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Predictive analytics in the cloud: It’s all about the data

    Predictive analytics in the cloud: It’s all about the data

During the 1992 presidential election, the Clinton team coined the phrase “it’s the economy, stupid,” as an easy way to remember one of the most important platforms of the campaign. For the cloud – and especially predictive analytics in the cloud – it’s not the economy, but the data, that makes all the difference.

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Predictive analytics in the cloud: It’s all about the data

March/April 2016 By Dave Hirko During the 1992 presidential election, the Clinton team coined the phrase “it’s the economy, stupid,” as an easy way to remember one of the most

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Marketing Metrics: Leveraging predictive analytics to estimate customer lifetime value

    Marketing Metrics: Leveraging predictive analytics to estimate customer lifetime value

Customer lifetime value (CLV) is not a new tool for marketers. Its application has been used for decades to understand a customer’s financial value.

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Predictive Modeling: ‘Ensemble of Ensemble’

    Predictive Modeling: ‘Ensemble of Ensemble’

November/December 2015 Meet the new nominal in predictive modeling By Anindya Sengupta Accurate prediction of the future is the most important motto of predictive modeling. With the adoption of predictive

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Neuro-dynamic Programming: Building human curiosity into artificial intelligence

July/August 2015 How neuro-dynamic programming enables smart machines to think ahead. By Scott Zoldi The media and watercooler chatter alike

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Forum: Your data already knows what you don’t

November/December 2014 The marriage of two “natural resources” – hydrocarbons and data – will transform unconventional oil development. By Atanu

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

May/June 2014 By Thomas H.  Davenport Eric Siegel’s book – “Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy,

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2016 Editorial Calendar

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

Hewlett-Packard (HP) knows there are two sides to every coin. The company has achieved new power by predicting employee behavior, a profitable practice that may raise eyebrows among some of its staff. HP tags its more than 330,000 workers with a so-called Flight Risk score. This simple number foretells whether each individual is likely to leave his or her job.

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Study: traditional tools thwart utilities from leveraging predictive analytics

According to a survey released this week by the BRIDGE Energy Group, most utilities are still hampered by managing data through basic reporting and dashboards (55 percent), and they are not able to analyze data beyond description, classification and clustering.

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Using machine learning and optimization to improve refugee integration

Andrew C. Trapp, a professor at the Foisie Business School at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), received a $320,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop a computational tool to help humanitarian aid organizations significantly improve refugees’ chances of successfully resettling and integrating into a new country. Built upon ongoing work with an international team of computer scientists and economists, the tool integrates machine learning and optimization algorithms, along with complex computation of data, to match refugees to communities where they will find appropriate resources, including employment opportunities. Read more →

Gartner releases Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 rankings

Gartner, Inc. has released its 10th annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 ranking. The rankings recognize organizations across the healthcare value chain that demonstrate leadership in improving human life at sustainable costs. “Healthcare supply chains today face a multitude of challenges: increasing cost pressures and patient expectations, as well as the need to keep up with rapid technology advancement, to name just a few,” says Stephen Meyer, senior director at Gartner. Read more →

Meet CIMON, the first AI-powered astronaut assistant

CIMON, the world’s first artificial intelligence-enabled astronaut assistant, made its debut aboard the International Space Station. The ISS’s newest crew member, developed and built in Germany, was called into action on Nov. 15 with the command, “Wake up, CIMON!,” by German ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, who has been living and working on the ISS since June 8. Read more →

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