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Podcast: Four Things the Machine Learning Industry Must Learn from Self-Driving Cars
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A Refresher on Continuous Versus Discrete Input Variables
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Podcast: Why Deep Learning Could Expedite the Next AI Winter
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PAW Preview Video: Evan Wimpey, Director of Strategic Analytics at Elder Research
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Industry News

CPG companies could improve business performance with better use of analytics, Accenture study finds

 The majority of consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies are failing to place analytics at the heart of their decision-making process, limiting their ability to improve the customer  experience and gain business advantage, a study by Accenture has found. Accenture’s analysis also suggests in many cases the problem is compounded by fragmented investment in narrow programmes

HR Should Hire ‘Scary’ Data People

 Too many people confuse reporting with analytics–and underinvest in making sure they are asking the right questions. Standard-issue reports about monthly employee turnover rates and average compensation per employee are important glances in the rearview mirror. But...

Poll Results: Text Analytics Use Shows No Significant Change

 Surprisingly, latest KDnuggets Poll did not find a significant change in Text Analytics use over the past 2 years. While 66% make some use of text analytics, only 19% use it on the majority of their projects....

Overspecialization throws data science dream teams off-balance

  Building a data science team is difficult enough, but growing one without losing the team’s effectiveness is a major challenge. Here’s why overspecialization is the wrong approach to growth. You’ve built a great data science team,...

3 Ways to Test the Accuracy of Your Predictive Models

 Editor’s note: This article compares measures for model performance. Note that “accuracy” is a specific such measure, but that this article uses the word “accuracy” to generically refer to measures in general. In data mining, data scientists...

Unlocking The Power of Data Science In Healthcare

 Vinod Khosla, Founder of Sun Microsystems and Khosla Ventures, recently stated that “in the next 10 years, data science and software will do more for medicine than all of the biological sciences together.” The rise of population health and...

Socializing Predictive Analytics within Your Organization

 With  the field of predictive analytics becoming a more mainstream business discipline, the end objective for many organizations is to operationalize this discipline in order to truly leverage the   full business impact. The notion of “operationalizing”  this...

Why Soft Skills Matter in Data Science

 I’d like to offer up some thoughts about what it means to practice data science in the real world, because merely knowing the math isn’t enough. Anyone who knows me well knows that I’m not the sharpest...

Predictive Analytics World Launches Full Set of Conference Videos

 Predictive Analytics Times Subscribers Now Have Online Access to Boston 2013 Conference Keynotes and Sessions Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The Predictive Analytics Times has launched a suite of hosted videos from Predictive Analytics World Boston...

Amazon Knows What You Want Before You Buy It

 Anticipatory shipping may be closest that retail can come to a crystal ball. Amazon, which now has a patent for the algorithm-based system, could conceivably use the system to ship products before you even place an order....

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