built upon the theory of probabilistic functions of a …

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Added by Michael Walker on February 24, 2014 at 10:02pm — 1 Comment

Predicting the Super Bowl

NFL 2013 Team Expected Points Added (EPA) per game - Defense by Offense

The atavistic love of sport, strategy,…

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Added by Michael Walker on January 27, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Markov Logic Networks for Better Decisions

One important goal of data science is to help decision makers make better decisions. Markov…

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Added by Michael Walker on January 15, 2014 at 12:24pm — 1 Comment

Prescriptive Analytics

Business analytics comes in three (3) general flavors: descriptive, predictive and prescriptive. See: …

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Added by Michael Walker on August 27, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Demand for Data Scientists and the Datification of Business

Source: EMC2 Survey.

You cannot improve and manage what you cannot…
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Added by Michael Walker on July 16, 2013 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Data Science and Predictive Analytics Strategy for Marketing

By developing a data science and predictive analytics strategy for marketing, organizations identify their most profitable customers, accelerate product innovation, optimize supply chains and pricing, and…
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Added by Michael Walker on June 19, 2013 at 9:39am — No Comments

Predictive Analytics Strategy

Predictive analytics is now sexy in the business world. While predictive analytics has many benefits and can help organizations gain competitive advantage, the hype may be causing false expectations. There is a mistaken…

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Added by Michael Walker on March 27, 2013 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Predictive, Descriptive, Prescriptive Analytics

The goal of  Data Analytics (big and small) is to get actionable insights resulting in smarter decisions and better business outcomes. How you architect business technologies and design data analytics processes to get valuable, actionable insights varies.



It is critical to design and build a data warehouse / business intelligence…

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Added by Michael Walker on September 19, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments

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