A2's Latest Content on Big Data
posted in January 2013
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A2 Radio: Big-Data & the New Analytics Reality
Beth Schultz  
1/31/2013   4 comments
Analytics thought leader Tom Davenport will be joining us for our inaugural A2 Radio program on Friday, Feb. 1, at 1:00 p.m. ET.
Customer-Centric Banking Analytics Scares Me
Point / Counterpoint  
1/30/2013   14 comments
Banks have tons of customer data at their disposal; unfortunately not all will use it scrupulously.
Tell Me What to Think, Please!
Noreen Seebacher  
1/30/2013   19 comments
Does big-data mean the end of individuality?
Big-Data Minutiae From 20,000 Feet in the Air
Beth Schultz  
1/29/2013   8 comments
DARPA's ARGUS-IS gathers so much video daily, at such a minute level, that it's almost too much to comprehend.
Punching Holes in Big-Data
Noreen Seebacher  
1/29/2013   14 comments
Once upon a time, data had substance. You could touch it, feel it – and, best of all, play with it.
Welcome to the New & Improved All Analytics!
Beth Schultz  
1/28/2013   15 comments
Online learning, digital audio, and in-depth reporting are just some of the enhancements you'll find on the new AllAnalytics.com.
What You Say at Work Stays at Work
Noreen Seebacher  
1/25/2013   26 comments
Who "owns" the social media accounts you use at work?
Get a Grip on Data Storage Policies
Noreen Seebacher  
1/24/2013   13 comments
All that personal data stored on company drives and devices is problematic.
Make a University Partnership Your Big-Data Weapon
Jennifer Lewis Priestley  
1/24/2013   17 comments
Reaching out to a nearby university data community might be the smartest move you'll ever make.
Disenfranchised by Big-Data
Mark Pitts  
1/23/2013   11 comments
As far as the Obama campaign was concerned, I didn't exist -- excluded by the very technology I evangelize.
ODCA Takes On Big-Data in New Primer
Ellis Booker  
1/22/2013   4 comments
The Open Data Center Alliance, a user organization, offers a guide to big-data that's worth checking out.
Seeing Will Be Believing for the Business
Beth Schultz  
1/18/2013   24 comments
XL Group will work closely with the business users in presenting its data analytics results in a high-powered visual interface.
For Your Viewing Pleasure...
Noreen Seebacher  
1/18/2013   7 comments
Take a few minutes to watch some of our recent All Analytics videos!
Workforce Optimization Triggers Conference Protest
Noreen Seebacher  
1/17/2013   44 comments
Some say retail analytics are boosting profits at the expense of people.
Visualizing What Questions to Ask of the Data
Beth Schultz  
1/16/2013   6 comments
At global insurer XL Group, data visualizations will make the right questions to be asking so much more apparent to the analysts and business uses alike, says the strategic analytics director.
Flu Data: Healthcare Workers, Get Your Shots
Mark Pitts  
1/15/2013   45 comments
Some healthcare workers would rather be fired than get the flu vaccine, despite data that shows individual and societal benefits.
Better to Keep Your Clothes On
Noreen Seebacher  
1/15/2013   4 comments
It's really not safe to think any digital photo or video really vanishes in seconds.
Location Analytics: All About Watching You
Beth Schultz  
1/10/2013   16 comments
Location analytics is helping retailers and other businesses gain deep understanding of customer behavior.
A Picture Explains a Lot of Data
Noreen Seebacher  
1/10/2013   15 comments
People like pictures – including visualization of trends, patterns, and data relationships.
Dreaming of a Data Diet
Noreen Seebacher  
1/10/2013   1 comment
Maybe it's time to start thinking before we make more data.
Retail Transaction Analytics: Let the Fun Begin!
Emmett Cox  
1/10/2013   9 comments
For data geeks, market basket affinity analytics with all the seasonal transactions and variety of tender types to consider makes for good times.
Big-Data Overload... Relax, It's Only a Game
Beth Schultz  
1/9/2013   12 comments
Flex your fingers and get ready to play this SAS-developed online game that has you working in a fast-paced, big-data environment.
Math vs. Data: Exploring the Big-Data Buzz
Richard Boire  
1/9/2013   5 comments
We used to talk about the math, now we focus in on the data -- but the discipline is the same as always.
What’s Hot in Retail for 2013?
Anne-Lindsay Beall  
1/8/2013   11 comments
Data, which is getting bigger and bigger, flowing in from mobile, social, online, and offline shopping. What's a retailer to do?
The Value Is in the Network
Leo Sadovy  
1/8/2013   Post a comment
The Second Economy, the digital nervous system growing to support our older industrial economy, is taking on a life of its own.
Drive Lately? Big Brother Is Watching
Mark Pitts  
1/8/2013   25 comments
New surveillance technology captures, tracks, and maps license plate data, giving rise to privacy and, potentially, safety concerns.
SAS Tops for Big-Data Predictive Analytics
Beth Schultz  
1/7/2013   1 comment
Forrester Research gives SAS the highest ratings among 10 big-data predictive analytics solutions.
Data Visualizations Beg Your Attention
Beth Schultz  
1/4/2013   5 comments
Last year saw data science merge with design; this year we'll see the use of data visualizations explode.
Is That the Sound of a Bubble Bursting?
Noreen Seebacher  
1/4/2013   15 comments
It seems plenty of people are predicting a big-data fail in 2013.
Setting Priorities for Real-World Utility Analytics
Joe Gimenez  
1/4/2013   13 comments
Data from smart meters, grids, and even customer tweets is pushing utilities to polish their analytics strategies.
The Year of Statistics Is Here – Now Celebrate!
Beth Schultz  
1/3/2013   6 comments
Celebration and education are two drivers behind creation of the International Year of Statistics.
Frack the Data: It's Scary
Noreen Seebacher  
1/3/2013   19 comments
Data is the new fracking – misunderstood, maligned, and scaring us all to death.
Big-Data 2013: Load Up the Confetti Cannons
Beth Schultz  
1/2/2013   17 comments
With New Year's Eve imagery on my mind, a sky full of colorful confetti seems to me a perfect analogy for big-data.
Harvesting Big-Data From Your Insides
Mark Pitts  
1/2/2013   23 comments
As implantable devices that use your body’s energy as a power source become a reality, we'll see reams of personal data collected along the way.