Leo Sadovy, Performance Management Marketing, SAS, 6/24/2016
The "big" part of big data is about enabling insights that were previously indiscernible. It's about uncovering small differences that make a big difference in domains as widespread as health care, public health, marketing, and business process optimization, law enforcement and cybersecurity -- and even the detection of new subatomic particles.
In recent years, more and more people have been registering as independent voters in the US, rather than as Democrat or Republican. The independents now control well over one third of the votes. Are they likely vote for the Democratic or Republican candidates in the upcoming election? Let's break down some numbers to try and figure that out.
Modeling risk to meet regulatory requirements is costly and complex. Because of that, some have suggested that financial services institutions (FSIs) move toward a set of standardized models. The argument is that central banks and regulatory authorities could then more easily monitor systemic risk and compare apples to apples.
James M. Connolly, Editor of All Analytics, 6/20/2016
Something that has become very clear during the presentations in our ongoing All Analytics Academy, Analytics for All: The Right Start, is that there are no easy answers. The advice from our presenters for analytics pros and others building out a data strategy has been focused more on how to find the answers and the questions to ask throughout the ...