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September-October 2013 Table of Contents

big data analyticsFEATURES

Turning big data into information

By Paul Kent, Radhika Kulkarni and Udo Sglavo
High-performance analytics helps unlock significant, proprietary value in big data.

The information asymmetry problem

By Krishna Rupanagunta, Ajay Parasuraman and Sourav Banerjee
Bridging the information gap: How decision science can reduce market inefficiency.

Predictive Analytics Power Player

By Peter Horner
PAW founder Eric Siegel discusses the power of predictive analytics and his new book.

Messy analytics? It’s OK. We’re housewives!

By Gary Cokins
Information systems and technology are messy, so applying analytics is an arduous task.

How will certification impact your career?

Compiled by Gary Bennett and Peter Horner
Candid comments from CAP® designees underscore successful launch of INFORMS program.

Lost in Translation II

By Christopher Broxe and Fiona McNeill
Part two of a two-part series on best practices for analyzing multi-lingual text.

DEPARTMENTS

Inside Story
Executive Edge
Analyze This!
INFORMS Initiative
Forum
Analytics & Healthcare
WSC 2013 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

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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