Tag: Innovators’ Summit

George Box: A remembrance

Today I mourn the passing of George Box, truly a giant among 20th century statisticians. Indeed, I should not relegate him to the 20th century because he won the Brumbaugh Award in 2010 and 2007 for writing papers that made in their year of publication the largest single contribution to

Check out the Discovery Summit agenda

We have many thought-provoking talks and valuable networking events planned for Discovery Summit 2011. Check out the agenda, now available online. You’ll be able to peruse the breakout session abstracts and see the special events that are in store. For those of you who are new to Discovery Summit, here’s

It’s Time to Register for Discovery Summit 2011

If you’ve been to the Discovery Summit before, you know it’s not one to miss. Registration is now open for the analytics event of the year, Sept. 13-16 in Denver. If you haven’t attended, consider what you’ll get out of the experience. 10 event takeaways • Breakout presentations from some

Did JMP Help You Rise to a Challenge?

Tell us how in a paper or poster abstract for Discovery Summit 2011. The Discovery Summit 2011 Steering Committee is inviting you and other JMP users to share how this statistical discovery software from SAS® has solved real problems. If your paper or poster is selected, you will present at

A Chat with Plenary Speaker Jeanne Harris of Accenture

It's two weeks until the start of the JMP Discovery Summit. And whether you're attending, still hoping to attend or planning to follow the online coverage of this analytics conference, I've got a treat for you in this Q&A with Jeanne Harris of the Accenture Institute for High Performance and

Authors Abound Among Discovery Summit Attendees, Presenters

Discovery Summit will be packed with authors of books hot off the presses. Our keynote speaker is Dan Ariely, author of the best-seller Predictably Irrational and a new book, The Upside of Irrationality. Plenary speaker Kaiser Fung is author of Numbers Rule Your World (as well as the influential blog

JMP Year-End Roundup

Ah, yes. It’s been a good year. Why? Because JMP® software only gets better with age. Each new release boasts enhanced features and capabilities. And as time goes on, more people come to recognize the power of data visualization for making breakthroughs. As 2009 comes to a close, we reminisce

Statistics and Malcolm Gladwell

Did you see the cover article in yesterday's New York Times Sunday Book Review? Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker reviewed the new book by Malcolm Gladwell, who was the keynote speaker for the Innovators' Summit in Chicago. Pinker writes that Gladwell is "a minor genius who unwittingly demonstrates the hazards of

Authors Take Statistics, JMP to Engineers and Scientists

I met José Ramírez, PhD, in Chicago at the JMP Discovery conference and Innovators’ Summit. An industrial statistician and longtime JMP and SAS user, he was quite the celebrity at the conference, where he gave a well-attended talk about designing experiments using JMP and SAS. José told me about his

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