Our Robots, Our Selves
Ariella Brown 11/4/2015 42 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.
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.
Your analytics initiative might be just enough to elevate your organization into the InformationWeek Elite 100 list of the most innovative users of information technology.
For hotels personalization requires teamwork across the diverse marketing, operations, and revenue management groups.
Maybe it's time for the analytics profession to unite under a single slogan that inspires quality and innovation, something that will help you avoid being one of those case studies where big data analytics went awry.
Email and survey communications company Emma shared 18 interesting facts and bits of advice for optimizing email marketing efforts.
In providing a summary of their two All Analytics Academy presentations, Ezmeralda Khalil and Steven Mills of Booz Allen Hamilton highlight the value of identifying the right talent needs, recruiting data scientists from business units, and not wasting time looking for unicorns.
Understand the Difference Between Data Science and Analytics
Shape the Next Generation of Data Scientists
Analytics Best Practices: Plan for the Human Factor
See How Your Analytics Initiative Measures Up
Use Mobile Analytics to See the Big Picture
Hire and Manage a Great Analytics Team
Survive the Digital Transformation
Health Analytics: Find Data Beyond the Hospital Doors
Finding Answers Through Prescriptive Analytics
Visualization: How to Bring Data to Life
SAS Best Practices & Training