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Uplift Modeling: Making Predictive Models Actionable

 Predictive models typically estimate the likelihood of future events, such as whether it will rain tomorrow or which customers are most likely to “churn” by cancelling their phone contract.  In the case of the weather, we do not expect to change it; we just want to know how to adapt.  However, the goal for most

Data Story Telling: Bringing Life to Your Data

 There is no doubt that a successful Data Scientist must be proficient in programming, modeling, and data munging (extracting, cleaning, and feature engineering data).  However, there is another key skill that is often overlooked:  the ability to...

Need a Data Scientist? Try Building a ‘DataScienceStein’

 Organizations are finding that hiring qualified Data Scientists is a real challenge. Experienced Data Scientists are expensive and are usually employed elsewhere. This high demand, low supply economics is leading to a situation of the ‘haves’ versus...

Predictive Analytics World Founder Eric Siegel Joins DMWay Analytics Advisory Board

 DMWay Analytics, leading innovator of predictive analytics automation solutions, announced today that Eric Siegel, one of the top 10 data science thought leaders, will serve as an advisory board member. Eric Siegel and Gil Nizri at the...

Feature Engineering within the Predictive Analytics Process — Part One

 What is Feature Engineering One of the growing discussions and debates within the data science community is the determination of inputs or variables that should be included in any predictive analytics algorithm. This type of process is...

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 the music video’s...

Mid-Life Journey to Data Science

 Data Science has been hailed as the sexiest job of the 21st century. This news has understandably had an influence over today’s college undergraduates and even high school students. But can a person who is mid-career —...

Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Ken Elliott at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Operationalizing Analytics: 10 Key Process Areas for Embedding Predictive Analytics into Business Operations, Applications and Machines, at Predictive Analytics World San Francisco, April 3-7, 2016, we asked Ken Elliott, Global...

Data Scientist – One of the Most Promising Jobs Of 2016

 To determine their list of the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2016, job search and salary comparison site Glassdoor culled jobs with the highest overall score across three categories: earning potential, career opportunities, and number of job...

What Does A Data Scientist Really Do?

 The world of big data and data science can often seem complex or even arcane from the outside looking in. In business, a lot of people by now probably understand the basics of what Big Data analysis involves –...

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