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Dr. Matthew North is Associate Professor of Computing and Information Studies at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania, USA. He has taught data management and data mining for more than a decade, and previously worked in industry as a data miner, most recently at eBay.com. He continues to consult with various organizations on data mining projects as well. Dr. North holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American History and Portuguese from Brigham Young University; a Master of Science in Business Information Systems from Utah State University; and a Doctorate in Technology Education from West Virginia University. He is the author of the book Life Lessons & Leadership (Agami Press, 2011), and numerous papers and articles on technology and pedagogy. His dissertation, on the topic of teaching models and learning styles in introductory data mining courses, earned him a New Faculty Fellows award from the Center for Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education (CASEE); and in 2010, he was awarded the Ben Bauman Award for Excellence by the International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS).
This in-flight connectivity provider got its revenue projections in line using business analytics to better understand the variables affecting its fledgling business.
A recent All Analytics Quick Poll shows nearly three out of four people think investors should rely more on data than intuition.
We need to facilitate the induction of analytics into the enterprise’s heart and soul, and enterprise architecture will oblige.
A discussion on human capital analytics with Gene Pease, CEO of Capital Analytics.
A host of analytics thought leaders share their best-practices and experiences at the Business Analytics Summit in Chicago.
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