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Big Data’s Greatest Power: Predictive Analytics

 See also the very-similarly entitled prior article the Predictive Analytics Times executive editor Eric Siegel, “The Greatest Power of Big Data: Predictive Analytics.“ There’s hardly an article, news story, webinar, or whitepaper these days that talks about Big Data that doesn’t also talk about predictive analytics. In fact, I contribute to that body of work

The human edge of Big Data

 The Big Data market is on the verge of a new era, with information becoming more accessible through a combination of self-service capabilities and advanced visualization features. Edd Dumbill, the vice president of strategy for Silicon Valley...

Neil Lustig: Intuition vs. big data and predictive analytics

 Albert Einstein once said, “The only real valuable thing is intuition.” While nobody can deny Einstein’s supreme intellect, I must respectfully disagree. Instinct is invaluable in many aspects of life, but I have learned throughout my career...

Learn from Big Data How to Predict the Future

 Experts believe our collection of Big Data will double every two years until 2020. Much of those digital artifacts come from people like you and me as we “Like” things on Facebook, buy books over the web, post...

Only 17% of Insurers Use Predictive Analytics in Claims: Towers Watson

 However, the seventh installment of the company’s Property & Casualty Claim Officer Survey indicates that use of these technologies is on the rise. Despite many months of commentary indicating the value of predictive analytics in claims, the...

NAR to tackle ‘big data’ with predictive analytics group

 The 1 million-member National Association of Realtors launched a new predictive analytics department today with the rehire of industry veteran Todd Carpenter. NAR first hired Carpenter to manage its online and social media presence in February 2009. In April...

Limited role for big data seen in developing predictive models

 Many analytics professionals have high hopes for big data, but speakers at the Predictive Analytics World conference struck a decidedly cautious tone when discussing the concept as it relates to building predictive models. “To me, big data...

Intro To Predictive Analytics Reading List

 Predictive Analytics Is Red Hot Why? What organization couldn’t benefit from making better decisions? Just ask the Obama campaign, which used sophisticated uplift modeling to target and influence swing voters. Or telecom firms that use predictive analytics...

Big data and predictive analytics: When is enough data enough?

 Michael Berry is taking a stand against the big data hype. More data, said the analytics director for travel website TripAdvisor, doesn’t always mean better business results. Case in point: big data and predictive analytics. “Many predictive...

Big Data Continued…

Big Data is not a singular concept but rather a label for a range of data issues. A few months ago I wrote an article about the Volume, Velocity, and Variety (and other “V’s”) of big...

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