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Vincent Granville's Blog – April 2015 Archive (13)

Use of data analytics by print and digital publishers to increase revenue and profitability

Guest blog post by Matt Lindsay, Ph.d. President, Mather Economics.

For about 100 years, publishers have generated most of their revenue from advertising. Prior to the early 1900s, the primary revenue source was audience payments, either from newsstand sales or subscriptions. It is our opinion that the changes in the industry brought about by the Internet and mobile delivery platforms will shift the mix of revenue for publishers, both print and digital, back to an…

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 30, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Weekly Digest - May 4

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

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 29, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

What is the Internet of Everything (IoE)?

Guest blog post by Peter Diamandis, chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, best known for its $10 million Ansari X PRIZE for private spaceflight.  Today the X PRIZE leads the world in designing and operating large-scale global competitions to solve market failures.

Every month I hold a webinar for my …

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 27, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Using Historical Data in the Age of Real Time Decision Making

Guest blog post by Mike Davie.

Dangers and Missed Opportunities: Using Historical Data in the Age of Real Time Decision Making

For many companies going down the big data path, collecting data for its own sake has been a costly exercise with varying degrees of ROI. 

Historic data is great for understanding past events, but as companies mature, their big data efforts move to become more central to business operations: from…

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 24, 2015 at 9:36am — 1 Comment

Weekly Digest - April 27

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

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 20, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Human Translation vs. Google Translate in 2015

Interesting Infographics received from Verbalink, regarding a complex machine learning problem: automated translations.

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 18, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

An Excel Tutorial on Analyzing Large Data Sets

Ever wanted to use Excel to examine big data sets? This tutorial will show you how to analyze over 300,000 items at one time. And what better topic than baby names? Want to see how popular your name was in 1910? You can do that. Want to find the perfect name for your baby? Here’s your chance to do it with data.

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 14, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Weekly Digest - April 20

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

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  • Think Big, a Teradata company, provides data science and engineering services that enable organizations to accelerate their time to value from big data.…
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Added by Vincent Granville on April 14, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Four Techniques to Apply in the Design of Data-heavy Applications

Guest blog post.

Big data makes a noteworthy contribution to the usefulness of an application, but its presence can make the design of a clean and usable interface rather difficult. Today, many web applications are built on the platform of big cloud-based data, which leads to the question: how can a designer deliver all the necessary data in an application without making a train-wreck of everything?

Creating a balance between complex data requirements and a simplified…

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 7, 2015 at 3:50am — 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

Top Downloaded & Most Discussed R Packages

Gest blog post.

Vozag downloaded CRAN data from the R project to understand the top projects & which ones had the most discussions. Given below is a list of the top 20 packages downloaded in a single day. The full list of the top 100 most downloaded R packages is here.

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 5, 2015 at 4:24pm — 1 Comment

Simplest Way to Monetize Data: Think of Data as a Product

Guest blog post by Mike Davie.

With the exponential growth of IoT and M2M, data is seeping out of every nook and cranny of our corporate and personal lives. However, harnessing data and turning it into a valuable asset is still in its infancy stage of development.  In a recent study, IDC estimates that only 5% of data created is actually analyzed.…

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 5, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Weekly Digest - April 6

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 1, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

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