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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

Three keys for organizations to gain value from information

In the current information-driven society and increasingly digitalized world, Gartner, Inc. says that sentiments are shifting from the economics of tangible assets to the economics of information – “infonomics” – and other intangible assets. Infonomics is the theory, study and discipline of asserting economic significance to information. It strives to apply both economic and asset management principles and practices to the valuation, handling and deployment of information assets.  Read more →

Burtch Works study on ‘Salaries of Predictive Analytics Professionals’

According to the recently released Burtch Works study on “Salaries of Predictive Analytics Professionals 2017,” senior-level executives saw the largest increase in salaries from 2016 to 2017, and industry diversification of employment has diluted the concentration of such professionals from financial services and marketing/advertising to consulting and technology. Read more →

New study asks, ‘Is your business AI-ready?’

Despite fears that robots will replace human labor, the majority of artificial intelligence (AI) leaders (79 percent) expect their employees will work comfortably with robots by 2020, according to a new Genpact survey of C-Suite and senior executives titled, “Is Your Business AI-Ready?” Read more →

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