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Analytics Assessment: A Blueprint for Effective Analytics Programs

  If you are like me, when you first heard of analytics and its ability to benefit businesses, non-profits, and government agencies, you felt invigorated and excited, having to hold back the urge to shout “Charge!”  As a data scientist, I found this excitement to be well-founded: analytics powerfully leverages data to address important,...

Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Kristina Pototska at TriggMine

 In anticipation of her upcoming conference presentation, 7 Examples of Customer Retention with Predictive Email Marketing at Predictive Analytics World San Francisco, May 14-18, 2017, we asked Kristina Pototska, CMO at TriggMine, a few...

Predictive Analytics, Wearables Data Driving EHR Growth

 Electronic health records may not be new, but they are gaining strong adoption. That’s driven by trends such as integration with predictive analytics systems and telemedicine. Healthcare providers have been investing in electronic health...

Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Tanay Chowdhury at Zurich North America

 In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Deep Learning in Cloud Based Applications at Predictive Analytics World Chicago, June 20-23, 2016, we asked Tanay Chowdhury, Associate Data Scientist at Zurich North America, a few...

Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Lawrence Cowan at Cicero Group

 In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Data Driven Selling: Enabling a Direct Salesforce with Tools that Re-Enforce Predictive Selling Methods at Predictive Analytics World Chicago, June 20-23, 2016, we asked Lawrence Cowan, Partner...

Dr. Data’s Music Video: The Predictive Analytics Rap

 With today’s release of “Predict This!” – the rap video by yours truly (a former university professor trying to be a pop star) – I took the opportunity to ask a few questions of...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics: From Description to Prescription

 In the healthcare industry, “big data analytics” is a term that can encompass nearly everything that is done to a piece of information once it begins its digital life.  From flagging drug interactions to...

EHR Workflow, Big Data Combine for Population Health Management

  Use code: PATIMES15 for 15% of a two-day Conference pass. Enacting an effective and meaningful population health management program, especially when that population has a high proportion of patients with complex needs, has...

Hiring Analytics – 1 Bad Hire Wipes Out the Value of 3 Great Ones

 Whether you are hiring analytics professionals, customer service representatives, and retail or outside sales consultants, one proven variable is always watching your hiring decisions: One bad hire will wipe out the value of three...

Deathtrap: Overlearning in Predictive Analytics

 I am in the process of gathering survey data for the TDWI Predictive Analytics Best Practices Report.  Right now, I’m in the data analysis phase.  It turns out (not surprisingly) that one of the...