How to be a Chief Analytics Officer
Jessica Davis 7/21/2017 2 comments
As analytics have become more strategic for more companies, the role of CAO has become more common, too. Join us on A2 radio as we talk to one CAO about the job, duties, and other aspects of this emerging role.
Killer Robots: How Much Authority Should We Give to AI?
Jessica Davis 7/19/2017 11 comments
Organizations are experimenting with delegating many human-performed tasks to artificial intelligence. But where should we draw the line? What activities should only be performed by humans?
Can AI and Machine Learning Fix Fake News?
Jessica Davis 7/17/2017 6 comments
Bloomberg CTO Gideon Mann joins A2 Radio to talk about AI, machine learning and how they are impacting the news reporting process. Plus, we'll talk about some other projects happening inside this financial data services and news company.
Future-Proofing Your Career for the AI Revolution
Jessica Davis 7/12/2017 29 comments
Are automation and artificial intelligence coming for your job? How can you prepare your professional skills for the coming AI revolution?
Quick Poll: What's the Status of AI, Machine Learning in Your Organization?
Jessica Davis 6/27/2017 11 comments
Does your organization have an AI/machine learning program in place or in the planning stages? Please take our quick poll and let us know the status.
How to Get Ready for GDPR
Jessica Davis 6/27/2017 4 comments
GDPR enforcement begins in May 2018, and now is the time to ensure your company isn't hit with fines that can be up to 4% of revenue. ADP's Chief Privacy Officer provided two tips on where to get started with your GDPR compliance plan.
Calling All Machine Learning Researchers
Jessica Davis 6/22/2017 34 comments
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has launched a new project to document progress and projects for AI and machine learning. The organization is asking AI and ML practitioners to contribute.
Big Data for Good: Real World Use Cases
Jessica Davis 6/21/2017 23 comments
Looking for some real world case studies that embed analytics into organizational processes for better outcomes? We've got a few for you.
Algorithms and Ethics: Moral Considerations in AI
Jessica Davis 6/14/2017 11 comments
Can algorithms help predict and therefore prevent crime? Is it ethical to do so? Chicago is using an algorithm to score individuals on how likely they are to be involved in a crime as a victim or perpetrator.
Post-Terminator AI: Consumers, Execs Warm Up to Digital Assistants
Jessica Davis 6/12/2017 44 comments
Consumers and business executives both are warming up to the idea of digital assistants performing more tasks, and AI replacing humans in some areas.
AI and Machine Learning Use Cases for Your Organization
Jessica Davis 6/2/2017 3 comments
Our A2 Academy series begins with a closer look at real world use cases for machine learning and artificial intelligence in organizations like yours.
GDPR Survey: Are You Ready?
Jessica Davis 5/31/2017 8 comments
GDPR goes into effect next year to protect consumer data privacy. Fines can be up to 4% of revenue. Are you ready for this regulation?
A2 Radio: Don't Let Your Data Lie
Jessica Davis 5/30/2017 8 comments
Data can be twisted and manipulated to tell a number of stories. In this episode of A2 Radio, we look at some of the common mistakes made when data is misrepresented and misinterpreted and how to fix them.
How Your Analytics Measures Up
Jessica Davis 5/22/2017 3 comments
Does your enterprise operate a leading data analytics practice, or is your practice more ad hoc? AllAnalytics presented survey results and got input from AllAnalytics bloggers Meta Brown and Pierre DeBois during a panel session at Interop ITX.
Hacking Marketing Disruption, Reinvention with Analytics
Jessica Davis 5/12/2017 10 comments
The Gartner Digital Marketing Conference is tackling marketers' challenges this week, such as multichannel strategies. Author Josh Linkner is delivering a keynote address about how to hack your approach to business success so you can disrupt markets rather than be disrupted.
Analytics Education: Scholarships Available
Jessica Davis 5/11/2017 4 comments
Analytics are at the core of future enterprise success plans, and Capella University is among the schools seeing more interest from students in studying this field. The school has renewed its Women in Analytics scholarship program and its commitment to educating the next generation.
A2 Academy: Get Ready for AI, Machine Learning
Jessica Davis 5/10/2017 2 comments
All Analytics is excited to announce the next edition of the A2 Academy will focus on AI, machine learning, and other advanced analytics. Wherever you are in your journey, this series of five webinars will help you get to the next step.
Analytics Use Case: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
Jessica Davis 5/8/2017 15 comments
Child welfare case managers frequently rely on paper files and phone calls to get the information they need. Sometimes time runs out. Here's how data and analytics are helping.
Healthcare Analytics Tackle Multiple Challenges
Jessica Davis 5/1/2017 6 comments
SAS Health Analytics Forum features an opening keynote address by oncologist and Pulitzer Prize winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee followed by two days of sessions and information about the application of analytics in healthcare.
Healthcare Analytics Advances Medicine
Jessica Davis 4/28/2017 11 comments
Healthcare analytics has improved patient care and outcomes, and advanced our understanding and treatment of some of the trickiest diseases and conditions. If only we could get a handle on our medical bills.
Data Quality Gets The Spotlight
Jessica Davis 4/26/2017 3 comments
As enterprises have recognized the competitive value of data, the quality of that data is getting more scrutiny, all the way up to the C-suite. Join us as AllAnalytics radio focuses on data quality and governance.
Welcome to the Fresh Look AllAnalytics, 2017
Jessica Davis 4/24/2017 15 comments
You may have noticed some changes around here. We've undergone the biggest redesign at AllAnalytics.com since the site launched in 2011. We hope you enjoy the improvements.
Careers: Organizations Expand Predictive Analytics, Data Science Teams
Jessica Davis 4/14/2017 10 comments
New research shows that organizations are expanding their predictive analytics and data science teams even more in 2017 than they did last year. Are you ready?
Psycho-demographics: Drilling Down on Trump's Campaign Analytics
Jessica Davis 4/13/2017 13 comments
Did Donald Trump's campaign leverage a new method of analyzing consumer preferences to win the election? We look at just what psycho-demographics mean and how political campaigns and marketers can use them.
Electronics Advances Drive Analytics Breakthroughs
Jessica Davis 4/11/2017 3 comments
SAS CEO and co-founder Dr. Jim Goodnight reminisced about the first computer that ran SAS software, and also demonstrated a voice interface using Amazon Alexa to access SAS Visual Analytics during the recent SAS Global Forum.
How to Rescue Your Data Analytics Program from Failure
Jessica Davis 4/6/2017 5 comments
You've invested in your analytics program, but where's the return? Here's how to make this investment of time and money pay for itself.
How the Orlando Magic Uses Analytics for Growth
Jessica Davis 4/4/2017 17 comments
The Orlando Magic started a new analytics journey on the business side of the house in 2010. Here's how the team has leveraged data to better engage with fans.
5 Cool Demos for Data Analytics Pros
Jessica Davis 4/3/2017 6 comments
SAS Global Forum's opening sessions featured a new mobile app, a prediction of the NCAA final championship game, a machine learning demo, a new interface that lets the visually impaired hear bar charts, and edge analytics.
SAS Global Forum: Data Analytics Event Heads to Orlando
Jessica Davis 3/31/2017 5 comments
Looking to network with your peers, listen to presentations about their use cases, find out about the newest SAS platforms enhancements, and meet an astronaut? Then you must be headed to SAS Global Forum 2017.
Nurturing Interest in STEM with Sports Analytics
Jessica Davis 3/31/2017 8 comments
The end of March and beginning of April offer the best of times for sports fans. Adding sports performance analytics to the March Madness, NHL, MLB mix only makes it better.
A2 Radio: Turning Data Into Business Value
Jessica Davis 3/27/2017 3 comments
Monetizing Your Data authors Andrew Wells and Kathy Chiang join A2 radio to discuss the trouble with today's analytics programs and how to fix them.
March Madness: The Analytics Behind the Dance Card
Jessica Davis 3/22/2017 14 comments
It may be impossible to predict the perfect bracket, but these academics have managed to predict perfectly the "at large" bids that were included in the March Madness NCAA college basketball tournament this year and with 96% accuracy over the last 6 years.
March Madness: Creating the Perfect Bracket
Jessica Davis 3/16/2017 12 comments
It's time for the annual college basketball tournament known as March Madness. Did you use analytics to inform your bracket choices?
Experts Tackle AI, Machine Learning at Strata + Hadoop
Jessica Davis 3/14/2017 7 comments
Strata + Hadoop World 2017 welcomes big data analytics enthusiasts from around the world this week and features keynotes about AI, machine learning, and emerging technologies for business.
A2 Radio: Training the Next Gen of Analytics Pros
Jessica Davis 3/7/2017 2 comments
Will analytics become a basic part of every college and university curriculum? What will the next generation of workers know about analytics, and what new skills are tomorrow's analysts studying today?
Edge Analytics Driving IoT Adoption
Jessica Davis 3/6/2017 6 comments
Consumer connected devices may get the big headlines, but business and industrial Internet of Things or IoT has gained momentum. A driving force behind its adoption is edge analytics.
How to Avoid Big Data Mistakes
Jessica Davis 3/1/2017 8 comments
If data is important to your company, then creating a data governance program is as essential to the business as an accounting program.
Build the Right Team for Big Data Success
Jessica Davis 2/28/2017 7 comments
Building your big data team is entirely different from creating a business intelligence or analytics Center of Excellence. Here's what you need to know.
A2 Radio: Analytics and Medical Record Privacy
Jessica Davis 2/21/2017 14 comments
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.
CompTIA Adds Cyber Security Analytics Certification
Jessica Davis 2/20/2017 18 comments
Career prospects are hot for both data analytics pros and cyber security specialists. Now CompTIA is introducing a certification that combines these specialities to apply analytics to cyber security.
HIMSS: Harnessing Analytics For Healthcare
Jessica Davis 2/15/2017 8 comments
Healthcare organizations have already provided some of the most interesting and promising applications of advanced analytics use cases. The HIMSS 2017 event next week in Orlando will provide a window into what's next.
A2 Radio: How to Use Analytics to Reduce Your Power Bill
Jessica Davis 2/13/2017 17 comments
Are you burning revenues and sending them up the chimney rather than applying them to your bottom line? In this episode, All Analytics Radio looks at how to apply analytics to identify potential energy savings.
Analytics Used to Detect Online Harassment
Jessica Davis 2/7/2017 12 comments
In conjunction with Internet Safety Day, the Wikimedia Foundation has released two new public data sets of online harassment in Wikipedia edits. The Foundation leveraged machine learning to detect harassment.
A2 Radio: Data Analytics and Management Trends for 2017
Jessica Davis 2/7/2017 6 comments
How will 2017's trends affect your data analytics and data management strategies? We're bringing in a data architect and consultant to talk about what's happening in the trenches and how you can be ready for it.
Why You Should Invest in Your Analytics Capabilities
Jessica Davis 2/1/2017 2 comments
Analytics are strategic, can create value, and should be earmarked for increased investment. Now is not the time for cuts.
Data Privacy Day: Balancing Protection, Convenience
Jessica Davis 1/27/2017 36 comments
Data breaches can cost millions and end careers. Consumer identity theft can create huge personal life disruptions. Here's why both consumers and businesses must remember the importance of balancing convenience with protection on Data Privacy Day.
OmniChannel Analytics: The Customer Still Must Come First
Jessica Davis 1/26/2017 16 comments
As traditional retailers have added new channels, such as online commerce and social media, integrating all the new customer data has been a challenge. To provide a modern experience, companies must take a customer-first approach to the data and analytics.
Retail Vertical Sees Demand for More Analytics Pros
Jessica Davis 1/25/2017 12 comments
Looking for a vertical industry that's hungry for your analytics skills? Retail is looking for you.
NRF: How I Experienced Analytics in Virtual Reality
Jessica Davis 1/19/2017 12 comments
Visualizations help communicate the meaning behind analytics to a variety of users. Now virtual reality is taking that a step further.
NRF Panel: Retailers Embrace the Omnichannel Challenge
Jessica Davis 1/17/2017 15 comments
Understanding retail customers means knowing what they will want and when they will want it. To deliver that, retailers must be able to see customer behavior across physical stores, the web, mobile apps, and more.
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