Tag: data mining

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SAS Global Forum Tech Talks

sasglobalforum2012 on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free   New this year to SAS Global Forum are Tech Talks. In this session, Chris Hemedinger is chatting with: High-Performance Data Mining Jared Dean, Director of SAS Enterprise Miner R&D Text Analytics and Sentiment Analysis: Case study of AllAnalytics.com Jim Cox, Senior Manager of

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Forecasting and analytics at Disney World

The April 2012 issue of ORMS Today contains a piece on "How analytics enhance the guest experience at Walt Disney World," by Pete Buczkowski and Hai Chu. While many of us are used to forecasting just one or two things (such as unit sales or revenue), Pete and Hai illustrate

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Unattention data miners!

Are you planning to attend WUSS 2011 or are you a data miner who will you be in the San Francisco Bay area on Saturday, October 15 and looking for an "Unusually," "Uninteresting" data mining Unconference? An unconference is an event where users suggest topics, get together and discuss them in

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Practicalities of Analytics

This is a guest post from Jodi Blomberg, a Principal Technical Architect at SAS. She has over 12 years of experience in data mining and mathematical modeling, and has developed analytic models for many government agencies including child support enforcement, insurance fraud, intelligence led policing, supply chain logistics and adverse

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Data. What is it good for?

What is data good for? Absolutely nothing without the right people and the right tools, says Angela Watson, Vice President of Analytics at Overstock.com, an online retailer that offers brand-name merchandise at discounted prices. It’s common for organizations to have “analysis paralysis” where not all departments use data, analytics to

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Planning for the KDD data mining event

Several of us at SAS are gearing up for the 16th annual ACM SIGKDD conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. If you are not familiar with this, it is the premier international forum for data mining researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and government to share their ideas, research

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Hands-on predictive analytics

Plans are underway for a day of getting dirty with data! My SAS colleagues, Tapan Patel and Wayne Thompson, along with workshop host Dean Abbott, President of Abbott Analytics, are hosting a Hands-On Predictive Analytics Workshop on October 18th. This session is one of several workshops that kick off the

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Retention and Growth

We’ve all heard the notion that it costs more to acquire a customer than to retain one. There are few that can beat the communications industry where it can cost up to 15 times more to acquire a customer. Last week I read countless stories about the latest and greatest

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Live from M2009 - Day 3

Tuesday was a great day at M2009. I was able to talk to SAS Press author Randy Collica, who is working on a new edition of CRM Segmentation and Clustering Using SAS Enterprise Miner. I interviewed him and Curt Hinrichs, another SAS Press author, who is a coauthor of the