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Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Natasha Balac at Data Insight Discovery, Inc.

 In anticipation of her upcoming conference co-presentation, Identifying Unique Gamer Types Using Predictive Analytics, at Predictive Analytics World San Francisco, May 14-18, 2017, we asked Natasha Balac, CEO and Founder of Data Insight Discovery, Inc., a few questions about her work in predictive analytics. Q: In your work with predictive analytics, what behavior or outcome...

Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Frank Fiorille at Paychex, Inc.

 In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Risk Management Algorithms – Paving the Way to Value Creation at Predictive Analytics World Financial in New York City, October 23-27, 2016, we asked Frank Fiorille, Sr....

Taking Action on Technical Success: A Fable of Data Science and Consequences

 Note: This story is fiction, but it is based on experience with real clients. Any resemblance to people you know is incidental. You can read the prequel to this episode here. Michael’s Tale, Continued...

Wise Practitioner – Manufacturing Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Edward Crowley at The Photizo Group, Inc.

 In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Manufacturing conference presentation, Predictive Analytics – What is 2% Worth, we interviewed Edward Crowley, CEO at The Photizo Group, Inc. View the Q-and-A below for a glimpse of what’s...

Wise Practitioner – Predictive Workforce Analytics Interview Series: Frank Fiorille at Paychex, Inc.

 In anticipation of his upcoming Predictive Analytics World for Workforce conference presentation, Balancing Privacy with Powerful Employee Churn Predictions, we interviewed Frank Fiorille, Senior Director of Risk Management at Paychex, Inc. View the Q-and-A below to see how...

Empathy and Data Science: A Fable of Near-Success

 Editor’s Note: While the story is fiction, the events are drawn from the experiences of the author and his colleagues. Michael is an analytics director. This evening we find him frazzled. As he pulls...

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...