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Featured Blog Posts – January 2011 Archive (15)

What will be the state of Analytics in 2020?

By Bruno Aziza Entrepreneurial Leader and Creative Marketer. Author and Speaker.  •   326 votes  •  37 comments  •  Ended 29 Jan 2011.

  • Unstructured analytics will dominate (25%)
  • 100% will be embedded in processes (30%)
  • Analytics will be…

Added by Mirko Krivanek on January 29, 2011 at 1:32pm — 1 Comment

3 ways analytics software can aid corporate sustainability | ZDNET

First things first, I DO believe there is a case for certain purpose-built applications that purport to focus on aspects of corporate sustainability, such as carbon and energy management software or lifecycle asset management software. But I think that many businesses are overlooking the valuable information and data that is buried within existing enterprise resource planning…


Added by Vincent Granville on January 28, 2011 at 10:49am — No Comments

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Added by Vincent Granville on January 23, 2011 at 10:32am — No Comments

StatSoft Releases STATISTICA Version 10 Analytics Solutions

StatSoft is pleased to announce the release of STATISTICA 10, StatSoft’s flagship high-performance enterprise data analysis, predictive modeling, and analytic reporting platform

Quote start In today’s fast-paced, technology-oriented world, the software business is a growing and…

Added by Vincent Granville on January 22, 2011 at 9:51am — No Comments

New Ways to Save on Electricity Using Analytics and Smarter Home Devices

j03901421 150x150 photo (business analytics) If you have spent more than $70 a year on standby electricity use while devices were shut off, chances are you’d find a way to recover that money.   We’ve written about energy analytics devices and tools like Emonitor or electric dashboards to show you where power is going.  Now, accessories maker Belkin wants…


Added by Mirko Krivanek on January 20, 2011 at 10:37pm — No Comments

Germany Threatens to Fine Companies That Use Google Analytics

Concluding that Google hasn't adequately complied with their demands, German data protection officials are warning that web companies in the country could face a "steep fine" if they use Google Analytics.

The big issue? Google collects the full IP addresses of users -- even those who request anonymity -- and sends the information to Google servers in the U.S. for processing. Some in Germany, which has extremely strict privacy laws, believe the…


Added by Vincent Granville on January 17, 2011 at 11:09pm — No Comments

Books on Data Management: a 5-Book "Starter Library"

At the request of colleagues and clients, we have compiled a standard set of useful books on the crucial topic of how to manage data assets.  If you are looking to learn more about data management and related topics, consider getting this "5-Book Data Management Starter Library"

1. The…


Added by Jaime Fitzgerald on January 14, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

New TunedIT Competition: ISMIS 2011 Contest "Music Information Retrieval"

We would like to invite you to new data competition,

the ISMIS 2011 Contest: "Music Information Retrieval",

devoted to the problems of automatic recognition of music styles and instruments playing in a given music fragment.

Internet services expose nowadays vast amounts of multimedia…


Added by magdalena pancewicz on January 14, 2011 at 6:21am — No Comments

200 interesting links

  1. AB Testing: …

Added by Richard on January 9, 2011 at 1:16pm — No Comments mining your Facebook data to improve search results

I did a search for 'data mining' on Bing, and was surprised to see the search results. I cut and pasted these search results at the bottom of my message.

To summarize:

  • If you are logged in on Facebook, Microsoft will access your Facebook cookie, and retrieve and display customized search results about what your Facebook friends like (see below), blended with traditional generic search results.
  • So Microsoft is not trying to compete with Google by improving search…

Added by Richard on January 5, 2011 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Why IBM has invested $12 billion in data analytics (in Forbes)



Added by Richard on January 5, 2011 at 1:24pm — No Comments

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