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PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS ARTICLES

Predictive analytics in the publishing industry
The transformation of traditional print media and the growing intelligence behind monetization strategies.

Cognitive computing for automating customer knowledge
How to automatically provide a clear means to make the most of your company’s proprietary data.

Building human curiosity into artificial intelligence
How neuro-dynamic programming enables smart machines to think ahead.

Predictive Analytics — Reinventing industries: predictive game-changer

Healthcare Analytics
Predicting patient experience with narrative data: a healthcare goldmine

Networks vs. fraud: Connecting the dots
Well-constructed analytical models useful in thwarting fraudsters who often collaborate, thus setting up complex but revealing patterns of behavior.

Internet of Things analytics
Welcome to the ‘We Economy’: Finding the business in your data.

Corporate Profile — SAS: Where it’s been and where it’s headed

Human Resources: Key skills for analytics pros
“People analytics” teams now come from highly trained backgrounds looking to employ analytical tools

Executive Edge: Machine learning unleashes big data potential
The art of putting fragmented, often disconnected data sources together to generate actionable insights for the enterprise.

Goal-driven analytics
Big data needs advanced analytics, but analytics does not need big data.

Healthcare Analytics: Rise of the empowered patient consumer – courtesy of analytics

Predictive Analytics — Most swans are white: Living in a predictive society

Adventures In Consulting
What’s a defense consulting company doing in sports?

Analytics in the oilfield
Properly deployed, predictive and other forms of advanced analytics can yield crucial insights for exploration and production companies.

Predictive analytics in the cloud
Ability to deliver ROI solutions more cost-effectively is driving cloud deployment.

Executive Edge: How analytics will drive the future

Population health management and medication adherence
Apply predictive analytics to address population health management and medication adherence problems.

Predictive Analytics: The privacy pickle
Hewlett-Packard’s prediction of employee behavior.

Analyze This! A tale of two books on decision-making

Analytics Power Player
PAW founder Eric Siegel discusses the power of predictive analytics, privacy issues, his new book and what the future may hold for analytics professionals and consumers.

Predictive analytics: Harnessing the power of big data

How to pick a business partner
Ten things to consider when evaluating analytics and decision sciences partners.

Decision Analysis
Survey highlights new features and trends, but the relationship between technology and thoughtful analysis remains essential to the success of any software tool.

Executive Edge: The times they are a changin’ for advanced analytics
Statistical modelers urged to embrace machine learning, open-source tools for the road ahead.

Executive Edge: What predictive analytics “is not”

Driving profitability with retail analytics
How to make choices and investments that deliver on expectations.

Analytics & the future of healthcare
Market-driven reform already shifting emphasis from volume to value as industry leaders weigh in on what’s next.

Analytical integration in healthcare
Healthcare organizations need to finish implementing basic transaction data systems.

Predictive analytics: saving lives and lowering medical bills
Non-adherence to medication prescriptions is a health epidemic in the United States.

Images & videos: really big data
Sizing up the potential impact of prescriptive analytics driven by proliferation of images and video.

Successfully operationalizing analytics
A repeatable, efficient process for creating and effectively deploying predictive analytic models into production.

Beyond ‘Moneyball’: The rapidly evolving world of sports analytics
Professional baseball and basketball teams are leading the pack of sports organizations that are embracing analytics.

Sports analytics, Part 2
The role of predictive analytics, organizational structures and information systems in professional sports.

Executive Edge: The interactive nature of analytics

Predictive Analytics: TV ads, Wanamaker’s dilemma & analytics
The journey from historical ratings to predictive decisions: A proposed evolution for buyers and sellers of television advertising.

Corporate Profile: McDonald’s Corp.
From the biggest to the best: Innovation, analytics play key roles as world’s largest restaurant chain shifts focus.

Better Decision-Making: How HP delivers business value with enterprise-wide analytics services
A common approach to deploying business analytics across the enterprise to elevate the analytical maturity and deliver actionable intelligence.

Predictive Analytics: Game Changer
Practical ways to drive customer service, looking forward.

Predictive Analytics: Managing Fundamental Tradeoffs
Three lessons demonstrate that “one click” application are too much to ask for.

Predictive analytics in field service
Practical ways to drive field service, looking forward.

Profit Center: An analytics education

The Analytics Journey
An IBM view of the structured data analysis landscape: descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics.




Headlines

Former INFORMS President Cook named to U.S. Census committee

Tom Cook, a former president of INFORMS, a founding partner of Decision Analytics International and a member of the National Academy of Engineering, was recently named one of five new members of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC). The committee meets twice a year to address policy, research and technical issues relating to a full range of Census Bureau programs and activities, including census tests, policies and operations. The CSAC will meet for its fall 2018 meeting at Census Bureau headquarters in Suitland, Md., Sept. 13-14. Read more →

Gartner identifies six barriers to becoming a digital business

As organizations continue to embrace digital transformation, they are finding that digital business is not as simple as buying the latest technology – it requires significant changes to culture and systems. A recent Gartner, Inc. survey found that only a small number of organizations have been able to successfully scale their digital initiatives beyond the experimentation and piloting stages. “The reality is that digital business demands different skills, working practices, organizational models and even cultures,” says Marcus Blosch, research vice president at Gartner. Read more →

Innovation and speculation drive stock market bubble activity

A group of data scientists conducted an in-depth analysis of major innovations and stock market bubbles from 1825 through 2000 and came away with novel takeaways of their own as they found some very distinctive patterns in the occurrence of bubbles over 175 years. The study authors detected bubbles in approximately 73 percent of the innovations they studied, revealing the close relationship between innovation and stock market bubbles. Read more →

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