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Analytics Magazine

January/February 2015 Table of Contents

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Leadership: The Real Game Changer

By Bill Gossman
Leaders who take a proactive initiative to data analytics set the stage for successful, actionable use of information from art to science.

The future of data visualization

By Will Towler
Nextgen technologies and evolving cognitive frameworks move data visualization from art to science.

Data visualization: Big picture of big data

By Nana S. Banerjee
Realizing how quickly we understand what we see makes data visualization a key component of better decision-making.

Analytics helps contain Ebola

By Douglas A. Samuelson and Brian Umana
How one small data science and analytics company found a way to help contain the spread of the deadly virus.

DEPARTMENTS

Inside Story
Analyze This!
What’s Trending
Healthcare Analytics
Viewpoint
Forum
INFORMS Initiatives
Newsmakers
Conference Preview
Five-Minute Analyst
Thinking Analytically

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.




Headlines

Survey: Despite the hype, AI adoption still in early stages

The hype surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) is intense, but for most European businesses surveyed in a recent study by SAS, adoption of AI is still in the early or even planning stages. The good news is, the vast majority of organizations have begun to talk about AI, and a few have even begun to implement suitable projects. There is much optimism about the potential of AI, although fewer were confident that their organization was ready to exploit that potential. Read more →

Data professionals spend almost as much time prepping data as analyzing it

Nearly 40 percent of data professionals spend more than 20 hours per week accessing, blending and preparing data rather than performing actual analysis, according to a survey conducted by TMMData and the Digital Analytics Association. More than 800 DAA community members participated in the survey held earlier this year. The survey revealed that data access, quality and integration present persistent, interrelated roadblocks to efficient and confident analysis across industries. Read more →

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