Discovery Summit live blog: Jonah Berger

Jonah Berger, author of the book "Contagious," gives the final keynote speech of Discovery Summit 2014 in Cary North Carolina. View the live blog. tags: Discovery Summit, Discovery Summit Keynote

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5 intriguing things I learned from 'Contagious'

As one who works in communication, I was keenly interested to read Contagious:Why Things Catch On, by Jonah Berger, a Wharton School of Business marketing professor. I enjoyed many of the stories in the book about why ideas, products and information spread, but there were a handful of examples that […]

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John Sall on less data drudgery

One of the guiding principles for developers of JMP software is to keep the user “in flow.” They try to minimize the disruptions to the discovery process so you can stay focused on solving the problem at hand, rather than having to take multiple steps to overcome a data or […]

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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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