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Michael Burke's Blog – November 2019 Archive (2)

Blog: Descriptive Versus Predictive Analytics

Generally speaking descriptive analytics is the process of making some sense or adding some structure to a data set, which at times can be very large. For this reason, most discussions referring to “analytics” in business are actually talking about descriptive analytics (Bertolucci, 2013). The most obvious example is when we run descriptive statistics at the beginning of a study, and look at things like the range, mean, median, quartiles, skew and kurtosis.…

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Added by Michael Burke on November 18, 2019 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Making Sense of the Wild World of Hadoop PART II: Clustering

In my last blog I introduced us to Hadoop, which allows companies to process, store and analyze Petabytes, Exabytes and even Yottabytes worth of data. And not just the kind of data you’d find on a spreadsheet--Hadoop can handle a wide…

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Added by Michael Burke on November 6, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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