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What is Business Intelligence? Definition & Example.

Business intelligence is important for every business. But, there is a lot of confusion about business intelligence.

This is mainly because BI has been defined in different ways. So, we thought what’s better than talking about business intelligence. We dived into the history pages and compiled a list of definitions and examples that will help you understand this concept better.…

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Added by Priyansha Kansal on November 11, 2019 at 2:27am — No Comments

How Big Data can help your Business Analytics?

Business analytics is here to stay, and most ventures are wrapping their heads around the idea. Numerous data gets collected from various interactions among clients and potential prospects; Big data is referred to as the complex humongous data. It is not a new fad in the analyst industry. Organization requires making top-notch decisions using big data as an essential component in…

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Added by Priyansha Kansal on November 7, 2019 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Detecting Hidden Fraud Risk from Public Data

by Hudson Hollister

Detecting which of the federal government’s millions of contracts most likely involve fraud used to require insider access to agencies’ IT systems. Data analytics provides greater efficacy and higher hit rate than traditional investigative methods – and now can even be performed using only public…

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Added by Paul Derstine on October 28, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

What is Cybersecurity Data Science?

Cybersecurity Data Science (CSDS) is a rapidly emerging profession focused on applying data science to prevent, detect, and remediate expanding and evolving cybersecurity threats. CSDS is increasingly formally recognized as a cybersecurity job specialty, for instance in the NIST NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

A proposed CSDS definition derived from…

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Added by Scott Mongeau on October 22, 2019 at 11:20pm — No Comments

RADR: A Powerful Visual Risk Analytics Tool

by Vic Diloreto, Director, Software Products, Elder Research

The Risk Assessment Data Repository (RADR) is a powerful risk analytics platform used to enhance productivity in the investigation of fraud, waste and abuse. This server-based, data analytics product  fuses data from…

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Added by Paul Derstine on October 17, 2019 at 5:01am — No Comments

MS Data Science vs MS Machine Learning / AI vs MS Analytics

Q1. Is MSc in Data science/Data Analytics same as ML/AI as some universities don’t have AI but Data Science?

Q2. I am interested in MS Data Science and not MS Analytics as the later is not technical in nature. Are MS Data Science and MS Data Analytics the same?

Q3. How to Choose Between a Master’s in Data Analytics vs Business…

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Added by Tanmoy Ray on September 17, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

Boosting your Machine Learning productivity with SAS Viya

By Stefan Stoyanov, Business Analytics & Research Intern at Boemska

I started my MSc Business Analytics course at theh University of Surrey almost one year ago. I had no prior experience in Machine Learning or data science. Before, I used to develop and manage EU projects…

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Added by Stefan Stoyanov on September 17, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments

Your guide in selecting the right CDP

Of late, a buzzword in marketing and analytics circles is CDP or Customer Data Platform. Chief Marketing Officers now have this new weapon in their arsenal to serve customers in an even better, faster and more granular manner. 



A CDP is a “data unifying software”. Adding it on top of your martech stack helps manage your…

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Added by Hemant Warudkar on August 13, 2019 at 2:12am — No Comments

Investment Modeling Grounded In Data Science

Note: This blog was written by Dr. John Elder and was originally published on www.elderresearch.com/blog.

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Elder Research has solved many challenging and previously unsolved technical problems in a wide variety of fields for…

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Added by Paul Derstine on July 30, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

Data is Not Oil. It is Land.

Note: This blog was written by Dr. William Goodrum and originally posted on www.elderresearch.com.

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It has become common to talk about data being the new oil. But a recent piece from …

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Added by Paul Derstine on July 30, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

How Data Science can transform the face, body & functioning of Logistics

Data is the new fuel- it drives businesses towards exponential growths. It has the power to transform operational and add intelligent insights with its immense potential. The key, however, lies with understanding data and its insights.

Logistics, like other domains, can also leverage from the several advantages of data. It all begins with what to do with the collected data. Data Science will come into the picture with its amalgamation of statistical &…

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Added by Bhushan Patil on July 21, 2019 at 8:37pm — No Comments

How do I prepare for Data Scientist interviews?

If you are a recent graduate or someone preparing for your first data scientist position, then here are some tips to help you ace your interview!…

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Added by Ann Rajaram on July 11, 2019 at 2:52pm — No Comments

How Long Does It Take to Learn Python for Data Science?

Python is the most loved, dreaded, and wanted programming languages by most developers, according to StackOverflow survey.  Popular among most professional software developers, Python was ranked the world’s seventh popular programming language.

A study by PYPL Popularity of Programming Language Index (a study that monitors the frequency of searches regarding the popular programming languages to learn) predicted that it showed that there was a growth of 17.1% during the last…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on July 2, 2019 at 12:29am — No Comments

Big Data & Public health syndicate: The promise and perils

Data is growing at an unimaginable speed. Data has been and will be the most crucial driving factors behind day-to-day activities that we carry out. As we talk, tons and tons of data---in exabytes is being added and processed each day, making it difficult to handle such an astronomical amount. There lies one major difficulty in handling such large amount of data. Since the volume is increasing rapidly in comparison to the computing resources, we find it…

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Added by Jane Brewer on June 24, 2019 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Build vs. Buy: The Conundrum Facing the Commercial Insurance Industry as It Embraces an AI-Based Future

Artificial intelligence (AI) seemingly has been discussed everywhere over the last few years, and now it’s made its way into the commercial insurance industry. Organizations are using AI and machine learning for everything from streamlining operations to offering more personalized care and better customer service. There is an increasing sense of urgency about getting started on the AI journey. The question is how. Do they develop a custom solution in-house or purchase a third-party solution…

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Added by Ji Li on May 2, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Retailers: Better Market Basket Analysis Will Keep You Ahead Of Competition

“It’s much easier to double your business by doubling your conversion rate than by doubling your traffic.” —Jeff Eisenberg, CEO of BuyerLegends.com

It is but only now that medium and small retailers have started to realize why Amazon and other e-commerce companies…

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Added by Hemant Warudkar on April 1, 2019 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Bringing Big Data to Big Macs: Lessons from McDonald’s Successful Adoption of Data Science for Personalized Marketing

Background: Civis began a data technology partnership with McDonald’s North America Marketing and Data Science teams in late 2017, and — after a year and a half of keeping our heads down — we jointly presented some of our key learnings recently at Advertising Week in New York.…

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Added by Civis Analytics on March 6, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments

From Optimization to Prescriptive Analytics

Summary:  True prescriptive analytics requires the use of real optimization techniques that very few applications actually use.  Here’s a refresher on optimization with examples of where and how they’re best used.

 

Predictive analytics and optimization have gone hand in hand since the very beginning.  But in…

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Added by William Vorhies on February 18, 2019 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

The Rise of Strategy Analytics

If there was an AI winter, we are clearly in the peak of its summer. I do not know if we will ever build something as Skynet, but we are going to build much simpler things that will change the course of our lives. This shows a new application of analytics in the field of finance. A radical new approach that let flourish a new face of finance never seen…

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Added by Ramon Serrallonga on February 15, 2019 at 6:06am — No Comments

Text Encoding: A Review

The key to perform any text mining operation, such as topic detection or sentiment analysis, is to transform words into numbers, sequences of words into sequences of numbers. Once we have numbers, we are back in the well-known game of data analytics, where machine learning algorithms can help us with classifying and clustering.

We will focus here exactly on that part of the analysis that transforms words…

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Added by Rosaria Silipo on February 11, 2019 at 3:09pm — No Comments

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