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Skills: The Business & Tech Seesaw
James M. Connolly  
9/26/2016   Post a comment
Three decades later, the much promised business aspect of a tech pro's job remains lacking.
Brother, Spare Me the Paradigm
Fabian Pascal  
9/26/2016   Post a comment
Today's new data management paradigm seems more like a return to how things were done decades ago.
A Real-World Check on Big Data Myths
James M. Connolly  
9/23/2016   Post a comment
Analytics professionals still encounter executives who live by misconceptions when it comes to big data and analytics. Here are six examples of big data myths.
Where Did That Gasoline Pipeline Break?
Robert Allison  
9/22/2016   13 comments
Robert maps out the path of the gasoline pipeline that ruptured last week, and which states might face gas shortages.
Government: Analytics Help to Deal With Change
James M. Connolly  
9/21/2016   5 comments
The SAS Government Leadership Forum takes place in October with experts addressing issues ranging from fight fraud today to the societal, economic, and geopolitical changes that will shape the world two decades from now.
The Trouble with Data About Data
Lisa Morgan  
9/21/2016   16 comments
It's time to accept the fact that so much of the data we see is biased, whether intentionally or not. so what can you do about it?
Take the A2 Quick Poll: Citizen Data Scientists
James M. Connolly  
9/20/2016   5 comments
People are taking sides on the citizen data scientist concept. Have your say in the new All Analytics Quick Poll.
Smart Homes Restore Independence for Veterans
Ariella Brown  
9/19/2016   33 comments
Led by actor Gary Sinise, a pair of organizations are leveraging technology to provide smart homes to disabled veterans.
The State Of Data Engineers
Jessica Davis  
9/19/2016   12 comments
Demand for data engineers is on the rise in enterprise, particularly in those organizations that aspire to be the next Uber or Airbnb. InformationWeek's Jessica Davis takes a look at this quickly growing job category within IT.
A Few (Hundred) SAS Graphs to Choose From!...
Robert Allison  
9/17/2016   2 comments
Want to see more of Robert Allison's work with graphs using SAS? Here are some tips.
Data for the Greater Good: Tough to Say No
James M. Connolly  
9/16/2016   13 comments
The nonprofit Datakind, which matches data scientists with social agencies solving world problems, provides a lesson in how to put data into action with any type of organization.
Capella Honorees: Analytics for the Right Reasons
James M. Connolly  
9/15/2016   Post a comment
The four winners of the Capella University and SAS scholarship awards provide good evidence of why the data science profession is in good hands for the future.
SAS Analytics Experience: Viya and Cognitive Computing
James M. Connolly  
9/13/2016   3 comments
SAS added new tools based on it's Viya analytics platform and turned the focus to cognitive computing, where applications today are advancing their ability to draw conclusions, with many more uses for the concept coming in the future.
Data Awareness and Your Social Status
Bryan Beverly  
9/13/2016   34 comments
Some Dilbert observations raise questions about who might be a data snob. Take the test.
Beware of Being Unique in the EU
James M. Connolly  
9/12/2016   9 comments
The EU's fear of what it calls unique data is puzzling, particularly when viewed in the 2016 era of big data and global business.
Keeping Online Retail Legal
Pierre DeBois  
9/9/2016   43 comments
With more ways to engage customers there are more ways to cross legal boundaries. A look at how marketers can avoid pitfalls.
You and the 10 Stages of Data Readiness for Analytics
Daniel D. Gutierrez  
9/8/2016   9 comments
Put your organization through this data readiness evaluation and see how you score.
Can Tech Make the Call Center a Help Desk?
James M. Connolly  
9/7/2016   25 comments
There are promising new technologies coming for the call center. But the question remains about whether companies value a call center as a tool to improve customer relationships.
Big Data: A View From Germany
Charlotte Erdmann  
9/6/2016   9 comments
An executive committee member of TDWI in Germany shares his observations on the use of big data in his country and the impact of strict privacy regulations.
Are Milkweed and Monarchs Making a Comeback?
Robert Allison  
9/6/2016   11 comments
Maps highlight the prevalence of the plant milkweed, which is key to the survival of the monarch butterfly.
New Initiatives in Data Science Education
James M. Connolly  
9/5/2016   8 comments
Partnerships between universities and companies in a variety of industries are helping to shape career preparation initiatives for tomorrow's data scientists.
Where Achieving the Dream Becomes Real
James M. Connolly  
9/2/2016   16 comments
Analytics and community college education will be on the agenda when Achieving the Dream holds is data and analytics summit next week.
What Will Microsoft Do With All That LinkedIn Data?
Jon Martindale  
9/1/2016   18 comments
Microsoft's planned acquisition of LinkedIn raises plenty of questions about how it will use all that LinkedIn data, and what privacy protections LinkedIn users can expect.
Data Pros Move to the Front of the Payroll Line
James M. Connolly  
8/31/2016   13 comments
If the analytics sector needs a virtual pat on the back, they can find it in the 2017 salary projections released by Robert Half Technology.
The Demand Signal Management Proposition...
Charlie Chase  
8/31/2016   2 comments
While the availability and collection of data are compelling companies to invest in demand signal management solutions to support their planning processes, many have not gotten the return on their investment. However, others are realizing that the real value is in visualization, exploration, and predictive analytics.
When Algorithms Go Astray
James M. Connolly  
8/30/2016   24 comments
The tale of a decade-old algorithm should raise concerns about how data and algorithms get reused in unexpected ways.
SAS 360 Engage: A/B testing and algorithmic segmentation
Suneel Grover  
8/29/2016   2 comments
A closer look at SAS 360 Engage, which enables organizations to interact with consumers by allowing them to create, manage and deliver digital content over web and mobile channels.
What You Should Know About Machine-Aided Analytics
Lisa Morgan  
8/29/2016   25 comments
It's a new world out there when it comes to analytics, and the old if/then model is no longer a sure thing.
Data, Information, Knowledge Discovery, and Knowledge Representation
Fabian Pascal  
8/26/2016   Post a comment
Databases in general and relational databases in particular are intended to be most useful for knowledge representation in the context of validation -- when a theory has been formulated -- and the logical model representing it in the database can be used to validate it and further analyzed to derive additional implications of a theory.
Do You Make Music With Data?
James M. Connolly  
8/25/2016   17 comments
There are surprising similarities between a successful data strategy and the painful process of getting music published and on the air.
If We Didn't Start the Fire, Then Who Did?
Robert Allison  
8/24/2016   32 comments
Robert puts a new spin on Billy Joel's 1980s hit We Didn't Start the Fire.
If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home Now
Ariella Brown  
8/24/2016   25 comments
A data-driven real estate application helps people find homes that are within a short commute to jobs that they might like.
Handwriting Recognition Meets Machine Learning
James M. Connolly  
8/23/2016   35 comments
All Analytics Radio explores the realms of handwriting recognition and machine learning. The two are progressing on sort of a parallel course.
4 Ways Analytics are used in Connected Healthcare and What’s to Come
Emily Johnson  
8/23/2016   16 comments
While still a burgeoning practice, connected health is using analytics in interesting ways to help medical professionals inform patients' healthcare decisions.
Proof, There's Real Value in That Data
James M. Connolly  
8/22/2016   12 comments
All that conference talk about finding value in big data is being reflected in realworld results in corporate environments.
The Benefits of Artificial Intelligence
Polly Mitchell-Guthrie  
8/19/2016   20 comments
Learn how artificial intelligence is contributing to the good of society and making our lives better. Presentations at Analytics Experience.
Execs Get Creative in Grooming Data Science Talent
James M. Connolly  
8/19/2016   22 comments
Forget the unicorn, there are ways to groom data scientists without searching everywhere for the rare candidate who offers deep technical experience, an analytical mindset, and rich business experience. Listen to what these analytics executives have to say.
SAS Analytics Experience: No Barriers
James M. Connolly  
8/18/2016   2 comments
The upcoming SAS Analytics Experience in Las Vegas reflects some key changes in how analytics are positioned in an organization and data's role in many different job types.
Common Biases That Skew Analytics
Lisa Morgan  
8/17/2016   20 comments
Part of any analysis has to be a sanity check to understand where the data may reflect any number of different types of bias.
What's Your Stress Score?
Robert Allison  
8/17/2016   23 comments
A graphic updated with SAS tools can help you understand the impact of stress factors in your life.
Meet the Somewhat Connected Home
James M. Connolly  
8/16/2016   48 comments
Predictions of a boom in connected homes aren't just optimistic, they are based on some pretty low standards.
Twitter Chat: How to Ensure Data Privacy
James M. Connolly  
8/15/2016   12 comments
All Analytics is hosting a Twitter chat tomorrow (Tuesday) at noon EDT as we discuss how to address data privacy challenges in an effort to protect our personal privacy and that of our customers, employees, and business partners.
Your Voice is Your New Password
Maryam Donnelly  
8/15/2016   16 comments
Banking company Citi has implemented voice recognition technology designed to better authenticate customers on support phone calls.
Big Data: Let's Stay Focused
James M. Connolly  
8/12/2016   10 comments
It seems that the tech and business sectors are drifting back toward an emphasis on the "big" in big data when they should be thinking "analytics."
Solar and Wind Power in the United States
Robert Allison  
8/11/2016   16 comments
SAS tools provide a fresh look at a map detailing where solar and wind power is generated across the US.
Big Data: An Art Form in Itself?
Charlotte Erdmann  
8/11/2016   7 comments
When we hear the words ‘big data’, we tend to think of vast databases, complex algorithms and endless links between mountains of information. Interestingly, however, big data is also suitable for art, and vice versa.
How to Make Everything Look Simply Rosy
James M. Connolly  
8/10/2016   19 comments
Check out this month's Cartertoons A2 cartoon, with one suggestion for how to make data look great.
Open Source Opens the Advancement of Analytics
Pierre DeBois  
8/9/2016   2 comments
O’Reilly Media’s OSCON featured how open source is influencing business operations at every level. Analytics practitioners looking to manage advance tactics should pay attention to the lessons learned.
A2 Radio: The Changing Landscape of Data Science
James M. Connolly  
8/8/2016   1 comment
All Analytics Radio looks at what universities are doing to help stem the projected shortage of data scientists, and to help prepare young people for careers in the analytics field.
SAS 360 Engage: Delivering Blue-Box Predictive Personalization
Suneel Grover  
8/8/2016   1 comment
The promises of cloud-based marketing analytics suppliers raise the question of whether a data scientist is necessary for personalization and, if so, what their role should be.
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Three decades later, the much promised business aspect of a tech pro's job remains lacking.
Today's new data management paradigm seems more like a return to how things were done decades ago.
Analytics professionals still encounter executives who live by misconceptions when it comes to big data and analytics. Here are six examples of big data myths.
Robert maps out the path of the gasoline pipeline that ruptured last week, and which states might face gas shortages.
The SAS Government Leadership Forum takes place in October with experts addressing issues ranging from fight fraud today to the societal, economic, and geopolitical changes that will shape the world two decades from now.
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