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.
Dating Data Analyzed
Ariella Brown 2/14/2012 21 comments
On this Valentine's Day, we explore the relationship between online dating sites' predictive algorithms and matchmaking.
Voice Analytics Needs Some Analysis
Ariella Brown 12/7/2011 13 comments
With newscasters turning to layered voice analysis to assess the truthfulness of controversial public figures, advocates and detractors are weighing in on the technology's use.
Analytics expert John Elder examined the flaws in some scientific research, including the challenge of "vast search," during his keynote at A2014.
Does the very nature of a CIO's work doom him or her to a provider class that can never achieve the CEO's office?
Former NBA star Magic Johnson credits obstacles and circumstances from his early years with teaching him how to understand and deal with people and situations way outside his comfort zone.
The old line about garbage in, garbage out is as appropriate as ever, and has to be remembered by analytics professionals, and in fact, the whole organization.
Some fun facts and numbers kept popping up during the three big SAS-related events in Las Vegas last week.
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2014 VA Interactive Roadshow -- BostonThe 2014 VA Interactive Roadshow will feature SAS® Data Management and SAS® Visual Analytics experts covering topics like prepping data for VA and VA integration with SAS® Office Analytics. This year's events will keep presentations at a minimum and focus on giving attendees hands-on exposure to the latest version of VA.
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Data Exploration & Visualization
Get hands-on training that focuses on the critical steps in the process of analyzing data: accessing and extracting data, cleaning and preparing data, exploring and visualizing data. This INFORMS course will use several of the most popular software tools intensively, and provide an overview of the range of software options.
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Foundations of Modern Predictive Analytics
In this INFORMS course, learn about modern predictive analytics, the science of discovering and exploiting complex data relationships. This course will give participants hands-on practice in handling real data types, real business problems and practical methods for delivering business-useful results.
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2014 VA Interactive Roadshow -- AtlantaThe 2014 VA Interactive Roadshow will feature SAS® Data Management and SAS® Visual Analytics experts covering topics like prepping data for VA and VA integration with SAS® Office Analytics. This year's events will keep presentations at a minimum and focus on giving attendees hands-on exposure to the latest version of VA.
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As retailers evolve toward an omnichannel environment, much of their success will depend on how effectively they use big-data and analytics.
LEADERS FROM THE BUSINESS AND IT COMMUNITIES DUEL OVER CRITICAL TECHNOLOGY ISSUES
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The Issue: Data visualization is an up-and-coming technology for businesses that want to deliver analytical results in a visual way, enabling analysts the ability to spot patterns more easily and business users to absorb the insight at a glance and better understand what questions to ask of the data. But does it make more sense to train everybody to handle the visualization mandate or bring on visualization expertise? Our experts are divided on the question. The Speakers: Hyoun Park, Principal Analyst, Nucleus Research; Jonathan Schwabish, US Economist & Data Visualizer
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