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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
In anticipation of his upcoming conference co-presentation at Predictive...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Philip O’Brien at Paychex
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Predicting Employee...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics for Healthcare Interview Series: Daniel Chertok at NorthShore University HealthSystem
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation at Predictive...
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
I had yet another call today with a brilliant...
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
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Pricing and...
Defining Measures of Success for Cluster Models
In my last article I described ways to assess...
Good luck placing Analytics in an org chart
Where does Analytics live at your company? In the...
Retail Predictive Analytics Solves the Missing Link in Cross Selling, Up Selling, and Suggestive Selling
“Do you want fries with that?” – One of...
Sameer Chopra’s Hotlist of Training Resources for Predictive Analytics
Training resources for predictive analytics? There’s an embarrassment of...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: John Smits of EMC
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Predicting B2B...
Be a Data Detective
The Investigative Mentality You’ve probably heard it before –...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Dr. Patrick Surry of Hopper
In anticipation of his upcoming keynote conference presentation, Buy...
Predicting Employee Flight Risk: My Take
It’s exciting to watch advances in predictive and prescriptive...
The Key to Modelling Success -The Variable Selection Process (Part 1)
Amongst most practitioners, the key to success in data...
Predictive Analytics World in Color [Infographic]
The world of predictive analytics has been shining brightly...
Space Alien Eager to Convey Thoughts on Data Science
After President Obama appointed DJ Patil as the first...
Defining Measures of Success for Predictive Models
Excerpted from Chapters 2 and 9 of his book...
Overstatement of Results in Predictive Analytics
Data science and data mining continue to quickly evolve...
The Biggest Lever to Success in Predictive Analytics
The potential for predictive analytics today is huge. Perhaps...
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
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, The Importance...
Leveraging Open Data: Improve Customer Experience and Drive New Market Opportunities
Since the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)’s inception in...
From Code to Reports with knitr & Markdown
Communicating results clearly is critical to the success of...
Predictive Analytics Optimizes Prices and Markdowns for Retail
While most retailers will agree that price optimization is...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Delena D. Spann of US Government
In anticipation of her upcoming conference presentation, 21st Century...
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
Recently, Nissan Motor announced that they will
Prediction Isn’t Just About Stocks. Predictive Persuasion
Prediction isn’t just for the stock market. Trading is...
The Greatest Power of Big Data: Predictive Analytics
Every day’s a struggle. I’ve faced some tough challenges...
It is a Mistake to… Focus on Training Results
(Part 2 of 11 of the Top 10 Data...
7 Ways Predictive Analytics Helps Retailers Manage Suppliers
One of the most challenging aspects of the retail...
Why Don’t We Talk about Deployment?
The Cross Industry Standard Process for Data Mining...
Understanding Predictive Analytics: A Spotlight Q&A with Eric Siegel, author of Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die
This BeyeNETWORK spotlight features Ron Powell's interview with Eric...
Predictive Analytics: “Freakonomics” Meets Big Data
While writing my book, Predictive Analytics: The Power...
5 Reasons to Not Care About Predictive Analytics
Technology: complex and alienating, or promising and fascinating?...
Yet Another Big Data Article
It's like an irritating fly buzzing around your head...
Predictive Analytics Helps Solve Retail Allocation Challenges
We’ve already discussed why predictive analytics works so...
Why (some) Predictive Analytics will Move to the Cloud
A 2012 Gartner survey of over 1300...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Philip O’Brien at Paychex
In anticipation of their upcoming conference presentation at Predictive...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Vikash Singh
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation at Predictive...
Deathwatch: Five Reasons Organizations Predict When You Will Die
Who benefits by predicting your behavior? Organizations do—companies, government...
Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Series: Brett Cohen of AOL
In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation at
The NSA, Link Analysis and Fraud Detection
The recent leaks about the NSA's use data mining...
Top 10 Analytic Mistakes–Today #0: Lacking Relevant Data
Mining data to extract useful and enduring patterns remains...
How Predictive Analytics Has Transformed Inventory Management in Retail
Every retailer wishes to have the right product at...
Big Data is Not Enough
Big data is the big buzz word in the...
Predictive Analytics & Retail
Predictive analytics is a hot topic. It has certainly...
What do we see in Predictive Models?
Predictive Analytics is one of the hottest careers on...
The Computer Knows Who You Are
There's a surprising twist. While some question whether the...
Interview With Predictive Analytics Author Eric Siegel
We live in an era of Big Data and...
Do Predictive Modelers Need to Know Math?
Predictive analytics is just a bunch of math, isn’t...
Five Reasons Siegel’s Predictive Analytics Book Matters to Experts
My new book—Predictive Analytics: The Power to...
The Future of Prediction: Predictive Analytics in 2020
Good morning. It's January 2, 2020, the first workday...
The Future Directions for Text Analytics
At the Boston Text Analytics World, held on October...
How the Obama Camp Analytically Persuaded Millions of Voters
Elections hang by a thinner thread than you think...
What We Should Take Home From Predictive Analytics Conferences
Why should one go to a predictive analytics conference?...
Three Ways to Get Your Predictive Models Deployed
We all know that given reasonable data, a good...
Why Predictive Modelers Should be Suspicious of Statistical Tests
Well, the danger is really not the statistical test...
Inside the Secret World of the Data Crunchers Who Helped Obama Win
In late spring, the backroom number crunchers who...

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