Tag: Discovery Summit

To explain or predict with Galit Shmueli

Galit Shmueli, National Tsing Hua University’s Distinguished Professor of Service Science, will be visiting the SAS campus this month for an interview for an Analytically Speaking webcast. Her research interests span a number of interesting topics, most notably her acclaimed research, To Explain or Predict, as well as noteworthy research

Entertaining thing-explaining with Randall Munroe

Popular xkcd comic and author, Randall Munroe, delivered a fantastic closing plenary, Complicated Stuff in Simple Words, at JMP Discovery Summit last month. Based on his very popular second book, Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words, it was hugely entertaining, and we are sharing it as this month’s episode of

Best in show at Discovery Summit 2016

Discovery Summit 2016 wrapped up with an announcement of the top-rated papers and posters. The selection is based on the ratings attendees submitted in the conference app. After the last breakout presentations of the conference were finished, we exported the ratings data from the app and brought it into JMP

Live blog of Randall Munroe keynote

Randall Munroe of the popular webcomic xkcd takes the stage at Discovery Summit today. He will discuss "Complicated Stuff in Simple Words" in his keynote. The author of the science question-and-answer blog What If, Munroe was born in Easton, Pennsylvania, and grew up outside Richmond, Virginia. After studying physics at

Live blog of Chris Nachtsheim keynote

Christopher Nachtsheim is the Frank A. Donaldson Chair of Operations Management in the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Nachtsheim's teaching and research interests center on the optimal design of industrial experiments, regression and predictive analytics and quality management. He has co-written several related books, most notably Applied

Live blog of Tom Lange keynote

Tom Lange is a 37-year veteran of Procter & Gamble, where he founded and directed the modeling and simulation (M&S) group. His M&S team led efforts in consumer modeling, computational chemistry and biology, computer-aided engineering, and production system throughput and reliability. Over the course of his career, Lange contributed to

Follow JMP Discovery Summit 2016 live coverage

Discovery Summit 2016 is about to begin, but if you are not able to join us in person, you can still get a sense of the conference. You can see photos, read live blogs, follow along on Twitter and watch the live stream of the keynote speech by John Sall,

Former RSS president on statistics and science

I’ve had the opportunity to hear The Improbability Principle author David Hand speak three times now, most recently at Discovery Summit Europe in Amsterdam. We are featuring this particular talk on Analytically Speaking, Sept. 14, at 1 p.m. ET. As a child, Hand thought a scientist unearthed dinosaurs before lunch

At Discovery Summit, JMP users show how to solve problems

Most Discovery Summit attendees name the user-led breakout sessions as a top reason for attending the conference. There’s a lot of value in these talks, which showcase first-rate statistical techniques and novel applications of the software. Presenters will share real-world case studies about how they’ve used JMP to solve problems,

Exploring text and other data with Heath Rushing

Heath Rushing is someone I count myself very fortunate to know — first as a colleague at SAS and now as co-founder of Adsurgo, a successful consultancy. Over years of JMP use, Heath has enthusiastically taught classes using JMP, written papers and the book, Design and Analysis of Experiments by

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