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Analytics Magazine

May/June 2010 Table of Contents

health care analyticsFEATURES

Resources for Spreadsheet Analysts

by Thomas A. Grossman
More than 180 spreadsheet analytics products point way toward better, faster, smarter.

Text Analytics: Two World Collide

by Kathy Lange
Intersection of two distinct disciplines gleans insight from massive amounts of unstructured data.

Advanced Analytics for Sales & Operations Planning

by Jeremy E. Shapiro
Effective Sales & Operations Planning decision-making can’t be achieved without insights from analytics.

Health Care Reform Has Passed. Now What?

by Douglas A. Samuelson
Predicted outcomes: Guarded optimism for general public and patients; excellent prognosis for health care system analysts.

How Mathematical Models Can Help Improve Cancer Treatments Plans

by Gino J. Lim
Breakthrough project combines expertise in two different area — radiation physics and optimization.

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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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