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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

Artificial intelligence a game changer for personal devices

Emotion artificial intelligence (AI) systems are becoming so sophisticated that Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2022, personal devices will know more about an individual’s emotional state than his or her own family. AI is generating multiple disruptive forces that are reshaping the way we interact with personal technologies. Read more →

FICO predicts AI and blockchain will meet in 2018

Scott Zoldi, chief analytics officer at FICO, in his AI predictions for 2018, predicts the rise of “defensive AI” and manipulative chatbots. Blockchain will use AI to search through relationship data, Zoldi says, and defensive AI will be used to protect systems from malicious AI and machine learning. Adds Zoldi: Chatbots will get so good at understanding us they will learn how to manipulate us. Read more →

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