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Analytics Magazine

September/October 2014 Table of Contents

cover-sepoct14FEATURES

10 myths of analytics and insights

By Will Towler
From traditional consumer research to emerging business intelligence, 10 fallacies to keep in mind to make the most of your analytical efforts.

High-performance analytics organizations

By Pramod Singh, Ritin Mathur and Srujana H.M.
To realize value from big data analytics, organizations need to integrate technology, tools and practices with existing analytics ecosystems.

Five measures of social media karma

By Kshira Saagar
Return on investment: Quick-fix analyses and easy-to-extract metrics of posts, tweets, blogs, pings and uploads from vast, unstructured world.

Can government lead innovation?

By Doug Samuelson
The first U. S. chief technology officer claims great promise for public-private information technology partnerships.

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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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