Quiz: Advanced analytics techniques and best practices

The BI University’s “Taking Advantage of Advanced Analytics” classroom was designed to provide business intelligence (BI), analytics and IT professionals with insight and advice on advanced analytics techniques and managing predictive analytics programs. After you’ve listened to the three webcast lessons by consultant Tony Rathburn of The Modeling Agency, use the short quiz below to see how well you’ve retained some of his key points about building effective predictive models and using analytics tools. You’ll also find recommendations for further reading on predictive analytics and other forms of advanced analytics at the bottom of the page.

Good luck!

Additional reading on advanced analytics techniques and tools:

Building predictive models requires business engagement, mix of skills

The wrong way: Worst practices in 'big data' analytics programs

Copper keeper: Advanced data visualization helps curtail copper thefts

'Big data' finds ally in predictive analytics, but combo requires care

In-memory analytics offers potential BI speed boost for business users

This was first published in April 2012

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