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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

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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