Sexy job, sense of humor, slogan
By Peter Horner
They already have the sexiest job of the 21st century according to a Harvard Business Review article by Tom Davenport and D.J. Patil. Now, it turns out, data scientists also have a great sense of humor. Who knew?
DATA MINING ARTICLES
Text analytics goes mobile
Technology enables companies to make critical management decisions in a fraction of the time.
Executive Edge: Statistics make the world work better
Whether you’re a modern supermarket shopper or a subsistence farmer in an impoverished nation, statistics profoundly affect your life. And with ongoing advances in highperformance computing and the explosion of data, statistics will remain a positive social influence around the globe.
Understanding data miners
Data miner survey examines trends and reveals new insights.
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.
Statistical Survey: Surrounded by uncertainty
Survey of statistical software highlights growing capability of tools designed to gain insight and mitigate risk.
Making Skies Safer: Applying analytics to aviation passenger prescreening systems
Applying analytics to aviation passenger prescreening systems.
Statistical Software Survey: A Long Way From Flip Charts
Survey of statistical software highlights a growing list of capabilities.
Business-to-business: The Evolution of Pricing
From paper reports to spreadsheets to business intelligence, smarter pricing algorithms are being developed every day. So what’s next? Real science.
Corporate Profile: McDonald’s Corp.
From the biggest to the best: Innovation, analytics play key roles as world’s largest restaurant chain shifts focus.
Business Intelligence & Modeling Systems Synergy
Integrating often-competing methodologies helps analyze and solve particularly tough problems.
Advanced Analytics for Sales & Operations Planning
Effective S&OP decision-making can’t be achieved without insights from analytics.
Software Survey: Resources for Spreadsheet Analysts
More than 180 spreadsheet analytics products point way toward better, faster, smarter.
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: Managing Fundamental Tradeoffs
Three lessons demonstrate that “one click” application are too much to ask for.
Data Mining: Predicting stock price movements
INFORMS data mining contest attracts 894 participants representing 147 teams from 27 countries.
The Analytics Journey
An IBM view of the structured data analysis landscape: descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics.