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2017 Editorial Calendar

January/February

  • Social media, marketing & analytics, v. 4.0
  • Beyond SaaS: infrastructure, platform as a service
  • Talent shortage: in search of deep analytical skills

March/April

  • Software survey: statistical analysis
  • Data revolution: AI and machine learning
  • IoT: devices, connectivity, IT and more

May/June

  • Cognitive computing: what’s next?
  • Data quality: cleaning up messy data
  • Revenue management in big data era

July/August

  • Data lakes vs. data reservoirs: deep dive
  • Shedding light on “dark” data
  • Real-time analytics: The future is now

September/October

  • Healthcare analytics: boosting patient outcomes
  • When smart people and smart machines collide
  • Mobile and collaboration analytics

November/December

  • Adventures in consulting: tough lessons learned
  • Fighting fraud: a growing role for analytics
  • Software survey: Simulation

Analytics Blog

Electoral College put to the math test


With the campaign two months behind us and the inauguration of Donald Trump two days away, isn’t it time to put the 2016 U.S. presidential election to bed and focus on issues that have yet to be decided? Of course not.


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Study: Salaries for early career data scientists decrease for first time

Salaries for early career data scientists decreased year over year for the first time in four years as did the percentage of early career data scientists with a Ph.D. while demand for data scientists continued to increase, according to a recently released Burtch Works’ 2017 salary study of data scientists. Salaries for more experienced data scientists generally held steady or increased slightly depending on an individual’s focus area, responsibility and geographic base, according to the report. Read more →

Generous health insurance plans encourage overtreatment, but may not improve health

Offering comprehensive health insurance plans with low deductibles and co-pay in exchange for higher annual premiums seems like a good value for the risk averse, and a profitable product for insurance companies. But according to a forthcoming study in a leading scholarly marketing journal, the INFORMS journal Marketing Science, such plans can encourage individuals with chronic conditions to turn to needlessly expensive treatments that have little impact on their health outcomes. This in turn raises costs for the insurer and future prices for the insured. Read more →

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