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Vincent Granville's Blog – March 2012 Archive (9)

The Top 10 Business Analysis Skills for 2012 | Batimes

Author: Angela Wick, CBAP, PMP – Angela advises organizations in developing BACoEs, BA practices, and growing BA competencies. 
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I like to think of the BA role as a broker of information, getting big picture and details from many different people, groups, executives, subject matter experts,…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 30, 2012 at 7:58am — No Comments

Obama administration to push big data agenda | Gigaom

Big data must really be big to get its own White House-sanctioned research and development push.

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will host a  live webcastThursday at 2 p.m. eastern time to outline how the government can “help big data” with its Big Data Research and Development…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 30, 2012 at 6:58am — No Comments

Berkeley course on Data Science

Instructor is former Facebook data star. See http://datascienc.es.

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 24, 2012 at 9:04am — 1 Comment

Social Meets Big Data - EMC/Greenplum (Webcast, March 20)

Social Meets Big Data

Social Meets Big Data Webcast - Greenplum Product Announcement



How Social, Open, and Agile is your Big Data?

Join experts from EMC and Greenplum for the announcement of new Big Data technologies, partnerships, and initiatives that will drive greater business insight and economic value from your data than ever before. You'll see for yourself how social web, open-source…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 13, 2012 at 3:32pm — No Comments

50 unusual ways analytics are used to make our lives better

Many more to come soon. Let's start with 10 for today.
  1. Automated patient diagnostic and customized treatment. Instead of going to the doctor, you fill an online (decision tree type of) questionnaire. At the end of the online medical exam, customized drugs are prescribed, manufactured and delivered to you: for instance, male drug abusers receive a different mix than healthy females, for the same condition. In short,…
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Added by Vincent Granville on March 9, 2012 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Top analytic blogs and websites, with trending information

Interpretation:

  • This analysis is based on data submitted on sign-up by 16,000 Analyticbridge members, between February 2008 and December 2011.
  • A "plus" (+) sign on the right-hand column (below) shows growth between 2008/2009 and 2010/2010. A "plus plus" (++) sign means strong growth, and is usually achieved by new web sites.…
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Added by Vincent Granville on March 5, 2012 at 6:42pm — No Comments

Six keywords characterizing milestones in the history of analytic engineering: from 1988 to 2033

  • 1988: Artificial Intelligence. Also: Computational Statistics.
  • 1995: Web Analytics. Also: Machine Learning, Business Intelligence, Data Mining, ROI, Distributed Architecture, Data Architecture.
  • 2003: Business Analytics. Also: Text Mining, Unstructured…
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Added by Vincent Granville on March 4, 2012 at 3:09am — No Comments

Excel to HTML, and other data format conversions

What is the best Excel to HTML converter? I've found Tableizer at http://tableizer.journalistopia.com/, it's free and it's a web app. But I'm wondering if there are other convenient solutions.

More generally, what is the best tool for format conversion (that can do ALL conversions without destroying the original format, such as changing a date into a number or worse, text format)?

  • SAS ->…
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Added by Vincent Granville on March 3, 2012 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Big Data for the Public Good - Seminar Series

We are generating more data than ever before. Thanks to the data scientists who organize and analyze this information, this abundance of Big Data can be harnessed to serve the public interest in innovative ways.

Big Data for the Public Good is a four-part seminar series hosted by Code for America in San Francisco and sponsored by Greenplum, a division of EMC, that explores how data scientists and change agents…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 1, 2012 at 8:10am — No Comments

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