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ESTIMATION: Market sizing for smartphone flip cover cases in US

With elevating popularity for smartphones and other mobile devices, there is also increasing demand for mobile accessories like covers etc. A recent study showed that smartphone owners spend roughly $56 on accessories per device, nearly double the amount of feature phone owners. Smartphone case market is one of the latest examples of products that were originally intended to be functional and evolved into fashion statements and spurred an industry to make devices unique and…

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Added by mohans on July 24, 2014 at 11:06pm — No Comments

ESTIMATION: Shifting paradigms in digital content consumption

Introduction

Digital content has gone through significant changes in past couple of decades. From DVDs to internet streaming, from Blu-ray to 4k, HD and from TVs to desktops to mobile, viewing patterns have transformed and so has the economics of the industry.

For example: Netflix’s business model of On-demand streaming is a whopping 4.7 billion USD business with over 10 million subscribers.…

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Added by mohans on July 17, 2014 at 12:01am — No Comments

Visualization contest: Expenditure shares across the various counties in Utah

Introduction

Each county within a state in the US maintains strict accounting standards with regards to cash inflows and outflows namely revenue and expenses. There are various funds institutionalized to serve this purpose for various categories such as education, energy, environment, health and human services, housing and community development etc. The governmental fund concept means that:

  • The fund is an independent fiscal…
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Added by mohans on June 20, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

RESEARCH: Identify drivers that determine success of start-ups in Big-data space

Assume a situation wherein investors are looking for your input on the start-ups that they should be investing in. And they are looking to understand the factors that they should consider in order for them to objectively (using data) evaluate and better understand characteristics of successful start-ups. 

Objective of this contest is to identify key factors that determine success or failure of start-up ventures in the Big Data and Analytics space4.…

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Added by mohans on April 10, 2014 at 1:27am — No Comments

Do you want to solve real world predictive analytics case study and get ranked amongst your peers?

Statistics.com, a provider of online education in statistics and analytics, announces a partnership with CrowdANALYTIX, a predictive modeling “managed crowdsourcing” company, offering a new online course, “Applied Predictive Analytics in partnership with CrowdANALYTIX“, which will run from Oct. 11 to Nov 8, 2013.

The goal of this course is to teach users (who have basic knowledge of R programming, predictive analytics…

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Added by Janet Dobbins on September 11, 2013 at 10:59am — No Comments

Financial Times Review of “Predictive Analytics”: “Ignores Dark Overtones”

The Financial Times reviewed my book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die.

 

Click here to read the full Financial Times review (free membership required).

 

Excerpt from the book review:

Book…

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Added by Eric Siegel on August 15, 2013 at 9:22am — 2 Comments

A Fresh Crowd Takes a Crack at the Census Return Rate Challenge

The U.S. Census Bureau recently held a contest to see who could develop the best statistical model to predict census mail return rates. Contestants could use a set of block group-level data provided by the Census plus whatever else they could get their hands on (provided it was freely available and they shared their sources).  I’d never taken part…

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Added by Joe Murphy on February 8, 2013 at 1:43pm — 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

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