Jonah Berger on marketing and why things catch on

You will not want to miss the featured keynote for the last day of the JMP Discovery Summit: Jonah Berger, professor of marketing at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, expert on viral marketing, and author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On. The book is an excellent read […]

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Michael Schrage on experimentation, innovation & communicating analytic results

We are delighted that Michael Schrage, Research Fellow at MIT Sloan School of Management’s Center for Digital Business, will be a keynote speaker at Discovery Summit 2014. I first encountered Michael when he skillfully moderated an Analytics Exchange Panel at the 2009 conference. Earlier this year, Michael was the featured […]

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New in JMP 11: In-the-flow column transformations

JMP is all about data exploration, and a big part of exploring is not knowing the questions up front. JMP 11 adds a feature called “transform columns” that allows you to create a temporary computed column within almost any column list in JMP. That means you can create a new […]

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Discovery Summit live blog: Nate Silver keynote

Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com gives the final keynote speech of Discovery Summit 2013 in San Antonio. View the live blog. tags: Discovery Summit, Discovery Summit Keynote

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Discovery Summit live blog: Statistics panel

As part of our celebration of the International Year of Statistics, we've asked five esteemed panelists to share their thoughts and stories about the value of statistical methods and statistics as a profession. View the live blog. tags: Discovery Summit, Discovery Summit Keynote

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Discovery Summit live blog: Dick De Veaux keynote

Richard D. De Veaux is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Williams College in Williamstown, MA. De Veaux delivers the keynote speech on the second full day of Discovery Summit 2013. View the live blog. tags: Discovery Summit, Discovery Summit Keynote

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Nate Silver to Headline Discovery Summit 2013

He’s a sabermetrician. And a psephologist. And if those fancy titles don’t pique your interest, you should know that Nate Silver is a serious statistician. Silver has become famous for: Developing a widely acclaimed system called PECOTA (Player Empirical Comparison and Optimization Test Algorithm), which predicts player performance, career development […]

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Discovery Summit live blog: Willy Shih on restoring American competitiveness

Willy Shih is a Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School. He teaches Technology and Operations Management, and Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise. He also teaches in the Executive Education program. His keynote speech at Discovery Summit 2012 is about restoring American competitiveness in manufacturing, a talk based […]

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Discovery Summit live blog: Antonia de Medinaceli on predictive analytics

Antonia de Medinaceli is the Director of Fraud Analytics at Elder Research Inc. Her keynote speech focuses on using data mining and predictive analytics to find fraud, waste and abuse, and begins at 9:15 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Sept. 12. View the live blog. tags: Analytics, Discovery Summit, Discovery Summit […]

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Discovery Summit live blog: Ian Ayres on predictive analytics and incentives

Ian Ayres is a lawyer and an economist. He is the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School, the Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law, and a Professor at Yale's School of Management. He is the author of Super Crunchers and Carrots and Sticks. He delivers a keynote speech […]

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