Text analytics and text mining
- June 13, 2012
Text analytics consultant Seth Grimes opened the Text Analytics Summit by delving into what has been big this year in text analytics and what the future holds.
- June 01, 2012
XL Insurance Inc. has a three-part formula for predictive analytics success: Be a programmer, learn statistical analysis and know how to spin a good yarn.
- March 30, 2012
The federal government has announced a $200 million initiative for “big data” research, education and training.
- March 15, 2012
Mark Madsen questions why people take the wrong approach with unstructured data, abandoning their experiences with demographics and market research.
- February 20, 2012
A small startup has developed a “temporal analytics” engine, which sifts 100,000 Web pages an hour, extracting data and associating it to time. But can it also predict the future?
- January 31, 2012
Does your organization have a firm grasp on what "big data" is? That's a good place to begin on a big data analytics project, but don’t forget about basic IT blocking and tackling.
- January 24, 2012
SAS Institute CEO Jim Goodnight celebrates another profitable year for the privately held software vendor and considers the data and analytics road ahead for 2012.
- January 09, 2012
Faculty members from the International Institute for Analytics, a research firm that focuses on how organizations use analytics, weigh in on their predictions for 2012.
- December 22, 2011
Big-data analytics and other forms of advanced analytics will be a big battleground for BI vendors in 2012. Our recent coverage highlights that, and ways users can up their analytics game.
- November 09, 2011
Collecting "big data" is easy; analyzing it can cause headaches. But some companies are turning to an emerging position, the data scientist, to help them sift through their heaps of data.
- October 02, 2011
Skilled professionals known as data scientists have become highly sought-after by companies such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Google to perform advanced analytics on growing data sets.
- September 28, 2011
Michael Driscoll, the chief technology officer of Metamarkets, discusses the data scientist’s relationship with transaction data and open source tools such as R, Mahout and Hadoop.
- September 28, 2011
Hal Varian, Google’s chief economist, talks about the emerging role of the data scientist -- both the trade and the tools.
- September 26, 2011
Michael Driscoll, the chief technology officer of Metamarkets, talks about how data scientists are using predictive analytics to shed light on the future.
- August 30, 2011
While conventional business intelligence drills into historical data, big-data analytics often adds a forward-looking dimension in an effort to help users unlock predictive insights.