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Web Analytics: Grain Matters!

It is funny to discover that some web analytic applications, despite their name, are not "analytic enough".

Read more at 'On Target' blog.

Added by Franco Graziosi on March 30, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2010

I'm sure this is probably already old news here, but wanted to share a recent report from the Gartner Group. Advanced Analytics and Cloud Computing - the top two forecasted strategic technology trends.
http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=1210613
How many organizations are not yet taking advantage of either or both of these technologies?

Added by Stanley Barton on November 10, 2009 at 1:40pm — No Comments

#25: Here's a thought...

An occasional series in which a review of recent posts on SmartData Collective reveals the following nuggets:



And the customer is...

A critical first step for your company is to develop your definition of a customer. Don't underestimate either the importance or the difficulty of this process. And don't assume it is simply a matter of semantics. Some of my consulting clients have indignantly told me: “We don't need to define it, everyone in our company knows exactly what a… Continue

Added by Brian Roger on November 7, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Invitation to join Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML) interest group on LinkedIn

The primary focus of this forum is to create more awareness for the PMML data mining standard among practitioners, business users and IT stakeholders. We encourage discussions related to technology, IT benefits, but most of all, practical applications and business value.



Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML) group:

http://www.linkedin.com/groupRegistration?gid=2328634



Thanks… Continue

Added by Michael Zeller on October 7, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Reducing crime in Cinci through unique police + researcher collaboration

Police collab w/ researchers to reduce crime in Cinci. Culture critical: Police must be open to it, researchers need personal skills http://ping.fm/UxfO4

www.cultureofperformance.com
www.joeyfitts.com

Added by Joey Fitts on September 20, 2009 at 12:32pm — No Comments

DEBIT CARDS - HOW PROFITABLE ARE THEY FOR BANKS?

“Banks will let you overspend on your debit card in a way that is much, much more expensive than almost any credit card,” said Eric Halperin, director of the Washington office of the Center for Responsible Lending. Debit has essentially changed into a stealth form of credit, according to critics like him.



The problem is that banks charge you an overdraft fee when you spend more than what is in your account, instead of denying the purchase. Three-quarters of the largest American banks… Continue

Added by Chandan Pathak on September 17, 2009 at 6:40am — No Comments

TO HELL WITH ANALYTICS?

CEOs often talk about the need to use data while taking key decisions. But Marketers still seem to operate more from the gut. Why is that?



Thomas Wailgum in News captures the reasons why the gut still reigns supreme. Here is what he says: “So why is the gut still so in vogue? Of those respondents who said their companies still make decisions based on judgment rather than business analytics, 61 percent said it was because good data was not available, and just over half (55 percent)… Continue

Added by Chandan Pathak on September 17, 2009 at 6:30am — No Comments

Web Analytics & Interactive Marketing Internship

At Alight Interactive, we are web analytics and online marketing optimization specialists. We help companies measure, manage and increase the return on investment for websites and marketing initiatives.



We are looking for an individual with a passion for web analytics, data analysis and interactive marketing. This is a an internship with the potential to become a permanent position. The successful candidate will be a… Continue

Added by Michelle on September 8, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Featured in news from Microsoft today - "Authors say: Create a Culture of Performance"

Featured in news from Microsoft today - "Authors say: Create a Culture of Performance"

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2009/Sep09/09-03DigAHole.mspx

Added by Joey Fitts on September 3, 2009 at 11:20pm — No Comments

Interviewed by Infosys on "Predictive Analytics: What Makes Enterprises More Competitive?"

Interviewed by Infosys for the Industry Speak section of their Technology Roundtable. Topic is "Predictive Analytics: What Makes Enterprises More Competitive?"



Shared a number of real world examples. Read it here & share your thoughts:



http://www.infosys.com/newsletter/technology-roundtable/prev/june09/industry-speak-joeyfitts.htm











OTHER RESOURCES:

Join FaceBook page… Continue

Added by Joey Fitts on August 13, 2009 at 9:37pm — No Comments

Clouds for education in Ethiopia

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/microsoft/2009458942_microsoftazure13.html



Clouds mean better education in Ethiopia. 250,000 teachers nationwide can download curriculum, keep track of academic records and securely transfer student data throughout the education system. Now need to track performance and apply learning analytics.



• “As U.S. companies start… Continue

Added by Joey Fitts on July 21, 2009 at 2:28pm — 1 Comment

#13: Here's a thought...

An occasional series in which a review of recent posts on SmartData Collective reveals the following nuggets:



Cloudy days ahead


The question is not, will cloud computing happen, but rather, how will this tendency unfold, and how will organizations, regulators, and other actors respond? Until the rhetoric and more important the base of experience moves beyond the current state of pilots and vaporware, the range of potential outcomes is too vast to bet on with any serious… Continue

Added by Brian Roger on June 7, 2009 at 11:40am — No Comments

The First Question for ADAPA® is always "What about security?" on Cloud Computing

ADAPA® Predictive Analytics Scoring Engine - Security on Amazon EC2?



Many of our customers ask: “What about security on the Amazon EC2 Cloud?” Security is always the first consideration. The short answer is "yes."



The security processes implemented by Amazon Web Services (AWS) are outlined in the AWS Security Whitepaper. In addition to the various… Continue

Added by Ronald J. Ramos on May 1, 2009 at 3:57pm — No Comments

clementine from spss

I have just ordered clementine from spss to teach my MBA students in a few weeks. Can anyone share any tips and tricks I can use when I get the software package?

Added by Dr. Jamie Pleasant on March 27, 2009 at 8:46pm — 1 Comment

Analyzing the Question - How Covered Are We?

When your career hinges on ensuring coverage over regulatory compliance, you will appreciate the common curse that is had when asking, "how covered are we?". The answer is never straight, nor simple, and generally results in wondering why you asked to begin with - ultimately it’s a judgment call. Readers may find some consolation knowing that there exists a large group of red-eyed, late-night, complex report-reading types that must make the same difficult decision, and seek to ensure… Continue

Added by Susan Smith on November 19, 2008 at 6:23pm — No Comments

Senior Consultant - Market Analytics Strategist

I’m an independent telco/technology recruiter, and I’m conducting a search for a Senior Consultant in Market Analytics. My client is a global leader in hardware, software and managed services. The role can be based anywhere in the US and is home-based. Light travel is involved – roughly 1 day per week.

The goal of this market analytics strategist (MAS) role is to identify marketing effectiveness (of TV, print, Web 2.0, etc.) through the use of analytical techniques: database analytics,… Continue

Added by kathy brodie, Brodie Recruiting Services on June 19, 2008 at 12:50pm — No Comments

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