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One SAS Enterprise Guide feature I particularly like is the ability to import Microsoft Excel data quickly and easily. SAS offers many ways to work with Excel spreadsheets but often I find I just want to extract data from Excel and get on with my job.
If you are trying this process for the first time, use a “known good” or simple spreadsheet so if any issues arise you can at least eliminate the data as the cause. When this process fails, I…Continue
Added by Tricia Aanderud on May 10, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
How many of these jobs can be performed by bots (computer programs)? Here's the story:…Continue
Added by Capri on May 9, 2012 at 2:46pm — No Comments
IT professionals estimate that they have less…Continue
Added by Capri on May 8, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
This chart was published in the Forbes magazine by Jon Bruner, and the data comes from the IRS tax stats tables.
Added by Cristian Mesiano on May 5, 2012 at 1:09pm — No Comments
There is at least one thing of interest to any data scientist in the following:
Orlando, Fla. — April 25, 2012 — Delivering the future of business analytics, Pentaho Corporation today announced the general availability of Pentaho Business Analytics 4.5. With this release, Pentaho provides new user-driven, interactive visualization and data exploration capabilities that access all data sources, including big data, as well as a pluggable and extensible interface for software and SaaS companies to…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on May 3, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
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Added by Richard on May 3, 2012 at 2:03pm — No Comments
I invite you to read this data science digest, compiling resources from multiple websites, at http://bit.ly/Kri9w5.
More than 10 featured announcements, 25 job ads, and the following 25 articles and…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on May 1, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
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Dear Analytic Professionals:
There is no longer a question about the importance of analytics -- the real question is why…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on April 30, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Yet another article about the same issue (lack of talent) that has been dicussed at lengths over the last months, see http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304723304577365700368073674.html
Added by Mirko Krivanek on April 30, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Two university professors let the public take their artificial intelligence course online, for free. Then 160,000 students sihned up. Now the plan is to changer higher learning forever.…Continue
Added by Mirko Krivanek on April 30, 2012 at 10:26am — No Comments
The Steinmetz barn housed GE's first laboratory
General Electric’s (GE)first research laboratory was housed in a barn in upstate New York; its newest is going up in Silicon Valley. In a vivid illustration of how the locus of U.S.…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on April 29, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments
In this article, we review two, intertwined tools in the data mining arsenal: correlation and scatter plots. These tools are fundamental for gauging the relationship (if any) between pairs of data elements (say, the age and income of your customers). As we’ll soon see, there are good, bad, and ugly things that can happen when we apply a purely computational method like correlation. My goal is to help you avoid the usual pitfalls, so you can use correlation and scatter plots effectively…Continue
Added by Daniel Graettinger on April 26, 2012 at 2:33pm — No Comments
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Sometime today, shares of the data analysis company Splunk will start trading on the Nasdaq National Market in New York, after pricing last night at $17 a share. The company’s offering has raised about $230 million.
Added by Vincent Granville on April 19, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Outside the traditional business analytics / BI fields.
Added by Vincent Granville on April 12, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments