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Enhancing Analytic Capabilities With Beacons
Pierre DeBois  
8/28/2015   2 comments
IBeacon and a new beacon protocol from Google are ushering new ways to enhance customer analytic strategies.
Our Fall Curriculum: Build a Great Analytics Team
James M. Connolly  
8/27/2015   11 comments
Our A2 Radio Show on Tuesday, September 1, kicks off a four-month focus on building and managing the enterprise analytics team.
Big Model: The Necessary Complement to Big Data
Leo Sadovy  
8/27/2015   3 comments
Matching the right model with the right data in a big data world requires a careful balancing act.
It's Time for Analytics Pros Against Data Abuse
James M. Connolly  
8/26/2015   7 comments
Maybe it's time for analytics professionals -- those of you who seek the truth through data -- to take to the streets to lead the world in a quest for proper use of good data.
Would Amazonís Culture Only Get One Star?
Tricia Aanderud  
8/25/2015   29 comments
When it comes to managing and motivating employees too much data might be a bad thing. Maybe Amazon highlights the need for balancing data and gut decisions.
Does Your Company Need A Chief Data Officer?
Thomas Claburn  
8/25/2015   2 comments
Companies that have CDOs tend to perform better than those without, according to a report from Forrester.
A Peek Into the Analytics-Business Relationship
James M. Connolly  
8/25/2015   1 comment
We've seen some thawing in the relationship between analytics teams and business leaders. The question is about how much progress really has been made.
How Is Electricity Generated in Your State?
Robert Allison  
8/24/2015   24 comments
SAS graphics bring to life data about how the 50 states generate electricity.
You Have the Right Data; Now Use It!
Lauren Tucker  
8/21/2015   21 comments
If you are waiting to get some big data, look around, you might have more good data than you think.
Data-Driven Tech and the Big Plunge
James M. Connolly  
8/20/2015   16 comments
If Gartner's latest Hype Cycle graphic is right, plenty of pet analytics projects are taking the dive into the land of lost innovations.
On A2 Radio: Mobile Analytics and the Big Picture
James M. Connolly  
8/19/2015   2 comments
Join All Analytics Radio on Wednesday, August 26, when our discussion will focus on mobile analytics, and not just what our smart phones can tell us.
The Body Parts That Venture Capitalists Love
Robert Allison  
8/19/2015   11 comments
Robert offers improved versions of Wall Street Journal graphics highlighting which body parts attract the most venture capital funding.
Driverless Cars Present Ethical Challenges
Ariella Brown  
8/18/2015   129 comments
How will a driverless car make life or death decisions, and whose live takes priority? It's an ethical question that will have to be addressed as self-driving cars take to the road.
Your Card Swipe is a Real-time Customer Experience
John Balla  
8/17/2015   10 comments
It's amazing what Visa does during the second it takes between your card swipe and when your transaction is completed.
For the Big Data Newbie: Fundamentals Matter
James M. Connolly  
8/17/2015   11 comments
Sometimes we need to be reminded that what we can do with big data isn't what we should do. Keep the focus on how data can solve business challenges.
Hadoop Releases: Here's the Timeline Graph
Robert Allison  
8/14/2015   6 comments
If you are new to Hadoop or a real Hadoop pro, you can track the many Hadoop releases using Robert's handy new graph.
Booz Allen: The Right Questions and the Right Skills
James M. Connolly  
8/13/2015   7 comments
Consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton has developed a model for staffing and managing its data science teams, applying metrics and methodology to evaluating candidates on tech and soft skills.
Database Fundamentals: Relational Theory and Database Practice
Fabian Pascal  
8/13/2015   Post a comment
In his third installation of Database Fundamentals, Fabian explains why the relational data model isn't just theory but is adapted for the practical needs of database management.
A2 Radio: Vaporization and the Digital World
James M. Connolly  
8/12/2015   9 comments
Join A2 Radio on Tuesday, August 18, for a fascinating look into the digital transformation and how functions, even entire industries, get vaporized. A key survival tool for businesses is data analytics, according to author Robert Tercek.
Visualization: Worth a Thousand Words
Leo Sadovy  
8/11/2015   2 comments
There are times when words aren't the best way to convey a message, and visualization does the job.
A Flood Model for the Rest of Us
Matthew Brodsky  
8/11/2015   9 comments
A new modeling tool promises to help property buyers assess their coastal flood risks, but it also raises a few questions.
Lessons in Listening From the NFL
James M. Connolly  
8/10/2015   15 comments
The Denver Broncos' analytics director will have in-game contact with coach Gary Kubiak via the coach's headset.
Data Privacy Done Right
James M. Connolly  
8/7/2015   23 comments
An initiative at Xerox highlights how companies can build data privacy protections into the fabric of a new application.
How to Foster Innovation in Analytics
Bryan Beverly  
8/6/2015   22 comments
The corporate challenges remain, figuring where to innovate and balancing time spent on innovation with the requirements of operations.
Visualize This: The Bosses Like Your Report
James M. Connolly  
8/5/2015   4 comments
Experience with visualization tools and techniques is one of the most desired skills among analytics professionals, whether they want to improve their own lot or hire great talent.
Marriage and Divorce: What Do the Numbers Say?
Robert Allison  
8/5/2015   15 comments
The 50% divorce rate? Is it real or rumor? Robert probes marriage and divorce stats with graphs.
Self-Service Business Intelligence Proves Itself
Jim Schakenbach  
8/4/2015   21 comments
There's growing interest in giving more mid-range managers access to self-service analytics, with some organizations opting for a combined centralized/decentralized analytics structure.
Map of US Domestic Cannabis Eradication
Robert Allison  
8/3/2015   17 comments
Using SAS tools it's easy to see where DEA marijuana activity has been taking place.
What IoT Is & What IoT Ain't
James M. Connolly  
8/3/2015   18 comments
Our new slide show guides you through some of the key takeaways from the recent All Analytics Academy program on the Internet of Things, and offers some perspective on what you can do with IoT today.
Imagining the IoT's Influence
Pierre DeBois  
7/31/2015   23 comments
The Solid conference on new technology highlighted not only the opportunities for the Internet of Things but how analytics pros have to be deeply involved in IoT initiatives.
Was the Dress Blue, Teal, Sky, Turquoise, or Spindrift?
Robert Allison  
7/30/2015   30 comments
Robert delves into the psychology behind "the dress" and how men and women label colors.
You Can Define the Modern Data Analyst
James M. Connolly  
7/30/2015   20 comments
Members of the All Analytics community are invited to take part in a survey by Blue Hill Research as the consultancy compiles a profile of the modern data analyst.
If You Knew Someone Would Resign Could You Do Anything?
David Wagner  
7/30/2015   46 comments
HR analytics is getting good enough to predict when people will leave, but just because you can predict it, doesn't mean you can do anything about it.
Why build models?
Leo Sadovy  
7/29/2015   6 comments
Effective use of models help us execute on our thoughts, and there are tools to enable each part of the process, except for what our imagination brings to the game.
Analytics Skills Gap: Drive Innovation Through Data Intelligence
James M. Connolly  
7/29/2015   3 comments
Maryanne Schretzman, executive director of the New York City Center for Innovation through Data Intelligence (CIDI), discusses why analytics professionals would want to work in an organization that is devoted to helping people live better lives.
Only Brush the Teeth You Want to Keep
Robert Allison  
7/29/2015   22 comments
Robert explores new ways to highlight the dental issues of the US elderly population.
Time for New Spending and ROI Metrics
James M. Connolly  
7/28/2015   17 comments
Judging enterprise interest in analytics calls for a new metric that looks beyond what companies spend on hardware, software, and services.
Predictive Analytics: Data and Retail Expertise
Ariella Brown  
7/27/2015   58 comments
Predictive analytics have been proving their worth in the retail sector, with examples showing showing the sector how predictive analytics can blend with industry experience in decision making.
Are Today's Game Developers Future Analytics Experts?
Jon Martindale  
7/24/2015   11 comments
If there's a crash in the video game sector, could game developers find work in the analytics field?
A2 & IWeek Survey: No Data Scientist is an Island
James M. Connolly  
7/23/2015   2 comments
An All Analytics/InformationWeek survey shows that only a minority of those involved in analytics initiatives adopt the title of data scientist. Are there signs of new roles for analytics pros and data scientists?
What Are Mobile Consumers Thinking?
John Balla  
7/23/2015   22 comments
Research by SAS and Northwestern Universityís Kellogg School of Management provides deep insight into the activities of mobile consumers.
A2 Radio: Analytics-based Innovation in Healthcare
James M. Connolly  
7/23/2015   7 comments
Learn about the role that analytics can play in improving patient health while helping to manage healthcare costs when Bob Gladden of CareSource joins All Analytics Radio on Tuesday.
The Sands of Time Go Digital
James M. Connolly  
7/22/2015   23 comments
Basic fractions come to life to explain why time seems to fly as we age.
Analysis of Serial Killings in the US
Robert Allison  
7/21/2015   18 comments
Robert takes a graphical approach to viewing data surrounding US killings across the US.
Next up for Data Science: Prescriptive Analytics
James M. Connolly  
7/21/2015   3 comments
Today at 2 pm (EDT) All Analytics Radio examines the next stage in the evolution of data science, prescriptive analytics that spot business challenges in your data but suggest solutions.
Analyze Your Medical Mysteries
Maryam Donnelly  
7/20/2015   29 comments
Crowdsourcing medical mysteries offers benefits but also raises some real questions.
Analytics Pros: Heads and Hearts in the Right Places
James M. Connolly  
7/20/2015   2 comments
An All Analytics and InformationWeek survey shows that analytics professionals simply want to do a good job, solve business problems, and help their organizations succeed. That is, if their employers let them.
Learn About Prescriptive Analytics on A2 Radio
James M. Connolly  
7/16/2015   1 comment
Join All Analytics Radio as Blue Hill Research's Hyoun Park discusses the potential for prescriptive analytics in the enterprise and shares best practices on preparing for a move to that next stage in analytics.
Big Data Demands Big Quality
Leo Sadovy  
7/16/2015   9 comments
When it comes to ensuring data quality, the concepts traditionally applied to structured data can provide benefits even with today's unstructured data.
Not the Hadoop You Thought You Knew
James M. Connolly  
7/16/2015   2 comments
Speakers at SAS Live! Experience the Power of Analytics + Hadoop event this week outlined just how dramatic the evolution of Hadoop has been and how it changes corporate approaches to analytics.
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