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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

Deathwatch: Five Reasons Organizations Predict When You Will Die

This article was also published on Smart Blogs



Eric Siegel, Ph.D.



Retirement kills more people than hard work ever did.

—Malcolm Forbes



I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.

—Woody Allen



Who benefits by predicting your behavior? Organizations do—companies, government agencies,…

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Added by Eric Siegel on March 4, 2013 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Excerpt from Too Big to Ignore

The following is excerpted from Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data. John Wiley & Sons will be publishing this in early March 2013.

Much like the baseball revolution pioneered by Billy Beane, car insurance today is undergoing a fundamental transformation. Just ask Joseph Tucci. As the CEO at data storage behemoth EMC Corporation, he knows a thing or 30…

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Added by Phil Simon on February 12, 2013 at 12:34pm — 4 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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