Data Science & the Data-Driven Culture
Digital Audio 10/30/2014 134 comments
Booz Allen Hamilton data science experts Josh Sullivan and Ezmeralda Khalilwill share their lessons learned and best-practices advice for building a data science team and data-driven culture during this A2 Radio episode.
The Advanced Analytics Degree: Picking a Program
Digital Audio 9/15/2014 69 comments
Diego Klabjan, chair of the INFORMS University Analytics Program Committee and program director for Northwestern University's Master of Science in Analytics program, gives his advice for figuring out where to get an advanced analytics degree.
The Art of Predictive Modeling
Digital Audio 8/20/2014 98 comments
Dean Abbott, internationally recognized data-mining and predictive analytics expert, will lay out principles and techniques for applying predictive analytics.
Advanced Analytics & the Business of Healthy Consumers
Digital Audio 7/10/2014 78 comments
In this A2 radio episode, learn about the role advanced analytics plays in helping Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina determine how best to engage and communicate with consumers, as well as to measure the effectiveness of its efforts and determine member satisfaction.
Creating an Analytics Nerve Center
Digital Audio 6/30/2014 63 comments
In this A2 Radio episode, Patrick McIntyre, senior vice president of healthcare analytics at WellPoint, will share his experiences and give us his best-practices for setting up and maintaining an analytics team and engendering an analytics culture within the enterprise.
How to Become a Top SAS Programmer
Digital Audio 4/29/2014 79 comments
Whether you're just starting out with SAS or are an old pro, advancing your programming career and increasing your value to the organization will take a solid plan and a smart strategy.
Getting Smart on Digital Attribution
Digital Audio 2/27/2014 165 comments
David Schmitt, a marketing analytics executive, understands the importance of data-driven insight into the marketing spend. As such, he's currently overseeing implementation of a digital attribution program at a global hospitality company. Tune in for his lessons learned.
Outsourced Analytics: What You Need to Know
Digital Audio 1/28/2014 91 comments
Whether outsourcing analytics makes sense depends on a number of factors, including the organization's level of analytical sophistication, the nature of the analytics work desired, the use of intellectual property, and the type of relationship expected of the outsourcer. Learn more in this episode of A2 Radio.
Analytics Talent: Getting Ready for 2014 & Beyond
Digital Audio 12/17/2013 346 comments
Jennifer Lewis Priestley, a statistics professor, is a vocal advocate of changing traditional data-oriented teaching methods, and often shares her thoughts about bringing academia and the public sector together to ensure universities are preparing the analytics talent necessary in a big data world.
2014 Big-Data Salary Outlook
Digital Audio 12/5/2013 406 comments
You've all heard about the impending shortage of analytical talent and the increasing demand for big-data professionals in particular. Now find out about your big-data earning power.
Making Medicine Smarter
Digital Audio 10/7/2013 311 comments
Health analytics will help get us to ideals such as physician accountability, optimized treatment plans and preventive care, and lower costs, but only if the approach to analytics evolves as well.
Tips for Participating in a Data Science Competition
Digital Audio 10/1/2013 350 comments
Whether you're looking to push yourself up a leader board or just getting started with data science competitions, you can learn a thing or two from Ben Hamner, Kaggle's director of engineering and a seasoned competitor with some impressive wins under his belt.
Evolving Beyond the Net Promoter Score
Digital Audio 9/23/2013 319 comments
Net Promoter Score has long served companies as the go-to customer loyalty metric. But understanding loyalty today takes more than one single metric, many industry watchers now suggest.
How to Change the Game With BI & the Cloud
Digital Audio 8/1/2013 316 comments
You know the importance of building an information and communication technology infrastructure to support mission-critical applications and activities like business intelligence. But do you understand how to show its value? BI comes into play here, too.
Human Capital Analytics
Digital Audio 3/7/2013 198 comments
You've heard the expression, "Your company is only as good as its best employees." Perhaps it's with this in mind that human resources professionals are starting to place value on understanding human capital – and embracing analytics to get them the insight they need.
There are signs that corporate lawyers are wondering just what they are supposed to do about big data initiatives.
Adding another layer of information to a list of restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner helps a consumer to actually find those restaurants.
Data-driven insights aren't just for behemoth enterprises. Here's what startups in the innovation economy need to know before embarking on a big-data strategy.
A new generation of wearable devices aren't about fitness. They're about improving healthcare.
The same analytically driven solutions used to gain a full view of customers can be used to orchestrate your customer interactions across your organization and to inform them in real-time.
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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.
Dec. 11, 2014
NRF Retail's Big Show 2015The flagship industry event of the National Retail Federation, Retail's Big Show is an annual event held over four days in New York City. As the world's leading retail event, the Big Show brings together 30,000 retail professionals and vendors from more than 86 countries, and features more than 100 education sessions, 270 speakers and 550 exhibitors. The conference connects retail solution providers with retail executives searching for the most effective solutions, tools and technologies.
January 11 - 14, 2015
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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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