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Analytics Magazine

March-April 2015: Table of Contents

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Executive Edge: Interaction Analytics

By Ryan Pellet
Form from chaos: Gaining insights from interaction-based
unstructured data (calls, texts, posts, etc.)

Forum: Intuition-Based Decision Making

By Jay Liebowitz
The other side of analytics: The value of unconsciously
recognizing patterns at lightning speed

Analytics & The Internet of Things

By Arnab Chakraborty, Michael Svilar and Prith Banerjee
Welcome to the ‘We Economy’ digital ecosystem: Finding the business hidden in your data

Statistical Software Survey

By James J. Swain
Power to the people: Survey of popular analytical software includes a wide range of tools

Corporate Profile: SAS

By Kathy Lange
World’s largest privately held software company: Where it’s been and where it’s headed

DEPARTMENTS

Inside Story
Analyze This!
Newsmakers
Healthcare Analytics
INFORMS Initiatives
Conference Preview: Business Analytics
Conference Preview: Healthcare Analytics
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.


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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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