The annual SAS Analytics Conference is upon us again. This year it is known by a different name, Analytics Experience 2016, but the location, Las Vegas, is the same as it has been the previous two years. Just like last year, I will be attending and presenting on analytics for panel
Monthly Archives: August, 2016
In our previous post, Econometric and statistical methods for spatial data analysis, we discussed the importance of spatial data. For most people, understanding that importance is relatively easy because spatial data are often found in our daily lives and we are all accustomed to analyzing them. We can all relate to
Asking about the benefits of artificial intelligence and machine learning reminds me a little of the transition to suitcases with wheels. Do you remember lugging around those old suitcases? If not, good for you - this original advertisement from US Luggage will take you back! Thank Bernard Sadow for persistence with his
Machine learning applications for NBA coaches and players might seem like an odd choice for me to write about. Let us get something out of the way: I don’t know much about basketball. Or baseball. Or even soccer, much to the chagrin of my friends back home in Europe. However,
Multi-echelon inventory optimization is ever more a requirement in this era of globalization, which is both a boon and bane for manufacturing companies. Optimizing pricing is also important. Global reach allows these companies to expand to new territories but at the same time increases the competition on their home turf.