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The New Predictive Profession – Odd Yet Newly Legitimate

Here's a review of my book Predictive Analytics from Robert Nisbet, Ph.D., a leading consultant, author, and predictive analytics instructor at University of California – Irvine (posted here with his permissoin).

 

Review of Predictive Analytics – The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die  By Eric Siegel.

Robert Nisbet, Ph.D.

March 21, 2013

 

Predictions have a problem.  They are viewed…

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Added by Eric Siegel on August 12, 2013 at 12:16pm — 1 Comment

An Onslaught of Press about Predictive Analytics

Have you seen the press coverage related to my book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die (Wiley, February 2013)?

 

If you're already an expert practitioner, these articles can serve to help ramp up your clients and coworkers.

 

If your work doesn't connect to data munching in any way, these articles (and the book) are still totally for you. This accessible book has been…

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Added by Eric Siegel on August 8, 2013 at 7:10am — No Comments

Big data for Equity Research

Have you looked at the syllabus of the Finance class on financial modeling at the University? It is outdated: It teaches you how to do modeling on one single company, if possible multiple years of the same company. To any Analytics professional, it is a joke. It's like having a table with a few records - one record for each year. Let's wake up and go for a change:

1. Pour the whole world of companies into research: instead of putting the projection of financial data in different…

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Added by Jeffrey Ng on July 27, 2013 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Book FAQ: Is the Book “Predictive Analytics” for Experts?

When you invest the time to read a book, you're investing a lot more than the $17 to buy it.

Many ask whether my book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die, is at the right level for their needs. Is it too advanced? (Quick answer: definitely not.) Will it instruct me on how to execute on predictive analytics? (Not directly – it is an industry primer rather than a…

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Added by Eric Siegel on July 17, 2013 at 11:45am — No Comments

Partial Retraction Regarding Chase’s Profit with Mortgage Prediction

This blog post is to retract an aspect of a story about Chase Bank that I reported in my book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die (published by Wiley, February 2013).

Although predictive analytics professionals usually tell accurate stories about their projects, sometimes the information that comes from human beings is less reliable than the data driven systems they…

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Added by Eric Siegel on July 8, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

NIST Big Data Definitions and Taxonomy Generates Probing Questions

Many interesting questions came up in the NIST Definitions and Taxonomy Big Data group meeting today. Brilliant minds are hard at work to stabilize the language around Big Data, but some fundamental questions have been posed that the marketplace seems to believe we have already solved.

  • How do we differentiate Big Data from traditional big data like sensor feeds, credit card processing, and financial transactions. What makes it different? One noted professional taxonomist…
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Added by Donald Krapohl on July 8, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

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Added by soniya on April 15, 2013 at 5:06am — No Comments

Predicting Lying and Predicting Dying

Who benefits by predicting your behavior? Organizations do—companies, governments, hospitals, and political campaigns. They employ predictive analytics, technology that learns from data to render per-person predictions, one individual at a time.

 

People have been struck by the final words in the title of my new book on this subject, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die (…

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Added by Eric Siegel on April 4, 2013 at 1:53pm — No Comments

WSJ: HP Piloted Program to Predict Which Workers Would Quit

Joel Schectman at the Wall Street Journal wrote about a story broken in my new book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die.

 

Wall Street Journal Article:

Book: HP Piloted Program to Predict Which Workers Would Quit

 

Joel Schectman, Wall Street Journal

 

Hewlett Packard Co. tested a predictive scoring system that attempted…

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Added by Eric Siegel on March 20, 2013 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Applying Data Analysis Techniques to Solve Big Data Challenges

A recent article entitled "Nate Silver on big data's future: It's about attitude" appeared on fcw.com (The Business of Federal Technology).   The full article along with the points made below can be read here:

http://www.scoop.it/t/big-data-technology-applications-and-analytics

In the meantime, what came to mind has to do with different analytic approaches being used together to solve a…

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Added by Tony Agresta on February 26, 2013 at 1:22pm — No Comments

The Future of Prediction: Predictive Analytics in 2020

What's next is what's next… Predictive analytics is where business intelligence is going.

— Rick Whiting, InformationWeek



Ten Predictions for the First Hour of 2020



Good morning. It's January 2, 2020, the first workday of the year. As you drive to the office, the only thing predictive analytics doesn't do for you is steer the car (yet that's coming soon as well).



1. Anti-theft. As you enter your car, a predictive model establishes your…

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Added by Eric Siegel on February 26, 2013 at 9:34am — No Comments

Read the Preface for Siegel’s Book – Predictive Analytics

Read the Preface for Siegel’s Book – Predictive Analytics



Here is the preface for Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die



By Eric Siegel, with a foreword from Tom Davenport

(Wiley, February 2013)

 

To order the book:…

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Added by Eric Siegel on February 8, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Giving Big Data Publishing the Royal Treatment

A NoSQL database from MarkLogic provides the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) with the ability to unlock a treasure trove of assets.  Now the RSC can publish three times as many journals and four times as many articles. It also gave the Society the ability to develop new educational applications to make chemistry accessible to a wider audience.

Modern approaches to information products replete with full text search have the power to…

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Added by Tony Agresta on January 18, 2013 at 7:58am — No Comments

Enhancing Customer experience with Big Data Analytics

The era of Big Data is upon us.
Big data by definition is:
·         combination of all the internal structured business data (CRM, ERP, POS and all the internal system data) and external unstructured data ( Social media data, feedback surveys, Audios, Videos, streaming data, Call center data, images)
·         unmanageable volumes by…
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Added by Sandeep Raut on January 12, 2013 at 10:42pm — No Comments

Big Data - The Crown Jewel or a Missed Opportunity for Telcos?

With vast amounts of data about consumer usage, cost effective advertising, churn reduction and effective cross sell seem well suited to be addressed with big data technology in the telco space.    Now that data streams can be captured in real time as data is pushed to communication service providers, this data can be connected to data pulled from other databases to create vivid usage patterns.   When anonymized and profiled…

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Added by Tony Agresta on January 4, 2013 at 10:21am — No Comments

Old SQL, New SQL, NoSQL - Making Sense of the Five Major Classes of Database Technology

This link will take you to a great YouTube Video on the 5 classes of databases and the differences in the major players in the NoSQL market.

The Database Revolution

And here are some conclusions I took away from the presentation.

Mike Bowers, Principal Engineer at the Church of Jesus Christ of…

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Added by Tony Agresta on December 27, 2012 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Big Data Technology, Trends & Success

I wanted to share this link with members on Analytic Bridge - it represents a series of articles, insights and conclusions drawn about Big Data Technology, Trends and Success:

http://www.scoop.it/t/big-data-technology-applications-and-analytics

Here's a comment I posted about the Article entitled "The Role of the Data Scientist in Big Data" from Tech Republic. There are others on the page.    "As…

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Added by Tony Agresta on December 26, 2012 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Bigger Than Big Data? Mobile User Expectations

How big data is shaping mobile user expectations

 

By Jeff Hasen

Hipcricket Chief Marketing Officer, Thought Leader (ART+DATA) Institute and author of Mobilized Marketing: Driving Sales, Engagement, and Loyalty…

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Added by Zach Piester on December 13, 2012 at 9:49am — No Comments

What do famous fashionistas and Big Data have in common?

What do the Olsen Twins, Rachel Bilson, Jessica Simpson, Justin Timberlake and big data all have in common? All are associated with the same social e-commerce company, BeachMint, according to Donna Prlich, director of product marketing at Pentaho.…

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Added by Sarah Conway on November 13, 2012 at 9:52am — No Comments

Digesting Big Data

Big Data holds a big promise. But has that promise paid out already? Or are you heading for Big Dollar Disaster? Many take inventory of their data and find out they have terabytes of data lying around. Surely something should be done with that, so here’s how we see a lot of companies going about implementing ‘something’ for their Big Data.

  • Buy hardware, set up a cluster and install some flavor of Hadoop.
  • Break their brains to figure out how to run map-reduce…
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Added by Jos Verwoerd on November 13, 2012 at 4:04am — No Comments

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