To Buy or Not to Buy, Right Now
Point / Counterpoint 12/17/2012 30 comments
Using big-data to drive retail prices up and down several times a day just seems likely to make already skittish consumers more anxious.
The Myth of De-Identification
Point / Counterpoint 7/20/2012 15 comments
De-identified only means that it would be difficult to re-identify the people in the original record. It doesn't mean it would be impossible.
GUI Schmooey ‒ You Need to Know Code!
Point / Counterpoint 3/26/2012 18 comments
Only coders can understand what's happening behind the dashboard with all those jazzy GUIs and brightly colored pictures, argues blogger Joe Stanganelli in this Point/Counterpoint debate.
Still Coding? That's Crazy ‒ Go With the GUI
Point / Counterpoint 3/26/2012 17 comments
For greatest competitive advantage, you want to build, release, fail, and iterate fast -- and only a BI GUI can let you do that, argues IT consultant Phil Charles in this Point/Counterpoint debate.
Scale Up With HPC for Best Analytics Support
Point / Counterpoint 3/9/2012 9 comments
Scaling out in the cloud is increasingly touted as a good option for analytics processing, but in this Point/Counterpoint piece one IT writer argues the strengths of an internal high-performance computing infrastructure.
Get Your Analytics Master's Now
Point / Counterpoint 2/10/2012 27 comments
In this Point/Counterpoint debate, Cordell Wise argues that more and deeper analytics master's programs are needed to fill a talent gap.
Give Klout Some Credit
Point / Counterpoint 1/6/2012 22 comments
In this Point/Counterpoint blog, AllAnalytics.com Editor in Chief Beth Schultz explains why Klout scores warrant attention.
The Federal Trade Commission's discussion of exclusionary and biased big-data initiatives can serve as a call for data scientists and their clients to ask hard questions of their data.
In a new report, TDWI highlights the seven benefits of using marketing analytics.
In map and bar chart forms, here's a state-by-state comparison of electricity rates.
Consider whether analytics professionals are so wedded to their tools and techniques that they are no longer revolutionaries but conformists.
While it's impressive that companies are investing in big data, projects may be slow to get off the ground.
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