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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

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

Team Obama Mastered the Science of Mass Persuasion - and Won

Last October, a colleague and I speculated on how a special, powerful form of predictive analytics would revolutionize presidential campaigning—and, if successful, how it might be poorly received by the public thereafter. In our work, he and I focus more on financial, marketing, and online applications of this technology. But we bet the story would break within politics by 2016 or 2020.



Surprise: There's no wait! After Obama's win in November, we've learned they already did this.…

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Added by Eric Siegel on February 20, 2013 at 8:47am — No Comments

The Obama Camp Persuaded Millions of Voters with Uplift Modeling

The Fiscal Times is running an excerpt from my book, Predictive Analytics, about the Obama campaign's use of uplift modeling (aka net lift or persuasion modeling).



ARTICLE: The Real Story Behind Obama's Election Victory 

By Eric Siegel 



Elections hang by a thinner thread than you think.



By now you probably know that Barack Obama's 2012 campaign for a second term "moneyballed" the…

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Added by Eric Siegel on February 14, 2013 at 9:30am — 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

Find value in online/social text and sentiment: free report, conferences

This is a quick entry to tell you about three things --



- My free report, "Text/Content Analytics 2011: User Perspectives on Solutions and Providers," is out. Are you looking for business value in "unstructured" social, online, or enterprise sources? My report will provide background information and "wisdom of the crowds" guidance you can use. Download the report free via altaplana.com/TA2011.



- For a deeper dive into…

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Added by Seth Grimes on October 8, 2011 at 8:08pm — 1 Comment

Hypatia Research Chairing "Customer & Marketing Analytics" Conf. Boston Nov 10-11

Call for end-user speakers! Customer & Marketing Analytics Conf. Nov 10, Boston, MA. Vendors--contact me privately! [email protected]

Added by Leslie Ament on September 30, 2011 at 11:18am — No Comments

Summarization of Blog posts with "Web Pulse" Reports

In the past couple of months i was looking for a way to best capture and understand what happens on the Web -and more specifically what people write in blogs- in terms of sentiment and emerging trends. The first thing that i came up with was the the idea of creating a…
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Added by Themos Kalafatis on July 30, 2010 at 8:07am — 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

Emotions, Beliefs and Analytics

(From lifeanalytics)



When i first came across Data Mining and Machine Learning in 1997 i had no idea of the kind of applications that this field can have. As time passes by, the knowledge that can be available to a data/text miner becomes more and more a serious business....actually, a very serious one.



Not long time ago i have seen a presentation where a map of emotions from the web was created in real time by aggregating… Continue

Added by Themos Kalafatis on January 12, 2009 at 7:48am — No Comments

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