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Data Scientist Internships For Hybrid Non Profit Models

Started May 13, 2013 0 Replies

We need your help! I am helping form a Data Scientist internship effort for doingmypart.com. They are on track to get a major grant and I want the interns to get some leverage out of their experience…Continue

Multinomial Logistic Regression Predicting Cluster Membership

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Flanigan Jul 20, 2012. 14 Replies

Hi, I recently developed a cross sell application that took product purchase history and flagged the record with a 1 for purchased, and 0 if not, within orders. I then used Multinomial Logistic…Continue

 

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Data Scientist Internships For Hybrid Non Profit Models

We need your help! I am helping form a Data Scientist internship effort for doingmypart.com. They are on track to get a major grant and I want the interns to get some leverage out of their experience from us so that the projects they work on are relevant to the marketplace they will enter after getting out of graduate school. I want them to be rewarded with getting good jobs and great references for helping us, but I need some advice. Got any?  See More
May 13, 2013
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Dashboard Confessions: Finding The Best Estimate For Elastic Distributions

Well, here are some stupid math tricks to keep you occupied for a while. They can be elegant tricks from random samples or brute force, either way, they avoid all the acrobatics in determining the shape of a distribution and going to an obscure textbook to find the best measure of central tendency. Here at the dashboard factory, we hear certain assertions as to the claim that the median is always the best or that the mean is always the best.In spreadsheet models that get passed from one well…See More
May 6, 2013
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"trends in industry, sas is hot, but they failed to mention demand in other packages. is this opinion biased? http://ning.it/PFWwxo"
Jul 27, 2012

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Short Bio:
Hello all. I started out with a background in research design and statistics for behavioral sciences and my career branched out from there into marketing and media. I wish I had enough space to give credit to all the people who have taught me new techniques, methods and applications but it has been a good life.
My Website or LinkedIn Profile (URL):
http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=48959310&locale=en_US&a...
Field of Expertise:
Business Analytics, Predictive Modeling, Data Mining, Marketing Databases, Statistical Programming, Web Analytics, Statistical Consulting
Years of Experience in Analytical Role:
10
Professional Status:
Consultant
Interests:
Networking
What is your Favorite Data Mining or Analytical Website?
http://www.r-bloggers.com/
What Other Analytical Website do you Recommend?
http://www.kdnuggets.com/
Your Company:
Generation Lead, LLC
Industry:
Marketing and Advertising
How did you find out about AnalyticBridge?
LinkedIn

Sean Flanigan's Blog

Dashboard Confessions: Finding The Best Estimate For Elastic Distributions

Posted on May 6, 2013 at 5:36pm 0 Comments

Well, here are some stupid math tricks to keep you occupied for a while. They can be elegant tricks from random samples or brute force, either way, they avoid all the acrobatics in determining the shape of a distribution and going to an obscure textbook to find the best measure of central tendency. Here at the dashboard factory, we hear certain assertions as to the claim that the median is always the best or that the mean is always the best.

In spreadsheet models that get passed from…

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Dashboard Confessions: Poor Data Practices Cost Jobs, Especially In Call Centers. Don't let it happen to Mobile.

Posted on July 18, 2012 at 6:00am 0 Comments

Can optimization save Mobile and Call Center Marketing campaigns? You bet.

Call center staffs expand and contract with call center performance and mobile campaigns have to up their game to deal with the reality of mobile infrastructure and changes in carrier dispositions. Cheap is not free. Irrelevant targeting and messaging come at a cost of alienating customers who feel that brands are out of touch. The solution is analytics, but you probably knew that…

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Dashboard Confessions: The Fundamental Target Marketing Dashboard

Posted on June 19, 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Poor marketing dashboards and enterprise reporting presentations result in indecision. Marketing managers intuitively know when they are dealing with information that is of little value, but is presented as their only solution because of inexperienced practitioners and inflexible enterprise reporting strategies.

Gain incredible insights, lead the…

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Highlighting Brand And Product Features As a Function of Probability Of Response From Nested Conjoint Studies

Posted on June 18, 2012 at 3:30am 0 Comments

Inform your marketing team as to which set of features to highlight, within a product, on a product conversion campaign for current customers or prospects. This design can be extended for copy and image influence before campaign targeting.

When we are done you will be able to simulate the response rate to a campaign as a function of how you mix together emphasis…

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