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March/April 2016: Table of Contents

cloud computing analyticsFEATURES

Predictive analytics in the cloud

By Dave Hirko
It’s all about the data: Exploiting the natural synergy between the cloud and analytics in the Internet Age.

Democratization of data analytics: New frontier

By Srujana H.M., Sanjay S. Sharma and Amitava Dey
Making data available to the people who need it and giving them the skills, tools to derive meaningful insights from it.

How would Google farm?

By Alex Thomasson, Gabe Santos and Atanu Basu
Lessons from self-driving cars may help win the race to feed the world via the Internet of Agriculture and analytics.

How to turn organizational data into corporate strength

By Rupert Morrison
Understanding and analyzing the organization as a system sets the platform for value-adding analysis and company success.

Training strategy in the analytics consulting domain

By Chandrakant Maheshwari
An alternative training approach that benefits trainers and trainees equally during the teaching/mentoring process.

Vehicle routing software survey

By Randolph Hall and Janice Partyka
Increasing market demands and high expectations drive transformation and innovation in dynamic industry.

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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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What you like in a CEO candidate may not deliver results

Attributes that often get someone hired as CEO may not be the ones that drive success once they are at the helm of the company. That’s one of many provocative insights in a study by consulting firm ghSMART. The study, recently featured in Harvard Business Review, identifies characteristics that differentiate the most effective leaders. Read more →

Paying for online reviews backfires among socially influential

Online user reviews have become an essential tool for consumers who increasingly rely on them to evaluate products and services before purchase. The business models of online review platforms such as Yelp and TripAdvisor and e-commerce sites such as Amazon and Expedia critically depend on them. Should such sites pay users to encourage them to write reviews? Read more →

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