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Feature Engineering within the Predictive Analytics Process — Part One
What is Feature Engineering One of the growing discussions...
The Executive’s Guide to Employee Attrition
Much has been written about customer churn – predicting...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Lawrence Cowan at Cicero Group
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Data Driven...
Wise Practitioner – Text Analytics Interview Series: John Herzer and Pengchu Zhang at Sandia National Laboratories
In anticipation of their upcoming conference co-presentation, Enhancing search...
Wise Practitioner – Text Analytics Interview Series: Emrah Budur at Garanti Technology
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Tips and...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Thomas Schleicher at National Consumer Panel
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Using Predictive...
Ghosts in the Data, Constructing Data Entities
Data Entities are seldom discussed concepts that primarily hide...
Wise Practitioner – Manufacturing Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Dr. Matteo Bellucci at General Electric
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Manufacturing conference...
HR’s First Predictive Project? Pre-hire Candidate Screening
Corp recruiters have a very important and difficult job....
Wise Practitioner – Manufacturing Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Gary Neights at Elemica
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Manufacturing conference...
Wise Practitioner – Manufacturing Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Jeffrey Banks at The Applied Research Laboratory at The Pennsylvania State University
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Manufacturing conference...
Wise Practitioner – Text Analytics Interview Series: Frédérick Guillot at Co-operators General Insurance Company
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Leveraging Hands...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Alice Chung at Genentech
In anticipation of her upcoming conference co-presentation, Utilizing Advanced...
Wise Practitioner – Manufacturing Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Carlos Cunha at Robert Bosch, LLC
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Manufacturing...
5 Common Mistakes Multi-Channel Retailers Make, and How to Avoid Them
Multi-channel retailers are often finding themselves stuck in a...
Three Critical Definitions You Need Before Building Your First Predictive Model
Portions excerpted from Chapter 2 of his book Applied...
Measurement and Validation: An Often Underrated Aspect within the Predictive Analytics Discipline
In our Big Data world, software applications and programming...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Haig Nalbantian at Mercer
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Pasha Roberts at Talent Analytics, Corp.
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Improving Word Clouds as Tool for Text Analytics Data Visualization
Rich Lanza will present Using Letter Analytic Techniques to...
Dr. Data’s Music Video: The Predictive Analytics Rap
With today’s release of “Predict This!” – the rap...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Geetanjali Gamel from MasterCard
In anticipation of her upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Mid-Life Journey to Data Science
Data Science has been hailed as the sexiest job...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Dr. Patrick Surry of Hopper
In anticipation of his upcoming keynote conference presentation, Buy...
What are you Predicting in Customer Retention?
Customer Retention models are arguably the most valuable models...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Ken Elliott at Hewlett Packard Enterprise
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Operationalizing Analytics:...
Wise Practitioner – Workforce Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Holger Mueller at Constellation Research
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Lawrence Cowan at Cicero Group
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Predicting the...
Hey FinTech, What’s Your Strategy for Leveraging Unstructured Data?
Financial technology has sparked a global wave of startups...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Raffael Devigus at F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Rebecca Pang at CIBC
In anticipation of her upcoming conference presentation, Driving the...
Employee Engagement – a Tricky Metric for Predictive Analytics
Our work focuses on using predictive analytics to decrease...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Daniil Shash at Eleks
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for...
The Information Age’s Latest Move: Four Predictive Analytics Developments for 2016
Originally published in Big Think Prediction is in the...
Why Do We Stop Asking Why?
I’ve lived through this phenomenon first hand. The environment...
Predictive Analytics and the Internet of Things
As technology continues to empower our ability to conduct...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Mario Vinasco at Facebook
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Advanced Experimentation...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Vishwa Kolla at John Hancock Insurance
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
In Predictive Analytics, Coefficients are Not the Same as Variable Influence, Part II
In my last post, “Coefficients are not the same...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: John Lee at Equifax Workforce Solutions
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Peter Bull at DrivenData
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Predicting Restaurant...
The “Predictive Analytics” FAQ — What’s New in the Updated Edition and Who’s The Book for?
This is the preface to Eric Siegel’s newly-released Revised...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Matt Bentley at CanIRank.com
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Predicting Online...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Lisa Disselkamp and Tristan Aubert at Deloitte
In anticipation of their upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
The Data Scientist’s Dilemma: Does Skipping Breakfast Kill You?
Would skipping breakfast kill you? Not necessarily—but confusing correlation and causation...
Predictive Analytics Can Help with the Challenges Facing Manufacturing in the 21st Century
Historically, data and analytics have been key to the...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Nate Watson at Contemporary Analysis
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Predictive Sales...
Customer Experience Predictions for 2016
As we look ahead and see 2016 unfurling in...
Predictive Analytics Book Excerpt: Hands-On Guide—Resources for Further Learning
Here is the Hands-On Guide that appears at the...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Hans Wolters at Microsoft
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Predicting User...
Machine Learning: Not Necessarily a New Phenomenon in Predictive Analytics
One of the more recent topics gaining traction in...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Frank Fiorille at Paychex, Inc.
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Netflix, Dark Knowledge, and Why Simpler Can Be Better
Weary from an all-night coding effort, and rushed by...
The Case Against Quick Wins in Predictive Analytics Projects
When beginning a new predictive analytics project, the client...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Jason Noriega at Chevron
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Matthew Pietrzykowski at General Electric
In anticipation of his upcoming conference co- presentation, Advanced Analytics...
B2B Predictive Analytics: An Untapped Sector
Much work in predictive analytics and data science has...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Greg Tanaka at Percolata
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Michael Li at The Data Incubator
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Four Ways Data Science Goes Wrong and How Test-Driven Data Analysis Can Help
If, as Niels Bohr maintained, an expert is a...
In Predictive Analytics, Coefficients are Not the Same as Variable Influence
When we build predictive models, we often want to...
Oracle’s Ten Enterprise Big Data Predictions for 2016
Companies big and small are finding new ways to...
Personalities That Are Barriers to Model Deployment (And How to Partner With Them) Part III: The Expert
So you have gathered your data and completed your...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Kathy Doan at Wells Fargo Bank
In anticipation of her upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Jonathon Frampton at Baylor Scott & White Health
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Mobile Analytics-Mining the Visit Experience of the Customer
Mobile technology as part of the Big Data discussion...
The Devil’s Data Dictionary – Making Fun of Big Data
Buy it on Amazon When Stéphane Hamel coined the...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Ben Waber of Humanyze
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
The Quest for Unicorns
Will there be enough data scientists in the future?...
Most Swans are White: Living in a Predictive Society
In anticipation of the forthcoming Revised and Updated, paperback...
Hiring? Approving Mortgages? It’s the Same Thing
Imagine that Chris wants to buy a house and...
Personalities That Are Barriers to Model Deployment (And How to Partner With Them) Part II: The Skeptic
So you have gathered your data and completed your...
5 Types of Analytics in Business: One to Go After and One to Avoid
I have been lucky enough to work in some...
The Beginner’s Guide to Predictive Workforce Analytics
Human Resources Feels Pressure to Begin Using Predictive Analytics...
Predictive Modeling Forensics: Identifying Data Problems
Excerpted and modified from Chapters 3 and 4 of...
Five Wins for Retail with Predictive Analytics
We’ve heard a lot about how big data is...
Faster Credit Scoring Dev With Specialized Binning Code – R Package
Introduction One of the main concerns in a credit...
Good Predictions != Good Decisions
A Fateful Tale Ted is having a rough week...
Using Predictive Analytics to Bring Retailers Closer to Their Customers
Based on the amount of retailers that have been...
Visualization: Panacea for Building Analytics Solutions?
Data,data,data everywhere and what do I do with it....
Five Challenges in Using Predictive Analytics to Improve Patient Outcomes
In the increasingly patient-centric world of healthcare, predictive analytics...
Personalities That Are Barriers to Model Deployment (And How to Partner With Them) Part I: The Early Adopter
So you have gathered your data and completed your...
Five Ways Predictive Analytics Will Shape the Future of Advertising
Predictive analytics sounds almost mystical, and in a way,...
Five Ways Predictive Analytics Can Improve Patient Outcomes
The use of analytics in healthcare is gaining momentum...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Scott Lancaster at State Street Corp.
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Predictive Analytics...
Can Employee Development Lead to Business Mediocrity?
Our predictive workforce assignments yield staggering results; saving /...
Empathy and Data Science: A Fable of Near-Success
Editor’s Note: While the story is fiction, the events...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Jeff Butler at IRS Research, Analysis, and Statistics organization
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, The Changing...
A Look at How Big Data is Changing Sports on the Field and in the Press Box
While major rules rarely change, everything else about professional...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy at Halliburton
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Challenges in...
Automation: Friend or Foe to the Predictive Analytics Practitioner
Technologies and Big Data continue to bombard our working...
Winning Roles: Moneyball 2.0, for your Hiring and Succession Planning Processes
Business can learn a lot from sports in terms...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Werner Britz at RCS Group
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Recoveries: External...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Dr. Michael Dulin, Carolinas Healthcare System
In anticipation of his upcoming keynote conference presentation at...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Benjamin Uminsky, Los Angeles County
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Mining the...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Jessica Taylor of St. Joseph Healthcare
In anticipation of her upcoming conference co-presentation at Predictive...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: COL William Saxon, Department of the Army
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, From Wisdom...
Defensive Data Science: What we can Learn from Software Engineers
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Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Patty Larsen, Co-Director, National Insider Threat Task Force
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Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Bin Mu at MetLife
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Establishing Value:...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Michael Berry of TripAdvisor
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Picking the...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Catherine Templeton, PAWGOV Keynote Speaker
In anticipation of her upcoming keynote conference presentation, Reforming...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: William Wood of St. Joseph Healthcare
In anticipation of his upcoming conference co-presentation at Predictive...
The Key to Modelling Success-The Variable Selection Process (Part 2)
Last month, I discussed the importance of variable selection...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Madhusudan Raman at Verizon
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Predicting Behavioral...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Scott Jelinsky of Pfizer, Inc.
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation at Predictive...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Chris Franciskovich at OSF Healthcare System
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Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Philip O’Brien at Paychex
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Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics for Healthcare Interview Series: Daniel Chertok at NorthShore University HealthSystem
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Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Herman Jopia of American Savings Bank
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Driving Superior...
Stop Hiring Data Scientists Until You’re Ready for Data Science
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How to manage projects in Predictive Analytics
In the previous five years, the analytical scene has...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Lawrence Cowan of Cicero Group
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Defining Measures of Success for Cluster Models
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Good luck placing Analytics in an org chart
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Retail Predictive Analytics Solves the Missing Link in Cross Selling, Up Selling, and Suggestive Selling
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Sameer Chopra’s Hotlist of Training Resources for Predictive Analytics
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Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: John Smits of EMC
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Be a Data Detective
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Predicting Employee Flight Risk: My Take
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The Key to Modelling Success -The Variable Selection Process (Part 1)
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Predictive Analytics World in Color [Infographic]
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Space Alien Eager to Convey Thoughts on Data Science
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Defining Measures of Success for Predictive Models
Excerpted from Chapters 2 and 9 of his book...
Overstatement of Results in Predictive Analytics
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The Biggest Lever to Success in Predictive Analytics
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Wise Practitioner – Manufacturing Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Field Cady at Think Big Analytics
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Manufacturing conference...
Wise Practitioner – Manufacturing Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Jeffrey Thompson of Robert Bosch, LLC
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Manufacturing conference...
Wise Practitioner – Manufacturing Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Kumar Satyam of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Manufacturing conference...
White Paper – Immediate Access
Thank you for your interest in the white paper,...
Predicting Rare Events In Insurance
As we all know, predictive analytics is a discipline,...
Python, Predictive Analytics & Big Data oh my!
Python has seen significant growth in utilization in the...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Thomas Schleicher of National Consumer Panel
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Leveraging Open Data: Improve Customer Experience and Drive New Market Opportunities
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From Code to Reports with knitr & Markdown
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Predictive Analytics Optimizes Prices and Markdowns for Retail
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Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Delena D. Spann of US Government
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Infographic – PAW SF
5-Minute Recap
In San Francisco this past March and April, Predictive...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Dr. Patrick Surry of Hopper
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Buy or...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Viswanath Srikanth of Cisco
In anticipation of his upcoming conference co-presentation, Building a...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Jack Levis of UPS
In anticipation of his upcoming conference keynote presentation, UPS Analytics...
Trust in Analytics Work: Why it’s Needed and How to Build It
Much has been written about data-driven decision making. Someone...
Guiding Principles to Build a Demand Forecast
Demand forecasting is one of the most challenging fields...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Arcangelo Di Balsamo of IBM
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Applied Predictive...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Dean Abbott of Smarter Remarketer
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, The Revolution...
Predictive Analytics in Sports
The world of sports has seen exponential increases in...
5 Things I Learned at Predictive Analytics World for Workforce
As a trained researcher, I’ve always been fascinated with...
Predictive Analytics as a Strategic HR Solution
This interview is the second in a series on...
Visualizations Get Some Snap from R Shiny
“Numbers have an important story to tell. They rely...
What Programming do Predictive Modelers Need to Know?
In most lists of the most popular software for...
Wise Practitioner – Workforce Predictive Analytics Interview Series: John Callery at AOL
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Analytic Professionals — Share your views: Participate in the Rexer Analytics 2015 Data Miner Survey
Data Analysts, Predictive Modelers, Data Scientists, Data Miners, and...
Charlie Batch and the Cost of Obfuscation
The hot Florida sun shone down on fans, coaches,...
Predictive Analytics for Insurance Risk: A New Level of Data Scrutiny-Part 2-Development and Implementation
For more on the application of predictive analytics and...
Is Big Data Better?
Big data is usually defined as lots of records...
Wise Practitioner – Workforce Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Chad Harness at Fifth Third Bank
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Building the Optimal Retail Assortment Plan with Predictive Analytics
After making a financial plan for the year ahead,...
Using Advanced Clustering Techniques to Better Predict Purchasing Behaviors in Targeted Marketing Campaigns
Today’s forward-thinking retailers are seeking relevant, agile and intelligent...
Wise Practitioner – Workforce Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Patrick Coolen of ABN-AMRO Bank
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Using Predictive Analytics to Predict and Manage Business Travel Burnout
For more on the application of predictive analytics for...
Wise Practitioner – Workforce Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Scott Mondore at Strategic Management Decisions, LLC
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Bob Bress of Visible World
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, TV Audience...
Wise Practitioner – Workforce Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Holger Mueller of Constellation Research, Inc.
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce keynote...
The Imminent Future of Predictive Modeling
Predictive modeling tools and services are undergoing an inevitable...
Using Statistics and Visualization as Complementary Validation
I don’t often find myself thinking or saying common...
Predictive Analytics for Insurance: A New Level of Data Scrutiny
For more on the application of predictive analytics and...
The Three-Legged Stool of an Analytics Project
Perhaps you have heard rumors going around that analytics...
Defining Measures of Success for Predictive Models
Excerpted from Chapter 2 of Mr. Abbott’s book Applied...
Effective Framing of Predictive Analytic Projects
For more from James Taylor, see his presentation on...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Richard Boire of Boire Filler Group
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Predicting Extreme...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Sarah Holder of Duke Energy
In anticipation of her upcoming conference presentation, It’s Not...
Infographic – Predictive Analytics World by the Numbers
Predictive Analytics World continues to grow by popular demand....
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Mohamad Khatib of Nielsen
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Pizza Analytics...
A Critical Step Toward Organizational Data Maturity: Thinking in Terms of Distributions!
For more from the Josh Hemann, see his presentation...
It is a Mistake to…. Answer Every Inquiry
(Part 9 (of 11) of the Top 10 Data...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Dominic Fortin of TD Insurance
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, A Success...
5 Ways Retail Predictive Analytics helps Fashion Retailers Maximize Gross Margin
Fashion retailers have one of the most dynamic environments...
Wise Practitioner – Workforce Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Pasha Roberts at Talent Analytics
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, A Transaction-Based...
Predictive Modeling Skills: Expect to be Surprised
Excerpted from Chapter 1 of Mr. Abbott’s book Applied...
Big Data: To Analyze or Not to Analyze
Much has been written about Big Data and how...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Bryan Guenther of RightShip
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, The Impact...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Aaron Lanzen of Cisco
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Integrating Predictive...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: David Schey of Digitas
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Uplift Modeling...
It is a Mistake to…. Extrapolate
(Part 8 (of 11) of the Top 10 Data...
Wise Practitioner – Workforce Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Carl Schleyer of 3D Results
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference...
The Trouble with Numbers
Previous discussions in other publications have often revolved around...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Josh Hemann of Activision
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Cheating Detection in...
Practical Predictive Modeling: Quick Variable Selection
This post is largely excerpted from Dean Abbott’s book...
It is a Mistake to…. Discount Pesky Cases
(Part 7 (of 11) of the Top 10 Data...
Wise Practitioner – Workforce Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Scott Gillespie, Managing Partner of tClara
In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for...
Want to Improve Your Prototype-to-Production Analytics Process? Embrace Thinking Inside the Box
Anyone in the business of analytics knows that the...
Using Decision Trees in Variable Creation: Minimizing Information Loss-Part 1
Numerous articles have been written about the use of...
Predictive Analytics turns Multi Channel Retailing into Omni Channel Retailing.
Multi Channel retailing has existed for a very long...
Eric Siegel Discusses Predictive Analytics and Civil Liberties on KCRW’s Radio Show
Last week on “To the Point,” an NPR-syndicated radio...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Dean Abbott, Smarter Remarketer
In anticipation of his upcoming conference keynote and workshops...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Elpida Ormanidou of Walmart
In anticipation of Predictive Analytics World for Workforce, March...
Future of Analytics: Big Data Integration, Transforming Organizations and Processes, Providing Speed and Foresight
With Analytics being a buzzword, most business executives have...
Haystacks and Needles: Anomaly Detection
Anomalies vs Outliers Anomaly detection, or finding needles in...
Auditing the Data When Deploying Predictive Analytics Solutions
Much of the discussion in the predictive analytics discipline...
Leveraging Dark Data: Q&A with Melissa McCormack
Melissa McCormack,Research Manager at predictive analytics research firm Software...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Nephi Walton, M.D., Washington University/University of Utah
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation at Predictive...
Using Predictive Modeling Algorithms for Non-Modeling Tasks
It is obvious what predictive modeling algorithms like decision...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Greta Roberts of Talent Analytics
In anticipation of her upcoming keynote conference presentation at...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: George Savage, M.D., Proteus Digital
In anticipation of his upcoming keynote conference presentation at...
From Human Screen to Machine: Predictive Analytics Helps Avoid a Major Point of Hiring Failure
What is an employer’s most business-critical corporate process? At...
Predictive Analytics in Health Care: Helping to Navigate Uncertainties and Change
A recent billion-dollar forecasting error in Walgreen’s Medicare-related business...
The Power of Predictive Analytics for Retail Replenishment
Replenishment is an essential process in the retail supply...
Voice of the HR Profession: “Charts and Graphs are Hard to Follow”
In early August, our Director of Marketing reached out...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: John Cromwell, M.D., University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
In anticipation of his upcoming keynote conference presentation at...
Creating the All-important Analytical File-The Key Step in Building Successful Predictive Analytics Solutions
In the data audit process, canned routines are programmed...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Linda Miner, Ph.D., Southern Nazerene University
In anticipation of her upcoming conference presentation at Predictive...
It is a Mistake to…. Accept Leaks from the Future
(Part 6 (of 11) of the Top 10 Data...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Marty Kohn, M.D. of Jointly Health
In anticipation of his upcoming conference keynote at Predictive...
What’s the Government’s Role in Big Data Surveillance?
What if predictive analytics could help prevent acts of...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: John Foreman of MailChimp
In anticipation of his upcoming conference keynote at Predictive...
Is Predictive Analytics Insidious? National Radio Interview
Interviewing Eric Siegel on the radio, a Hollywood big...
5 Reasons Predictive Analytics World for Workforce is Different – And Better
If you follow the workforce analytics space, you may...
Should Employee Analytics “Go Fishing” or Solve Business Problems?
Over the years, our firm has had many discussions...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Sameer Chopra of Orbitz
In anticipation of his upcoming conference keynote at Predictive...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Jack Levis of UPS
In anticipation of his upcoming conference keynote presentation, UPS Analytics...
Connecting the Experts with the Data Scientists
“Can Machines Think?” was the cover of Time magazine...
Why analysts should master public speaking
Industry leader and consultant Geert Verstraeten serves as program...
Defining the Target Variable in Predictive Analytics- A Not so Easy Process
Defining a target variable is one of the preliminary...
Book Review of “Applied Predictive Analytics” by Dean Abbott
Industry leader and author Dean Abbott will be presenting...
Recognizing and Avoiding Overfitting, Part 1
In my last two posts I described why overfitting...
Webinar: Towards Solving Employee Attrition: Cost Modeling
Presented by: Pasha Roberts, Chief Scientist, Talent Analytics, Corp....
It is a Mistake to…. Listen Only to the Data
(Part 5 of 11 of the Top 10 Data...
The Data Audit Process (Part 1)-The Initial Step in Building Successful Predictive Analytics Solutions
Building predictive analytics solutions is very much in-vogue for...
10 Practical Actions that Could Improve Your Model
  (adapted from Chapter 13 of the Handbook of...
The Great Analytical Divide: Data Scientist vs. Value Architect
In the analytics space, it is quite common for...
Employee Churn 202: Good and Bad Churn
Our prior article on this venue began outlining the...
Why Overfitting is More Dangerous than Just Poor Accuracy, Part II
In part one, I described one problem with overfitting...
Predictive Analytics is the Answer to Smart Fulfillment and Omni-Channel Retailing
Over the past 5 years there have been several...
Employee Churn 201: Calculating Employee Value
Much has been written about customer churn – predicting...
Why Overfitting is More Dangerous than Just Poor Accuracy, Part I
Arguably, the most important safeguard in building predictive models...
5 Ways to Become Extinct as Big Data Evolves
The need to adopt sophisticated data analytics has become...
It is a Mistake to…. Ask the Wrong Question
(Part 4 (of 11) of the Top 10 Data...
What Role can Network Analysis play in Business Intelligence?
Network analysis is an emerging Business Intelligence technique that’s...
The Data Behind Data Scientists: Top Kaggle Performers
Kaggle, an online platform that hosts data analytics competitions,...
It’s Predictive Analytics, not Forecasting!
This is my final article for this year. It’s...
A Good Business Objective Beats a Good Algorithm
Predictive Modeling competitions, once the arena for a few...
Retail Predictive Analytics for Price Optimization & Markdown Management
There is no doubt that price is one of...
It is a Mistake to…. Rely on One Technique
(Part 3 of 11 of the Top 10 Data...
The Musings of a (Young) Data Scientist
I quit my job as a Mathematical Statistician after...
Big Data Continued…
Big Data is not a singular concept but rather...
How to Calculate the Optimal Safety Stock using Retail Predictive Analytics.
In a perfect world, a retailer knows exactly how...
The Role of Analysts After Model Deployment
Last month I made the case for discussing model...
How predictive analytics will power the internet of things
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