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CrowdANALYTIX Contests - IDEATION on Determining Movie Ticket Pricing

Creative Minds & Data Scientists, Hop on to CrowdANALYTIX.com, participate and win up to $6000!!

IDEATION CONTEST (7-day Sprint)

Determine Movie Ticketing fee for Bookmyshow.com

Bookmyshow.com is a prominent online ticketing website for booking movies and entertainment shows in India. Bookmyshow makes its revenue based on the convenience fee that they charge for…

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Added by Aravind on November 1, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Traditional BI vs Data Analytics Approach

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Added by Michael Walker on October 31, 2012 at 10:37am — No Comments

CrowdANALYTIX launches series of ideation and data mining contests in collaboration with Indian School of Business

Indian School of Business, one of the premier management institution's in India and rated one among the Top 20 B-Schools in the world for their post graduate programs has collaborated with CrowdANALYTIX to initiate a contest that will help students collaborate with a large community of data scientists on a ideation problem. This is the first in a sequence of 4 including ideation and data mining…

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Added by Aravind on October 24, 2012 at 12:52am — No Comments

New Article: Make Your Next DM Presentation Twice as Good as Your Last

Improving our presentation skills will make for happier clients and bosses.  In this article, Tim Graettinger focuses on five crucial practices that will make your next presentation twice as good as your last.…

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Added by Daniel Graettinger on October 15, 2012 at 3:18pm — No Comments

The Emerging Data Stack and Mobile Access

 

The emerging  "Data Stack" or "Data Layer" is in full transition and can be viewed and defined many different ways. The ability to capture, analyze and learn from data generated at unprecedented scale, combined with means…

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Added by Michael Walker on October 10, 2012 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Big Data Analytics Maturity Model

See: http://bit.ly/KQ1bsS

Added by Michael Walker on October 3, 2012 at 1:17pm — No Comments

New Article: Make Your Next Data Mining Presentation Twice as Good as Your Last

Improving our presentation skills will make for happier clients and bosses.  In this article, Tim Graettinger focuses on five crucial practices that will make your next presentation twice as good as your last.

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Added by Daniel Graettinger on October 3, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Data Fundamentals

Becoming a data and evidence driven organization provides significant competitive advantage. Speed and accuracy of insight, delivered across any device including smart phones and tablets, means organizations can make better, faster decisions. The goal is for the entire organization…

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Added by Michael Walker on September 26, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Analytics: A “Moneyball” For Gaming

Author: Karan Bhalla, Director, IQR Analytics and Prachi Shah, Marketing  Consultant, IQR Analytics (http://www.iqrdataanalytics.com)

 

          A “state of business analytics” report was issued last year by Bloomberg Businessweek Research Services. In its survey of corporate executives across the globe, business analytics was identified as having “gone mainstream”…

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Added by AcademyForDecisionScience&Analyt on September 24, 2012 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Social Media: how to measure their impact?

 

For a company, having "a presence" in social media is worthless unless it allows it to achieve some objectives. However, beyond the control of the company, social media talk about the company, under these conditions is it reasonable to ignore this space frequented by customers, prospects, partners and competitors?



Social media influences reputation, image, and perceived value. All this has an impact on business results, sales, recruiting new customers, the frequency of…

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Added by Michel Bruley on September 5, 2012 at 3:03am — No Comments

Big Data Vendor Landscape

Big Data Vendor Landscape

Companies, products, and technologies included in the Big Data Landscape:

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Added by Michael Walker on August 30, 2012 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Hadoop Technology Stack

The Hadoop stack includes more than a dozen components, or subprojects, that are complex to deploy and manage. Installation, configuration and production deployment at scale is challenging.

The main components…

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Added by Michael Walker on August 22, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

History of Data Analytics

Author: Rahul Nawab, Co- founder, IQR Analytics and Promoter, ADSA (Academy for Decision Science and Analytics).

Educating savvy and business-minded Amdavadis on the importance of numbers and analytics in your business is like teaching the properties of sand to someone in the desert, but here is my effort anyway.

The simplest definition of analytics is "the science of analysis." However, a practical definition would be how an entity, e.g., a business, arrives…

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Added by AcademyForDecisionScience&Analyt on August 21, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Data Analytics in Business

Today Analytics is the heart of a Business. Companies are challenged with a high volume and broad array of data which requires active and effective analysis. Analysis can help them make enhanced and improved business decisions, and hence help the business to maintain profitability. "Companies need to compete on the basis of key business processes, and how they optimize these processes with analytics," says Thomas Davenport, professor and director of research, Babson College,…

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Added by AcademyForDecisionScience&Analyt on August 13, 2012 at 2:14am — No Comments

Percolator, Dremel and Pregel: Alternatives to Hadoop

Percolator, Dremel and Pregel: Alternatives to Hadoop



Hadoop (MapReduce where code is turned into map and reduce jobs, and Hadoop runs the jobs) is great at crunching data yet inefficient for analyzing data because each time you add, change or manipulate data you must stream over the entire dataset.

In most organizations, data is always…

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Added by Michael Walker on August 12, 2012 at 12:49pm — No Comments

BiG DaTa & Vectorization

 

It has been while when Big data entered into the market and buzz the analytics world. Now a day all analytics leaders are chanting about Big data applications. Since I have started with Hadoop technologies and with Machine learning one question has been bugging in mind:

Which is a greater innovation Big Data Or Machine Learning…

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Added by Manish Bhoge on May 13, 2012 at 11:50pm — 1 Comment

New article: Framing the Data Mining Problem

In the data mining process, where do data scientists like you and me add the most value?  Is it in exploring the data, uncovering anomalies and seeing relationships between elements?  In selecting transformations for the elements to improve their representations for modeling and analysis?  In building sophisticated predictive models?  For my money, the answer is ‘none of…

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Added by Daniel Graettinger on April 4, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Habits of Highly Effective Data Professionals: “Beginning with the End in Mind”

In a post for Dataversity, I discussed the power of "Beginning with the End in Mind" for Data Professionals, Data Scientists, Business Analysts, and Technologists...

What if Steven Covey was a technologist, data professional, or data scientist?  Would the best-selling author–best known for promoting his ”…

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Added by Jaime Fitzgerald on March 6, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Latest Article: Data Mining Lessons from the Movie "Moneyball"

My company (Discovery Corps, Inc.)  president Tim Graettinger has released a new article I think you'll like:

"If you’re a data miner, there’s a good chance you saw the movie Moneyball.  For me, the movie was entertaining, but the book was really enlightening.  I found it to be a source of numerous and familiar lessons about data mining - while couched in the intriguing context of major league baseball.  In this article, I’d like to share some of…

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Added by Daniel Graettinger on January 6, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Jure Leskovec on "The Web as a Laboratory for Studying Humanity" at SFBay ACM DMSIG

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrZyHlxfGMU

 

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Added by Vera Klimkovsky on November 8, 2011 at 8:47pm — No Comments

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