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8月 292016
 

Yesterday I opened up the Wall Street Journal and found the usual mix of ads from major technology vendors touting their IoT (Internet of Things) prowess, and claiming they all have the secret sauce to make all of our IoT dreams come true. Where do I sign up?! Meanwhile, back […]

Smart grid analytics and what makes IoT special for utilities was published on SAS Voices.

8月 262016
 

Some organizations I visit don’t seem to have changed their analytics technology environment much since those early days. I often encounter companies with 70s-era base statistical packages running on mainframes or large servers, data warehouses (originated in the 80s), and lots of reporting applications. These tools usually continue to work, […]

5 steps to analytic modernization was published on SAS Voices.

8月 232016
 

Gender and race discrimination has been banned in most countries for many years, although gender did have specific exclusions for the insurance industry, where the risk for males and females could be shown to substantially different (e.g. females have a higher life expectancy than males). In the European Union (EU) […]

It’s not fair… was published on SAS Voices.

8月 182016
 

You could say we've been working toward the internet of things (IoT) since computers were first invented. Look at how airplanes have changed from flying by wire to now, quite literally, flying by IoT (or connected plane). The connected car is another example of how big data analytics is the […]

Big data analytics had to come before IoT was published on SAS Voices.

8月 152016
 

Has there ever been an app that’s captured the world’s imagination as quickly as Pokemon Go? The usage statistics are mind-blowing, and whether or not the world has reached “peak Pokemon Go” yet, this will doubtless be a short-lived fad. But this could be the app that brings augmented reality and […]

How to Pokemon Go-to-Market was published on SAS Voices.

8月 122016
 

Data monetization, at its simplest, is the process of turning data into bottom-line value for a company -- often through improving efficiency and/or customer experience, and building customer loyalty as a result. This may sound simple, but in practice, it’s anything but. Good data, advanced analytics and real-time decision making […]

Monetizing data from the IoT was published on SAS Voices.

8月 082016
 

There has been much discussion about the relationship between data science and artificial intelligence. It can become a complicated dance when applied data science is partnered with emerging artificial intelligence technologies. Who takes the lead? How do we keep the beat? Can we make sure neither party steps on the […]

Dance hall rules: data science ethics today will impact artificial intelligence tomorrow was published on SAS Voices.

8月 042016
 

Every grocery store must be laser focused on those things that maintain a competitive edge in this saturated market. In Bedford, NH, with a population around 21,000, there are six grocery stores and two mass merchants who sell groceries. If Bedford is like the national average, these food retailers are […]

Are you getting your fair share of my wallet? was published on SAS Voices.

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8月 032016
 

Applying analytics to IoT data provides opportunities for cities to use information from sensors, citizens and connected infrastructure in unprecedented ways.

Analytics for IoT gets smart cities moving in the right direction was published on SAS Voices.

7月 302016
 

I’m an avid open water swimmer. In order to succeed in open water races I must do two things: I must sight properly in order to swim the straightest line possible in the right direction. The straighter the line, the less I have to swim. I must use a powerful, […]

Navigating the open waters of machine learning was published on SAS Voices.