March Madness: The Analytics Behind the Dance Card
Jessica Davis 3/22/2017 14 comments
It may be impossible to predict the perfect bracket, but these academics have managed to predict perfectly the "at large" bids that were included in the March Madness NCAA college basketball tournament this year and with 96% accuracy over the last 6 years.
Edge Analytics Driving IoT Adoption
Jessica Davis 3/6/2017 6 comments
Consumer connected devices may get the big headlines, but business and industrial Internet of Things or IoT has gained momentum. A driving force behind its adoption is edge analytics.
NFL Combine: Big Bucks, Big Gambles
James M. Connolly 3/3/2017 13 comments
Even with the use of data analytics, sports teams still make terrible personnel decisions. Maybe there's a way for them and all hiring managers to do better.
The Trouble with Data Warehouse Analytics
Fabian Pascal 3/2/2017 8 comments
Data warehouses are essentially databases biased for particular data applications and against others. They are rooted in poor database foundation knowledge and logical-physical confusion.
How to Avoid Big Data Mistakes
Jessica Davis 3/1/2017 8 comments
If data is important to your company, then creating a data governance program is as essential to the business as an accounting program.
Data and Analytics Still Pay a Premium Salary
James M. Connolly 2/24/2017 29 comments
If you are looking for tech skills that offer a big premium on pay day, data science and big data are still top bets. Joining them is DevOps. Here's a look at just how much in a range of areas across the US.
A2 Radio: Analytics and Medical Record Privacy
Jessica Davis 2/21/2017 14 comments
HIPAA is supposed to protect the privacy of your medical information, but the sale of anonymized medical data and advances in analytics have made it possible for organizations to re-link your name to your private records.
HIMSS: Harnessing Analytics For Healthcare
Jessica Davis 2/15/2017 8 comments
Healthcare organizations have already provided some of the most interesting and promising applications of advanced analytics use cases. The HIMSS 2017 event next week in Orlando will provide a window into what's next.
Are Your Home Appliances Analyzing You?
Maryam Donnelly 2/8/2017 18 comments
Home appliance manufacturers have latched onto the promise of IoT, adding smart sensors to help consumers track their appliances. Will the data generated and the analytics enabled end up changing how appliances are made in the future?
Analytics Used to Detect Online Harassment
Jessica Davis 2/7/2017 12 comments
In conjunction with Internet Safety Day, the Wikimedia Foundation has released two new public data sets of online harassment in Wikipedia edits. The Foundation leveraged machine learning to detect harassment.
Time for an Analytics Show and Tell
James M. Connolly 2/2/2017 19 comments
The business-analytics disconnect remains a hurdle for adoption of data-driven decision making. Maybe it's time for the analytics team to hit the road and show employees what data can do for them.
Data Privacy Day: Balancing Protection, Convenience
Jessica Davis 1/27/2017 36 comments
Data breaches can cost millions and end careers. Consumer identity theft can create huge personal life disruptions. Here's why both consumers and businesses must remember the importance of balancing convenience with protection on Data Privacy Day.
OmniChannel Analytics: The Customer Still Must Come First
Jessica Davis 1/26/2017 16 comments
As traditional retailers have added new channels, such as online commerce and social media, integrating all the new customer data has been a challenge. To provide a modern experience, companies must take a customer-first approach to the data and analytics.
Machine Learning Tackles Cyberbullying
Ariella Brown 1/25/2017 55 comments
Social media and mobile devices may seem like a vast and scary unknown to parents of young children with phones and other devices. Now machine learning is being applied to the problem of protecting the kids.
Professional sports leagues the NFL, NHL, NBA, and MLB are all leveraging analytics and IoT in their efforts to improve the games. Here's an overview.
What makes March Madness basketball data analytics even better? A great visualization.
Monetizing Your Data authors Andrew Wells and Kathy Chiang join A2 radio to discuss the trouble with today's analytics programs and how to fix them.
Data governance is the secret infrastructure behind organizations that successfully leverage analytics to add value. Here's a closer look.
How the National Hockey League is using sensors and predictive analytics to learn more about fans and game play.
The Art of Psycho-demographic Analytics
Monetize Your Data: Turning Insights Into Action
Evolution of the Data Scientist Role
Data Analysts in Training: Meeting Tomorrow's Demand
Our Bodies, Our Data: Medical Records For Sale
Energy Analytics: Using Data to Find Savings
Sharpen Your Analytics & Data Management Strategy
Analytics: Make the Most of Data's Potential in 2017
A2 Radio: Can You Trust Your Data?
Retail Analytics: See Where Style Meets Statistics
Why the IoT Matters to Your Business
International Institute for Analytics Research Library