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Analytics Magazine

January/February 2014 Table of Contents

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Predictive Analytics In The Cloud

By James Taylor
Research survey: Ability to deliver ROI solutions more cost-effectively is driving cloud deployment.

Adventures In Analytics Consulting

By Doug Samuelson
Eighteen things nobody tells you about solo practice that you need to know before you take the plunge.

Certified Analytics Professional

By Polly Mitchell-Guthrie and Scott Nestler
Usage guide for employers and clients answers key questions about first-of-its kind CAP® program.

Analytics & Healthcare

By Rajib Ghosh
Apply predictive analytics to address population health management and medication adherence problems.

Missing Values

By Gerhard Svolba
The origin, detection, treatment and consequences of missing values in analytics.

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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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What you like in a CEO candidate may not deliver results

Attributes that often get someone hired as CEO may not be the ones that drive success once they are at the helm of the company. That’s one of many provocative insights in a study by consulting firm ghSMART. The study, recently featured in Harvard Business Review, identifies characteristics that differentiate the most effective leaders. Read more →

Paying for online reviews backfires among socially influential

Online user reviews have become an essential tool for consumers who increasingly rely on them to evaluate products and services before purchase. The business models of online review platforms such as Yelp and TripAdvisor and e-commerce sites such as Amazon and Expedia critically depend on them. Should such sites pay users to encourage them to write reviews? Read more →

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