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Analytics Magazine

May/June 2015 Table of Contents

analyticsFEATURES

Statistical Malfeasance

By Randy Bartlett, CAP
Preparing for the coming flood: Best practices for identifying and understanding statistics problems

Unified Analytics

By David Zakkam and Ankesh Aggrawal
Mastering the big wave: Upcoming field sheds light on the interaction between data and insights

HR Analytics: a Quiet Revolution

By Ryan Hammond
“People analytics” teams now come from highly trained backgrounds looking to employ analytical tools

Choosing the Right Career

By Ajay Bhargava
Are you cut out to be an analyst? An analytical approach to “tasting before eating” from the analytics buffet

Corporate Profile: Booz Allen Hamilton

By David Kletter
Technology and consulting firm focuses on helping organizations capitalize on their biggest natural resource: data

DEPARTMENTS

Inside Story
Executive Edge
Analyze This!
Newsmakers
Healthcare Analytics
INFORMS Initiatives
Forum
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.


Headlines

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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