In Data Analytics We Trust?
Ariella Brown 11/14/2016 16 comments
Organizations around the world still have plenty of work ahead of them in terms of building trust in their data and analytics strategies, according to a report by KPMG.
Swipe to Swap and Go
Ariella Brown 4/7/2016 35 comments
A France-based social site takes some of the cash considerations out of home sharing for vacation travel.
Wearable Tech Finds Its Style
Ariella Brown 2/22/2016 93 comments
A new generation of wearable fitness devices is focused on style, for those who want it, and on convenience, as in built into shoes or earbuds.
Our Robots, Our Selves
Ariella Brown 11/4/2015 48 comments
If companion robots that are already popular in Japan are to make it big in the US and other countries, analytics will play a role in adapting their personalities for the likes and dislikes of other cultures.
A Data-Driven Game-Changer for Football
Ariella Brown 9/11/2015 66 comments
With the opening weekend of pro football upon us, NFL fans can now utilize the same data and analytics that has been available to teams, so they can understand factors such as player speed and precise positioning.
An Algorithm Gets Rhythm
Ariella Brown 7/8/2015 37 comments
A machine-learning algorithm does rap in Finland, drawing on the thousands of songs by leading rap performers to develop lyrics for new works.
Analytics Speed Up Response Times for EMS
Ariella Brown 4/11/2014 42 comments
Jersey City Medical Center EMS uses a predictive analytics and visualization tool to shave precious minutes from its response times, and the system helps route ambulances around traffic problems.
Reading & Being Read by E-Books
Ariella Brown 3/17/2014 40 comments
E-readers track how long you spend on each book and on each page, sending that information back to subscription services, so they can tailor recommendations. Will authors benefit from seeing it, too?
Cameras in Class: Insight vs. Privacy
Ariella Brown 12/2/2013 35 comments
SensorStar Labs has developed technology for analyzing the facial expressions and eye movements of individual students to see if they're engaged in lessons or have their minds elsewhere.
'Clipping' Coupons as You Need 'Em
Ariella Brown 6/7/2013 40 comments
VisibleBrands uses a location-aware wireless network, RFID technology, and real-time analytics to deliver promotions for products right to customers at the point of decision.
Big City Parking Made Easy
Ariella Brown 5/1/2012 52 comments
With street sensors collecting data and analytics programs delivering quick results, cities are crafting programs aimed at easing the pain and expense of metered parking.
Today's data analyst needs to understand the factors that have an impact on their research, and the best way to gain that understanding is the good old library.
The right blend of analytics and experience can be the key to success in any market, but perhaps no place more than in retail. Join A2 Radio today at 2 pm as we are joined by author and SAS retail expert Brittany Bullard.
Those delving into data science have to learn the important difference between prediction and explanation, as we discovered in post-election discussions and finger-pointing.
Early sales show that retailers' investments in analytics paid off during the 2016 holiday shopping season. Here are a few highlights from the beginning of the rush.
This week's #GivingTuesday highlights the need not only to volunteer with organizations that are trying to make the world better through analytics, but to make those efforts successful.
Retail Analytics: See Where Style Meets Statistics
Why the IoT Matters to Your Business
Will Data and Humans Become Friends in 2017?
We Can Build Smarter Cities
Visualization: Let Your Data Speak
How Colleges and Tech Are Grooming Analytics Talent
How Machine Learning Takes Handwriting Recognition to New Levels
A Look at Tomorrow's Data Scientist
Analytics and the Making of a President
Analytics: Where We've Been, Where We're Going
International Institute for Analytics Research Library