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March/April 2013 Table of Contents

recommendation enginesFEATURES

Smart Care

By Rajib Ghosh, Kylie M. Grenier and Theo Ahadome
The promise of technology-enabled population healthcare management and its implications.

Recommendation Engines Work

By Christopher Berry
Barriers to recommendation engines deployment are coming down while opportunities for deployment are improving.

Integrating data mining and forecasting

By Tim Rey and Chip Wells
Case study: The Dow Chemical Company’s approach to leveraging time-series data and demand sensing.

Statistical Software Survey

By James J. Swain
Product comparisons in a data-rich culture driven by intelligent devices, online commerce and social networks.

Corporate Profile: Bank of America

By Russ Labe
Looking back on 25 years of achievement, the B of A Decision Support Modeling team has plenty to celebrate.

DEPARTMENTS

Inside Story
Executive Edge
Profit Center
Analyze This!
Career Builder
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

Accenture security report identifies top cyber threats

With recent large-scale cyberattacks signaling a growing front in destructive threats and business impact, a new midyear report from iDefense, part of Accenture Security, reveals how threat actors are continuing to evolve their ability to avoid detection. Based on in-depth analysis, the report anticipates a growth in the number of threat actors who are rapidly expanding their capabilities due to factors such as the proliferation of affordable, customizable and accessible tools and exploits. Read more →

Job searchers: It’s not just who you know, but how well you know them

While online networking sites enable individuals to increase their professional connections, to what extent do these ties actually lead to job opportunities? A new study in the INFORMS journal Management Science finds that, despite the ability to significantly increase the number of professional connections and identify more job leads with limited effort on these sites, unless the connection is a strong one, they typically will not lead to job offers.  Read more →

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