- October 17, 2013
Big data gets a lot of hype, but when it comes to developing predictive models, it may not be as useful as some think.
- October 17, 2013
Predictive analytics consultant and author Eric Siegel discusses uplift modeling, an emerging technique aimed at pinpointing marketing efforts.
- October 11, 2013
Uplift modeling is helping leading-edge marketers and political campaigners to more precisely target the "persuadable" members of their audience.
- October 04, 2013
Healthcare analytics is helping hospitals avoid readmission penalties associated with the Affordable Care Act.
- May 02, 2013
In a presentation at Enterprise Data World 2013, consultant Bernard Wehbe detailed what sets indispensable analytics professionals apart from the rest of the crowd.
- April 22, 2013
Luminar's Franklin Rios explains how his company is using Hortonworks' Hadoop distribution to deliver insights about the Latino community.
- April 19, 2013
Big data analytics efforts are poised to improve everything from public health to particle physics, and people like Cloudera's Jeff Hammerbacher are leading the way.
- April 15, 2013
Two experienced data scientists offer tips on best practices for setting up data science teams and incorporating big data into data science programs.
- April 05, 2013
Effective communication and executive buy-in are essential elements for companies wanting to become 'analytical innovators,' according to software vendor SAS Institute.
- March 22, 2013
The O'Reilly Strata conference was the place to be to learn about the role of the data scientist and big data technologies.
- March 04, 2013
Society should do more to encourage the next generation of data scientists, according to a speaker at last week's O'Reilly Strata Conference.
- March 01, 2013
Senior research scientist Rachel Schutt offers a rundown of the common traits shared by people who have been successful in the field of data science.
- February 11, 2013
Forrester's Mike Gualtieri explains how data scientists' knowledge of predictive analytics can help firms reduce risk.
- November 19, 2012
You've heard of Nate Silver, but what about the guy who correctly predicted the election in June? A conversation with Emory University's Drew Linzer.
- September 01, 2012
In this information-driven age, analyzing data is more important than ever, but ensuring that it can be trusted should come first.