October 12, 2013 by Ted O'Brien
SPOTLIGHT | How data science is helping charities save lives and their budgets

We’d all like to see big data techniques put to work solving difficult societal issues and the truth is that they’re very capable of doing so. Where they’ve been applied so far — on everything from helping poor mothers in Chicago to monitoring voting rights in Kenya — these new methods for working with, analyzing and processing data have proven rather effective. Read More…

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October 11, 2013 by Ted O'Brien
GE CEO Jeff Immelt’s Analytics Lessons Learned

Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek writes, “IT leaders trying to apply analytics to run their businesses better should listen to Immelt’s advice, based on his experience leading GE’s Industrial Internet vision.” Read More…

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October 11, 2013 by Ted O'Brien
Video: Big SQL Analytics: Amazon Redshift with Tableau

In this webinar, he walks you through connecting Tableau to Redshift and pulling in a large data set to showcase the power of combining these two products. Read More…

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October 10, 2013 by Ted O'Brien
Real World Data Science: How eBay And Placed Put Theory Into Practice

AdExchanger asked data scientists from Decide.com, a price research firm acquired by eBay, and location analytics company Placed to describe a problem they’ve solved in a snapshot look at the roles data scientists play. Read on for their (lightly edited) responses. Click Here..

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October 3, 2013 by Ted O'Brien
Video: An Explosion in Innovation – Peter Diamandis Identifies 8 Technologies Ripe for Major Change

Peter Diamandis is chairman and chief executive of the X PRIZE Foundation,a nonprofit focused on designing and launching large prizes to drive radical breakthroughs for humanity. What follows are edited excerpts of his comments at the CIO Network conference about 8 Technologies Ripe for Major Change. Read More…”

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