Tag: Text Analytics

Data Management
Leo Sadovy 0
Big Silos: The dark side of Big Data

The bigness of your data is likely not its most important characteristic. In fact, it probably doesn’t even rank among the Top 3 most important data issues you have to deal with.  Data quality, the integration of data silos, and handling and extracting value from unstructured data are still the most

Fiona McNeill 0
Seth Grimes with More on Text Analytics

Perhaps it’s the same for you - it’s getting harder to get to all the conferences I’d like to attend. One of the benefits of getting out there is a chance to learn about different perspectives in an industry. When someone has a broad perspective, particularly if they’ve been in

Customer Intelligence
Leo Sadovy 0
Coolhunting and the Product life cycle

While you might not think that businesses outside the trendy, youth-focused fashion and music markets would have much to learn from the practice of “coolhunting”, there are some key product life cycle principles common to both.  Coolhunting is market research aimed at discovering, in their infancy, new trends in youth markets, catching

Analytics
Leo Sadovy 0
The value is in the network

Dateline: October 4, 2012 – Facebook reaches one billion users! One billion people connected on a single platform; one-seventh of the world’s population.  If you assume 40,000 BCE as the start of modern humans, it took the planet 41,804 years to reach a population level of one billion; it took

Analytics
Dylan Sweetwood 0
SAS loves math: Kathy Lange

Math and analytics are back “in vogue,” says Kathy Lange, member of the Americas Business Analytics practice at SAS. Since she was little, Kathy has seen the world as one big math problem, and her devotion to mathematics is overwhelmingly clear in this lively interview. Read on below, and be

Analytics | Risk Management
Leo Sadovy 0
Conversational analytics

When you begin your career your most important skills are your hard, technical skills; the finance and accounting, the statistics and economics, the physics and chemistry, the engineering and calculus.  But as I tell my business school mentees, as your career progresses, the emphasis changes such that much sooner than

Analytics
Dan Zaratsian 0
Analytics is a field of dreams

Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical. -Yogi Berra As Moneyball hits theaters on September 23, I know awareness and appreciation for analytics will spike. The thought of the little guy being able to outmaneuver their stronger, better equipped opponent resonates with many people and relates

Analytics
Kristine Vick 0
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