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Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics in the publishing industry
The transformation of traditional print media and the growing intelligence behind monetization strategies.

Cognitive computing for automating customer knowledge
How to automatically provide a clear means to make the most of your company’s proprietary data.

Building human curiosity into artificial intelligence
How neuro-dynamic programming enables smart machines to think ahead.

Predictive Analytics — Reinventing industries: predictive game-changer

Healthcare Analytics
Predicting patient experience with narrative data: a healthcare goldmine

Networks vs. fraud: Connecting the dots
Well-constructed analytical models useful in thwarting fraudsters who often collaborate, thus setting up complex but revealing patterns of behavior.

Internet of Things analytics
Welcome to the ‘We Economy’: Finding the business in your data.

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

Human Resources: Key skills for analytics pros
“People analytics” teams now come from highly trained backgrounds looking to employ analytical tools

Executive Edge: Machine learning unleashes big data potential
The art of putting fragmented, often disconnected data sources together to generate actionable insights for the enterprise.

Goal-driven analytics
Big data needs advanced analytics, but analytics does not need big data.

Healthcare Analytics: Rise of the empowered patient consumer – courtesy of analytics

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

Adventures In Consulting
What’s a defense consulting company doing in sports?

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

Predictive analytics in the cloud
Ability to deliver ROI solutions more cost-effectively is driving cloud deployment.

Executive Edge: How analytics will drive the future

Population health management and medication adherence
Apply predictive analytics to address population health management and medication adherence problems.

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

Analyze This! A tale of two books on decision-making

Analytics Power Player
PAW founder Eric Siegel discusses the power of predictive analytics, privacy issues, his new book and what the future may hold for analytics professionals and consumers.

Predictive analytics: Harnessing the power of big data

How to pick a business partner
Ten things to consider when evaluating analytics and decision sciences partners.

Decision Analysis
Survey highlights new features and trends, but the relationship between technology and thoughtful analysis remains essential to the success of any software tool.

Executive Edge: The times they are a changin’ for advanced analytics
Statistical modelers urged to embrace machine learning, open-source tools for the road ahead.

Executive Edge: What predictive analytics “is not”

Driving profitability with retail analytics
How to make choices and investments that deliver on expectations.

Analytics & the future of healthcare
Market-driven reform already shifting emphasis from volume to value as industry leaders weigh in on what’s next.

Analytical integration in healthcare
Healthcare organizations need to finish implementing basic transaction data systems.

Predictive analytics: saving lives and lowering medical bills
Non-adherence to medication prescriptions is a health epidemic in the United States.

Images & videos: really big data
Sizing up the potential impact of prescriptive analytics driven by proliferation of images and video.

Successfully operationalizing analytics
A repeatable, efficient process for creating and effectively deploying predictive analytic models into production.

Beyond ‘Moneyball’: The rapidly evolving world of sports analytics
Professional baseball and basketball teams are leading the pack of sports organizations that are embracing analytics.

Sports analytics, Part 2
The role of predictive analytics, organizational structures and information systems in professional sports.

Executive Edge: The interactive nature of analytics

Predictive Analytics: TV ads, Wanamaker’s dilemma & analytics
The journey from historical ratings to predictive decisions: A proposed evolution for buyers and sellers of television advertising.

Corporate Profile: McDonald’s Corp.
From the biggest to the best: Innovation, analytics play key roles as world’s largest restaurant chain shifts focus.

Better Decision-Making: How HP delivers business value with enterprise-wide analytics services
A common approach to deploying business analytics across the enterprise to elevate the analytical maturity and deliver actionable intelligence.

Predictive Analytics: Game Changer
Practical ways to drive customer service, looking forward.

Predictive Analytics: Managing Fundamental Tradeoffs
Three lessons demonstrate that “one click” application are too much to ask for.

Predictive analytics in field service
Practical ways to drive field service, looking forward.

Profit Center: An analytics education

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

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.


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Gartner: AI technologies to be pervasive in new software products

Market hype and growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) are pushing established software vendors to introduce AI into their product strategy, creating considerable confusion in the process, according to Gartner, Inc. Analysts predict that by 2020, AI technologies will be virtually pervasive in almost every new software product and service. Read more →

Drone delivery: Professor develops solution to minimize delays in operations

When delivery companies like FedEx, Amazon and UPS launch drones to deliver packages in the near future, one Kennesaw State University computer science professor may be at the crux of solving one of its most complicated problems. Donghyun (David) Kim, assistant professor of computer science and an expert in computer algorithm optimization, is designing a fast-running algorithm to tackle simultaneous coordination problems among multiple delivery trucks and the drones launched from them. Read more →

Tech spending growth limited to about 5 percent through 2018

Forrester predicts U.S. business and government tech spending will continue to grow by 4.8 percent through 2017 and increase to 5.2 percent in 2018. While these forecasts are higher than Forrester’s projections following the 2016 presidential election, they are lower than the expected numbers from a year ago. Read more →

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Sept. 26-27, Executive Conference Center, Arlington, Va.

Foundations of Modern Predictive Analytics
Oct. 2-3, VT Executive Briefing Center, Arlington, Va.

2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting
October 22-25, 2017, Houston

2017 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2017)
Dec. 3-6, 2017, Las Vegas

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