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Data Management

Executive Edge: It pays to modernize your data architecture

Corporate Profile: SAS
Where it’s been and where it’s headed.

Data visualization: The big picture of big data
Nextgen technologies and evolving cognitive frameworks move data visualization from art to science.

Building a high-performance big data analytics organization
To realize value from big data analytics, organizations need to integrate technology, tools and practices with existing analytics ecosystems.

Analytics in the oilfield
Properly deployed, predictive and other forms of advanced analytics can yield crucial insights for exploration and production companies.

Viewpoint: O.R. vs. analytics … and now data science?

Comprehending the complete customer
Leveraging behavioral and attitudinal data for actionable analytics.

Analyze This! Big Data: Generation Next

Chief Data Officer: New seat in the C-suite
Why and how to provide the executive stewardship your data assets deserve.

Beyond ‘Moneyball’: The rapidly evolving world of sports analytics, Part I
The rapidly evolving world of sports analytics, Part I

Analyze This!: ‘Shareholder engagement’ keys analytics teams’ success at Cisco

Business Intelligence & Modeling Systems Synergy
Integrating often-competing methodologies helps analyze and solve particularly tough problems.

Software Survey: Resources for Spreadsheet Analysts
More than 180 spreadsheet analytics products point way toward better, faster, smarter.

Executive Edge: New Frontiers for Analytics

Risk Management: Total Cost of Ownership
How to achieve significant, sustainable cost savings in the new world of integrated, enterprise-wide risk management.

The Analytics Journey
An IBM view of the structured data analysis landscape: descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics.



Headlines

Fighting terrorists online: Identifying extremists before they post content

New research has found a way to identify extremists, such as those associated with the terrorist group ISIS, by monitoring their social media accounts, and can identify them even before they post threatening content. The research, “Finding Extremists in Online Social Networks,” which was recently published in the INFORMS journal Operations Research, was conducted by Tauhid Zaman of the MIT, Lt. Col. Christopher E. Marks of the U.S. Army and Jytte Klausen of Brandeis University. Read more →

Syrian conflict yields model for attrition dynamics in multilateral war

Based on their study of the Syrian Civil War that’s been raging since 2011, three researchers created a predictive model for multilateral war called the Lanchester multiduel. Unless there is a player so strong it can guarantee a win regardless of what others do, the likely outcome of multilateral war is a gradual stalemate that culminates in the mutual annihilation of all players, according to the model. Read more →

SAS, Samford University team up to generate sports analytics talent

Sports teams try to squeeze out every last bit of talent to gain a competitive advantage on the field. That’s also true in college athletic departments and professional team offices, where entire departments devoted to analyzing data hunt for sports analytics experts that can give them an edge in a game, in the stands and beyond. To create this talent, analytics company SAS will collaborate with the Samford University Center for Sports Analytics to support teaching, learning and research in all areas where analytics affects sports, including fan engagement, sponsorship, player tracking, sports medicine, sports media and operations. Read more →

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