Interesting interview that dispelled some of my own misconceptions about Gilt Groupe. I didn't realize it attracted such a broad base of customers. Nice how analytics are supporting the effort to reach them
HIPAA is supposed to protect the privacy of your medical information, but the sale of anonymized medical data and advances in analytics have made it possible for organizations to re-link your name to your private records.
Visual analytics tools, can enable non-statistician citizen data scientist to create models that use predictive or prescriptive analytics. These professionals can embed their business knowledge into the models they're testing, prototyping, or building.