ENTRIES TAGGED "analytics"
Opera Solutions' Arnab Gupta says human plus machine always trumps human vs machine.
Managing data and extracting meaning require new approaches, new education, and even a new language. Opera Solutions CEO Arnab Gupta discusses each of these areas in the following interview.
George Siemens on the applications and challenges of education data.
Education theorist George Siemens discusses education data: its current state, how it can shape customized learning, and what lies ahead for education analytics.
Cataloging the web's attic, improving healthcare data collection, Twitter buys BackType
In the latest Strata Week: Researchers are trying to figure out how much of the web has been archived, the Department of Health and Human Services looks to improve healthcare data collection, and Twitter acquires Backtype.
Analysis of complete data sets and integration of new tools are leading to revenue growth and new business models.
To benefit from advanced analytics and study complete huge data sets, many enterprise architectures are evolving into coexistence environments that combine legacy and new systems.
Report excerpt: Huge datasets and sophisticated analytics protect payment platforms from foul play.
Web-native payment platforms have a tremendous challenge combating fraud, but the solutions they have devised to deal with it have created enormous new opportunities. This is an excerpt from the "ePayments: Emerging Platforms, Embracing Mobile and Confronting Identity" report.
Mining implicit data trails makes CRM more effective
One of the richest sources of data exhaust, email logs contain valuable information. When added to data from a traditional CRM, email analytics can provide a much fuller picture of your company's relationships and activity.
Yelp's MRJob goes open source, CODATA catalogues historical data, one more telecom lawsuit, and Expedia cleans up their UI
In the latest Strata Week: Yelp makes MRJob open source; CODATA wants to inventory "threatened data"; a visualization untangles a telecom lawsuit; and analytics and a simple fix nets $12 million for Expedia.
Blue is the color, getting help with email overload.
In the latest edition of Strata Week: Google's introduction of a new search-indexing system highlights an important limitation of MapReduce and Hadoop. Can MapReduce adapt to real-time needs or will others follow Google in creating new architectures for real-time analytics?
With new tools arriving, data science may soon be in the hands of non-programmers.
Data science has utility — and repercussions — well beyond data scientists. New tools are making it easier for non-programmers to tap huge stores of information. Data science’s democratizing moment will come when its associated tools can be picked up by tech-savvy non-programmers. I’m thinking of the HTML coders and the Excel power users: the people who aren’t full-fledged mechanics, but they’re skilled enough to pop the hood and change their own oil.