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A Brief History of Analytics

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

Historically speaking, a simple definition of Analytics is “the study of analysis.” A more useful, more modern description would suggest “Data Analytics” is an important tool for gaining business insights and providing tailored responses to customers. Data Analytics, sometimes abbreviated to “Analytics,” has become increasingly important for organizations of all sizes. The practice of Data […]

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Jobs, Education, and R

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. I came across a jaw-dropping article from the Brookings think tank two weeks ago. The column noted that “household employment data reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show that Americans with college degrees can account for all of the net new jobs created over the […]

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Evidence or Politics – the Skeptic Seeks Answers with R

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. I’m often asked about the skillsets of top analytics professionals/Data Scientists. My response is always a deep background in statistics and Machine Learning in addition to strong capabilities in Data Management and computation. On the less technical side is knowledge of the business (or other) environment plus […]

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RPI’s and R: Evaluating Performance of NCAA Athletic Conferences

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. It’s Fall championship time for NCAA D1 college sports. On Sunday 12/3, college football announced its final four to commence New Year’s day, and other championship tournaments such as men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball are currently in progress. A major challenge before the start of […]

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Why Google Flu Trends Missed the Mark So Badly

By   /  March 8, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Martin Willcox of Teradata recently wrote in Forbes, “Unless you have just returned to Earth after a short break on Mars, you will have noted that some of the shine has come off the big data bandwagon lately. Two academic papers that may have escaped your attention can help us to understand […]

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‘Women in Data’ Report Shows More Women Going into Big Data, Statistics

By   /  February 17, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Rachel Wolfson recently wrote in the Huffington Post, “Women in Tech have always been outnumbered by men, but this disproportion could actually be encouraging more females to enter the tech workforce, specifically in Big Data and statistics related fields. As a young woman who has worked in the tech-startup industry for the […]

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50 Years of Data Science: What It Is and What It Can Be

By   /  January 14, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Steve Miller writes in Information Management, “I recently came across an outstanding article on data science, thanks to the always-informative R-bloggers website. Written by Stanford professor David Donoho, ‘50 years of Data Science’ views DS through an historical lens and as well provides a conceptual framework for the evolving discipline. The point […]

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Infographic: How Sabermetrics Has Changed Baseball

By   /  November 5, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess The Syracuse Online Business blog reports, “Though the term ‘sabermetrics’ has only been around since the early 1980s, the practice of using statistics to gain a winning edge in baseball goes back almost two centuries. As the tools of sabermetrics continue to advance, teams like the New York Yankees and Mets are […]

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Beyond Moneyball: How Big Data is Changing Baseball

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Rick Delgado of Sport Techie recently wrote, “The amount of data being generated today is mind-blowing. In fact, one baseball game is close to generating up to 1TB of data. This is all possible thanks to new technologies dedicated to data generation, which include high-speed video equipment and even doppler radar. The technology […]

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