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A Basic Lesson In Analytic Strategy

A Story, A Plan, A Scoreboard<p>This article is a first step, but I hope you will come to see that it is a powerful one. It is a step designed to build …

Why Using AI To Determine Relevance OR Block Offensive Content May Be Hopeless

The Basic Concepts, The Challenges, And The Nature Of The System<p>I have been building artificial intelligence for decades, although the buzzword have …

Artificial Intelligence

The History & State Of Analytics In Two Infographics

Two & half millennia and two & half million jobs<p>It often amazes me how few analysts are actually aware of the history of their profession. I can …

Social Data

Understanding the unique challenges and potential<p>This article is the first in a series on social media, sentiment analysis, and the unique universe …

Data & Analytics Professionals Must Adopt A Discipline Of Testing… Each Other

Aptitude, Application, Simulation, Or Concordance — It Is Time To End The Hypocrisy<p>Make any assertion to any useful analyst and they are likely to …

The Real Secret To Better Decision-Making Is Determination

A Quick Breakdown For Doing It Better In Business Or Life<p>Secret #1 — It Begins With Determination (Both Kinds)<p>Determination has two distinct …

Defining — A Learning Organization – Comprehension 360

Defining — A Learning Organization<p>LO — An Unexpected Truth<p>Death Of A Concept?<p>A decade and a half ago (2004–5), learning organizations were a …

If You Mapped All Of Data Science & Analytics? – Comprehension 360

Some Interesting & Iterative Finds<p>We all know what happens when you give a pig a pancake… or if you let marketing do their own reporting. I am less …

Accessing Aptitude in Analytics

The Core Competencies Required To Begin<p>I am often been asked how I assess an individuals ability to learn analytics. More recently I have been tasked …

AI’s Biggest Advantage In Segmentation

Dealing With Clutter<p>Let me start with a simple statement. When it comes to segmentation, clustering, portfolio development, or any other high-end …

Analyzing Social Media

The Potential & The Challenges Of This Channel<p>Much is made of social media as a new realm of big data. Perhaps?<p>It is certainly “bigger” than ever. …

Gamer’s Guide To Analytics v.8

Idle Clicker A Disappointing Analogy<p>It has been weeks since our last installment, even more since we have featured a game on our other gaming series. …

Unifying Analytics… Or At Least Sorting It

A Take On Eight Defining Disciplines<p>Take any adjective, throw analyst or analytics behind it and you have a new “thing” in analytics. Don’t believe …

Analytics

Information Engineering Beyond Data

A Follow-Up To A Popular Article And Perspective On The Intersection Of Systems Thinking, Deep Learning, and Feedback (Data Streams, IoT, etc)<p>This …

Machine Learning

Objectively Assessing Analytic Competency PT. II

Framing Out This Multi-dimensional Challenge<p>When we last left our story, we had a complicated mess. Welcome to analytics! Simple questions prove …

Framing

Objectively Assessing Analytic Competency PT. I

Getting To The Historic Roots of A Self-Fulfilling Concept<p>If you are an analyst, how good are you?<p>Hopefully, “good” enough to know that is a fairly …

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When Did Words Become WMDs?

A lot of people need to get over themselves…<p>Words are powerful. At least, that is what so many people would have us believe. Count me a <i>word denier</i>. I …

Sorting Out Analytics

Simplifying An Endless Cloud Of Buzzwords TAP(O)<p>Analytic buzzwords are funny. The buzzword soup is often effectively meaningless. This should shock …

What To Look For In A Data Science & Analytics Education

…Or Most Any Education Program Of Value<p>I am often asked to recommend ways for aspiring analysts to learn Data Science & Analytics. My first response …

The Five Critical Components of Data

Or How To Weigh The Value Of Your Business’s Most Misunderstood Ingredients<p>Let me start by repeating myself, data is not information. Information is …

Gamer’s Guide To Analytics v7

Believe it or not. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Myst. In fact, there is a Kickstarter campaign to bring back the series for …

Design Thinking in Analytics Explained

A Critical Path Or A Total Redundancy?<p>It wasn’t long after we introduced our TAP (The Analytic Process) series that questions started coming in on …

Term Rebranding — Why You Don’t Know Anything

Term Rebranding — Why You Don’t Know Anything<p>Inspired by Design Thinking, Bad Wolves, Cranberries, Zombies, and The Marketing Department<p>Another head …

Gamer’s Guide to Analytics v6

A Pattern Is Emerging<p>As we begin our sixth article in the series, hopefully you have come to expect a little nostalgia, a little history, a touch of …

Retrogaming

Simplifying The Analytic Process — TAP #14

Simplifying The Analytic Process — TAP #14<p>The Matrix — Twenty Questions?<p>In our last two articles we explored the embedded layers of each step of the …

Big Data

Gamer’s Guide to Analytics v5

Restart<p>In our ongoing series of articles talking about gamers and the world of Data Science & Analytics (DSA), we come to an interesting place. …

Lofts

Simplifying The Analytic Process — TAP #13

Simplifying The Analytic Process — TAP #13<p>Formalizing Process… Of Layers, Hidden Form, and Cajun Cooking<p>Last article, we tackled the hidden process …

Gamer’s Guide to Analytics v4

TBS — The Next Turn<p>If I haven’t said it explicitly so far, gamers make the best analysts. In this article, I am going to tell you why. It is not an …

Gameplay

Simplifying The Analytic Process — TAP #12

Simplifying The Analytic Process — TAP #12<p>The Transmogrification Of Your Data… Hidden In Plain Sight<p>If you’ve been following along in the series, you …

Big Data