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All Blog Posts Tagged 'predictive modeling' (140)

A Step-by-Step Plan for Getting Your Company Started with Predictive Analytics – Part 2

Summary:  Over 80% of companies are not yet using advanced analytics.  Here’s a step-by-step plan to implement a brand new predictive analytics program getting the biggest bang for your buck from the most cost effective investment.  Part 2.

In Part 1…

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Added by William Vorhies on October 12, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

100 Blogs on Analytics, Big Data, Data Science, and Machine Learning

Originally posted on KDNuggets. We've added some blogs that were missing in the original list, and eliminated some that aren't worth mentioning, hoping to make this list less biased. For a much bigger list, click here.…

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Added by L.V. on October 10, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

A Step-by-Step Plan for Getting Your Company Started with Predictive Analytics – Part 1

Summary:  Over 80% of companies are not yet using advanced analytics.  Here’s a step-by-step plan to implement a brand new predictive analytics program getting the biggest bang for your buck from the most cost effective investment.

Are You (Your Company) Part of the 80% or the 20%?…

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Added by William Vorhies on October 5, 2015 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Automating the Data Scientist

Summary:  Do you think we can replace Data Scientist with software?

Talk about a fraught concept, this one ought to give you the willies.  I don’t mean to be a Luddite about the magical abilities of technology but the concept here is to replace data scientists with software.…

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Added by William Vorhies on September 14, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

When your data science activities can send you to prison...

Many products or published articles based on data science are heavily regulated, and illegal to perform or publish or sell without a special license, especially in US. You may be doing research and development on a topic considered as classified by the US government. Here a few examples:

  • Steganography (the art and science of hiding secret messages in…
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Added by L.V. on September 13, 2015 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Top LinkedIn Groups for Analytics, Big Data, and Data Science

Interesting article recently posted here, where the DSC top LinkedIn group is listed as #1 (it is now approaching 200,000 members). 

Here are the 10 largest groups (by membership as of Mar 30, 2015), and their growth in…

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Added by L.V. on August 27, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Weekly Digest, August 31

The full version is always published Monday. Starred articles are new additions or updated content, posted between Thursday and Sunday. The picture of the week is from the contribution marked with a +, where you will find the details.

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  • The right data can greatly accelerate your business, but how do you put your aspirations into action? How do you…
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Added by Vincent Granville on August 26, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Is Predictive Modeling Dead?

Summary:  Is predictive modeling dead?  Have we wasted our time practicing this?  I don’t think so but here are some interesting thoughts to the contrary.…

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Added by William Vorhies on August 24, 2015 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

What Will They Call Us in 10 Years?

Summary:  Data Scientist may be a prestigious title but it doesn’t reflect our area of specialization or the depth of our experience.  As legions of newly minted Data Scientists are granted degrees over the next few years the problem for both employee and employer will only grow worse.

With the explosion in undergraduate and graduate level offerings in data…

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Added by William Vorhies on August 11, 2015 at 8:55am — 2 Comments

Stop Hiring Data Scientists if you’re not ready for Data Science

Guest blog post. Originally posted here

Greta Roberts, CEO, Talent Analytics, Corp.

I had yet another call today with a brilliant data scientist working inside of a Human Resources Department of a major business. This HR data scientist has both a strong analytics and predictive analytics background. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in…

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Added by Andrei Macsin on July 31, 2015 at 9:21am — No Comments

Weekly Digest - July 27

The full version is always published Monday. Starred articles are new additions or updated content, posted between Thursday and Sunday. The picture of the week is from the contribution marked with a +, where you will find the details.

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  • Predictive Analytics World for Business, September 27 - October 1 in Boston,…
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Added by Vincent Granville on July 22, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Weekly Digest - July 20

The full version is always published Monday. Starred articles are new additions or updated content, posted between Thursday and Sunday. The picture of the week is from the contribution marked with a +, where you will find the details.

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Added by Vincent Granville on July 15, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Data Science: The numbers game Law almost lost.

On the face of it, Analytics and Law are manifestly divergent fields of practice. One need only consider the nature of Algorithms that require numerical attributes for their calculations and the textual rigidity of substantive law to realize this. The very first obstacle one will encounter in applying Analytics to Law is the absence of calculable numerical variables in raw legal data. No judicial precedent, statute or common law principle has ever been reduced to a mathematically sound…

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Added by Mkhuseli Mthukwane on June 5, 2015 at 4:00am — 5 Comments

Four successful big data / analytics startups in Seattle

These companies gather and process gigantic amounts of data to serve their clients and/or users. They make money out of selling summarized, processed, real-time data. They are poised to succeed in the IoT (Internet of Things) revolution, leveraging all sort of devices and API's to gather data, and

  • send alerts to users via text messages or other technology
  • sell intelligence extracted from data, to other businesses

It is worth spending some time figuring out…

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Added by Mirko Krivanek on May 22, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Weekly Digest - April 13

The full version is always published Monday. Starred articles or sections are new additions or updated content, posted between Thursday and Sunday.

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 5, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Do You Really Need a Unicorn?

Summary:  The world of data science is splitting into two distinct camps, the start-up app world and the commercial world.  The good news is that almost all the opportunity lies in commercial predictive analytics where you can broadly specialize and still play with all the latest innovations.…

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Added by William Vorhies on March 16, 2015 at 3:02pm — 4 Comments

All Machine Learning Models Have Flaws

Interesting article posted by By John Langford. John Langford is a machine learning research scientist, a field which he says "is shifting from an academic discipline to an industrial tool". He is the author of the blog …

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Added by Mirko Krivanek on March 5, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Jackknife and linear regression in Excel: implementation and comparison

The comparison is performed on a data set where linear regression works well: salary offered to a candidate, based on programming language requirements in the job ad: Python, R or SQL. This is a follow-up to the article highest paying programming skills. The increased accuracy of linear regression estimates is negligible, and well below the noise level…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 1, 2015 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Weekly Digest - March 2

The full version is always published Monday. Starred articles or sections are new additions or updated content, posted between Thursday and Sunday. 

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  • What are the 5 creative search solutions based on Text Analytics? Do you know the story inside your data? …
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Added by Vincent Granville on February 24, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Weekly Digest, January 26

The full version is always published Monday. Starred articles or sections are new additions or updated content, posted between Thursday and Sunday. 

Sponsored Announcement…

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 21, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

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