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Analytics Don't Ensure Competitive Advantage
Matthew Brodsky  
3/26/2015   Post a comment
Matt Brodsky joins in the sports analytic conversation, pointing out that analytics superstars in pro sports still have to prove their worth.
Big Data: Why Those Startups Have It Easy
James M. Connolly  
3/25/2015   5 comments
Wouldn't it be nice to be able to launch a big data initiative with just a few years of known data sitting on a shiny new infrastructure?
Euro vs Dollar Exchange Rate: An Historic Event?
Robert Allison  
3/25/2015   Post a comment
Just how "historic" is it that the value of the euro dropped below that of the dollar?
People Respond to Privacy Nudges But We Aren't Nudging
David Wagner  
3/24/2015   17 comments
When people know how much of their private data is being used, they are appalled. So we're just not telling them. Is that OK?
A2 Radio: What Sports Mean to Your Business
James M. Connolly  
3/23/2015   11 comments
Booz Allen Hamilton's Ray Hensberger joins A2 Radio on Tuesday at 3 pm to show how innovative analytics applications used in sports can translate into success for many types of businesses.
Five Tips for Enabling the Modern Web Experience
John Balla  
3/23/2015   4 comments
Customer likes, dislikes, and needs on the web are changing rapidly, particularly when it it comes to use of mobile devices. Here are five tips to make your customers feel at home on your site.
Tapjoy Pushes to Make Each Mobile User a Customer
Jon Martindale  
3/23/2015   Post a comment
Marketing software company turns to analytics to help app developers better monetize freemium apps.
What's Your Opinion on Daylight Saving Time?
Robert Allison  
3/20/2015   17 comments
Now that the US is back on Daylight Saving Time, the question comes up about whether it's worth it.
Data Science Pros: Solve the Problem-Solving Problem
James M. Connolly  
3/19/2015   19 comments
We need ways to help data scientists with good soft skills to highlight those in a recruiting system that loves tech terms.
Cloud Analytics End Small Business Loans Drought
Kishore Jethanandani  
3/19/2015   7 comments
Cloud-based credit reviews of small businesses have opened the door to new lending opportunities from the non-bank investment sector.
Hey, CEO, This Is a Computer!
James M. Connolly  
3/18/2015   21 comments
Good advice from the consultancy McKinsey on how you can get your CEO and the rest of the C-suite to better understand the role of technology.
Google’s Steady March to Mobile Search Dominance
Pierre DeBois  
3/17/2015   11 comments
Mobile moves to the forefront in analytics and Google's search algorithm plans, and that means you have to think about how your website's architecture serving the needs of the mobile world. Take a peek at what Google plans for April.
Tracking Billionaires With Beauty and Accuracy
Robert Allison  
3/17/2015   29 comments
Robert adds a touch of style and accuracy to a map highlighting your neighborhood billionaires.
INFORMS Competition: A Sign of Things to Come
James M. Connolly  
3/17/2015   4 comments
Honorees in the INFORMS Student Analytical Scholar Competition present further evidence that today's young people think "analytics" from the start.
IDG Survey Shows Analytics Has a Long Way to Go
David Wagner  
3/16/2015   15 comments
IDG's new analytics survey doesn't paint a rosy picture for the A2 community.
How to Use the SAS Pi Constant
Robert Allison  
3/16/2015   2 comments
SAS provides a pi constant for programmers to utilize.
Lingering Myths Haunt Big Data
James M. Connolly  
3/16/2015   10 comments
Some of the myths about big data projects just won't go away, and they put good projects at risk.
Leading Marketing Excellence With Analytics
John Balla  
3/15/2015   Post a comment
A panel of practitioners shared their experience and their advice on how to keep your analytics strategy on pace with the changes in the tech world.
The Fresh Look on All Analytics
James M. Connolly  
3/13/2015   14 comments
The team at All Analytics hopes that our new design will make it easier to find the content and peer advice that you value.
Mitigate Risks Through Data Analytics
Judith M. Myerson  
3/13/2015   2 comments
Analytics are at the heart of risk management tools, but you need to understand your own organization's needs when it comes to selecting a product.
Analytics Won't Cure Stupidity
James M. Connolly  
3/11/2015   33 comments
While we may be tempted to criticize analytics initiatives that fall flat, the odds are that it was human error, not the data, that was at fault.
Where Are Your Girl Scout Cookies Made?
Robert Allison  
3/11/2015   5 comments
Who knew? Different companies make Girl Scout cookies, and who makes your depends on where you are from.
Relationship Status: Connected, Analytics for Agency
Leo Sadovy  
3/10/2015   5 comments
We are approaching the point where connected devices act as agents between business and the consumer.
Florida’s Ban on ‘Climate Change’ is an Opportunity
David Wagner  
3/10/2015   34 comments
When data deniers block the use of certain types of words or arguments, they are really giving you the road map for how to convince them another way.
How to Get Your Big Data Journey Back on Track
Christian Prokopp  
3/10/2015   6 comments
Moving your big data initiative from proof of concept to production calls for mapping out some key steps.
March Is When Sports Analytics Get Put to the Test
James M. Connolly  
3/9/2015   20 comments
Football free agency, baseball's spring training, March Madness, and the road to hockey and NBA playoffs make this month where analytics set the stage for success or failure. Booz Allen's Ray Hensberger joins A2 Radio to discuss the state of sports analytics.
Making a 'Fun' Zip Code Map More Useful
Robert Allison  
3/7/2015   4 comments
Robert had some fun adding new life to the zigzags of connected zipcodes across the US.
Crunch Time Calls for Real-time Response
John Balla  
3/6/2015   2 comments
When people run into a cash crunch due to unexpected life events, real-time decisioning based on SAS can help them get the financial support they need.
The IoT Path Gets Mapped from Sensor to Decision
James M. Connolly  
3/6/2015   21 comments
A Deloitte paper highlights why connecting a bunch of devices to the Internet doesn't make the Internet of Things real. It's only the first big step.
Domains, R-tables, and SQL
Fabian Pascal  
3/5/2015   5 comments
Analysts must know database tables’ interpretation -- the business rules underlying them -- which is rarely documented.
Is North Carolina the New Hollywood?
Robert Allison  
3/5/2015   9 comments
Using SAS to analyze movie business activity highlights North Carolina's role as a host to the film industry.
Six Questions to Seed Data-Driven Decision Making
James M. Connolly  
3/5/2015   14 comments
A team at the University of Cambridge has come up with good advice on the "how" in implementing big data and data-driven decision making.
Analytics Priorities: Find the Balance
James M. Connolly  
3/4/2015   5 comments
Yes, you can focus on innovation in your analytics initiative without taking your eye off internal efficiencies.
Tell Me a Story: Why Data Analysts Must Be Storytellers, Too
Meta S. Brown  
3/4/2015   19 comments
Data alone won't make an analyst's work memorable or actionable in the eyes of a business executive. A story puts it into perspective.
Business Intelligence Can Change Students' Lives
Curtis Franklin Jr.  
3/3/2015   5 comments
A data analysis foundation supports a framework for student success in Nashville's school system.
Social Media: It Knows Where You Come From
James M. Connolly  
3/2/2015   10 comments
Analytics show that you cant always hide your hometown roots in the world of social media.
Professional Data Analyst/Artist/Engineer/Scientist For Hire
Tricia Aanderud  
3/2/2015   55 comments
Hiring and getting hired is pretty tricky in an era when data professionals don't even know what to call themselves.
Speak Up & Share Your Thoughts About All Analytics
James M. Connolly  
2/26/2015   14 comments
Please participate in the All Analytics reader survey, and help to shape the content that we deliver to you and your peers in the analytics community.
Charles (Dickens and Darwin) and Continuous Improvement
Leo Sadovy  
2/25/2015   10 comments
By allowing a organization to steadily evolve under pressure, it can emerge holistically more fit to compete and perform than before.
The New IT Means Innovation Alongside Operations
James M. Connolly  
2/25/2015   32 comments
It may be time for a new framework for IT in your organization, one that supports new concepts and innovation while not forgetting about operations, according to author and consultant Jill Dyché.
Tracking the Increase in Marijuana's THC Content
Robert Allison  
2/25/2015   6 comments
The DEA data shows that the potency of marijuana has more than doubled in recent years, and using SAS the data is even more clear.
A2 Radio: Secure Your Big Data in the Cloud
David Wagner  
2/25/2015   17 comments
Join the A2 Radio audience to learn more about big data cloud security from Wilco Van Ginkel.
Reviewing Your Data with R
Pierre DeBois  
2/25/2015   17 comments
Data scientists are discovering R programming as an augment in data visualization and analysis.
Big Data in Manufacturing: Time to Get on Board?
James M. Connolly  
2/24/2015   19 comments
The evidence is there: Analytics are ready to provide a competitive advantage in manufacturing.
Mobile Best Practices: Alignment Around Mobile-First Strategy
John Balla  
2/23/2015   6 comments
Check out how successful companies are making mobile analytics the core element of their marketing strategies.
Strata + Hadoop World: Azure, SAS, MapR & Big Data
David Wagner  
2/23/2015   7 comments
An on-site roundup of news from last week's Strata+Hadoop event in San Jose, featuring news from SAS, Microsoft, and others filling in the big data puzzle.
Profiting From Weather Analytics
Maryam Donnelly  
2/23/2015   43 comments
Weather data isn't just about planning what to wear; weather analytics are big business.
Visualizing the Eradication of Smallpox
Robert Allison  
2/23/2015   2 comments
Animation helps to illustrate the differences in how smallpox disappeared from state to state.
The Analytics Skills Gap: Find & Keep Good People
James M. Connolly  
2/23/2015   3 comments
As we continue our series of interviews with analytics professionals about the analytics skills gap, we hear from Kimberly Holmes, Senior Vice President, Strategic Analytics at insurance company XL Group.
An NFL Combine for Data Scientists
David Wagner  
2/20/2015   9 comments
Hiring of data scientists is haphazard at best. Maybe there's a better way.
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When people know how much of their private data is being used, they are appalled. So we're just not telling them. Is that OK?
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