Can you make your own luck?

Richard Wiseman, author of The Luck Factor, has been described by Scientific American as “…the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologist in the world today.” As luck would have it, he will speak at Discovery Summit Europe in Amsterdam to share his research on why some people lead happy, successful […]

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Give your boss right reasons to attend Discovery Summit Europe

Are you considering a trip to Amsterdam for Discovery Summit Europe? You’ll likely need permission from your manager, so we’ve put together a kit to help justify the conference. The kit includes a letter template for formal requests. Every decision maker will require different information before giving the OK, so […]

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Your Discovery Summit Europe tip sheet

You’ve never been to Discovery Summit? Let’s make this right! Plan to join us in Amsterdam for Discovery Summit Europe, and we will help you make the most of the conference, thanks to feedback from those who have attended before. Here's what you need to know: Breakout sessions are cited […]

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Meet the keynote speakers for Discovery Summit Europe

There are many reasons to attend Discovery Summit Europe. It’s in Amsterdam for one thing! But if you’re looking for a conference that offers more than an amazing location, you’ll appreciate the intriguing speakers we’ve invited. These leaders in statistics, technology and innovation will lead us in the exploration of […]

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Hatching and nesting trends for sea turtles

I spend a fair amount of time at the North Carolina coast, specifically at Oak Island. Over the years, I’ve noticed the attention given to saving the sea turtles, but I didn’t get involved with this endeavor until the summer of 2014. I happened to witness a nest hatching with […]

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Potato chip smackdown: A generalized regression analysis

At this year’s JMP Discovery Summit in San Diego, there were plenty of fantastic talks. After completing the tasting portion of the potato chip smackdown, one that stuck out for me was my colleague Clay Barker’s presentation on using the Generalized Regression personality in the Fit Model platform in creative […]

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Discovery Summit 2015 live blog: Doug Montgomery

Arizona State University professor Doug Montgomery gives a keynote speech at Discovery Summit 2015 in San Diego, California, titled "The Flight of the Phoenix." Montgomery, a professor of engineering and statistics, discusses the reasons that some people believed that design of experiments was no longer of interest, and new developments […]

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Discovery Summit 2015 live blog: Xan Gregg

JMP Director of R&D and data visualization expert Xan Gregg gives a keynote speech at Discovery Summit 2015 in San Diego, California, titled "All Graphs Are Wrong, But Yours Can Be Useful." Gregg, creator of Graph Builder in JMP, talks about how understanding visual perception can help us make more […]

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Discovery Summit 2015 live blog: Phil Simon

Technology expert and author Phil Simon gives a keynote speech at Discovery Summit 2015 in San Diego, California, titled "How to Create a Culture of Analytics." Simon contends that pockets of analytic excellence in an organization are often suboptimal and potentially dangerous. What is truly powerful is an organization in […]

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Discovery Summit 2015 live blog: John Sall

SAS co-founder and JMP creator John Sall gives a keynote speech at Discovery Summit 2015 in San Diego, California, titled "A Few of My Favorite Things." Sall takes a deep dive into a few aspects of what he likes best about JMP and JMP Pro. You may be surprised and […]

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