A2's Latest Content on Big Data
posted in May 2013
26 items
Pricking Holes in the Big-Data Bubble
Noreen Seebacher  
5/31/2013   17 comments
Some fear the big-data bubble is bursting, but a healthy minority in our recent Quick Poll claims its success has just begun.
Exploring the Role of Analytics in Government
Noreen Seebacher  
5/30/2013   13 comments
Watch our video interviews with SAS industry experts Rick Ingraham and John Cassara at the SAS Government Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.
Investigating Texts & Tweets
Noreen Seebacher  
5/30/2013   2 comments
John Cassara explains why text and social media analytics are the next big thing.
Prescription for Progress
Noreen Seebacher  
5/29/2013   2 comments
SAS federal health expert Rick Ingraham talks about government big-data and its implications for healthcare.
Big-Data Could Transform Global Finance
Noreen Seebacher  
5/29/2013   12 comments
Big-data could usher in a healthier and more prosperous future for the information-intensive global financial system, new research suggests.
More Data, More Money for Investors?
Noreen Seebacher  
5/24/2013   25 comments
A recent All Analytics Quick Poll shows nearly three out of four people think investors should rely more on data than intuition.
Advancing the Analytics Cause in Chi-Town
Beth Schultz  
5/23/2013   19 comments
A host of analytics thought leaders share their best-practices and experiences at the Business Analytics Summit in Chicago.
Nate Silver Unplugged
Noreen Seebacher  
5/23/2013   5 comments
Celebrity statistician Nate Silver at the SAS Government Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.
Listening to Nate Silver, Digging for Gold
Noreen Seebacher  
5/22/2013   19 comments
Data guru Nate Silver was a keynote speaker at the 2013 SAS Government Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.
YouTube Gone Wild (on Data, That Is)
Beth Schultz  
5/21/2013   8 comments
We honor eight years of YouTube with a random collection of videos on data.
Bursting That Big-Data Bubble
Noreen Seebacher  
5/21/2013   6 comments
A new NYC group wants to examine the mathematical, ethical, and business aspects of data from a skeptical perspective.
Aim for Insight, Not Big-Data Bragging Rights
Emmett Cox  
5/21/2013   6 comments
Before the big-data explosion we really focused on gaining customer insights, but now it often appears we're chasing technology.
Big-Data Challenges Federal Influencers
Noreen Seebacher  
5/17/2013   27 comments
US government experts still do not agree on a definition for big-data.
More Botox Please: We're Gonna Live 700 Years
Noreen Seebacher  
5/16/2013   39 comments
Peter Diamandis, CEO of the X Prize Foundation, told attendees at a SAS Health Care & Life Sciences conference that human immortality is within reach.
A2 Digital Audio: Doing Your Data Justice
Beth Schultz  
5/15/2013   15 comments
Randy Bartlett, author and seasoned analytics professional, will join us this Friday, May 17, at 2:00 p.m. ET for a radio show on ensuring organizational change for the good of business analytics.
Survey Says… Kitchen
Leo Sadovy  
5/14/2013   1 comment
Know what to do with your email? Sort it, score it, and store it.
Big-Data Analytics: Training Is Not Education
Fabian Pascal  
5/14/2013   32 comments
I've long been worried about substituting training for education, a problem that carries forward into the new big-data environment.
Finally! Everyone Wants to Talk About Feelings
Noreen Seebacher  
5/9/2013   24 comments
An impressive list of speakers shared insight at the Sentiment Analysis Symposium in New York City yesterday.
Building Your Case for Visual Analytics
Video Chat  
5/9/2013   187 comments
Analytics-fueled data visualizations can be a real game-changer when you're exploring the data and assessing results.
Delivering the Goods or Just Empty Promises?
Wendy Willbanks Wiesner  
5/8/2013   18 comments
Can the data show whether a government program is a good investment?
A2 Chats: Data Privacy, Data Visualization
Beth Schultz  
5/7/2013   20 comments
Tune in for Wednesday's radio program on consumer privacy and Thursday's video chat -- our first ever -- on data visualization and the business imperative.
And Now, a Word From Our Sponsor...
Noreen Seebacher  
5/7/2013   16 comments
Enjoy a sample of the latest blogs from the team at SAS, the sponsor of this site.
Shaping Up Data for Getting Into Shape
Joey Naddeo  
5/6/2013   13 comments
As the future of healthcare may be bound up with personal data collectors, the problems presented by tying data to a device are clear.
Stopping Auto Claim Fraudsters In Their Tracks
Beth Schultz  
5/3/2013   12 comments
Social network analysis tools are one way to stop auto insurance fraudsters, quick and fast, one insurance consultant said.
Fraud Failure
Beth Schultz  
5/3/2013   2 comments
Insurance companies have no excuse not to be using advanced analytics in their fight against fraud.
Stop Ranting & Read
Noreen Seebacher  
5/2/2013   32 comments
Would we have more to say if we took a little time to read more than social media?