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Over the past 30+ years, businesses have spent billions on talent assessments. Many of these are now being used to understand job candidates. Increasingly, businesses are asking how (or if) a predictive talent acquisition strategy can include the use of pre-hire assessments? As costs of failed new hires continue to rise, recruiters and hiring […]
In anticipation of their upcoming conference co-presentation, Characteristics for Those Claiming Social Security Benefits Early, at Predictive Analytics World for Government, October 17-20, 2016, we asked Dae Park, Assistant Director at Government Accountability Office (GAO), and Vijay D’Souza, Director at Government Accountability Office (GAO), a few questions about their work in predictive analytics. Q: How […]
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, The Revolution in Retail Customer Intelligence, at Predictive Analytics World New York, October 23-27, 2016, we asked Dean Abbott, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist of SmarterHQ, a few questions about his work in predictive analytics. Q: In your work with predictive analytics, what behavior do your models predict? […]
There is a clear sense in the marketplace today that for the internet of things (IoT) to realize its true potential as the next-big-thing, analytics is going to be critical. After all what is the purpose of connecting all these devices and gathering the data if we are not going to do anything about it? (more…)
In the last article, I discussed the concept of feature engineering as comprising two components with the first component being the ability to create and derive meaningful variables in the analytical file which is used as the source information in the development of any predictive analytics solution. Within this first component, access to data has […]
Do you know what p-hacking is? John Oliver – of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” and formerly of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” – does. It’s a tricky, potent analytical pitfall that’s gaining increased, deserving attention – across fields of science and even within Predictive Analytics Times articles and Predictive Analytics World sessions. (more…)
Book review originally published in the journal Applied Marketing Analytics Eric Siegel’s book, ‘Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie or Die’ gets its subtitle from the many ways statistical prognostication has been used. The life insurance industry was founded on and continues to grow by predicting when you are likely […]