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March/April 2011: Table of Contents

March/April 2011FEATURES

Wargaming for fun and profit

By Douglas A. Samuelson
Familiar defense tool adds competitive advantage in business environment.

TV ads, Wanamaker’s dilemma & analytics

By Eric Fischer, Atanu Basu, Joachim Hubele and Eric Levine
From ratings to predictive decisions: New measurement for TV advertising.

Enterprise-level semantic technologies

By Denise Bedford
How semantic applications help organizations achieve productivity increases.

Optimization engagement baseline

By Maurice Schlumberger
First step on the way to full optimization engagement is often the most rewarding.

Predicting the rise of prediction markets

By Ajit Kambil
Social analytic tool taps into the “wisdom of crowds” to see into the future.

Surrounded by uncertainty

By James J. Swain
Survey of statistical software highlights growing capability of popular tools.

DEPARTMENTS

Inside Story

By Pete Horner

 Executive Edge

By Colin Kessinger

Profit Center

By E. Andrew Boyd

Analyze This!

BY Vijay Mehrotra

Conference Preview

By David Leonhardi and Teresa Cryan

Thinking Analytically

By John Toczek

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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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